visualcomplexity.com

20/09/2006 @ 23:04 UTC

joshua : visualcomplexity.com - A visual exploration on mapping complex networks

Chan Marshall opens up

20/09/2006 @ 23:04 UTC

jimray : Chan Marshall opens up - Man, I had no idea she's an alcoholic. Sounds like her shows are going to be good again!

Why I hate Evite

20/09/2006 @ 23:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why I hate Evite - Why I hate Evite: there's venom in them thar comments...

Licensing Modes

20/09/2006 @ 23:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Licensing Modes - Licensing Modes: "I have strong negative feelings about other people making money from my words or pictures without involving me."

wearehugh : ongoing · Licensing Modes

Getting MarkDown and SmartyPants working with EditPad Pro

20/09/2006 @ 23:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Getting MarkDown and SmartyPants working with EditPad Pro - Getting MarkDown and SmartyPants working with EditPad Pro: this might be useful one day...

YHOOuch

20/09/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : YHOOuch - YHOOuch: "So I think Yahoo! is fairly valued, and possibly cheap, at $25/share. I am going to join my friend and buy some more."

Dell battery explodes at Yahoo HQ, hundreds evacuate

20/09/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Dell battery explodes at Yahoo HQ, hundreds evacuate - Dell battery explodes at Yahoo HQ, hundreds evacuate: "We just got word that a Yahoo employee's laptop went up in flames today at their Mission College campus down in Silicon Valley, causing hundreds of Yahoo employees to be evacuated from an 8-s

A recent study concludes that in terms of life expectancy, there are eight different Americas, al...

20/09/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

jkottke : A recent study concludes that in terms of life expectancy, there are eight different Americas, all with differing levels of health - A recent study concludes that in terms of life expectancy, there are eight different Americas, all with differing levels of health. "In 2001, 15-year-old blacks in high-risk city areas were three to four times more likely than Asians to die before age 60, [via]

Madame Talbot's Victorian Lowbrow

20/09/2006 @ 22:01 UTC

jimray : Madame Talbot's Victorian Lowbrow - Wicked cool (thanks, Margann)

Sam Brown has written a nice remembrance of his recently deceased Powerbook G4

20/09/2006 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : Sam Brown has written a nice remembrance of his recently deceased Powerbook G4 - Sam Brown has written a nice remembrance of his recently deceased Powerbook G4. "Last fall it got to the point where i thought that my powerbook had finally died for good. so i went to the apple store to purchase a new computer. only to get home and find [via]

Matthew M. Boedicker : creator of explodingdog on his battered powerbook dying - (via kottke) [via]

kellan : exploding dog: my powerbook g4 - ode to a titanium powerbook #

BBC - Press Office - This Life returns

20/09/2006 @ 21:04 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC - Press Office - This Life returns - The BBC's filming a 10-year anniversary episode of the superb soapdrama "This Life". Hope they don't screw it up, because This Life was one of my favouritist dramas ever. #

Side-by-side Windows and Mac OS with Parallels

20/09/2006 @ 21:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Side-by-side Windows and Mac OS with Parallels - Side-by-side Windows and Mac OS with Parallels: if I ever end up with a Mac again, this will be quite useful

danwebb.net - RailsConf Presentation Slides and Example Code

20/09/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : danwebb.net - RailsConf Presentation Slides and Example Code - As promised

Mind Hacks: Why email is addictive (and what to do about it)

20/09/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Mind Hacks: Why email is addictive (and what to do about it) - Checking email is a behaviour that has variable interval reinforcement. Sometimes, but not everytime, the behaviour produces a reward

philgyford : Mind Hacks: Why email is addictive (and what to do about it) - I've got this bad. I need to replace my Apple-M habit with Apple-Q. (via Yoz)

How to lose your fear of being fired

20/09/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : How to lose your fear of being fired - You say I’m fired like it’s a bad thing…

Adventures in JavaScript testing

20/09/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Adventures in JavaScript testing - here are the slides on unit testing JavaScript from my talk at RailsConf Europe

HP pushes "slimming" feature

20/09/2006 @ 20:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : HP pushes "slimming" feature - The HP Diet Plan: Buy our cameras. "Can you believe this? HP is pitching a new 'artistic effect' called the slimming feature."

