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Newsdesigner has the front pages of newspapers from when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on...

29/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

jkottke : Newsdesigner has the front pages of newspapers from when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on takeoff twenty years ago - Newsdesigner has the front pages of newspapers from when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on takeoff twenty years ago.

kayodeok : "They Slipped the Surly Bonds of Earth to Touch the Face of God" - On Jan. 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 74 seconds after liftoff. Here are some front pages from that day and the next, culled mostly from the 7th edition of SND's Best of Newspaper Design book

This is what my day job feels like

29/01/2006 @ 16:09 UTC

kayodeok : This is what my day job feels like - Scott Adams captures my daily hell

SEO advice: url canonicalization

29/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : SEO advice: url canonicalization - Canonicalization is the process of picking the best url when there are several choices, and it usually refers to home pages. For example, most people would consider these the same urls:

Search engines and canonical URLs

29/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Search engines and canonical URLs - The key is to be consistent. Pick one and stick with it. However, since you have no control over inbound links and some of them will use www while others won’t, it is a good idea to configure your server to redirect URLs the your preferred format

Efficient creation of sensible and usable forms

29/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Efficient creation of sensible and usable forms - Please share any tricks you have that make creating usable forms easier and more efficient

Graphical passwords

29/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Graphical passwords - We discuss graphical passwords, which consist of some actions that the user performs on an image [...] We present a few graphical password schemes that offer resistance to shoulder surfing

DRM and the Death of a Culture

29/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : DRM and the Death of a Culture - Thus your children won't get to play your music, show your favourite films, share your culture, with your grandchildren because they won't inherit anything containing that from you that's usable

Stanford Guidelines for Web Credibility: How can you boost your web site's credibility?

28/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Stanford Guidelines for Web Credibility: How can you boost your web site's credibility? - We have compiled 10 guidelines for building the credibility of a web site. These guidelines are based on three years of research that included over 4,500 people

Pushing Spyware through Search

28/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Pushing Spyware through Search - Indirectly, Google and other search engines make big money from spyware, through paid search advertising that infects users who don't know any better or don't understand what they're getting into

Web Design Times

28/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Web Design Times - Web Design News, Articles, Reviews & Resources

Implementing and Detecting an ACPI BIOS Rootkit

28/01/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

kayodeok : Implementing and Detecting an ACPI BIOS Rootkit - Why target the BIOS?: (1). Survives Reboots and Power Cycles. (2). Leaves no trace on disk (3). Survives and reinfects installations of same OS (4). Survives and reinfects installations of new OS (5). Hard to detect (6). Hard to remove

Researchers: Rootkits headed for BIOS

28/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

kayodeok : Researchers: Rootkits headed for BIOS - Insider attacks and industrial espionage could become more stealthy by hiding malicious code in the core system functions available in a motherboard's flash memory, researchers said on Wednesday at the Black Hat Federal conference

PCWorld.com - Microsoft Readies Two-Way Firewall for Vista: Administrator-run firewall expected t...

28/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

kayodeok : PCWorld.com - Microsoft Readies Two-Way Firewall for Vista: Administrator-run firewall expected to be 'highly configurable.' - For its upcoming Windows Vista operating system, Microsoft is readying a new, highly configurable firewall designed to give administrators much greater control over which applications can run on the systems they manage

Official Google Blog: Google in China

28/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

kayodeok : Official Google Blog: Google in China - We ultimately reached our decision by asking ourselves which course would most effectively further Google's mission to organize the world's information and make it universally useful and accessible. Or, put simply: how can we provide the greatest access t

Nelson Minar : Google in China - Good explanation of a difficult compromise

Nice interview with Josh "Shake" Schachter about del.icio.us

27/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

jkottke : Nice interview with Josh "Shake" Schachter about del.icio.us - Nice interview with Josh "Shake" Schachter about del.icio.us. "I would not say [that I am an] entrepreneur - the enterprise of the thing was always dragged along by the thing itself."

kayodeok : Interview with Joshua Schachter of del.icio.us: 'I want to build something that grows' - The creator of Del.icio.us has big plans for his innovative social tagging site but has no regrets about selling it to Yahoo

Jeremy Zawodny : I want to build something that grows - I want to build something that grows: The creator of Del.icio.us has big plans for his innovative social tagging site but has no regrets about selling it to Yahoo

Google Removes Its Help Entry on Censorship

27/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Removes Its Help Entry on Censorship - Google Removes Its Help Entry on Censorship: What used to say "we never censor" now simply 404s. So much fo "do no evil."

