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The Bargainist launches

21/11/2006 @ 23:01 UTC

jimray : The Bargainist launches - From the folks who brought you Uncrate

e - The Collaborative Text Editor for Windows

21/11/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : e - The Collaborative Text Editor for Windows - e - The Collaborative Text Editor for Windows: looks rather interesting

joshua : e - The Collaborative Text Editor for Windows - ooh

Google Pulls Click-to-Call

21/11/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Pulls Click-to-Call - Google Pulls Click-to-Call: "...using it to make the local Republican party office call the local porn store..." Heh.

Index of /debian/pool/main/i/iceweasel

21/11/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

wearehugh : Index of /debian/pool/main/i/iceweasel - the iceweasel cometh

How would Shakespeare do in Hollywood today?

21/11/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

jkottke : How would Shakespeare do in Hollywood today? - How would Shakespeare do in Hollywood today? He'd be raking in the dough on royalties, but because most of his stories were based on previous work, he might not have been able to write them in the first place without being sued for copyright infringement.

Flickr: Camera Finder: Canon: EOS Digital Rebel XT

21/11/2006 @ 22:01 UTC

43folders : Flickr: Camera Finder: Canon: EOS Digital Rebel XT - Cool new Flickr feature to find photos taken with a given type of camera.

Joel on Software: Choices = Headaches

21/11/2006 @ 22:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Joel on Software: Choices = Headaches - Good article by Joel -- Why *does* the Vista shutdown menu require *seven* options? #

gleuschk : Choices = Headaches - reminds me of trying to explain to my grandmother why in order to turn the computer off, she had to hit "Start"

Cameron Moll : Choices = Headaches - Choices = Headaches. Joel Spolsky, former Microsoft program manager, couldn't have penned a better title for this article, in which he explores the inexhaustible (and ridiculous) options in Windows Vista for leaving your computer: Switch User, Log Off, Lo

mail.yahoo.net

21/11/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : mail.yahoo.net - mail.yahoo.net: WTF is this?!

How to Fix Yahoo: Fortune (and I) Weigh In

21/11/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : How to Fix Yahoo: Fortune (and I) Weigh In - How to Fix Yahoo: Fortune (and I) Weigh In: "Bottom line? No deals required. Just get the darn cash-register working."

Generate Simple Bar Charts From a MySQL Prompt

21/11/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Generate Simple Bar Charts From a MySQL Prompt - Generate Simple Bar Charts From a MySQL Prompt: this reminds me of an Excel trick I once saw...

Innovation and learning to love destruction

21/11/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Innovation and learning to love destruction - Innovation and learning to love destruction: "Old products never die, but they should. To innovate, it is not enough to love creation. We must also love destruction."

The Secret World of Lonelygirl

21/11/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Secret World of Lonelygirl - Wired Magazine's late profile of the Lonelygirl fad is still an interesting read, with new details of the beginning

2006 Interactive Fiction Comp winners announced

21/11/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : 2006 Interactive Fiction Comp winners announced - detailed reviews of every entry linked in the comments

Historical rankings of US presidents

21/11/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

jkottke : Historical rankings of US presidents - Historical rankings of US presidents. Honest Abe is number one with a...well, he's just #1. George W. Bush comes in at a respectable 22nd, just behind Bill Clinton. (via fakeisthenewreal) [via]

Series of Tubes

21/11/2006 @ 20:01 UTC

veen : Series of Tubes - No wonder "the email" is so slow these days.

What Do Yahoo Employees Think of the "Peanut Butter Manifesto"?

21/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : What Do Yahoo Employees Think of the "Peanut Butter Manifesto"? - What Do Yahoo Employees Think of the "Peanut Butter Manifesto"?: "A couple of us were chatting about the memo at lunch yesterday and I realized that if I was a Yahoo! employee my spider sense would be tingling like mad."

deusx : Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - What Do Yahoo Employees Think of the "Peanut Butter Manifesto"? - "didn't Garlinghouse's group purchase OddPost 2.5 years ago and yet still hasn't figured out how to integrate the offering into Yahoo! Mail besides making a molasses slow Web-mail experience that is still in beta"

jimray : What Do Yahoo Employees Think of the "Peanut Butter Manifesto"? - Hey, turns out the writer of said memo is just another hack middle manager. Shocker.

Using Amazon EC2 for on-demand multiplayer game servers

21/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Using Amazon EC2 for on-demand multiplayer game servers - EC2 enables all sorts of interesting niche businesses  [via]

Rex Sorgatz begins his 2006 List of Lists

21/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Rex Sorgatz begins his 2006 List of Lists - as always, this will become the ultimate source for year-end best-of lists over the next six weeks

The Google 15

21/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : The Google 15 - The Google 15: "the fifteen pounds that new Google employees supposedly gain in their first year at Google from gorging on the omnipresent free food".

