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YouTube Killed My Baby (Anil Dash)

8/08/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

veen : YouTube Killed My Baby (Anil Dash) - "Note to Microsoft: Community trumps codecs. Users see 'I can't upload my Movie Maker clips to YouTube' as your bug, not their."

Firefox 1.x Classic themes available : pretty widgets

8/08/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

wearehugh : Firefox 1.x Classic themes available : pretty widgets

Niall is Leaving Microsoft

8/08/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Niall is Leaving Microsoft - Niall is Leaving Microsoft: "Windows Live is under some heavy change, reorganization, pullback, and general paralysis and unfortunately my ability to perform, hire, and execute was completely frozen as well."

jcgregorio : Niall Kennedy: Leaving Microsoft - After only working there four months.

High-Priority Media Apps

8/08/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : High-Priority Media Apps - High-Priority Media Apps: "If you want to transfer this capability to friends and colleagues, what's the path of least resistance?"

Yahoo! Developer Network - Python Developer Center

8/08/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! Developer Network - Python Developer Center - Yahoo! Developer Network - Python Developer Center: thanks to Simon for putting this together!

plasticbag : Simon's put together a Python Development Centre for the Yahoo! Developer Network - You go on holiday for a couple of weeks and he decides to get all productive. I should go on holiday more often.

Simon Willison : YDN Python Developer Center - Launched today: tips and tutorials on accessing Yahoo! Web services from Python.

deusx : Yahoo! Developer Network - Python Developer Center - "This site is your source for information about using Python with Yahoo! Web Services APIs."

The Best Business Books of our Paradigm

8/08/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Best Business Books of our Paradigm - The Best Business Books of our Paradigm: I've read most of the books on Vinny's list. All are worth reading for various reasons.

1997-2006 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Frequently Asked Questions

8/08/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : 1997-2006 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Frequently Asked Questions - 1997-2006 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) Frequently Asked Questions: in case you ever wanted to know lots of stuff about the recent model Jeep Wrangler

Why Don't You Have a Yahoo! ID?

8/08/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why Don't You Have a Yahoo! ID? - Why Don't You Have a Yahoo! ID?: Joe thinks the benefits outweight the costs. Do they?

Open Source: Architecture or Goodwill?

8/08/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Open Source: Architecture or Goodwill? - Open Source: Architecture or Goodwill?: The debate continues...

I draw pictures all day (Veer shirt)

8/08/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : I draw pictures all day (Veer shirt) - I draw pictures all day (Veer shirt).

whocalled.us

8/08/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

merlinmann : whocalled.us - "The phone is ringing, and I don't recognize the number...Please help me figure out who is calling and what they want..." Great idea!

Matthew M. Boedicker : Who Called Us, telemarketing phone number database - statistics, even has an API

The Red Bank Stash Signing: A Day That Will Live in Infamy

8/08/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Red Bank Stash Signing: A Day That Will Live in Infamy - The Red Bank Stash Signing: A Day That Will Live in Infamy: "In all those two thousand plus people, you’d imagine at least one couple would offer to put on a private fuck show for me."

jkottke : A Kevin Smith signing in New Jersey lasted 13 hours (until 4am); they expected around 200 people but over 2000 showed up - A Kevin Smith signing in New Jersey lasted 13 hours (until 4am); they expected around 200 people but over 2000 showed up.

Omega the crazy #

8/08/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Nelson Minar : Omega the crazy # - Complexity theory yields some weird numbers

Getting Quicksilver iCal syntax right

8/08/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

merlinmann : Getting Quicksilver iCal syntax right - "Although the iCal plugin does its best to parse the date, time and content from your text string, you can help it along."

Heel (professional wrestling) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

8/08/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

merlinmann : Heel (professional wrestling) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "In non-wrestling jargon, heels are often 'bad guys' in pro wrestling storylines."

Lorelle on WordPress � Wordpress.com Custom CSS - All The Styles for the Sandbox Theme

8/08/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

deusx : Lorelle on WordPress � Wordpress.com Custom CSS - All The Styles for the Sandbox Theme - "While not complete, here is my first attempt to put all the styles together from within the new Wordpress.com Sandbox Theme stylesheet."

Star Trek Inspirational Posters

8/08/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

deusx : Star Trek Inspirational Posters - "BASED ON THOSE DELIGHTFUL INSPIRATIONAL POSTERS WHICH HAVE BECOME A FIXTURE OF DENTIST'S OFFICES EVERYWHERE."

Jeremy Zawodny : Star Trek Inspirational Posters - Star Trek Inspirational Posters: classic!

Jesus Camp is a forthcoming documentary about a camp in North Dakota "where kids as young as 6 ye...

