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blackrimglasses.com » Put the pitchforks away people!

16/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : blackrimglasses.com » Put the pitchforks away people! - Stats gathering and implicit personalization are not spyware

deusx : blackrimglasses.com » Put the pitchforks away people! - "You can not play on the net without at least some data that implies personal identity being transmitted with every single user action. It’s the price we pay for “hey, that’s neat!�"

Info balloons: A how-to

16/01/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

deusx : Info balloons: A how-to - "If you move your mouse over one of the four web-services buttons at the bottom of this page, a balloon pops up showing you whatever is new for that particular web-service."

Smart Mobs: Wearing echoes in Sonic Fabric

16/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : Smart Mobs: Wearing echoes in Sonic Fabric - "Alyce Santoro, a visual and sound artist, weaves strips of the old cassette tapes into a fabric with which she designs and manufactures garments and accessories."

brad's life - LiveJournal Radio!

16/01/2006 @ 04:09 UTC

deusx : brad's life - LiveJournal Radio! - "Listen to public LiveJournal voice posts, non-stop"

Charlie's Diary - On the attention economy

16/01/2006 @ 04:09 UTC

deusx : Charlie's Diary - On the attention economy - "Ban the advertising industry. Ban it now, before it's too late."

Cubefield

16/01/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

deusx : Cubefield - 3-D Flash game wherein you dodge the cubes

A little anti-anti-hype - O'Reilly Ruby

15/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : A little anti-anti-hype - O'Reilly Ruby - Ruby's dad could totally beat up Python's dad

deusx : A little anti-anti-hype - O'Reilly Ruby - "Ruby's dad could totally beat up Python's dad."

Holy Divine.mp3 (audio/mpeg Object)

15/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

deusx : Holy Divine.mp3 (audio/mpeg Object) - These guys sound a lot like joy division

protokoll - how can you?.mp3 (audio/mpeg Object)

15/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

deusx : protokoll - how can you?.mp3 (audio/mpeg Object) - Okay, so maybe Joy Division with synthesizers

protokoll - worthy nonsense.mp3 (audio/mpeg Object)

15/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

deusx : protokoll - worthy nonsense.mp3 (audio/mpeg Object) - Synthesizers and drum machines if Joy Division had known them

Glitch VST by dblue

15/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

deusx : Glitch VST by dblue - "Glitch is a highly-adjustable, semi-automated, realtime audio manipulation system which allows you to alter your music in a variety of different ways ranging from quite subtle to extremely bizarre."

BBC NEWS | Business | Coke ditches three flavours in US

15/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

deusx : BBC NEWS | Business | Coke ditches three flavours in US - Vanilla Coke was really the only flavor of Coke for which I had any semblance of craving on a regular basis. Black cherry vanilla? Sounds like a mixing accident...

ParsingHtml - MochiKit - Trac

14/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

deusx : ParsingHtml - MochiKit - Trac - "evalHTML takes a string and returns a DocumentFragment? object representing the HTML Nodes suitable of inserting via MochiKit or regular DOM, Works in IE, FireFox? and Safari "

[uf-discuss] Universal Feed Parser 4.2 will support microformats

14/01/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

deusx : [uf-discuss] Universal Feed Parser 4.2 will support microformats - "I just checked support for basic microformat parsing into feedparser.py CVS."

"no sampling, please"

13/01/2006 @ 22:10 UTC

jkottke : "no sampling, please" - "no sampling, please", a photoset depicting binge-sampling of nearly everything in sight, contrary to posted signage.

deusx : no sampling, please. - a photoset on Flickr - "the sign seemed simple enough, but meg just couldn't follow the rules. at all."

claimID

13/01/2006 @ 21:13 UTC

jimray : claimID - Fred, from ibiblio, is starting this - no idea what it is, but Fred's hella smart. Worth keeping an eye on

deusx : claimID.com - "claimID lets you track, verify, classify, annotate, prioritize and share the information that is about you online."

Sci Fi Wire -- The News Service of the Sci Fi Channel

13/01/2006 @ 21:10 UTC

deusx : Sci Fi Wire -- The News Service of the Sci Fi Channel - "SCI FI Channel announced Jan. 12 that it will air the first season of the BBC's hit SF series Doctor Who, starting in March."

Cory Doctorow's Literary Works - printcrime

13/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

deusx : Cory Doctorow's Literary Works - printcrime - Like wishing for more wishes.

Scouting for alternatives (Metro Times Detroit)

13/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

deusx : Scouting for alternatives (Metro Times Detroit) - ""Respect the earth. Don't trash it, because if you do, it will bite you later.""

Cory Doctorow details another fight he's had with Andrew Orlowski, and runs through how different...

13/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : Cory Doctorow details another fight he's had with Andrew Orlowski, and runs through how different it is to a fight he had with Wikipedia - It's an interesting article that again explores Orlowski's continued journalistic license and the hypocrisy of many of his attacks on Wikipedia.

deusx : Boing Boing: Correcting the Record: Wikipedia vs The Register - "The Reg is the Wikipedia vandal you can't revert."

'Doomsday vault' to house world's seeds

13/01/2006 @ 00:12 UTC

deusx : 'Doomsday vault' to house world's seeds - "Norway is to build a "doomsday vault" in a mountain close to the North Pole that will house a vast seed bank to ensure food supplies in the event of catastrophic climate change, nuclear war or rising sea levels, New Scientist says."

Sparkle

12/01/2006 @ 20:11 UTC

jimray : Sparkle - Add auto-update functionality to Cocoa apps - uses RSS based appcasting

deusx : Sparkle - "Sparkle is a module that developers can stick in their Cocoa applications (five-step install!) to get instant self-update functionality."

FAQ: XSL Transformations (XSLT) in Mozilla

12/01/2006 @ 14:08 UTC

deusx : FAQ: XSL Transformations (XSLT) in Mozilla - "Just like for XHTML, document.write is not supported during XSLT transformations. Sadly, current builds don't error, but just give unexpected results, like crashes."

JSLog

12/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : JSLog - Another JS logging tool. Takes up very little space when closed.

deusx : Earthcode.com: JSLog - a Lightweight Ajax logger - "This is a lightweight, self-contained logging panel which takes the place of alert() boxes for your AJAX and DHTML applications. It is unobtrusive, easy to use, and can stay in your code through deployment. "

ongoing · Don’t Invent XML Languages

11/01/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

deusx : ongoing · Don’t Invent XML Languages - "Here’s a radical idea: don’t even think of making your own language until you’re sure that you can’t do the job using one of the Big Five: XHTML, DocBook, ODF, UBL, and Atom."

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