New Blue Flavor Office

7/09/2006 @ 23:46 UTC

Cameron Moll : New Blue Flavor Office - Blue Flavor gets new office digs. Usability lab included.

In Real Tight winners revealed

7/09/2006 @ 23:46 UTC

Cameron Moll : In Real Tight winners revealed - Coudal's In Real Tight winners revealed. Now it's your turn to identify the objects in each photo for a chance to win some Coudal swag.

Core JavaScript 1.5 Guide:Writing a Regular Expression Pattern - MDC

7/09/2006 @ 23:46 UTC

jimray : Core JavaScript 1.5 Guide:Writing a Regular Expression Pattern - MDC - Man, I need to learn this

"The World Is So Strange"

7/09/2006 @ 23:45 UTC

gleuschk : "The World Is So Strange" - and when I say that, I mean "oh god can we please just slow down for a second so I can catch my breath please?"

Tracking your buzz

7/09/2006 @ 23:45 UTC

bmilleare : Tracking your buzz - Good reference of buzz tracking resources.

Online Alarm Clock

7/09/2006 @ 23:45 UTC

bmilleare : Online Alarm Clock - Might come in handy someday (maybe).

FreeNX -- Remote Linux Desktop

7/09/2006 @ 23:45 UTC

bmilleare : FreeNX -- Remote Linux Desktop - This is awesome, I'll be trying it out first thing tomorrow.

Jopogo // Resources // Javascript Show/Hide

7/09/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

gleuschk : Jopogo // Resources // Javascript Show/Hide - handy dandy

The Evil Tree of Evolution...

7/09/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

cameron : The Evil Tree of Evolution... - Awesome infographic from the Institute for Creationist Studies

Mint: A Year in Green

7/09/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

Cameron Moll : Mint: A Year in Green - Mint: A Year in Green. "Mint has been a competent source of income for a household of two for the larger part of the past year. It has survived Measure Map, Crazy Egg and two brushes with Google Analytics. Mint is still selling strong into its second year

Homebrew baby safety gate

7/09/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

Cameron Moll : Homebrew baby safety gate - "These days, there are a lot of options to close [off stairs] using very ugly devices called baby gates. You rather put chicken wire on it and I guarantee it will look better than any of the options that Babies R Us offer. That's why I decided to take mat

Ariston's underwater clothing advert

7/09/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

Cameron Moll : Ariston's underwater clothing advert - Stunning advert from Ariston with clothing as if it were sea life.

Bamboo and leather inset helmets by Indigo Snow and Bogner

7/09/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

Cameron Moll : Bamboo and leather inset helmets by Indigo Snow and Bogner - Not easy to get a direct link to it because of frames, but here's one showing wicked gorgeous bamboo and leather inset helmets by Indigo Snow and Bogner. A mere $650 takes one home.

How To Fight Spam Using Your Postfix Configuration

7/09/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

joshua : How To Fight Spam Using Your Postfix Configuration

LEGO Crash Test photos

7/09/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : LEGO Crash Test photos

Schneier on Security: Microsoft and FairUse4WM

7/09/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Schneier on Security: Microsoft and FairUse4WM [via]

Mark Jenkins: Street Installations

7/09/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Mark Jenkins: Street Installations [via]

Spam + Blogs = Trouble

7/09/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Spam + Blogs = Trouble - Wired: Splogs are the latest thing in online scams – and they could smother the Internet

MSNBC debuts new politics front

7/09/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

jimray : MSNBC debuts new politics front - Begun, this design evolution has (I had nothing to do with this - it's all Rex and Ashley)

TurnHere

7/09/2006 @ 21:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : TurnHere - TurnHere: "Free video guides for travel, restaurants, hotels, local events & music" Very cool!

SEO for Talent, Oregon? Google this shouldn’t be so hard.

