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Ticklebooth has tracked down online clips of three (and 1/2) of the short films nominated for an ...

23/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

jkottke : Ticklebooth has tracked down online clips of three (and 1/2) of the short films nominated for an Oscar this year - Ticklebooth has tracked down online clips of three (and 1/2) of the short films nominated for an Oscar this year.

10base-t interactive

23/01/2007 @ 22:09 UTC

joshua : 10base-t interactive - send files to destinations on a network

Best. Mustache. Ever.

23/01/2007 @ 22:07 UTC

jimray : Best. Mustache. Ever.

WWOOF Independents - home page

23/01/2007 @ 22:06 UTC

philgyford : WWOOF Independents - home page - World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms for people who want to volunteer for a "holiday".

WWOOF (UK)

23/01/2007 @ 22:05 UTC

philgyford : WWOOF (UK) - World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms in the UK.

EO Newsroom: New Images - San Francisco Skyline

23/01/2007 @ 22:05 UTC

philgyford : EO Newsroom: New Images - San Francisco Skyline - Fantastic aerial photo, especially if you view the full image. Not that I'm envious of so many people I know moving there or anything, oh no. (via Pulse Laser)

Correo - a new mail client for OS X

23/01/2007 @ 22:05 UTC

philgyford : Correo - a new mail client for OS X - Thunderbird-based email client from the people who do Camino. (via Blech)

Perian - The swiss-army knife of QuickTime components

23/01/2007 @ 22:04 UTC

philgyford : Perian - The swiss-army knife of QuickTime components - Makes QuickTime work with all the video formats you're actually likely to use. Free. (via Haddock)

joshua : Perian - The swiss-army knife of QuickTime® components - Perian is a free, open source QuickTime® component that adds native support for many popular video formats.

The Stage | Newsblog | The play(wright)'s the thing....

23/01/2007 @ 22:03 UTC

philgyford : The Stage | Newsblog | The play(wright)'s the thing.... - About group-devised theatre vs theatre written by a playwright, which made some things floating in my head solidify a bit. (Plus my comment beneath it.)

Review: iDefrag for OS X - PaulStamatiou.com

23/01/2007 @ 22:03 UTC

philgyford : Review: iDefrag for OS X - PaulStamatiou.com - Raves for a disk defragging tool for Macs, and discussion about the fact it is needed despite what many think.

A Low Impact Woodland Home

23/01/2007 @ 22:03 UTC

philgyford : A Low Impact Woodland Home - The houses are a bit cutesy for my liking, but working on them (or something similarly self-buildy) over the summer would be interesting. If, you know, one didn't have to work.

interview with John Baez and Urs Schreiber about the n-Category cafe

23/01/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

gleuschk : interview with John Baez and Urs Schreiber about the n-Category cafe - neato

Wired News: How Yahoo Blew It

23/01/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

znarf : Wired News: How Yahoo Blew It [via#

The Moonwalk Superstar

23/01/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Moonwalk Superstar - The Moonwalk Superstar: Parental Guide #27

Waxy.org: Pirating the 2007 Oscars

23/01/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

Andy Baio : Waxy.org: Pirating the 2007 Oscars - I just posted my research into Oscar screener piracy, also showing that restricting screeners may hurt film's Oscar chances

jkottke : Andy Baio has a report on Oscar nominated films showing up online - Andy Baio has a report on Oscar nominated films showing up online. Out of the 34 films nominated in one form or another, 31 have been released online. "The average length of time between a film's USA release and its first appearance online is 12 days."

Nelson Minar : Pirating the Oscars - Waxy researches the downloads of Oscar nominated films

wearehugh : Waxy.org: Daily Log: Pirating the 2007 Oscars

plasticbag : Andy Baio's written a great post about piracy and the Oscars and the effect of the piracy-free DVDs sent to academy members... - The general conclusion I get from this survey and from friends in the industry is that the companies who insist on copy protected DVDs ended up with Academy members unable to watch the films and subsequently not winning awards...

Highland Fling Conference

23/01/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

Jon Hicks : Highland Fling Conference - Seeing as all my friends are talking, and that I’ll be in Glasgow at the time, I should maybe go!

