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Teach blogging at UNC j-school

29/11/2006 @ 23:01 UTC

jimray : Teach blogging at UNC j-school - My alma mater, staying on top of the new media game

The iPod Was Not Developed by Baptists in Waco, Texas

29/11/2006 @ 23:01 UTC

jimray : The iPod Was Not Developed by Baptists in Waco, Texas - Garrison Keillor: "Creative people thrive in a climate of openness and tolerance, since some great ideas start out sounding ridiculous." Right on.

SecureApt - Debian Wiki

29/11/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : SecureApt - Debian Wiki - SecureApt - Debian Wiki: all about the new keys and secure packages and stuff that I'll have to deal with someday soon

Kansas Outlaws Practice Of Evolution

29/11/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Kansas Outlaws Practice Of Evolution - Kansas Outlaws Practice Of Evolution: "Kansas lawmakers passed emergency legislation outlawing evolution, the highly controversial process responsible for the development and diversity of species and the continued survival of all life."

Die, C, die! 5 reasons to UN-learn C.

29/11/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Die, C, die! 5 reasons to UN-learn C. - Die, C, die! 5 reasons to UN-learn C.: heh... unit testing for C! as if.

Binary Firmware Inventory for the Debian Linux 2.6.17 kernel

29/11/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

wearehugh : Binary Firmware Inventory for the Debian Linux 2.6.17 kernel

Buzzfeed: the new Digg?

29/11/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

jkottke : Buzzfeed: the new Digg? - Buzzfeed: the new Digg? Note: I'm a Buzzfeed advisor.

Nice thread of people providing examples of gifts that aren't really gifts

29/11/2006 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : Nice thread of people providing examples of gifts that aren't really gifts - Nice thread of people providing examples of gifts that aren't really gifts. "The ideal is one that does not insult upon opening, that, in fact, seems like a great gift until living with it for a couple months." Worst gift I've ever heard of anyone getting

It's the name on everyone's screen. But is Southridge Ethanol really such a hot stock? | Special_...

29/11/2006 @ 21:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : It's the name on everyone's screen. But is Southridge Ethanol really such a hot stock? | Special_reports | Guardian Unlimited Money - Anatomy of a pump'n'dump scam. Or: Why you're getting so much more spam this month. [via#

Google Display Advertising Network

29/11/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Display Advertising Network - Google Display Advertising Network: the first rule of the Google Display Advertising Network is that you do not discuss the Google Display Advertising Network with anyone!

Burtin vs. Ellis/Williams

29/11/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Burtin vs. Ellis/Williams - "comics are in everything"

Playing AC3/DTS tracks sourced from DVD - Slim Devices : Community : Forums

29/11/2006 @ 20:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : Playing AC3/DTS tracks sourced from DVD - Slim Devices : Community : Forums - HOWTO rip the audio from 5.1-mix music DVDs and play it back on a Squeezebox. I've got an increasing number of surround music releases, so this'll come in handy. #

Threadless T-Shirts - EXCITING NEWS ABOUT THE TEES WE PRINT ON!

29/11/2006 @ 20:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : Threadless T-Shirts - EXCITING NEWS ABOUT THE TEES WE PRINT ON! - Threadless are sufficiently large now to get to design the actual fabric of their T-shirts. "Imagine a tee that is less boxy than a Fruit of the Loom, but not as skinny as an American Apparel. Imagine a tee whose fabric is softer than American Apparel bu #

kellan : Threadless is going with their own private label t-shirts. - Neat. (of course I like the AA cut) #

Scientific proof that we all need love

29/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Scientific proof that we all need love - Scientific proof that we all need love: "No matter how abusive the evil mothers were, the baby monkeys always came back and displayed affection towards them."

NPR's Morning Edition on Vince Guaraldi's "Charlie Brown Christmas" soundtrack

29/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : NPR's Morning Edition on Vince Guaraldi's "Charlie Brown Christmas" soundtrack - the network hated the use of jazz, ordinary kids, and the central themes of materialism and faith

Flickr Time

29/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Flickr Time - clock composed of Flickr photos  [via]

The Mii Lebowski

29/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Mii Lebowski - silly machinima using Wii Sports' Bowling

jimray : GameTrailers.com - User Movie: The Mii Lebowski by bluegoggles - Revgeorge has dubbed the word "miichinima" and I love it

Rod Begbie : GameTrailers.com - User Movie: The Mii Lebowski - The Big Lebowski, remade with Miis and Wii Bowling. [via#

Epeus' epigone - Kevin Marks weblog - How could Flash video stop being crappy?