7/09/2006 @ 21:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : SEO for Talent, Oregon? Google this shouldn’t be so hard. - SEO for Talent, Oregon? Google this shouldn’t be so hard.: "Maybe I’m expecting too much from Google, but what seems to be happening is that my blog posts are rising to the top for this term rather than Star Properties (more appropriate)

A Folding Foldable Portable Fishing Boat

7/09/2006 @ 21:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : A Folding Foldable Portable Fishing Boat - A Folding Foldable Portable Fishing Boat: well, I'll be damned. cool idea.

Did We Just Lose?

7/09/2006 @ 21:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Did We Just Lose? - Did We Just Lose?: "In other words, Al Qaeda and the Taliban have traded Afghanistan for Waziristan, and gained this huge advantage: we dare not attack them there for fear of bringing Musharraf down."

Meet The LocoRoco Kid on Kotaku

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : Meet The LocoRoco Kid on Kotaku - See how she sings! Beautiful singing! I miss Loco Roco. I may have to go and play more.

PICNIC '06 looks pretty interesting

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : PICNIC '06 looks pretty interesting - Difficult to believe that I've only just noticed that it existed. Thanks to George Oates for pointing it out...

Trustmojo

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : Trustmojo - On ongoing project investigating trust on the new web. Interesting ideas, beautiful site.

My Society put up some beautiful travel heatmaps a while back that I wanted to talk about but hav...

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : My Society put up some beautiful travel heatmaps a while back that I wanted to talk about but haven't had time - One thing I'd suggest is to overlay maps where the starting location is different (either each major city or tube stop, or at the end of each square half mile). That should give you a sense of which areas in London are best and worst connected...

Magma have some of the best dedicated design stores in the centre of London

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : Magma have some of the best dedicated design stores in the centre of London - And it looks like they have a pretty good mail-order outfit too for design books, t-shirts, posters and assorted sundries.

Alex Russell writes a really nice (and personally flattering) summary of FOO Camp

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : Alex Russell writes a really nice (and personally flattering) summary of FOO Camp - Really glad to have got some people's attention with the Dirty Semantics stuff. I'll probably be putting in for a talk at ETech around the subject, if I can really get a grasp on it before then...

"Online video vault YouTube is place to see and be seen"

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : "Online video vault YouTube is place to see and be seen" - Medium-dull article features some less dull insights into why people do this kind of stuff in the first place from Clay Shirky, who - frankly - gets around a bit online...

Danah Boyd is trying to collate current research on Social Network Sites

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : Danah Boyd is trying to collate current research on Social Network Sites - I might steal this idea. I'm looking to find some interesting stuff around collective intelligence and social motives.

Dion Hinchcliffe reports on 'Five Great Ways to Harness Collective Intelligence'

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : Dion Hinchcliffe reports on 'Five Great Ways to Harness Collective Intelligence' - I agree that the harnessing of collective intelligence is one of the core big ideas of the new bubble, but I'm not convinced by some of these examples.

The Web Credibility Project

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : The Web Credibility Project - Another interesting project from Stanford researching how and why people evaluate what to read or believe online.

Suw Charman on how to speak at and organise conferences

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : Suw Charman on how to speak at and organise conferences - This is a good solid piece that I don't think would necessarily please a lot of the people who think about these things. The gender thing is a particular community flashpoint.

Paul Hammond : The Twelve (or so) Step Program for Conference Speakers and Organisers. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns from the chaos that is the blogosphere. - You have a responsibility to pull your fingers out of your collective ass and start trying harder.

Russell Davies (note not Russell T Davies) and friends take on "In Our Time" with "In Our Own Tim...

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : Russell Davies (note not Russell T Davies) and friends take on "In Our Time" with "In Our Own Time", this week about Buffy the Vampire Slayer - I've only listened to the first ten minutes of the programme so far, but for an amateur effort it seems relatively entertaining. Love the idea though. The BBC should encourage this kind of thing...

philgyford : Russell davies: buffy - in our own time - Fantastic 'In Our Time' style mp3 discussing 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'. Made me want to go and watch it all over again.