Defaker

20/09/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Defaker - was Defamer involved in this parody for NBC's Studio 60? they don't seem to even know about it  [via]

Amazon adds comments to reviews

20/09/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Amazon adds comments to reviews -

Witold Rybczynski on the problem with underground architecture

20/09/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : Witold Rybczynski on the problem with underground architecture - Witold Rybczynski on the problem with underground architecture...it's not the seamless hidden-away experience that one might think.

The ISS and Shuttle Atlantis in silhouette

20/09/2006 @ 19:01 UTC

Eric Meyer : The ISS and Shuttle Atlantis in silhouette - They're on the left, about halfway down. Incredible shot. [via Spaceweather.com] [via]

Eve Online GDP

20/09/2006 @ 19:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Eve Online GDP - Some new financial statistics

LegiStorm - The Web's only source for congressional staff salaries

20/09/2006 @ 19:01 UTC

jimray : LegiStorm - The Web's only source for congressional staff salaries

On the origin and popularity of the yellow legal pad

20/09/2006 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : On the origin and popularity of the yellow legal pad - On the origin and popularity of the yellow legal pad. (via bb) [via]

Greylisting Postfix implementations

20/09/2006 @ 18:04 UTC

joshua : Greylisting Postfix implementations

YouTube - Kreatief met Kurk: Rondom Eenzaam

20/09/2006 @ 18:02 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : YouTube - Kreatief met Kurk: Rondom Eenzaam

Flickrss Wordpress Plugin

20/09/2006 @ 18:01 UTC

kellan : Flickrss Wordpress Plugin - Haven't tried it yet, but I've kind of got a moral obligation to link to anything involving Magpie and Flickr. #

Joel on Software

20/09/2006 @ 18:00 UTC

wearehugh : Joel on Software

Rod Begbie : Joel on Software: Amazing X-Ray Glasses from Sprint! - Joel rips into the craptacular experience of the new Sprint phone. I bet the PR bod who figured sending free phones to bloggers was a great idea is regretting it. #

According to data from an annual FBI study, New York City was the safest large city in the US in ...

20/09/2006 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : According to data from an annual FBI study, New York City was the safest large city in the US in 2005 - According to data from an annual FBI study, New York City was the safest large city in the US in 2005. Least safe big city: Dallas.

Wilton Foundry

20/09/2006 @ 17:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Wilton Foundry - Wilton Foundry. Some solid fonts here. Favs: Petronella and Duet 2 with Flourishes.

You Tube: Miles Davis, John Coltrane play "So What" live in 1958

20/09/2006 @ 17:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : You Tube: Miles Davis, John Coltrane play "So What" live in 1958 - Miles Davis and John Coltrane performing "So What" live in 1958. Noted for those of you attending my session this Friday at Webmaster Jam Session (come and you'll see what I mean).

jimray : Miles Davis and John Coltrane playing "So What" in 1958 - Why do i not have these DVD's?(hat tip to Cameron Moll for this one)

debian backports

20/09/2006 @ 17:01 UTC

joshua : debian backports

usbcell.com

20/09/2006 @ 17:01 UTC

fastclemmy : usbcell.com - usbcell.com by fastclemmy Clever idea. An AA battery that can be charged via USB. hotlinks power aa usb battery energy charging Copy | React (0)

Wikipedia:WikiProject Syracuse, New York

20/09/2006 @ 17:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Wikipedia:WikiProject Syracuse, New York

Scott McCloud, who wrote Understanding Comics, is taking an unusual approach to the education of ...