8/08/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : Jesus Camp is a forthcoming documentary about a camp in North Dakota "where kids as young as 6 years-old are taught to become dedicated Christian soldiers in God's army" - Jesus Camp is a forthcoming documentary about a camp in North Dakota "where kids as young as 6 years-old are taught to become dedicated Christian soldiers in God's army". David Byrne has a review: "One asks if religious visions are better off kept as a pe

Boxes and Arrows Event Calendar

8/08/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

kellan : Boxes and Arrows Event Calendar - Attractive calendar of "interesting web-related events". In Rails. #

Mint Digital has explored in some research sessions how British teenagers are using MySpace

8/08/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

plasticbag : Mint Digital has explored in some research sessions how British teenagers are using MySpace - Interesting responses - I wonder if they're representative...

The use of gay issues as a wedge in the south of the US is causing gay people to move away

8/08/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

plasticbag : The use of gay issues as a wedge in the south of the US is causing gay people to move away - No doubt the Bible belt are delighted. But they shouldn't be - there's some evidence that a region's prosperity correlates well with the presence of gay communities. We're like canaries down mines in the North of England...

Boing Boing: Only traitors try to make us afraid of terrorists

8/08/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

jcgregorio : Boing Boing: Only traitors try to make us afraid of terrorists - Contains great McCain quote: "Calculate the odds of being harmed by a terrorist! It’s still about as likely as being swept out to sea by a tidal wave. Suck it up, for crying out loud. You’re almost certainly going to be okay. And in the unli

deusx : Boing Boing: Only traitors try to make us afraid of terrorists - "The point of terrorism is to create terror, and by cynically convincing us that our very countries are at risk from terrorism, our politicians have delivered utter victory to the terrorists: we are terrified."

Sam Ruby: WOA vs ROA

8/08/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

jcgregorio : Sam Ruby: WOA vs ROA - Show me the linky.

Mobile WordPress.com

8/08/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : Mobile WordPress.com - Mobile WordPress.com. Type m.wordpress.com into your mobile device and blog, link, and get stats.

State of the Blogosphere 2006

8/08/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : State of the Blogosphere 2006 - 33% of all blog posts are in Japanese (only 1% less than posts in English) and other blogosphere stats from David Sifry.

Kottke: How I Blog

8/08/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : Kottke: How I Blog - Kottke: How I Blog. Great advice for anyone posting links on a regular basis.

Paul Hammond : How I Blog (kottke.org) - When I'm deciding what links to post here, I'm essentially curating ideas, collecting them to "send" to you (and to myself, in a way)

In Real Tight

8/08/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : In Real Tight - Coudal's latest endeavor, In Real Tight photo contest. "Take an extreme close-up of some everyday object that makes for an interesting composition, but also makes it difficult to identify the object. Send a link to the photo to us." Selected winners recei

Otterball

8/08/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : Otterball - Otterball. Plenty to be inspired by here.

Time Machine, "cheesiest interface I've seen in a long time"

8/08/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : Time Machine, "cheesiest interface I've seen in a long time" - Jon Hicks: "Time Machine - Great idea, but my goodness, Apple's designers must've been overdoing the weed. That is the cheesiest interface I've seen in a long time." No kidding. I honestly thought it was merely a metaphor, not the actual interface, when I

Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard � Blog Archive � Business Week followup: Valuing assets

8/08/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

deusx : Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard � Blog Archive � Business Week followup: Valuing assets - 'Digg is a great site and a great service, and someday it may be worth a big pile of actual dollars, and many of those dollars may end up in Kevin Rose's pocket. But until then he has simply not "made" millions of dollars.'

In this week's installment of the hot new show, CIA Beijing, Maciej turns the wrong way down the ...

8/08/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : In this week's installment of the hot new show, CIA Beijing, Maciej turns the wrong way down the street and ends up with a whole bunch of new friends in law enforcement - In this week's installment of the hot new show, Secret Agent: Beijing, Maciej turns the wrong way down the street and ends up with a whole bunch of new friends in law enforcement.

Only the best magic card trick in the world!

8/08/2006 @ 16:32 UTC

tjogin : Only the best magic card trick in the world!

Blackberry vunerable to corporate hacking?

8/08/2006 @ 16:10 UTC

Cameron Moll : Blackberry vunerable to corporate hacking? - "At this year's DEFCON Jesse D'Aguanno of Praetorian Global demonstrated a program called BBProxy that can cause your RIM [Blackberry] handheld to give malicious intruders access to your remote network by tunneling through your device's link to the mail s

Helvetica, The Movie!