Motivating participation by displaying the value of contribution

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

plasticbag : Motivating participation by displaying the value of contribution - Looks like an interesting article, which I will attempt now to buy and read.

Microsoft patches DRM faster than fatal security flaws

7/09/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

Andy Baio : Microsoft patches DRM faster than fatal security flaws - they care about their record label partners much more than you or the Internet

jimray : Quickest Patch Ever - Microsoft patches DRM faster than it patches security holes. A bit misleading, IMO, given that it's probably a great deal easier to fix this one bug than the myriad holes scattershout throughout Windows XP, but an interesting point nonetheless.

vemod.net - Ruby and eRuby Syntax Validation

7/09/2006 @ 19:04 UTC

tjogin : vemod.net - Ruby and eRuby Syntax Validation

Thottbot World of Warcraft: Quest: Deep Ocean, Vast Sea

7/09/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

deusx : Thottbot World of Warcraft: Quest: Deep Ocean, Vast Sea - Neat! A quest named after a Peter Murphy song!

eekim.com Wiki: Doug Engelbart

7/09/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

deusx : eekim.com Wiki: Doug Engelbart - "The most impressive thing about Doug is that he's an incredibly decent human being."

Paper Airplane and The Two Way Web

7/09/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

deusx : Paper Airplane and The Two Way Web - "A Collaborative and Decentralized World Wide Web"

VideoCountDownSpecialCommentBush.mov

7/09/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

deusx : VideoCountDownSpecialCommentBush.mov - "The attempt to link, by the simple expediency of one word�“media��the honest, patriotic, and indeed vital questions and questioning from American reporters, with the evil of Al-Qaeda propaganda."

Crooks and Liars � Olbermann’s Latest Special Comment Targets Bush: “Have you n...

7/09/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

deusx : Crooks and Liars � Olbermann’s Latest Special Comment Targets Bush: “Have you no sense of decency, sir?� - "More over, Mr. Bush, you are accomplishing in part what Osama Bin Laden and others seek�a fearful American populace, easily manipulated, and willing to throw away any measure of restraint, any loyalty to our own ideals and freedoms, for the comfor

Omniweb 5.5 is out!

7/09/2006 @ 13:52 UTC

Jon Hicks : Omniweb 5.5 is out! - No more sneaky peeks or betas, this is the real deal! And yes, you browser misers, it is still worth paying for a browser these days!

Modern Mechanix » Three-Hole Paper Punch Debut

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

merlinmann : Modern Mechanix » Three-Hole Paper Punch Debut - Paper pr0n nostalgia [via BB]

Six Apart Buys Rojo

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

Linkorama : Six Apart Buys Rojo - Congrats

Social Blog Aggregators

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

Linkorama : Social Blog Aggregators - The problem with unread news is not that it is unwritten, but that it is drowning in all the other news. I'd settle for a meMeme that worked as a reliable garbage detector.

Engelbart: Augmenting Human Intellect

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

joshua : Engelbart: Augmenting Human Intellect

Tech support with UltraVNC SingleClick

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

joshua : Tech support with UltraVNC SingleClick - hooray

Rod Begbie : Geek to Live: Tech support with UltraVNC SingleClick - Lifehacker - UltraVNC (my preferred VNC server/client for Windows) has a nifty "single-click"-ish deployment method you can send to someone to control their PC. Requires text-file wrangling and firewall-hole-poking, so it's not going to clobber CoPilot just yet, but [via#

Nelson Minar : Family tech support - Mail a computer neophyte VNC so you can help them with their computer

Transterpreter

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

joshua : Transterpreter - open-source runtime for a growing family of massively concurrent programming languages

wikICalc .95 Beta

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

Linkorama : wikICalc .95 Beta - A major milestone

New TSA Regulations for helper monkeys

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

Jason Shellen : New TSA Regulations for helper monkeys - 'Only the handler will touch or interact with the monkey.' #