29/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : Epeus' epigone - Kevin Marks weblog - How could Flash video stop being crappy?

Something Witty Goes Here » Blog Archive » Is Firefox Sliding Down The Crap Wave?

29/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : Something Witty Goes Here » Blog Archive » Is Firefox Sliding Down The Crap Wave? - "the developer followed the rules and got the shaft"

Theme using HTML 4.0 « WordPress Support

29/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : Theme using HTML 4.0 « WordPress Support

XHTML to HTML plus gzip compression? « WordPress Support

29/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : XHTML to HTML plus gzip compression? « WordPress Support

BitTorrent gossip

29/11/2006 @ 19:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : BitTorrent gossip - $25M funding, CEO search

b3ta: Virgin Trains Customer Satisfaction Form

29/11/2006 @ 19:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : b3ta: Virgin Trains Customer Satisfaction Form - "How late was your train? [ ] Hours. [ ] Days [ ] In my day, all this was fields" #

Hans van der Meer takes beautiful photographs of soccer fields in Europe

29/11/2006 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : Hans van der Meer takes beautiful photographs of soccer fields in Europe - Hans van der Meer takes beautiful photographs of soccer fields in Europe. Also available in book form. (thx, dirk)

French "penis" slang

29/11/2006 @ 18:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : French "penis" slang - 205 colourful expressions

Al Jazeera English - Kim to lose iPod privileges

29/11/2006 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : Al Jazeera English - Kim to lose iPod privileges - "Kim Jong-il is to have his access to iPods and other desirable gadgets cut off as part of US efforts to target sanctions directly at the North Korean leader and his power base."

Daily Kos: San Francisco Values

29/11/2006 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : Daily Kos: San Francisco Values - "Since O'Reilly boycotts everything he hates, I look forward to his boycott of all Bay Area-origin products. Same with every conservative who bashes San Francisco and the Bay Area."

BobHarris.com - Pudu

29/11/2006 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : BobHarris.com - Pudu - "This site's mascot, the pudu (actual species name: pudu pudu) is the world's tiniest deer, a two-foot-tall little ungulate with big wide eyes and a body that resembles a Vienna sausage balanced on four wobbly toothpicks."

Debian Administration :: How to set up an encrypted filesystem in several easy steps

29/11/2006 @ 18:00 UTC

wearehugh : Debian Administration :: How to set up an encrypted filesystem in several easy steps

Mark Shuttleworth » Blog Archive » Binary-only codecs, nyet

29/11/2006 @ 18:00 UTC

wearehugh : Mark Shuttleworth » Blog Archive » Binary-only codecs, nyet

The Shapes Project by Allen McCollum

29/11/2006 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : The Shapes Project by Allen McCollum - The Shapes Project by Allen McCollum. "I've designed a new system to produce unique two-dimensional 'shapes.' This system allows me to make enough unique shapes for every person on the planet to have one of their own. It also allows me to keep track of th

Judge rules paper money unfair to blind

29/11/2006 @ 17:02 UTC

Isofarro : Judge rules paper money unfair to blind - I'm surprised that US currencies don't have different sized notes for each denominations like other countries. The solution is relatively straightforward: 'The American Council for the Blind has submitted several alternatives, including embossing, holes p

Google Maps satellite view of where Marlo hangs out on The Wire

29/11/2006 @ 16:00 UTC

jkottke : Google Maps satellite view of where Marlo hangs out on The Wire - Google Maps satellite view of where Marlo hangs out on The Wire. (thx, turbanhead)

Nudie satellite pics

29/11/2006 @ 11:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Nudie satellite pics - Naked people on Google Earth

WoW game stats

29/11/2006 @ 10:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : WoW game stats - Blizzard releases some info from inside their game (via WoW Insider)

Matthew M. Boedicker : official World of Warcraft game statistics - (via wow insider) [via]

ARC: ARC - RDF and SPARQL for PHP developers

29/11/2006 @ 09:01 UTC

deusx : ARC: ARC - RDF and SPARQL for PHP developers - "a lightweight, SPARQL-enabled RDF system for mainstream Web projects. It is written in PHP and has been optimized for shared (or otherwise performance- or privilege-limited) Web environments."