Amazon S3 Library for REST in Python

23/01/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Amazon S3 Library for REST in Python - Amazon S3 Library for REST in Python: you need this to use adrian's upload script

adrian's python s3 upload script

23/01/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : adrian's python s3 upload script - adrian's python s3 upload script: this worked well for me... I may tweak it so that it doesn't re-upload if you run it twice on the same content, though...

chicken kick [video]

23/01/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : chicken kick [video] - chicken kick [video]: watch the chicken in the background

Video: Flea Market Montgomery, the mini-mall rap

23/01/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Flea Market Montgomery, the mini-mall rap - "You heard me! Come shop!"

Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | ☣ A history of Atom 1.0 milestones in WordPress

23/01/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

wearehugh : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | ☣ A history of Atom 1.0 milestones in WordPress - The sun'll come out tomorrow ... tomorrow, tomorrow, I love ya, tomorrow, you're always a day away...

znarf : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | ☣ A history of Atom 1.0 milestones in WordPress #

Bubble Bobble street art in London

23/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

jkottke : Bubble Bobble street art in London - Bubble Bobble street art in London. BB is one of my favorite arcade games ever. (via wonderland) [via]

Life on Mars meets Camberwick Green

23/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Life on Mars meets Camberwick Green - Viral clip promoting new series of Life on Mars. What would Windy Miller say? [via#

EFI's Consumer Division Residential Catalogue | Harmony Dimmable Spiral

23/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : EFI's Consumer Division Residential Catalogue | Harmony Dimmable Spiral - I've finally found a good dimmable low-energy lightbulb. This model's less than $7, and has none of the buzzing or flickering that's been a problem with previous bulbs we've tried. Gonna buy a few more, then our house will be completely incandescent-bul #

IBM's Many Eyes

23/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : IBM's Many Eyes - like Swivel, a site for creating and sharing data visualizations; O'Reilly has more

cameron : Many Eyes - Collaborative visualization site featuring data sets and output visualizations.

Andy Griffith/PATRIOT

23/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : Andy Griffith/PATRIOT - Back when the US understood civil liberties (via BoingBoing)

PokerFace - UKGameshows

23/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : PokerFace - UKGameshows - Tremendously enjoyable quiz show format from the UK. Surprised it hasn't been snapped up by a US network as cheap filler. #

Life on Mars meets Camberwick Green

23/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : Life on Mars meets Camberwick Green - Viral clip promoting new series of Life on Mars. What would Windy Miller say? [via#

Map of the world as described in George Orwell's 1984

23/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : Map of the world as described in George Orwell's 1984 - Map of the world as described in George Orwell's 1984. (via strange maps) [via]

Food Network running subliminal McDonald's ads

23/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Food Network running subliminal McDonald's ads - too bad subliminal ads don't work  [via]

jkottke : Is Food Network doing subliminal advertising during its shows? - Is Food Network doing subliminal advertising during its shows? This video shows a McDonald's ad that was displayed for only one frame during a recent episode of Iron Chef America. (via the grumpiest) [via]

The Map Room: Map Site Directory

23/01/2007 @ 18:06 UTC

joshua : The Map Room: Map Site Directory

Microsoft patent 'immortal computing'

23/01/2007 @ 18:06 UTC

Linkorama : Microsoft patent 'immortal computing' - Doesn't stone tablets qualify as prior art?

IBM Enterprise Social Networking Suite

23/01/2007 @ 18:06 UTC

Linkorama : IBM Enterprise Social Networking Suite - Optimized for an organization of 130k employees

Second Life rebuttal

23/01/2007 @ 18:04 UTC

Nelson Minar : Second Life rebuttal - See, if you just spend 20+ hours there you'll start to find it interesting

The BBC's Fifteen Web Principles

23/01/2007 @ 18:03 UTC

jimray : The BBC's Fifteen Web Principles - You could do worse than to ape these at YOUR media website thingie

plasticbag : Tom Loosemore lists 'The BBC's Fifteen Web Principles' - There's nothing here I disagree with, but I'm not sure it feels right somehow.

Cameron Moll : The BBC's Fifteen Web Principles - The BBC's Fifteen Web Principles. "5. Treat the entire web as a creative canvas: don't restrict your creativity to your own site." Via DO. [via]

Record Labels Contemplate Unrestricted Digital Music

23/01/2007 @ 18:03 UTC

jimray : Record Labels Contemplate Unrestricted Digital Music - Seems like someone is finally realizing that DRM and interoperability are, as Gruber says, mutually exclusive

Wondermark: #268; A Moral Dilemma

23/01/2007 @ 18:03 UTC

deusx : Wondermark: #268; A Moral Dilemma - "I will in habit any fantasy world that will put Shredder on my body"

The Fishbowl: Call Waiting: A Confession

23/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

deusx : The Fishbowl: Call Waiting: A Confession - Me too: "To top it all off, I’m one of those annoying people who feels the need to use entire sentences, complete with capital letters, punctuation and fully spelled-out words when I send a text message."

