Yahoo’s Big Win

30/11/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo’s Big Win - Yahoo’s Big Win: "This wasn’t a war, it was a massacre, and a case study in why all this “Web 2.0 stuff” actually has legs when applied properly."

Video of things you can't do when you're not in a pool

30/11/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

jkottke : Video of things you can't do when you're not in a pool - Video of things you can't do when you're not in a pool. (thx, tana)

FSI Language Courses > Home

30/11/2006 @ 22:01 UTC

jimray : FSI Language Courses > Home - Free foreign language courses

A 2000 year-old Greek computer accurately tracked the motion of the sun, the irregular orbit of t...

30/11/2006 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : A 2000 year-old Greek computer accurately tracked the motion of the sun, the irregular orbit of the moon, and predicted lunar eclipses - A 2000 year-old Greek computer accurately tracked the motion of the sun, the irregular orbit of the moon, and predicted lunar eclipses. "Remarkably, scans showed the device uses a differential gear, which was previously believed to have been invented in t

wrapping paper worth framing

30/11/2006 @ 21:02 UTC

jimray : wrapping paper worth framing

Charting Answers

30/11/2006 @ 21:01 UTC

jimray : Charting Answers - I sort of hate all thirdparty stat tracker apps, but it seems pretty obvious that Yahoo Answers was kicking the crap outta Google

Huffington Post Will Add Original Reporting to Its Blog

30/11/2006 @ 21:01 UTC

jimray : Huffington Post Will Add Original Reporting to Its Blog - They hired a Newsweek reporter as their politics editor, plan on covering Congress and the '08 election

Mashup Man - AJR does yet another Holovaty article

30/11/2006 @ 21:01 UTC

jimray : Mashup Man - AJR does yet another Holovaty article - I'm linking to this because I have to, not because I want to

Chris Pirillo's Dueling Videos

30/11/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Chris Pirillo's Dueling Videos - synchronized videos, Brady Bunch style

Wovel is a show shovel attached to a big wheel

30/11/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

jkottke : Wovel is a show shovel attached to a big wheel - New invention watch: the wovel is a show shovel attached to a big wheel. It may make snow shoveling a lot easier, but it might also suffer from the Segway problem...i.e. you look like a big dork using it.

isolani - Web Accessibility: Accessibility in Trouble

30/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : isolani - Web Accessibility: Accessibility in Trouble

Dilbert creator Scott Adams wants Bill Gates for President

30/11/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : Dilbert creator Scott Adams wants Bill Gates for President - Dilbert creator Scott Adams wants Bill Gates for President, and I can't say I disagree. "For my president I want a mixture of Mother Teresa, Carl Sagan, Warren Buffet, and Darth Vader. Bill has all of their good stuff. His foundation will save more lives

Flickr passes 300,000,000 uploads

30/11/2006 @ 19:00 UTC

cameron : Flickr passes 300,000,000 uploads - Once numbers get past the millions, I find it hard to comprehend. Let's say half of those photos no longer exist and the average photo is .5mb, that's still 75TB of photos. Dag, yo.

Lazy Backup (Aaron Swartz's Raw Thought)

30/11/2006 @ 19:00 UTC

wearehugh : Lazy Backup (Aaron Swartz's Raw Thought)

I remain nonplussed

30/11/2006 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : I remain nonplussed - In an entry yesterday, I (knowingly) used the word nonplussed in a non-standard fashion. The Oxford American Dictionary on my computer tells me: "In standard use, nonplussed means 'surprised and confused'. In North American English, a new use has develope

Avoiding "Developer UI"

30/11/2006 @ 18:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Avoiding "Developer UI" - Avoiding "Developer UI". Joseph Cooney: "A developer needed a screen for something, one or two text boxes and not much more, so they created 'the dialog', maybe just to 'try something out' and always with the intention of removing it before the product sh

HTML Mastery - Semantics, Standards and Styling by Paul Haine

30/11/2006 @ 18:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : HTML Mastery - Semantics, Standards and Styling by Paul Haine - The companion to CSS Mastery, out December 18th!

Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design by Andy Clarke

30/11/2006 @ 18:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design by Andy Clarke - Catching up on my book pimping, this beauty is already out!

factoryjoe : Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design by Andy Clarke - The web has changed, and so has the art of creating web sites. Few visual designers are natural programmers, and as a result, visualizing how to work with markup, CSS and a range of programmatic techniques to create beautiful design is d

MANUEL LARINO

30/11/2006 @ 18:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : MANUEL LARINO - Gorgeous illustration, I’d love a print of the Day Dreamer cover.

George F. Will - Already Too Busy for Civility - washingtonpost.com

30/11/2006 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : George F. Will - Already Too Busy for Civility - washingtonpost.com - Will seriously wasted an entire column grousing about Jim Webb's impolite behavior toward the president and an imprecise use of language? Seriously?

ITworld.com - A rush of codd to the hand

30/11/2006 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : ITworld.com - A rush of codd to the hand - "Some of the best managed content I have ever seen sits on a Unix file system and some of the worst managed content I have ever seen sits in a big honking, breathtakingly expensive, relational database."

Pogovor » Photo Uploading Reloaded

30/11/2006 @ 18:00 UTC

wearehugh : Pogovor » Photo Uploading Reloaded

The Firefoxation of the globe continues

30/11/2006 @ 17:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : The Firefoxation of the globe continues - Soon it will be a banned religious symbol

Time for Google to Try Links

30/11/2006 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Time for Google to Try Links - Time for Google to Try Links: "Okay, but is the problem really that there are too many products--or that users don't want to bother (or can't remember) to search for them?"

[MEncoder-users] Re: Mencoder: converting to mp4, quicktime problem

30/11/2006 @ 17:00 UTC

wearehugh : [MEncoder-users] Re: Mencoder: converting to mp4, quicktime problem

Which directors, musicians, artists, authors, etc. followed a masterpiece with a bomb

30/11/2006 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : Which directors, musicians, artists, authors, etc. followed a masterpiece with a bomb - The Whine Colored Sea issues a challenge: which directors, musicians, artists, authors, etc. followed a masterpiece with a bomb. Spielberg's Schindler's List followed by Jurassic Park 2 is a good example. (Comment on this)

Scribble on Walls

30/11/2006 @ 16:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Scribble on Walls - Scribble on Walls. "We're design geeks who get off on creating self-adhesive art for your walls. We're not hip, Swedish people. In fact, we don't even know any hip OR Swedish people."

renourish - design sustainability

30/11/2006 @ 16:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : renourish - design sustainability - "renourish is a resource for the graphic design industry. Specifically, renourish offers definitions, tips, links, information and inspiration to aid in the development of a sustainable and more environmentally conscious graphic design craft." Via Netdive [via]

nmap online

30/11/2006 @ 16:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : nmap online - (via del.icio.us/popular) [via]

Rod Begbie : Nmap Online - Run NMap from a remote host. Useful for testing your local firewall. [via#

Government Accessibility Petition

30/11/2006 @ 16:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : Government Accessibility Petition - We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to ensure that any website launched by the government complies with accessibility standards (WCAG AA at least)

Design Observer's 2006 holiday reading list. Lots of good gift ideas

30/11/2006 @ 16:00 UTC

jkottke : Design Observer's 2006 holiday reading list. Lots of good gift ideas - Design Observer's 2006 holiday reading list. Lots of good gift ideas.

Christmas lists for designers

30/11/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Christmas lists for designers - Christmas lists for designers by Airbag and Design Observer.

Transcending CSS - A peek inside

30/11/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Transcending CSS - A peek inside - A peek inside Transcending CSS and the official book site. This could very well be the one resource that bridges the editorial gap between design book and CSS book.

Rutledge Iteration

30/11/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Rutledge Iteration - Andy Rutledge's latest iteration is a pleasure to behold. I have yet to see a Rutledge Iteration I don't enjoy.

PAN-L.HU

30/11/2006 @ 15:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : PAN-L.HU - PAN-L.HU. The text makes no sense to me, but the design transcends language.

