Digg This Post: Trendy Buttons

29/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

cameron : Digg This Post: Trendy Buttons - The rise of those annoying buttons. They can't be stopped!

Change Windows drive letters

29/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Change Windows drive letters - Change Windows drive letters: I always forget how to do this

MyBlogLog and spam

29/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MyBlogLog and spam - MyBlogLog and spam: "It is inevitable that a system like MyBlogLog, if popular, would get spammed." Yup.

Andy Warhol would have loved this round-the-clock webcam view of...

29/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Andy Warhol would have loved this round-the-clock webcam view of... - Andy Warhol would have loved this round-the-clock webcam view of the Empire State Building...it's like a sequel to Empire that never ends. (via cyn-c) (link) [via]

deactivate the stupid snap.com previews

29/01/2007 @ 22:03 UTC

joshua : deactivate the stupid snap.com previews - thank god, this was making me afraid of mousing over links

Nelson Minar : Disable snap previews - Get rid of those horrible popups (via kottke)

nice bundle of R tutorials

29/01/2007 @ 22:03 UTC

joshua : nice bundle of R tutorials

Can Brightcove Solve Net Video for Pros, Big Media?

29/01/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

jimray : Can Brightcove Solve Net Video for Pros, Big Media? - Or, why Brightcove and YouTube are two different beasts. Also, I had no idea that Jeremy Allaire was behind Brightcove.

Stephen Colbert is launching a UGC site for fake news

29/01/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

jimray : Stephen Colbert is launching a UGC site for fake news - Send him your bogus tips and rumors!

Beautiful credits and typography for the movie Thank You For Smoking, as made by Shadowplay

29/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

plasticbag : Beautiful credits and typography for the movie Thank You For Smoking, as made by Shadowplay - Dan Hill of CityOfSound.com found this. Bloody lovely bit of work - really nice combinations of old cigarette packaging and animated typography.

Wikipedia explains R&B: "She orders a milkshake and begins to...

29/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Wikipedia explains R&B: "She orders a milkshake and begins to... - Wikipedia explains R&B: "She orders a milkshake and begins to blow bubbles into it (a possible allusion to oral sex). She continues to prance throughout the restaurant and walks into the kitchen, 'helping' the chef remove biscuits from the oven as she

Learning JavaScript

29/01/2007 @ 21:06 UTC

Isofarro : Learning JavaScript - Co-worker Tim presents his list of must have JavaScript reference material, covering recent JavaScript books, freely available Douglas Crockford online videos, and reference websites. Its a good overview of the material out there. I've been fortunate to s

good Syracuse Crunch hockey fight

29/01/2007 @ 21:06 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : good Syracuse Crunch hockey fight - (via hfboards) [via]

Mutant fungus ants

29/01/2007 @ 21:05 UTC

Nelson Minar : Mutant fungus ants - NSF anyone afraid of their brains being eaten by fungus

How to Subscribe to Your Upcoming Events in Google Calendar

29/01/2007 @ 21:05 UTC

WillPate : How to Subscribe to Your Upcoming Events in Google Calendar

Google is the new http:// - franticindustries.

29/01/2007 @ 21:04 UTC

WillPate : Google is the new http:// - franticindustries. - "many users have all but stopped typing domain names directly in the web browser, and started using Google instead"

Sour Skittles

29/01/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Sour Skittles - Sour Skittles: they are most excellent

Hey you, web designer! Looking for a job?

29/01/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Jason Kottke : Hey you, web designer! Looking for a job? - Serious Eats is looking for a web designer who's familiar with blogs, isn't afraid of a little PHP code, and is located in (or is planning on relocating to) NYC. Serious Eats is a start-up that is focused on sharing food enthusiasm through blogs and onlin

Steven Shapin reviews the history of vegetarianism, from Pythagoras to...

29/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Steven Shapin reviews the history of vegetarianism, from Pythagoras to... - Steven Shapin reviews the history of vegetarianism, from Pythagoras to Hitler to organic Zambian green beans. "Recent epidemiological studies suggest that adult vegetarians tend to have lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels, lower rates of obesit

PackRat goes 1.0 - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

29/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

43folders : PackRat goes 1.0 - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) - Great idea. OS X app syncs all your Backpack pages to your Mac and back. Stuff like this makes online-only apps a *lot* more attractive to serious users.

Faking it at the Watercooler: Super Bowl XLI Primer at Dethroner

29/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

43folders : Faking it at the Watercooler: Super Bowl XLI Primer at Dethroner - My friend, Giles, used to skim the sports page every morning so he could bluff his way through manly business-guy pillow talk. "How 'bout them Bears?"