YouTube - Biden - Name One Single Time Cheney's Been Correct

23/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Biden - Name One Single Time Cheney's Been Correct - Maybe this can be a new contest - name one single time Cheney's been correct! I'm sure there's at least one single time.

How To Lose A Customer, The Classmates Way

23/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : How To Lose A Customer, The Classmates Way - How To Lose A Customer, The Classmates Way: 'Frankly, these days, Google is a lot more useful for "high school reconnecting" than Classmates is, so it's not like they're bringing a lot to the table.'

Lists of best and worst Oscar winners

23/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : Lists of best and worst Oscar winners - Two lists, both alike in dignity: the top 10 best best actress Oscar winners and the top 10 worst best actress Oscar winners. Anyone they missed? (Comment on this)

Ben Brown has a built a little site that takes the content from kottke.org's RSS feeds and adds t...

23/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : Ben Brown has a built a little site that takes the content from kottke.org's RSS feeds and adds the ability to comment on them - Ben Brown has a built a little site that takes the content from kottke.org's RSS feeds and adds the ability to comment on them. "Unfortunately, for a variety of reasons, Jason does not allow readers to leave comments. Kottke Komments contains the same stu

NESN, Scout create reality dating show with Sox appeal

23/01/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : NESN, Scout create reality dating show with Sox appeal - The only dating show to feature the phrase "Shut the hell up -- Papi's batting" on every episode, I imagine. [via#

Photos of patterns taken from public transport vehicles

23/01/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

jkottke : Photos of patterns taken from public transport vehicles - Photos of patterns taken from public transport vehicles. Gotta make it ugly enough to hide the stains, I guess.

Nelson Minar : Public transit carpets - Great collection of photos, alas with flash vignetting (via kottke)

The Oscar nominees have been announced

23/01/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

jkottke : The Oscar nominees have been announced - The Oscar nominees have been announced. Compare with the top movies as determined by the film critics.

LDS Tech Talk in Provo tonight

23/01/2007 @ 15:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : LDS Tech Talk in Provo tonight - Another LDS Tech Talk in Provo tonight (Jan 23). Hope to see you there.

Tips for a better design review process

23/01/2007 @ 15:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : Tips for a better design review process - Tips for a better design review process. "...be prepared to present your designs to just about anyone. I don’t know how many times a new stakeholder was introduced in the middle of a design review, and what’s worse, they’re usually so

"Out of Bounds" photo tutorial

23/01/2007 @ 15:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : "Out of Bounds" photo tutorial - Good tutorial for adding some life to photography using the out of bounds technique.

Decisions, decisions

23/01/2007 @ 15:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Decisions, decisions - "What was Rob’s final decision? The pink or the blue dress?"

Barack to the Drawing Board

23/01/2007 @ 15:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Barack to the Drawing Board - Barack to the Drawing Board. "With Barack Obama’s presidential campaign underway, his advisors are working overtime to make sure their man appeals to the American public, and the first challenge is the name... Senator Borat Obama... Senator Hillara

Pickles Begone

23/01/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Pickles Begone - Pickles Begone. Barry Warsaw’s notes on adding SQLAlchemy persistence to Mailman.

Stopping spambots with hashes and honeypots

23/01/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Stopping spambots with hashes and honeypots - Stopping spambots with hashes and honeypots. Ned’s analysis of how spambots work, along with some relatively simple tricks that should fool most of them.

Office 2007

23/01/2007 @ 13:00 UTC

Paul Ford : Office 2007 - "We had some options in there," said product manager Paul Coleman, "that literally did nothing,"

Gawker shuffles, Choire Sicha returns

23/01/2007 @ 13:00 UTC

Paul Ford : Gawker shuffles, Choire Sicha returns - It's so good when people put their love back into pure web after being away. I like reading Choire because's he's a human being in an industry without any. Then this excellence from Andrew Krucoff on the switch: "I guess blogging's all grown up when it's

Earnings.com: Event Calendar - Highlights

23/01/2007 @ 11:02 UTC

joshua : Earnings.com: Event Calendar - Highlights - nice corporate earnings portal

Coachella 2007 lineup leaked

23/01/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Coachella 2007 lineup leaked - three days of heat and music

jimray : 2007 Coachella lineup leaked - Any one of these days would be awesome. Whywhywhy is Tennessee so damn far away?