Director Robert Altman dead at 81

21/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : Director Robert Altman dead at 81 - Director Robert Altman dead at 81. He will be missed.

WAVE accessibility validator

21/11/2006 @ 19:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : WAVE accessibility validator - WAVE accessibility validator. Great little tool for doing a high-level accessibility check. Pass your url through it to see how your site stacks up. (Icon explanations; would be nice if these were clickable within the results page.)

Some musings on the future of the newspaper in The Atlantic

21/11/2006 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : Some musings on the future of the newspaper in The Atlantic - Some musings on the future of the newspaper in The Atlantic. "The barbarians, on the other hand, don't seem to care; they'd rather get the news they want, not the news the mandarins say is good for them."

Video: SuiteTwo

21/11/2006 @ 18:02 UTC

Linkorama : Video: SuiteTwo - At the recent announcement from Intel on their new Web 2.0 Enterprise Suite, PodTech Founder and CEO John Furrier spoke with Ross Mayfield, CEO of SocialText to talk about the new offering from Intel.

Answers.com Integrates Yahoo Answers Into Content

21/11/2006 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Answers.com Integrates Yahoo Answers Into Content - Answers.com Integrates Yahoo Answers Into Content: I didn't see *that* coming

Yumio's Take on the Peanut Butter Manifesto

21/11/2006 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yumio's Take on the Peanut Butter Manifesto - Yumio's Take on the Peanut Butter Manifesto: "My bet would be that in 6 months, a frustrated Brad Garlinghouse is going to be joining a startup…."

You're Wrong

21/11/2006 @ 17:02 UTC

Eric Meyer : You're Wrong - There are some smart lessons here for more than just video game makers.

its a trap its a trap its a trap its a trap its a trap its a trap its a trap

21/11/2006 @ 17:01 UTC

deusx : its a trap its a trap its a trap its a trap its a trap its a trap its a trap

The Art of the Book: Behind the Covers with Dave Eggers, Chip Kidd and Milton Glaser

21/11/2006 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : The Art of the Book: Behind the Covers with Dave Eggers, Chip Kidd and Milton Glaser - Event at the 92nd St. Y on Dec 4: The Art of the Book: Behind the Covers with Dave Eggers, Chip Kidd and Milton Glaser. Tickets are only $10 if you're 35 or younger.

hCalendar-o-matic

21/11/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : hCalendar-o-matic - Microformats hCalendar-o-matic.

Big thanks to Valencia

21/11/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Big thanks to Valencia - No, thank you for allowing me to speak to such a fine audience at Valencia Community College. It was a truly a pleasure.

Pixelnotes

21/11/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Pixelnotes - "A wallpaper consisting of four layers of varying grey tones on a bright primary backing. Each layer is perforated in a grid format and backed with a tacky adhesive similar to ‘post-it’ notes. Pixelnotes is inspired by the way we work within

plasticbag : Duncan Wilson and Sirrka Hammer's awesome wall of beautiful pixel post-its - Really like this - the wall is painted red and then four layers of grey post-its, each a slightly lighter shade the one before are placed on top. Through use patterns and shapes emerge...

Monoslideshow

21/11/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Monoslideshow - Monoslideshow is a bit like SlideShowPro but differs with transitions (e.g. Ken Burns effect) among other things.

Use Standalone Feedreaders with OmniWeb

21/11/2006 @ 11:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : Use Standalone Feedreaders with OmniWeb - Greg Bowers comes up with a great bookmarklet to circumvent Omniweb not letting you use an external RSS Reader. Omnigroup has said that this functionality is on the way in 5.5.2, but until then, this fills the gap admirably.

Stephen Colbert on John Zorn

21/11/2006 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Stephen Colbert on John Zorn - "I wonder how your little genius came up with that toe tapper"

Nelson Minar : Colbert on John Zorn - OK this is very funny, even though at one time I acted like I liked John Zorn (via Waxy)

SaltedHashLoginGenerator in Ruby on Rails

21/11/2006 @ 08:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : SaltedHashLoginGenerator in Ruby on Rails - SaltedHashLoginGenerator in Ruby on Rails: "A generator based on the LoginGenerator by TobiasLuetke. This generator adds ActionMailer support for changed and forgotten passwords, as well as account verification via a registration email with a custom

ExpertGPS

21/11/2006 @ 08:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : ExpertGPS - ExpertGPS: "ExpertGPS displays your waypoints, routes, and tracks on USGS topo maps and aerial photos."