Web based or not ? at Few Against Many

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

fastclemmy : Web based or not ? at Few Against Many - Web based or not ? at Few Against Many by fastclemmy Does it makes sense to get everything running inside a browser ? web hotlinks api desktop web-based Copy | React (0)

Weed thieves caught

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

Nelson Minar : Weed thieves caught - Clever marketing for a good TV show

Search log editorial

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

Nelson Minar : Search log editorial - Eloquent call for search engines to not retain user search history

PrePaid GSM France

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

Nelson Minar : PrePaid GSM France - Simple site comparing prepaid plans

Pano2QTVR - new feature adds QTVR to Flash export

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

jimray : Pano2QTVR - new feature adds QTVR to Flash export - Where was this six months ago!

Ahmadinejad calls for university purge

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

jimray : Ahmadinejad calls for university purge - "Iran's hard-line president urged students Tuesday to push for a purge of liberal and secular university teachers" Brilliant. Sounds kinda like this would fit right in with your local chapter of the College Republican National Committee

Google News Archive Search will go back 200 years

7/09/2006 @ 11:48 UTC

jimray : Google News Archive Search will go back 200 years

Orange Cone: Burning Man 2006 Art Review

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

veen : Orange Cone: Burning Man 2006 Art Review - Mike writes about the art he saw at his 11th straight Burning Man.

Montastic: the free website monitoring service

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

bmilleare : Montastic: the free website monitoring service

CSS Mastery: layouts

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

bmilleare : CSS Mastery: layouts

Jim Hugunin: IronPython 1.0 released today!

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Simon Willison : Jim Hugunin: IronPython 1.0 released today! - The Python ecosystem gets stronger by the day.

Rod Begbie : IronPython 1.0 released today! - IronPython, the Python that compiles to .NET CLR code, has hit 1.0. [via#

Deep thinkers

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Deep thinkers - Deep thinkers: "This behaviour is interesting because it shows that Kelly [a dolphin] has a sense of the future and delays gratification."

XCSoar

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : XCSoar - XCSoar: free soaring software for your PDA

2nd Annual All Grass All Day Delaware-Maryland Tour

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : 2nd Annual All Grass All Day Delaware-Maryland Tour - 2nd Annual All Grass All Day Delaware-Maryland Tour: this is what happens when tailwheel pilots decide to go visit grass strips

Promote This! Plugin for Movable Type

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Promote This! Plugin for Movable Type - Promote This! Plugin for Movable Type: "Promote This provides a set of super-simple template tags that make it crazy-easy to compose links to your favorite social bookmarking, and social news services like del.icio.us, digg (my favorite), reddit and

Contest Traffic Tickets with the Ticket Assassin

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Contest Traffic Tickets with the Ticket Assassin - Contest Traffic Tickets with the Ticket Assassin: "To encourage and empower citizens to fight traffic tickets through knowledge of their legal rights under the California Vehicle Code."

XML Notepad 2006

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : XML Notepad 2006 - XML Notepad 2006: "XML Notepad 2006 provides a simple intuitive User Interface for browsing and editing XML documents."

joshua : XML Notepad 2007

confidential "do not distribute" - Google Search

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : confidential "do not distribute" - Google Search - confidential "do not distribute" - Google Search: heh. find "secret" stuff in google

Yahoo! Developer Network: Security Best Practices

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! Developer Network: Security Best Practices - Yahoo! Developer Network: Security Best Practices: "Yahoo! treats the security of our users' personal data very seriously, and we hope that our developers will do the same. Here are some guidelines to help you protect your users' trust in you

Noodlesoft - Hazel

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Paul Hammond : Noodlesoft - Hazel - Hazel works on whatever folders you tell it to, automatically organizing your files according to the rules you create

jimray : Hazel keeps your finder clean - $16 app that adds Mail-like filtering to the Finder. Fulfills the promise of smart folders.

joshua : Noodlesoft Hazel - cleans desktop/files/etc

Myriad Aviation (Dave Morss) Rates

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Myriad Aviation (Dave Morss) Rates - Myriad Aviation (Dave Morss) Rates: I need to schedule a checkride with Dave one of these days... [via]

err.the_blog.find_by_title('Sessions N Such')

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Paul Hammond : err.the_blog.find_by_title('Sessions N Such') - Sessions are wonderfully flexible and incredibly deep.