Cocoa Dev Central: Learn Cocoa

29/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

43folders : Cocoa Dev Central: Learn Cocoa - "This tutorial shows you how to create your first Cocoa app. It assumes no previous experience with programming or Xcode." Pretty, too.

Rod Begbie : Cocoa Dev Central: Learn Cocoa - Mega-wicked-simple "getting started with Cocoa" tutorial. [via#

How to disable the stupid Snap Preview things that are...

29/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : How to disable the stupid Snap Preview things that are... - How to disable the stupid Snap Preview things that are popping up on everyone's site these days. (via df) (link) [via]

YouTube - Tom Cruise Crazy

29/01/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

43folders : YouTube - Tom Cruise Crazy - John the Uke-ist does a terrific ukulele cover of Jonathan Coulton's song "Tom Cruise Crazy." Here's the video.

Google Book Search now integrates maps

29/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

jimray : Google Book Search now integrates maps - See places mentioned in the book on a map.

Why Career Planning Is Time Wasted

29/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why Career Planning Is Time Wasted - Why Career Planning Is Time Wasted: "The best strategy for career planning is this: make your best guess, try it out and don't be surprised if you don't like it. But for heaven's sake don't mention this in your interviews."

philgyford : PsyBlog: Why Career Planning Is Time Wasted - The group who chose their sandwiches for the week in advance "are significantly less happy with their choices than the group who chose their sandwiches on the day." (via Haddock)

The Effect of Typeface on the Perception of Email

29/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Effect of Typeface on the Perception of Email - The Effect of Typeface on the Perception of Email: interesting... too bad they didn't include background images and ugly colors too! :-)

myFairTunes V.0.5.5b - a iTunes/DRM removal tool - Doom9's Forum

29/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

wearehugh : myFairTunes V.0.5.5b - a iTunes/DRM removal tool - Doom9's Forum

BackupBluray Guide » WesleyTech.com: HD DVD, Blu-ray, CD info and more

29/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

wearehugh : BackupBluray Guide » WesleyTech.com: HD DVD, Blu-ray, CD info and more

High Def and BlueRay... - Page 2 - SlySoft Forum

29/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

wearehugh : High Def and BlueRay... - Page 2 - SlySoft Forum - ""We are currently working AnyDVD HD"

David Shenk is writing a book about genius, specifically "how...

29/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : David Shenk is writing a book about genius, specifically "how... - David Shenk is writing a book about genius, specifically "how science is unveiling a rich new understanding of talent, 'giftedness,' and brilliance -- and the lessons we can all apply to our own lives", and he's using a blog to help him while he researche

In this video, an autistic woman speaks in her native...

29/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : In this video, an autistic woman speaks in her native... - In this video, an autistic woman speaks in her native language and then translates it into English. But it's not really a direct translation because, as she states, her language is not limited to expressing her thoughts to other human beings...it's more a

Buzz.mn is the Star-Tribune's Drupal-powered community site

29/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

jimray : Buzz.mn is the Star-Tribune's Drupal-powered community site - Looks like this is finally live. I'd like to see better integration with the rest of the site, but this is an obvious future for newspapers. Looks great.

Hillary Clinton, Yahoo Answers & the Power of Social Media

29/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Hillary Clinton, Yahoo Answers & the Power of Social Media - Hillary Clinton, Yahoo Answers & the Power of Social Media: "I cannot think of another form of media which would allow the same kind of user interaction AND approachability that Yahoo Answers brings to the table."

Good People, new fiction by David Foster Wallace in the...

29/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Good People, new fiction by David Foster Wallace in the... - Good People, new fiction by David Foster Wallace in the New Yorker. (link)

Inmaness

29/01/2007 @ 17:07 UTC

Cameron Moll : Inmaness - Scads of new stuff from Shaun Inman today: Mint 2 (demo), Peppermill, another rev of shauninman.com, and the full write-up.

sxsw.mobi

29/01/2007 @ 17:07 UTC

Cameron Moll : sxsw.mobi - sxsw.mobi. Southby on your phone.

Drafty door how-to

29/01/2007 @ 17:06 UTC

Cameron Moll : Drafty door how-to - Drafty door, a how-to by way of Flickr photoset.

Stylish dinnerware... at Wal-Mart?

29/01/2007 @ 17:06 UTC

Cameron Moll : Stylish dinnerware... at Wal-Mart? - Stylish dinnerware... at Wal-Mart? Wha?

Fanboy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

29/01/2007 @ 17:05 UTC

43folders : Fanboy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - I get called an "Apple fanboy" about every day; it still makes me smile. You might as well also call me a "gravity fanboy" and a "thermodynamics fanboy."