A Firefox installation with a ton of extensions on display

29/11/2006 @ 09:01 UTC

deusx : A Firefox installation with a ton of extensions on display

Asteroid's Revenge

29/11/2006 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Asteroid's Revenge - turn the table on those bastard triangle ships

plasticbag : Best game ever - an asteroid takes revenge on the tiny vector ships that have been oppressing it - I'm a bit of a fan of this. Plucky underdog rises up to fight the oppressor. Very cool.

kellan : Best game ever - an asteroid takes revenge on the tiny vector ships that have been oppressing - Wonderful! Having spent a significant percentage of my life aiding the oppression of asteriods, this is the perfect game to assuage my guilt. #

Google Answers shuts down?!

29/11/2006 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Answers shuts down?! - but why? it seemed to be a successful niche community

Jeremy Zawodny : Adieu to Google Answers - Adieu to Google Answers: Google Answers shutting down. Only had 800 users in 4 years. It's good to see 'em cutting their losses.

Nelson Minar : RIP Google Answers - Unusual for Google to shut down an old service

deusx : Official Google Blog: Adieu to Google Answers - "Later this week, we will stop accepting new questions in Google Answers, the very first project we worked on here."

cameron : Official Google Blog: Adieu to Google Answers - Google shuts down Answers. The only explanation I can find is that they have another competitive product they're waiting to roll out.

jimray : Adieu to Google Answers - Huh? This don't make no sense to me.

plasticbag : GoogleBlog bids Adieu to Google Answers - I find the two different approaches taken by the two companies to the idea of Questions and Answers profoundly interesting. I don't think anyone's quite nailed the full dynamics yet, and look forward to seeing how the field progresses....

mixd. 445566.

29/11/2006 @ 08:00 UTC

cameron : mixd. 445566. - Mixd... Yahoo's mobile social organization service

Jeremy Zawodny : mixd. 445566. - mixd. 445566.: "It's easy to create mobile text groups and to share your mobile pix and videos with your friends."

Nelson Minar : mixd shutdown? - Yahoo's twitter like service is being disabled Feb 25. Is it coming back?

graph of odds of dying of various causes

29/11/2006 @ 06:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : graph of odds of dying of various causes - (via del.icio.us/popular) [via]

Rod Begbie : Your odds of dying - Graph of your odds of dying by various causes. [via#

“The Porn Myth”

29/11/2006 @ 06:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : “The Porn Myth” - “The Porn Myth”: "Not one 50’s housewife ever had a little too much cooking sherry and took a load on the face for fun." I just knew that post would get people all... excited. :-)

Re: Charters for review from Ian Hickson on 2006-11-21 (www-archive@w3.org from November 2006)

29/11/2006 @ 06:00 UTC

wearehugh : Re: Charters for review from Ian Hickson on 2006-11-21 (www-archive@w3.org from November 2006) - delicious

jcgregorio : Re: Charters for review from Ian Hickson on 2006-11-21 (www-archive@w3.org from November 2006) - 2022. That actually seems reasonable.

Tristan Lewis on the relaunch of Boo.com

29/11/2006 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Tristan Lewis on the relaunch of Boo.com - he worked on the original site and has an interesting insider view of the original's failure

The sad state of media players, part II - Arve Bersvendsen

29/11/2006 @ 05:00 UTC

wearehugh : The sad state of media players, part II - Arve Bersvendsen

0xDECAFBAD - painfully metalicious

29/11/2006 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : 0xDECAFBAD - painfully metalicious - "I’m also happy that del.icio.us uses MD5 hashes to normalize this situation." How meta is this now?

Mirage Swift Mask Parts

29/11/2006 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : Mirage Swift Mask Parts - I need me a new nasal barrel sleeve.