GPLIGC and openGLIGCexplorer

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : GPLIGC and openGLIGCexplorer - GPLIGC and openGLIGCexplorer: open source igc tools

peterme.com: Pictographs for you to use!

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Paul Hammond : peterme.com: Pictographs for you to use! - a series of pictographs, symbols, arrows, and other map graphics

ORS - Online Resource Scheduler

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : ORS - Online Resource Scheduler - ORS - Online Resource Scheduler: "The ORS web interface is a free online reservation system for aircrafts, boats, rooms, time-shares, office or lab equipment, or any other type of resource that your organization schedules"

The Most Powerful Blogging Technique There Is | Copyblogger

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Paul Hammond : The Most Powerful Blogging Technique There Is | Copyblogger - a quick story that just might demonstrate that the most powerful copywriting technique is also the most engaging blogging technique

Lessons In Electric Circuits -- Volume I (DC)

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Lessons In Electric Circuits -- Volume I (DC) - Lessons In Electric Circuits -- Volume I (DC): a free on-line book for learning about DC power

Danny O'Brien's Oblomovka

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Paul Hammond : Danny O'Brien's Oblomovka - We'll learn a kind of tolerance for the private conversation that is not aimed at us, and that overreacting to that tone will be a sign of social naivete.

Holux GPSlim240 review

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Holux GPSlim240 review - Holux GPSlim240 review: neat little toy!

Kitten and his box (video)

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Kitten and his box (video) - Kitten and his box (video): what would the web be without cat videos?!

MorningStar SunGuard Product Summary

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MorningStar SunGuard Product Summary - MorningStar SunGuard Product Summary: a great little soar charge controller

Stowe Boyd discusses 'Efficiency v Belonging' in social tools

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : Stowe Boyd discusses 'Efficiency v Belonging' in social tools - There's a bunch of research on why people participate in online communities, but very little on why they contribute to projects like Wikipedia (as far as I know). If anyone knows of some, could they tell me?

3-2-1 Countdown Widget for Mac OS X

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : 3-2-1 Countdown Widget for Mac OS X - Every Travian player's dream come true - an easy way to set countdowns so you know when you can do the next bit of building in your village...

Marvel reverses labeling policy for gay characters

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : Marvel reverses labeling policy for gay characters - This actually happened a week or so ago, so I apologise for clumsily referencing the labelling policy a couple of days ago without checking. Good news anyway.

An interesting post on 'Why You Tube works'

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : An interesting post on 'Why You Tube works' - I actually pretty much buy this - I've never understood why advertisers (for example) so infrequently put their ads online for people to talk about and link to. You Tube has solved this, and I suspect is busily making a lot of advertiser's lives a lot eas

The Sun has its own take on what's going on with Blair and Brown

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : The Sun has its own take on what's going on with Blair and Brown - I honestly don't believe a word that The Sun says. It all seems like campaigning with their florid rhetoric. Still interesting to see where their loyalties lie.

Aaron Swartz writes about 'Wikimedia at the Crossroads' and announces that he's going to run for ...

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : Aaron Swartz writes about 'Wikimedia at the Crossroads' and announces that he's going to run for a position on the board - He'd get my vote - he's evidenced a particular level of passion, enthusiasm, intelligence and commitment over the last few years.

Tom Watson MP puts his letter of resignation on his weblog

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : Tom Watson MP puts his letter of resignation on his weblog - I've met Tom and I believe that he's doing this for honourable reasons and that he honestly feels that Blair needs to go. I'm not sure I share those feelings, although I'm pretty clear that the authoritarian streak of the Labour party is creeping me out.