20/09/2006 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : Scott McCloud, who wrote Understanding Comics, is taking an unusual approach to the education of his two daughters - Scott McCloud, who wrote Understanding Comics, is taking an unusual approach to the education of his two daughters. Over the next year, the family will be traveling the US doing talks and presentations, with the daughters taking an active role in speaking [via]

Cool Tool: The Art of the Stonemason

20/09/2006 @ 16:02 UTC

43folders : Cool Tool: The Art of the Stonemason - "1. Gravity always works. 2. If a stone can move, it will." Trips to RI with Maddie have made me an admiring fan of stone walls. Amazing stuff.

First penis transplant reversed after two weeks

20/09/2006 @ 16:01 UTC

Andy Baio : First penis transplant reversed after two weeks - rejected by another organ: the brain  [via]

Nelson Minar : Agh, get it off me! - World's first transplanted penis removed because of psychological rejection

20,000 Myspace pwds

20/09/2006 @ 16:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : 20,000 Myspace pwds - Analysis of some found passwords

cameron : Analyzing 20,000 MySpace Passwords - CyberKnowledge Blog - Someone found the storage for a phishing site and analyzed the passwords they found

Last year, a Japanese company had Sotheby's and Christie's play Rock, Paper, Scissors to decide w...

20/09/2006 @ 15:00 UTC

jkottke : Last year, a Japanese company had Sotheby's and Christie's play Rock, Paper, Scissors to decide which company would handle the firm's art auction - Last year, a Japanese company had Sotheby's and Christie's play Rock, Paper, Scissors to decide which company would handle the firm's art auction. Christie's consulted some tween players before the sudden death match and went with scissors, correctly assu [via]

Andy Baio : Japanese company had Sotheby's and Christie's play Rock, Scissors, Paper to decide art auction - old, but great; they turned to 11-year-olds for advice  [via]

Gourmet magazine has named Alinea the best restaurant in the US

20/09/2006 @ 15:00 UTC

jkottke : Gourmet magazine has named Alinea the best restaurant in the US - Megnut's got the scoop: Gourmet magazine has named Alinea the best restaurant in the US, amazing considering its only been open a little more than a year. "[Grant Achatz] is redefining the American restaurant once again for an entirely new generation. And

Python Software Foundation News: Python 2.5 released

20/09/2006 @ 14:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Python Software Foundation News: Python 2.5 released - http://docs.python.org/dev/whatsnew/whatsnew25.html

print & pattern: casa & ideas

20/09/2006 @ 14:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : print & pattern: casa & ideas - You see? Concentric circles are so in.

varnish

20/09/2006 @ 11:01 UTC

joshua : varnish - ya reverse caching proxy

Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

20/09/2006 @ 11:01 UTC

joshua : Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature - rules for astrogeography names

Video: Weird Al's "White and Nerdy"

20/09/2006 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Weird Al's "White and Nerdy" - watch for the O'Reilly book reference and Star Wars Kid parody

Jeremy Zawodny : White & Nerdy - White & Nerdy: people really seem to like the new Weird Al video, but I'm not that impressed

"Apple takes a gamble: so you want to watch films on your iPod?"

20/09/2006 @ 10:00 UTC

plasticbag : "Apple takes a gamble: so you want to watch films on your iPod?" - The Guardian reports on Apple's incursion into the video on demand and digital sales space. Pretty interesting stuff.

Dr. James Watson reflects on DNA research in the 21st century

20/09/2006 @ 10:00 UTC

plasticbag : Dr. James Watson reflects on DNA research in the 21st century - Lovely article on ZDNet's Between the Lines, a site I've never really looked at before, but which seems to have an unusual quality of contributions...

Mailbox Locator

20/09/2006 @ 09:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Mailbox Locator - Mailbox Locator: what a simple idea.. and pretty well done!

Rush (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

20/09/2006 @ 08:02 UTC

deusx : Rush (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "progressive rock band comprising bassist, keyboardist and vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart."