Inconsiderate Bastard of the Day at Dethroner

30/11/2006 @ 15:01 UTC

43folders : Inconsiderate Bastard of the Day at Dethroner - Oh, sure, the life of this car's owner is probably much more complex and nuanced than this incident indicates. But, wow. Way to live the stereotype.

Coding Horror: This Is What Happens When You Let Developers Create UI

30/11/2006 @ 10:01 UTC

veen : Coding Horror: This Is What Happens When You Let Developers Create UI - "Deep down inside every software developer, there's a budding graphic designer waiting to get out. And if you let that happen, you're in trouble."

IP: Al Gore's support of the Internet, by V.Cerf and B.Kahn [ I second

30/11/2006 @ 09:01 UTC

deusx : IP: Al Gore's support of the Internet, by V.Cerf and B.Kahn [ I second - "We don't think, as some people have argued, that Gore intended to claim he "invented" the Internet. Moreover, there is no question in our minds that while serving as Senator, Gore's initiatives had a significant and beneficial effect on the still-evolvin

Penny Arcade on Wii accidents

30/11/2006 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Penny Arcade on Wii accidents - that's not weird

Rod Begbie : Penny Arcade! - Lubricado - "The Wiimote just slipped right out of my hand and broke my TV." [via#

Thank you, openSUSE (from a FreeBSD guy) - Bobulate

30/11/2006 @ 07:00 UTC

wearehugh : Thank you, openSUSE (from a FreeBSD guy) - Bobulate

Selected Videos with Captions - Google Video

30/11/2006 @ 07:00 UTC

wearehugh : Selected Videos with Captions - Google Video

Day 1 (Sam Harris): Why Are Atheists So Angry? | Jewcy.com

30/11/2006 @ 05:01 UTC

deusx : Day 1 (Sam Harris): Why Are Atheists So Angry? | Jewcy.com - "Sam Harris and Dennis Prager inaugurate Jewcy’s “Big Question� series by arguing this very question."

Discussions: Flat or Threaded?

30/11/2006 @ 04:01 UTC

joshua : Discussions: Flat or Threaded? - nice discussion of design factors for forums

Young at Heart Chorus covering Coldplay's "Fix You"

30/11/2006 @ 03:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Young at Heart Chorus covering Coldplay's "Fix You" - Young at Heart is a choral group of senior citizens who cover rock songs. This rendition of Fix You is just chilling. [via#

Blogs - why listen to the man when you can listen to the guy sticking it to the man?

30/11/2006 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Blogs - why listen to the man when you can listen to the guy sticking it to the man? - Blogs - why listen to the man when you can listen to the guy sticking it to the man?: I guess that makes me the guy sticking it to the man... heh.

This is exactly how my day goes everyday

30/11/2006 @ 03:00 UTC

jkottke : This is exactly how my day goes everyday - This is exactly how my day goes everyday. (thx, dianne)

Startup key combinations for Intel-based Macs

30/11/2006 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Startup key combinations for Intel-based Macs - I wisd I didn't need these...

Map of the totem foods of the US that divides the country up into areas like Chile Pepper Nation,...

30/11/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

jkottke : Map of the totem foods of the US that divides the country up into areas like Chile Pepper Nation, Maple Syrup Nation, and Corn Bread and BBQ Nation - Map of the totem foods of the US that divides the country up into areas like Chile Pepper Nation, Maple Syrup Nation, and Corn Bread & BBQ Nation.

Blogs and wikis, Web 2.0 platforms?

30/11/2006 @ 00:01 UTC

Linkorama : Blogs and wikis, Web 2.0 platforms? - Platform shifts happen every 10 to 15 years. We may be witnessing the start of a new platform shift with Web 2.0 style blog and wiki platforms.

Your House -Hiring a Contractor

30/11/2006 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Your House -Hiring a Contractor

Google Maps - Firefox crop circle (CLOSEUP)

30/11/2006 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Google Maps - Firefox crop circle (CLOSEUP)

Beautiful-looking calendar done by Paula Scher and her team at Pentagram

30/11/2006 @ 00:00 UTC

jkottke : Beautiful-looking calendar done by Paula Scher and her team at Pentagram - Beautiful-looking 2007 calendar designed by Paula Scher and her team at Pentagram.

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