How to disable those annoying Snap linkhover website thumbnail previews that are everywhere these...

29/01/2007 @ 17:05 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : How to disable those annoying Snap linkhover website thumbnail previews that are everywhere these days [via]

Lake Tahoe's unwelcome houseguest -- the bear

29/01/2007 @ 17:04 UTC

deusx : Lake Tahoe's unwelcome houseguest -- the bear - "Close the curtains so the bears can't see the refrigerator."

Unhappy Meals (New York Times Magazine)

29/01/2007 @ 17:03 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Unhappy Meals (New York Times Magazine) - Unhappy Meals (New York Times Magazine): While "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." is Michael Pollan's advice, he also provides an excellent walk thru food government and science history.

deusx : Unhappy Meals - Michael Pollan - New York Times - "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."

Phil Hirschhorn's Homepage: the 'exam' documentclass

29/01/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

gleuschk : Phil Hirschhorn's Homepage: the 'exam' documentclass - I'm so tired of adding up points by hand and messing it up

Uses of Linear Algebra

29/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

gleuschk : Uses of Linear Algebra - pretty fancy handout

Google mixes their chocolate and peanut butter to map out...

29/01/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Google mixes their chocolate and peanut butter to map out... - Google mixes their chocolate and peanut butter to map out locations found in books on Google Maps. Check out the maps for Around the World in Eighty Days or War and Peace (near the bottom of the page). More information about this project here. (link)

Net Magazine: The Accessibility Test

29/01/2007 @ 14:02 UTC

Isofarro : Net Magazine: The Accessibility Test - Alastair Campbell writes a regular column in net magazine assessing the accessibility of various websites. Alastair works for Nomensa, one of the top accessibility consultancies in the UK. I've had the pleasure of interesting discussions with him over the

YouTube to share revenue with users

29/01/2007 @ 13:01 UTC

WillPate : YouTube to share revenue with users - This is good for content creators, spells trouble for a few video startups

10 years to save world

29/01/2007 @ 13:01 UTC

WillPate : 10 years to save world - 10 years to reverse surging greenhouse gas emissions or risk runaway climate change that could make many parts of the planet uninhabitable.

My Project Du Jour: GetaFirstLife.com | DarrenBarefoot.com

29/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

deusx : My Project Du Jour: GetaFirstLife.com | DarrenBarefoot.com - "Moreover, Linden Lab objects to any implication that it would employ lawyers incapable of distinguishing such obvious parody."

Apple (UK and Ireland) - Get a Mac - Watch The New Ads

29/01/2007 @ 07:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : Apple (UK and Ireland) - Get a Mac - Watch The New Ads - The Mac & PC on British TV are played by ace comedy double-act Mitchell & Webb. Genius! [via#

Jon Hicks : UK "Get a Mac" adverts - I like the fact that our ads use Mitchell and Webb!

cameron : UK Get a Mac Ads are decidedly different - Most notably, the Mac character is not very hip and the PC is not John Hodgeman (via mandydale)

Some RSS and remaindered links changes

29/01/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Some RSS and remaindered links changes - As promised, I've made some long overdue changes to the kottke.org RSS feeds and the remaindered links. I've combined the two kottke.org feeds -- previously one contained main posts, movie posts, and book posts and the other contained the so-called remain

Apple UK Get a Mac ads

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Simon Willison : Apple UK Get a Mac ads - Apple UK Get a Mac ads. Totally awesome, they’re using Mitchell and Webb. Not sure how much Mac users will want to be associated with Jeremy from Peep Show though...

XRID.net

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Simon Willison : XRID.net - XRID.net. Sign up for a free @xrid*something i-name by logging in with an OpenID.  [via]

Bubble Bobble street art in London. BB is one of...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

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

Is Food Network doing subliminal advertising during its shows? This...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : Is Food Network doing subliminal advertising during its shows? This... - 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) Update: Additional information from my inbox: "Thank yo [via]

The top 100 fonts as determined by a panel of...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : The top 100 fonts as determined by a panel of... - The top 100 fonts as determined by a panel of designers and type experts. Top 10: Helvetica, Garamond, Frutiger, Bodoni, Futura, Times, Akzidenz Grotesk, Officina, Gill Sans, and Univers. A PDF of the results (with photos, in German) is also available. (v [via]

How to extract stem cells from a placenta and store...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : How to extract stem cells from a placenta and store... - How to extract stem cells from a placenta and store them for possible future use, all from the comfort of your own home. The cost runs in the thousands of dollars but it's totally doable at home. (link)