Geting Really Started with Ruby on Rails

21/11/2006 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Geting Really Started with Ruby on Rails - Geting Really Started with Ruby on Rails: a nice little presentation that's like most of the other quick intros for rails

The Spreadsheet as Mashup Fabric | 2006-11-20 | BitWorking

21/11/2006 @ 06:01 UTC

jcgregorio : The Spreadsheet as Mashup Fabric | 2006-11-20 | BitWorking

deusx : The Spreadsheet as Mashup Fabric | 2006-11-20 | BitWorking - "I believe an online spreadsheet is an excellent starting point for building a mashup fabric: a document into which a range of online services can be combined."

Linkorama : The Spreadsheet as Mashup Fabric - I believe an online spreadsheet is an excellent starting point for building a mashup fabric: a document into which a range of online services can be combined. To that end I downloaded and installed wikiCalc and tried to integrate my sparklines service int

Towards a Debian Jr. Live CD

21/11/2006 @ 04:00 UTC

wearehugh : Towards a Debian Jr. Live CD

MapLib.net

21/11/2006 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MapLib.net - MapLib.net: "MapLib.net turns any image you uploaded as large as 6000*6000 into a custom Google Map in a really simple way."

nelson : maplib.net - Hosting for custom slippy maps with your own data points, etc. Popular with gamers

Iceweasel released from its cage

21/11/2006 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : Iceweasel released from its cage

Can Yahoo! and Local Papers Save Each Other?

21/11/2006 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Can Yahoo! and Local Papers Save Each Other? - Can Yahoo! and Local Papers Save Each Other?: "out there in the real world, it’s still the go-to site in ways that Google is not. My middle-class, middle-American in-laws use Yahoo! daily. They rarely use Google."

Flickr: Camera Finder

21/11/2006 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Flickr: Camera Finder - Flickr: Camera Finder: very cool! camera stats breakdown on Flickr photos

joshua : Flickr: Camera Finder - nice way to measure popularity of cameras

Andy Baio : Flickr Camera Finder - also, they pushed the oft-requested Guest Pass feature

Milo Vermeulen : Flickr: Camera Finder [via]

Simon Willison : Flickr Camera Finder - I hadn't seen this; includes some really nice graphs.

Linkorama : Flickr: Camera Finder - Now this is integration synergy, and emergent shopping

Reinvented Software - KIT - Keep Your Stuff in One Place, Find It Again Instantly

21/11/2006 @ 01:02 UTC

joshua : Reinvented Software - KIT - Keep Your Stuff in One Place, Find It Again Instantly - a magic scrapbook for everything you want to keep

The continued adventures of the Permalink slideshow

21/11/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : The continued adventures of the Permalink slideshow - Now powered in part by YUI.

Donut Robot of Love 2000

21/11/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Donut Robot of Love 2000 - IM ON UR ROBOT EATIN UR DONUTZ (scroll to comments) [via]

joshua : Belshaw Donut Robot 42 - i'm in love with a robot

The top 10 arguments against DRM

21/11/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : The top 10 arguments against DRM - Includes some good business arguments I hadn't heard before.

TheyWorkForYou.co.nz

21/11/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : TheyWorkForYou.co.nz - Rob McKinnon's site for tracking New Zealand's Parliament.

Wikipedia Brown and the Case of the Captured Koala

21/11/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Wikipedia Brown and the Case of the Captured Koala - Adam Cadre's wiki reality  [via]

Physiologically, humans aren't meant to drive fast in cars because our flicker fusion frequency i...

21/11/2006 @ 00:00 UTC

jkottke : Physiologically, humans aren't meant to drive fast in cars because our flicker fusion frequency isn't high enough - Physiologically, humans aren't meant to drive fast in cars because our flicker fusion frequency isn't high enough. Compared to birds (> 100 Hz versus 60 Hz for humans), at high speeds, everything kinda blurs together for us, leaving us ill-equipped to

deusx : The Flicker Fusion Factor - "When we get behind the wheel of a car, we may think we gain a bird's power of flight, but actually we are poor, pathetic imitators of birds."

OJ Simpson's "If I Did It" book and TV show cancelled

21/11/2006 @ 00:00 UTC

jkottke : OJ Simpson's "If I Did It" book and TV show cancelled - Update: OJ Simpson's "If I Did It" book and TV show cancelled; Fox called it "an ill-considered project". Gosh, you think?

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