8/08/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

jkottke : Helvetica, The Movie! - Helvetica, The Movie! "The film is studded with the stars of typography: Erik Spiekermann, Matthew Carter, Massimo Vignelli, Michael Bierut, Wim Crouwel, Hermann Zapf, Stefan Sagmeister, Jonathan Hoefler, Tobias Frere-Jones, Experimental Jetset."

Safari for Windows - Anne’s Weblog

8/08/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

wearehugh : Safari for Windows - Anne’s Weblog

I notice that Chris Messina survived a vote for deletion on Wikipedia

8/08/2006 @ 12:08 UTC

plasticbag : I notice that Chris Messina survived a vote for deletion on Wikipedia - Particularly liked the discussion of whether to merge him with Bar Camp and the line, "Tara Hunt should also be considered for merging".

Dirvish

8/08/2006 @ 11:09 UTC

joshua : Dirvish - Dirvish is a fast, disk based, rotating network backup system.

yojimbo

8/08/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

joshua : yojimbo - organize a bunch of data items

Software's Sky is Not Falling

8/08/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Linkorama : Software's Sky is Not Falling - Enterprise Irregulars stake their claim

Awesome

8/08/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

bmilleare : Awesome

Go Power! RV50 Solar Kit

8/08/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Go Power! RV50 Solar Kit - Go Power! RV50 Solar Kit: this may be what we need for the travel trailer

debbie and derek

8/08/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : debbie and derek - debbie and derek: they're getting married, you see...

number games and social software

8/08/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : number games and social software - number games and social software: "it's all about number games in the same way that people obsess over every pound on the scale or the calories in every bite"

Youtube Trends Report #2

8/08/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Youtube Trends Report #2 - I love this kind of thing; 86 out of the top 100 are user created  [via]

Surviving Sudoku

8/08/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Surviving Sudoku - article about sudoku backlash from the crossword community  [via]

AOL search data shows users planning murder?

8/08/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Andy Baio : AOL search data shows users planning murder? - I'm just catching up from a short vacation, and the AOL blunder is blowing my mind; I'd do some crunching if I had time

How to Make Stop-Motion Video Shorts with Your Digital Camera

8/08/2006 @ 07:09 UTC

jimray : How to Make Stop-Motion Video Shorts with Your Digital Camera

See the Future Again and Again and Again

8/08/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : See the Future Again and Again and Again - See the Future Again and Again and Again: "I've left Yahoo!"

Nelson Minar : Good luck Jeffrey - Moving out on his own

Interview: Paul Stamatiou at Ekonoline

8/08/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Interview: Paul Stamatiou at Ekonoline - Interview: Paul Stamatiou at Ekonoline: "I enjoy the unlimited caramel macchiatos." Hahahaha.

Ap(A)oLogy

8/08/2006 @ 06:09 UTC

Linkorama : Ap(A)oLogy - "This was a screw-up, and we're angry and upset about it. It was an innocent enough attempt to reach out to the academic community with new research tools, but it was obviously not appropriately vetted, and if it had been, it would have been stopped in an

[math/0607821] Structures of Three-Manifilds

8/08/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

gleuschk : [math/0607821] Structures of Three-Manifilds - lecture notes of a talk at the Morningside Center of Mathematics -- very clear explanation of Poincare and Thurston

[math/0604273] Quiver algebras, weighted projective lines, and the Deligne-Simpson problem

8/08/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

gleuschk : [math/0604273] Quiver algebras, weighted projective lines, and the Deligne-Simpson problem - Crawley-Boevey

Archives - Wikimania

8/08/2006 @ 05:09 UTC

Linkorama : Archives - Wikimania - Video, audio, presentation slides, and transcript archives from Wikimania 2006

NPR story on Sonic Youth

8/08/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : NPR story on Sonic Youth

[math/0603356] Derived equivalences and finite dimensional algebras

8/08/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

gleuschk : [math/0603356] Derived equivalences and finite dimensional algebras - Raphael Rouquier

[math/0604445] Noncommutative Counterparts of the Springer Resolution

8/08/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

gleuschk : [math/0604445] Noncommutative Counterparts of the Springer Resolution - Roman Bezrukavnikov -- looks like it should have lots of overlap with my stuff with ROB and MVdB

No-Bull-Shiitake Marketing Test by Seth Godin

8/08/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

WillPate : No-Bull-Shiitake Marketing Test by Seth Godin - "For an idea to be spread, it needs to be sent and received."

The Paradigm Shift

8/08/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

bmilleare : The Paradigm Shift

Alexa Site Thumbnail

8/08/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Alexa Site Thumbnail - Alexa Site Thumbnail: "The Alexa Site Thumbnail web service provides developers with programmatic access to thumbnail images for the home pages of web sites. It offers access to Alexa's large and growing collection of images, gathered from its co

LEI Extras

8/08/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : LEI Extras - LEI Extras: 'Your source for Lowrance, Eagle, and Sea accessories."