A report encompassing the work of thousands of climate experts...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : A report encompassing the work of thousands of climate experts... - A report encompassing the work of thousands of climate experts says that "global warming will happen faster and be more devastating than previously thought". "The really chilling thing about the IPCC report is that it is the work of several thousand clima

The making of an Al Qaeda operative

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : The making of an Al Qaeda operative - One of the most interesting articles I've read in the New Yorker in recent months is Raffi Khatchadourian's piece on Adam Gadahn, an American who is a member of Al Qaeda and "one of Osama bin Laden's senior operatives". In it, Khatchadourian describes how

Ticklebooth has tracked down online clips of three (and 1/2)...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

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

Andy Baio has a report on Oscar nominated films showing...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : Andy Baio has a report on Oscar nominated films showing... - 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." (l

Running the Numbers, a great new series of photography from...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : Running the Numbers, a great new series of photography from... - Running the Numbers, a great new series of photography from Chris Jordan, is kind of a combination of Chuck Close and Edward Burtynsky, with a bit of Stamen thrown in for good measure. (via conscientious) (link) [via]

Human slingshot video. I so want a four-wheeler and a...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : Human slingshot video. I so want a four-wheeler and a... - Human slingshot video. I so want a four-wheeler and a big backyard! (via cyn-c) (link) [via]

Tupper's Self-Referential Formula is an equation that when graphed, displays...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : Tupper's Self-Referential Formula is an equation that when graphed, displays... - Tupper's Self-Referential Formula is an equation that when graphed, displays the formula itself. Update: In computing, a quine is a program which "produces its complete source code as its only output". (thx, sam) (link)

1993 New Yorker piece on Barry Diller's search for his...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : 1993 New Yorker piece on Barry Diller's search for his... - 1993 New Yorker piece on Barry Diller's search for his future and that of television, cable, and technology. This article is a time capsule of the optimism surrounding technology in the early 90s. Note that no one saw the internet coming then...the word d

Finally, a book unafraid to speak the truth: MySpace for...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : Finally, a book unafraid to speak the truth: MySpace for... - Finally, a book unafraid to speak the truth: MySpace for Dummies. I keed, I keed. (link)

A pair of fine sports-related headlines from The Onion: Confused...

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : A pair of fine sports-related headlines from The Onion: Confused... - A pair of fine sports-related headlines from The Onion: Confused Bill Simmons Picks The Departed To Win Super Bowl and Bears Lead Rex Grossman To Super Bowl. "All season long, the Bears have shown that they can win, even in the presence of Rex Grossman."

Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics.

29/01/2007 @ 06:05 UTC

Jason Kottke : Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics. - Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics. (link)

Lego reproductions of some well-known photos. Update: Another...

29/01/2007 @ 06:04 UTC

Jason Kottke : Lego reproductions of some well-known photos. Update: Another... - Lego reproductions of some well-known photos. Update: Another set from a different person, this time representing well-known paintings. (thx, derek) (link)

Designers often have the design disease, where you "can't stop...

29/01/2007 @ 06:03 UTC

Jason Kottke : Designers often have the design disease, where you "can't stop... - Designers often have the design disease, where you "can't stop looking at things through your designer eyes". "But it's not just books, it's everything. You'll choose wine by the design of the label and you'd stay [at a hotel] because of the sign." (via e [via]

How to photograph cool smoke pictures. Or you can skip...

29/01/2007 @ 06:03 UTC

Jason Kottke : How to photograph cool smoke pictures. Or you can skip... - How to photograph cool smoke pictures. Or you can skip the smoke altogther and make smoke-like images with Processing. (thx, shay) (link)

If Roger Federer keeps going the way he's going, he...

29/01/2007 @ 06:03 UTC

Jason Kottke : If Roger Federer keeps going the way he's going, he... - If Roger Federer keeps going the way he's going, he could one day be considered the greatest sportsman in history. Update: Via email, a nomination for Pakistani squash player Jahangir Khan, who engineered a 5+ year unbeaten streak during which he won the [via]

Smart or Stoopid is a neat quick intelligence test. (thx,...

29/01/2007 @ 06:03 UTC

Jason Kottke : Smart or Stoopid is a neat quick intelligence test. (thx,... - Smart or Stoopid is a neat quick intelligence test. (thx, mark) (link)

"Until a few decades ago, Gustav Klimt was relatively ignored by...

29/01/2007 @ 06:02 UTC

Jason Kottke : "Until a few decades ago, Gustav Klimt was relatively ignored by... - "Until a few decades ago, Gustav Klimt was relatively ignored by the art establishment. Now his paintings are among the most expensive ever sold. How did the Viennese painter's prices rise so high so fast?" (link)

Two structural engineers pick their ten favorite man-made structures.