Russia agrees to shutter AllofMP3.com at U.S. request

29/11/2006 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Russia agrees to shutter AllofMP3.com at U.S. request - frankly, I'm surprised they lasted this long

People Like Us Collective - Buy Us

29/11/2006 @ 03:01 UTC

jimray : People Like Us Collective - Buy Us - Nothing mind blowing, but some nice t's

Etsy :: Beta Product Art, Apparel & Accessories

29/11/2006 @ 03:01 UTC

jimray : Etsy :: Beta Product Art, Apparel & Accessories - Oh, these are nice.

Skid Prooof Glove for Wii Controller

29/11/2006 @ 03:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Skid Prooof Glove for Wii Controller - Hands getting sweaty from too much Wii-playing? Here's your solution! [via#

The rules of engagement - Tara Hunt

29/11/2006 @ 03:01 UTC

veen : The rules of engagement - Tara Hunt - "Be involved in your community and transform everything from the quality of your product to the audience it receives"

Interview with Grant Petersen of Rivendell Bicycle Works

29/11/2006 @ 03:00 UTC

veen : Interview with Grant Petersen of Rivendell Bicycle Works - "if the designers knew they couldn’t supply instruction books, the designs would be simpler and the world would be a better place."

An empirical examination of Wikipedia's credibility

29/11/2006 @ 03:00 UTC

cameron : An empirical examination of Wikipedia's credibility - Empirical study showing that experts rate the credibility of a Wikipedia article higher than non-experts

Gunnar Wolf - Are Debian people real Free Software zealots?

29/11/2006 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : Gunnar Wolf - Are Debian people real Free Software zealots? - Yes. This has been another edition of "simple answers to simple questions." Join us next time when we ask "Is Firefox Free Software?"

Including Dojo, The Really Easy Way

29/11/2006 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Including Dojo, The Really Easy Way - Drop in a single include to load code on demand from AOL's CDN.

BuddyLube (warning: plays music)

29/11/2006 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : BuddyLube (warning: plays music) - Best. Jingle. Evah.

Rod Begbie : BuddyLube - I've no freaking idea what this website is, but by god, the jingle is catchy. [via#

Incompatible SQLite in OS X and Python

29/11/2006 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Incompatible SQLite in OS X and Python - I've hit this problem; James has the solution.

JotSpot Google Merger shows it's ugly side

29/11/2006 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : JotSpot Google Merger shows it's ugly side - JotSpot Google Merger shows it's ugly side: "Honestly we could have never imagined the non-lubricated rape that has taken place to the partners and customers. Really ZERO consideration was made to the partners and customers with the customer bein

deusx : Catching a wave in Silicon Valley: JotSpot Google Merger shows it's ugly side - "My question to Google (and the JotSpot people) is how can you treat your customers, some of which have been there from the beginning so poorly?"

Nelson Minar : JotSpot partner is mad - Sounds like the acquisition has caused trouble for JotSpot's customers

Performance Research, Part 1: What the 80/20 Rule Tells Us about Reducing HTTP Requests

29/11/2006 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Performance Research, Part 1: What the 80/20 Rule Tells Us about Reducing HTTP Requests - Performance Research, Part 1: What the 80/20 Rule Tells Us about Reducing HTTP Requests: Tenni Theurer starts to talk about how we look at web site performance

Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows: Microsoft Zune Review

29/11/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows: Microsoft Zune Review - "The bottom line is that Microsoft should have waited until it had a more compelling product to sell. I can't imagine what they were thinking."

del.icio.us will eat itself

29/11/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : del.icio.us will eat itself - meta meta meta meta

Toilet Delight on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

29/11/2006 @ 00:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Toilet Delight on Flickr - Photo Sharing! - People think I exaggerate about how dull my hometown of Tillicoultry is. So, for you doubters, here's a "news"paper headline from last year. The top story? Joss Stone had stopped at a pub in Tillicoultry for a wee. Hold. The. Front. Page. #

robotgeek » Feisty and a shiny cube - updates

29/11/2006 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : robotgeek » Feisty and a shiny cube - updates - maintainer of EasyUbuntu claims shipping restricted drivers by default would drive him away from ubuntu (honestly i'm not sure what to make of that)

copyrighteous - Bring the Bling?

29/11/2006 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : copyrighteous - Bring the Bling?

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho » Blog Archive » Upgrading WordPress the sane way

29/11/2006 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho » Blog Archive » Upgrading WordPress the sane way

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