West Marine: SeaVolt 12V Deep-Cycle Batteries

8/08/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : West Marine: SeaVolt 12V Deep-Cycle Batteries - West Marine: SeaVolt 12V Deep-Cycle Batteries: I need to get a DC27 sized battery, it seems

CO2 and the “Ornery Climate Beast”

8/08/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : CO2 and the “Ornery Climate Beast” - CO2 and the “Ornery Climate Beast”: who says that CO2 levels have little to do with the heat?

Yahoo! Answers Sucking?

8/08/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! Answers Sucking? - Yahoo! Answers Sucking?: "It has turned into a chat room and doesn't come close to rivaling Google Answers. If they ever hire enough moderators, I will let you know. But in the meantime the site is a disaster."

I note there's a new edition of Agile Web Development with Rails coming out sometime in the next ...

8/08/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

plasticbag : I note there's a new edition of Agile Web Development with Rails coming out sometime in the next couple of months... - Unfortunately I can't find it on Amazon. Am I missing something? Does anyone know the precise date that it's going to be published? And more to the point - has anyone looked at the alpha PDF and what that's like?

RELEASE: Redirect Routing Plugin for Rails - pinds.com: Lars Pind's Blog

8/08/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : RELEASE: Redirect Routing Plugin for Rails - pinds.com: Lars Pind's Blog - map.redirect '', :controller => 'events'

Hixie's Natural Log: The sacrifice of pragmatism over theoretical purity

8/08/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

wearehugh : Hixie's Natural Log: The sacrifice of pragmatism over theoretical purity

Paul Hammond : Hixie's Natural Log: The sacrifice of pragmatism over theoretical purity - It sucks, but I'd rather have the spec be implementable in the face of real world content than have it be uniformly ignored.

Nick Bradbury: Feed Security and FeedDemon

8/08/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

wearehugh : Nick Bradbury: Feed Security and FeedDemon

Ago.NET timestamps

8/08/2006 @ 01:15 UTC

Nelson Minar : Ago.NET timestamps - Jeffrey ported my little javascript library to .NET for servers

Bayeux

8/08/2006 @ 01:11 UTC

Simon Willison : Bayeux - Comet might just make Java relevant for web development again.

New edition of the Rhino book goes to the printers

8/08/2006 @ 01:11 UTC

Simon Willison : New edition of the Rhino book goes to the printers - The examples from the book are available online now.

Apple Server page

8/08/2006 @ 01:11 UTC

Simon Willison : Apple Server page - The markup/CSS is lovely - a Wilson Miner special.

Ruby on Rails will ship with OS X 10.5 (Leopard)

8/08/2006 @ 01:11 UTC

Simon Willison : Ruby on Rails will ship with OS X 10.5 (Leopard) - Impressive!

Paul Hammond : Riding Rails: Ruby on Rails will ship with OS X 10.5 (Leopard) - we fully expect to have Rails 1.2.x along with Mongrel, SQLite bindings, and lots of other Ruby goodies on the final gold master when it goes out in the Spring.

plasticbag : Ruby on Rails will ship with OS X 10.5 (Leopard) - I don't know about any of the rest of you, but that's sort of blown my mind. I didn't see it coming at all, and can't help think that this is going to push Rails into the stratosphere over the next couple of years...

Anil Dash interviews Paul Lindner, one of the creators of Gopher and current Six Apart employee

8/08/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

jkottke : Anil Dash interviews Paul Lindner, one of the creators of Gopher and current Six Apart employee - Anil Dash interviews Paul Lindner, one of the creators of Gopher and current Six Apart employee. Here's my recent post on Gopher.

Paul Hammond : Six Apart - Digging up info on Gopher - One of the great things about working with Six Apart is that we don’t just get to work with people who know technology really well, sometimes we get to work with the people who invented them

Alan Moore leaves behind his Extraordinary Gentlemen to dally with Lost Girls | Alan Moore | Inte...

8/08/2006 @ 00:12 UTC

deusx : Alan Moore leaves behind his Extraordinary Gentlemen to dally with Lost Girls | Alan Moore | Interviews | SCI FI Weekly - Ew. Creepy porn fanfic. "During a recent telephone interview from his home in Northampton, England, Moore spent some time talking about puritanical attitudes, Victorian and Edwardian erotica and Lost Girls, which will be published by Top Shelf Comics ($

Behind The Typeface - a stunning biography of "Cooper Black"

8/08/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

plasticbag : Behind The Typeface - a stunning biography of "Cooper Black" - I hope he's got a high quality version of this somewhere for the future when the kids want to see it. Awesome. Just awesome.

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