Andy Baio : Google removes help entry on censorship - it's one thing to censor to comply with local laws, just be open and honest about it

kayodeok : Google Removes Its Help Entry on Censorship - Here's what it used to read: "Google does not censor results for any search term. The order and content of our results are completely automated; we do not manipulate our search results by hand. We believe strongly in allowing the democracy of the web to d

Reveal

27/01/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : Reveal - Swish little graphical-history extension for Firefox. There's a lot of polish here, including a very clever "tour" when you first use it. #

kayodeok : Firefox Extension: Reveal - Reveal is an extension for Firefox 1.5 or newer. It was created for the Extend Firefox contest. Reveal allows you to see thumbnails of pages in your session history and quickly find the page you want

The Fembot: An Open Love Letter to Joss Whedon

27/01/2006 @ 03:09 UTC

kayodeok : The Fembot: An Open Love Letter to Joss Whedon - Buffy, Spike, Angel, Cordelia, Willow, Jayne, Mal, Kaylee, Illyria, Gil... the list is unending. Thank you also for the creation of Willow, Tara, Cordelia, Joyce, Anya, Faith, Fred, Drusilla, Darla, Glory, Harmony, Lilah, and yes, even Dawn. Thank you for

TorPark: Turn any internet terminal into a secure connection

27/01/2006 @ 03:09 UTC

kayodeok : TorPark: Turn any internet terminal into a secure connection - TorPark is a fully configured combination of Tor (The Onion Router) and Mozilla's browser technologies. Run Torpark.exe and it will launch a Tor circuit connection, which creates an encrypted tunnel from your computer indirectly to a Tor exit computer, gi

Matthew M. Boedicker : TorPark goes on a USB flash drive and turns any machine into a Tor client

jimray : TorPark - Tor on a USB keychain

Rod Begbie : TorPark - Tor + Firefox that you can run on a USB keychain to enable anonymized web browsing anywhere. Fantastic stuff. [via#

Great Design: What is Design? (First Draft)

27/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

kayodeok : Great Design: What is Design? (First Draft) - Every design decision involves tradeoffs, whether it's finding space for all your icons on the toolbar, picking the optimal balance of font size and information density, or deciding how best to use the limited space for buttons on a cellphone

Business 2.0's dumbest moments in tech - February 1, 2006

26/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

kayodeok : Business 2.0's dumbest moments in tech - February 1, 2006 - The year in shenanigans, skulduggery, and just plain stupidity in the world of technology

StopBadware.org: Regaining Control of Our Computers

26/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : StopBadware.org: Regaining Control of Our Computers - Badware is a term we use to encompass the broad range of malicious software that is sneaking onto people's computers, including spyware and deceptive adware. It can subvert your computer for the benefit for a third party, frustrate you with unwanted adver

Introduction to Great Design (First Draft)

26/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Introduction to Great Design (First Draft) - Over the next weeks and months, if all goes well, I'm going to write a series of articles right here, on this website, on UI design for the modern age. The whole series will be, tentatively, named Great Design

Protecting Your Search Privacy: A Flowchart To Tracks You Leave Behind

25/01/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

kayodeok : Protecting Your Search Privacy: A Flowchart To Tracks You Leave Behind - In this piece, I'll take you step-by-step about how your search privacy data gets exposed from all the way from your desktop to the sites you visit

First banner ad ever in the world. AT&T Hotwired.

25/01/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

kayodeok : First banner ad ever in the world. AT&T Hotwired. - When HotWired decided to make money from their website in 1994, they set in motion events that would come back to haunt us all: The creation of banner ads

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