Spaceflight on the cheap

20/09/2006 @ 08:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Spaceflight on the cheap - Spaceflight on the cheap: "Three engineering students reckon they'll be able to do it for just £1000 ($1879). And they've just sent a lunchbox-sized aircraft, called Nova 1, into the stratosphere where it captured some very nice picture

Video: Yahoo Current interviews Gary Brolsma

20/09/2006 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Yahoo Current interviews Gary Brolsma - as terrible as New Numa is, it's weirdly compelling to see this guy from another angle

Pitchfork pans the new DJ Shadow

20/09/2006 @ 07:03 UTC

jimray : Pitchfork pans the new DJ Shadow - Yeah, I'll probably buy it and, yeah, I'll probably hate it just like all the everyone else hoping for the next Endtroducing. Dammit.

Ergonomic keyboard for pirates

20/09/2006 @ 07:02 UTC

jimray : Ergonomic keyboard for pirates - ARRRRRRR!

Slimming photos with HP digital cameras

20/09/2006 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Slimming photos with HP digital cameras - Slimming photos with HP digital cameras: or you could just eat less!

Cameron Marlow posts Weird Al's White and Nerdy

20/09/2006 @ 07:00 UTC

plasticbag : Cameron Marlow posts Weird Al's White and Nerdy - "I'm fluent in Javascript as well as Klingon" - I don't get why people think this is insulting. It's totally awesome. It's like an anthem!

PicksPal

20/09/2006 @ 06:06 UTC

Linkorama : PicksPal - Could Disrupt Sports Betting Markets

DNA study finds Celts descended from Spanish fishermen

20/09/2006 @ 06:04 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : DNA study finds Celts descended from Spanish fishermen - (via robot wisdom) [via]

YaWho? Identity Crisis for Yahoo

20/09/2006 @ 06:03 UTC

cameron : YaWho? Identity Crisis for Yahoo - Red Herring piece on Yahoo's place in the market, including interviews from all of my current and former bosses' bosses.

Why Bicycle Shorts are always Black?

20/09/2006 @ 06:03 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why Bicycle Shorts are always Black? - Why Bicycle Shorts are always Black?: hahahahaha

Highlights: Python 2.5

20/09/2006 @ 06:03 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Highlights: Python 2.5 - Highlights: Python 2.5: Python 2.5 is out. It's faster, better, and more snake.

Nelson Minar : Python 2.5 highlights - Not much here excites me (via Zawodny)

GFS Forecast of 500mb Heights and Vorticity

20/09/2006 @ 06:03 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : GFS Forecast of 500mb Heights and Vorticity - GFS Forecast of 500mb Heights and Vorticity: A very handy site for looking ahead at soaring weather conditions

Yahoo Warns Of A Bad Quarter

20/09/2006 @ 06:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo Warns Of A Bad Quarter - Yahoo Warns Of A Bad Quarter: DOH!

Yahoo! stock plummets as CEO says ad sales are slowing

20/09/2006 @ 06:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! stock plummets as CEO says ad sales are slowing - Yahoo! stock plummets as CEO says ad sales are slowing: oh, the pain! (mental note: sell stock when price is high, not low!)

Designing a web page

20/09/2006 @ 04:01 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Designing a web page - I'll figure that out when I'm done.

Ellington | The online publishing platform for newspapers.

20/09/2006 @ 03:01 UTC

jimray : Ellington | The online publishing platform for newspapers. - LJWorld's Django-based CMS

Tanks appear in Bangkok. Thailand calls state of emergency (reddit.com)

20/09/2006 @ 03:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Tanks appear in Bangkok. Thailand calls state of emergency (reddit.com) - A reddit user from Thailand, Alpha_Binary, has been giving live reports from Bangkok in a comment thread. [via#

The seminal Icelandic band, The Sugarcubes, will perform one last time on November 17 in Reykjavik

20/09/2006 @ 03:00 UTC

jkottke : The seminal Icelandic band, The Sugarcubes, will perform one last time on November 17 in Reykjavik - The seminal Icelandic band, The Sugarcubes, will perform one last time on November 17 in Reykjavik. How will the concert hall hold all of Bjork's fans?

David Gregory vs Bush on the so-called 'Torture Bill'

20/09/2006 @ 02:00 UTC

plasticbag : David Gregory vs Bush on the so-called 'Torture Bill' - A decent question is asked, a reply with almost no substance is returned. Hideous little weasel.