Ryan Carson on the Four-Day-Week challenge

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : Ryan Carson on the Four-Day-Week challenge - I'm jealous, but I don't have time to get the stuff I want to get done in a five-day week. I'm often sprawling over weekends, as I will be this weekend in fact, and did last. Bloody knackering.

A pretty good Infographics pool on Flickr

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : A pretty good Infographics pool on Flickr - Some nice stuff, to lead you deeper.

Wikipedia's entry on Mark Shuttleworth

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : Wikipedia's entry on Mark Shuttleworth - It seems slightly weird and stalkery to mention this, but I met a man who went into space and he was really nice and quite good at werewolf and I promise I won't mention it any more.

Wikipedia's article on Peitho, goddess of persuasion

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : Wikipedia's article on Peitho, goddess of persuasion - Funny goddess. Not enormously popular. Didn't get out much. Occasionally confused with Aphrodite.

Wikipedia's (slighty) artile on Captology

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : Wikipedia's (slighty) artile on Captology - Confession: My first reaction is to be horrified by the neologism. Apparently it derives from I am mostly gutted by the horror of the neologism. Apparently it derives from 'Computers As Persuasive Technologies' (CAPT-ology). If you went back to the Greek

Stanford University have a 'Persuasive Technology Lab'

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

plasticbag : Stanford University have a 'Persuasive Technology Lab' - They call their field 'captology' and use it to mean how you can use computing technologies to influence and change behaviour, which sounds kind of creepy but they seem to be mainly using for good. Weird / interesting stuff...

Video: Gumbasia

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Gumbasia - Art Clokey's Gumby ancestor from 1955, abstract and set to a frenetic jazz soundtrack

Six Apart acquires Rojo to get their founder and CTO

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Andy Baio : Six Apart acquires Rojo to get their founder and CTO - buying companies to get to the juicy people inside

Video: Composing a Fugue

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Composing a Fugue - brilliantly meta explanation of how to write a fugue based on Britney Spears' "Oops, I Did It Again"

jkottke : Great video explaining how to turn a Britney Spears song into a Bach-style fugue - Great video explaining how to turn a Britney Spears song into a Bach-style fugue. (via waxy) [via]

Digg to counteract tight friend networks in promotion algorithm

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Andy Baio : Digg to counteract tight friend networks in promotion algorithm - close networks of friends have the end result of gaming Digg, even if they're not trying to  [via]

WFMU's Great Copycat Contest

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Andy Baio : WFMU's Great Copycat Contest - bands that sound exactly like their influences; don't miss Scott Wilk, the Elvis Costello clone  [via]

Catbirdseat's Handy Music-Blogger "Best Of 2006" List Cheat Sheet

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Andy Baio : Catbirdseat's Handy Music-Blogger "Best Of 2006" List Cheat Sheet - it'll be fun to compare this to the actual lists in December

Adrian Holovaty on how newspapers need to embrace structured content

7/09/2006 @ 11:47 UTC

Andy Baio : Adrian Holovaty on how newspapers need to embrace structured content - good comments, too

jimray : A fundamental way newspaper sites need to change - Let me sum this up for you so you don't have to read 2000 words of Holovaty: newspapers should embrace RDF and microformats (two terms that don't actually appear here) at the story level and should let reporters add more metadata

Paul Hammond : A fundamental way newspaper sites need to change | Holovaty.com - Journalists should have less of a concern of what is and isn't "journalism," and more of a concern for important, focused information that is useful to people's lives and helps them understand the world

Milo Vermeulen : Holovaty.com - A fundamental way newspaper sites need to change [via]

jkottke : Adrian Holovaty, who works at the Washington Post, has a suggestion for how news should function: "newspapers need to stop the story-centric worldview" - Adrian Holovaty, who works at the Washington Post, has some advice for how the news media should function: "newspapers need to stop the story-centric worldview". Holovaty argues for more structured data to be offered, not just the typical written story. R

veen : A fundamental way newspaper sites need to change | Holovaty.com - "Repurposing and aggregating information ... requires the information to be stored atomically -- and in machine-readable format."

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