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23/01/2007 @ 09:02 UTC

deusx : 000100000.jpg (JPEG Image, 700x700 pixels) - "You have to seel everything you own to inherit eternal life!" "Seriously, I thought that was metaphorical."

Wikipedia Nofollows

23/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Wikipedia Nofollows - Wikipedia Nofollows: "all major blogging tools did this two years ago and comment and trackback spam is still 100 times worse now. In hindsight, I don’t think nofollow had much of an effect, though I’m still glad we tried it."

Onion Moon Landing

23/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Onion Moon Landing - Onion Moon Landing: what they really wanted to say when landing on the moon

Video: Children Are A Gift

23/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Children Are A Gift - a star performance by Ben, the son of my oldest childhood friend

Boing Boing: Does sprawl make us fat?

23/01/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Boing Boing: Does sprawl make us fat?

Wii Transfer

23/01/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

jimray : Wii Transfer - Format your media on your Mac for your Wii, now shares over the network, too!

jonhicks : Riverfold Software - Wii Transfer

Greg Storey : Wii Transfer. - Move over AppleTV, now there's something meatier.

defective yeti: Plugapalooza: The Offbeat Bride

23/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

wearehugh : defective yeti: Plugapalooza: The Offbeat Bride - "He has a point: When was the last time you saw otters at a church wedding?"

the talent myth

23/01/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

joshua : the talent myth - another gladwell thing to read

Battery Breakthrough?

23/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Battery Breakthrough? - Battery Breakthrough?: I'll believe it when it ships.

What Yahoo Should Have Said to Wired

23/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : What Yahoo Should Have Said to Wired - What Yahoo Should Have Said to Wired: heh

TechCrunch Referral Traffic

23/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : TechCrunch Referral Traffic - TechCrunch Referral Traffic: no real surprises in here...

Development Blog › WordPress 2.1 “Ella�

23/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : Development Blog › WordPress 2.1 “Ella� - "550 bug fixes" but still producing atom 0.3... pass

ianhenderson.org - megazoomer

23/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : ianhenderson.org - megazoomer

joshua : megazoomer - make one app window fullscreen. requires simbl -- damn

Gottabet - network for betting addicts

23/01/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

cameron : Gottabet - network for betting addicts - This has cameronfactor written ALL OVER IT. Time to take hapless saps peanuts.

Interview with Jill Youse, who started the International Breast Milk Project because she has exce...

23/01/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

jkottke : Interview with Jill Youse, who started the International Breast Milk Project because she has excess breast milk that she wanted to donate to African babies in need - Interview with Jill Youse, who started the International Breast Milk Project because she has excess breast milk that she wanted to donate to African babies in need. "Breast milk has this fascinating aspect to it. It's not something you look at in your fre

Bostonist: Diesel Spreads to Union

23/01/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Bostonist: Diesel Spreads to Union - Fantastic news -- Diesel Cafe's owners are opening a new coffee shop in Union Square. There hasn't been a caffeine + wifi place within walking distance of my house since the Grand Coffeehouse shut down. #

Twitter Updater (a WordPress plugin)

23/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Twitter Updater (a WordPress plugin) - Twitter Updater (a WordPress plugin). “The Twitter Updater automatically sends a Twitter status update to your Twitter account when you create, publish, or edit your WordPress post.� Fantastic idea�I really want this for my own site.

Jeremy Zawodny : Twitter Updater (a WordPress plugin) - Twitter Updater (a WordPress plugin): "The Twitter Updater automatically sends a Twitter status update to your Twitter account when you create, publish, or edit your WordPress post." Interesting idea. I wonder how many users Twitter has...

Why is meat the most shoplifted item in America?

23/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

jkottke : Why is meat the most shoplifted item in America? - Why is meat the most shoplifted item in America? "So, more innovation is required in the battle against meatlifting. Meat-sniffing dogs pop to mind, though some shoppers might object to having a Doberman nosing around their crotches in search of stolen st

snellspace.com: Flickr’s Atom feeds are using License links.

23/01/2007 @ 00:02 UTC

kellan : snellspace.com: Flickr’s Atom feeds are using License links. - snellspace.com: Flickr’s Atom feeds are using License links.. Somebody noticed #

USDA nutrient laboratory data

23/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : USDA nutrient laboratory data

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