Death of the Author

20/09/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

plasticbag : Death of the Author - Wikipedia has a pretty decent article on Roland Barthes arguing for the death of the author and the various responses and implications to and of that initial postulation, including Foucault's much more interesting commentary...

The Cathie Marsh Centre is doing a survey on webloggers and their attitudes to privacy

20/09/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

plasticbag : The Cathie Marsh Centre is doing a survey on webloggers and their attitudes to privacy - It might be worth your while contributing to this if you find it interesting, although obviously they're likely to get a pretty skewed survey with this kind of selection metrics...

Javascript/CSS how-to: pullquotes and crossfades

20/09/2006 @ 00:10 UTC

Cameron Moll : Javascript/CSS how-to: pullquotes and crossfades - Some Javascript and CSS geekery: Automatic pullquotes with JavaScript and CSS and Crossfading animation effect.

Frank Gehry-inspired toaster

20/09/2006 @ 00:10 UTC

Cameron Moll : Frank Gehry-inspired toaster - Frank Gehry-inspired toaster.

COBA Hair

20/09/2006 @ 00:10 UTC

Cameron Moll : COBA Hair - COBA Hair. Ginormous photos. That Text Box Look. Nice.

Maciej Hajnrich, Graphic Designer

20/09/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : Maciej Hajnrich, Graphic Designer - Maciej Hajnrich, Graphic Designer. Very inspiring, to say the least. Lots of distressed/worn stuff, too.

recurring tasks | Kinkless

20/09/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

43folders : recurring tasks | Kinkless - Clearly explains diff. between "recur" and "reset" in kGTD tasks. Think: taking out the weekly trash versus getting a haircut.

BookMooch, built on AOLServer and Tcl

20/09/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

kellan : BookMooch, built on AOLServer and Tcl - People I respect have been doing this for years, but I always think, "Programming is hard enough, why make it into performance art?" [via#

Photo Caption Zoom

20/09/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Photo Caption Zoom - Interesting idea and implementation for zooming photos (with captions) via CSS.

Gonzales wants ISPs to save user data

20/09/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jimray : Gonzales wants ISPs to save user data - You know, for the children

Wize. People Know.

20/09/2006 @ 00:05 UTC

cameron : Wize. People Know. - "Product Research Simplified." Web20 review site which incorperates three features: users, experts and "buzz."

Viral Ads: It's an Epidemic - October 2, 2006

20/09/2006 @ 00:04 UTC

cameron : Viral Ads: It's an Epidemic - October 2, 2006 - The recent Smirnoff ice tea ad was apparently not posted on YouTube (users did the work)

Krung Thai Bank Ad - Google Video

20/09/2006 @ 00:02 UTC

cameron : Krung Thai Bank Ad - Google Video - Clever advertisement for a Thai bank

Awesome Daily Show clip from yesterday on Gays in the Military

20/09/2006 @ 00:02 UTC

plasticbag : Awesome Daily Show clip from yesterday on Gays in the Military - Apparently a large proportion of gay men drink each other's urine. Difficult to argue with that, really.

Techcrunch on the flickrization of your business cards

20/09/2006 @ 00:02 UTC

plasticbag : Techcrunch on the flickrization of your business cards - Some interesting commentary and responses around the MOO/Flickr Minicards launch...

A list of the 50 worst things ever to happen to music

20/09/2006 @ 00:02 UTC

jkottke : A list of the 50 worst things ever to happen to music - A list of the 50 worst things ever to happen to music, from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (#50) to Suge Knight (#2)...I won't spoil #1.

When the UK gambling industry is deregulated next year, it will be legal for gamblers to use a ti...

20/09/2006 @ 00:00 UTC

jkottke : When the UK gambling industry is deregulated next year, it will be legal for gamblers to use a tiny device to cheat at roulette - When the UK gambling industry is deregulated next year, it will be legal for gamblers to use a tiny device to cheat at roulette. The device works by listening to the wheel and how the ball bounces to predict roughly where the ball will land, reducing the [via]

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