29/01/2007 @ 06:02 UTC

Jason Kottke : Two structural engineers pick their ten favorite man-made structures. - Two structural engineers pick their ten favorite man-made structures. (link)

Chicago Bears vs. Prince rematch at Super Bowl XLI

29/01/2007 @ 06:02 UTC

Jason Kottke : Chicago Bears vs. Prince rematch at Super Bowl XLI - When the Chicago Bears take the field against the Indianapolis Colts in early February for Super Bowl XLI, a former foe of the Bears will be close at hand. A kottke.org reader writes: The "Super Bowl Shuffle" earned The Chicago Bears a [1987] Grammy nomi

Google is now including YouTube videos in Google Video search...

29/01/2007 @ 06:02 UTC

Jason Kottke : Google is now including YouTube videos in Google Video search... - Google is now including YouTube videos in Google Video search results. I love the smell of synergy in the morning. (link)

Music video for Rock Me Amadeus by Falco. Not to...

29/01/2007 @ 06:02 UTC

Jason Kottke : Music video for Rock Me Amadeus by Falco. Not to... - Music video for Rock Me Amadeus by Falco. Not to be confused with the Dr. Zaius song from The Simpsons. (link)

Do The Right Thing

29/01/2007 @ 06:02 UTC

Jason Kottke : Do The Right Thing - I don't typically write about many new Web 2.0 products, but Do The Right Thing is doing something interesting. The site works on a modified Digg model. If you see a story you like, you click a button to declare your interest in it. But then you also rate

Long audio interview with Michael Lewis by economist Russ Roberts...

29/01/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

Jason Kottke : Long audio interview with Michael Lewis by economist Russ Roberts... - Long audio interview with Michael Lewis by economist Russ Roberts on "the hidden economics of baseball and football". "Michael Lewis talks about the economics of sports -- the financial and decision-making side of baseball and football -- using the insigh

Before NBA player Jason Kidd split with his wife, his free...

29/01/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

Jason Kottke : Before NBA player Jason Kidd split with his wife, his free... - Before NBA player Jason Kidd split with his wife, his free throw routine included blowing a kiss to her. After the ugly breakup, he kisses his fingers and wipes them on his butt...kiss my ass! (link)

Ho. Ly. Shit! Muji is planning on opening "two Muji...

29/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Ho. Ly. Shit! Muji is planning on opening "two Muji... - Ho. Ly. Shit! Muji is planning on opening "two Muji stores in New York between July and December". Anyone have a sub to WWD...email me the text of this article? Got it, thanks Nixta! (via the cap'n) (link) [via]

A list of 16 genuinely good Oscar-winning songs. As noted...

29/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : A list of 16 genuinely good Oscar-winning songs. As noted... - A list of 16 genuinely good Oscar-winning songs. As noted in the comments, Lose Yourself by Eminem should have been included. (link)

Social network map of the New Testament. Jesus Christ, supernode....

29/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Social network map of the New Testament. Jesus Christ, supernode.... - Social network map of the New Testament. Jesus Christ, supernode. (via waxy) (link) [via]

Photos by Bill Sullivan of people going through NYC subway...

29/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Photos by Bill Sullivan of people going through NYC subway... - Photos by Bill Sullivan of people going through NYC subway turnstiles. I love the moments of recognition depicted here. (via dooce) (link) [via]

Lots of nice photographs on Flickr of Comet McNaught,...

29/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Lots of nice photographs on Flickr of Comet McNaught,... - Lots of nice photographs on Flickr of Comet McNaught, the brightest comet seen by the earth since 1965. This one by John White is stunning. (link)

Calvin Trillin, parallel parking expert, parks a self-parking car. "As...

29/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Calvin Trillin, parallel parking expert, parks a self-parking car. "As... - Calvin Trillin, parallel parking expert, parks a self-parking car. "As you ease up gradually on the brake, the wheel turns on its own to make one reverse swoop into the spot. Watching the wheel turn by itself is a bit like watching a player piano, except

undisposable.org

29/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

Simon Willison : undisposable.org - undisposable.org. A free Web Service for checking if an address is likely to come from a disposable e-mail service. It’s the anti-Mailinator!

Scoble: Throwing himself under busses so I don’t have to.

29/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Scoble: Throwing himself under busses so I don’t have to. - Scoble: Throwing himself under busses so I don’t have to.: "The real, true power of the web is just that - it’s a web. Everything can be interconnected, and learning about or researching a subject can be vastly easier online than anywhere

Farecast’s Groundbreaking New Product

29/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Farecast’s Groundbreaking New Product - Farecast’s Groundbreaking New Product: "Why am I so excited about this? What this amounts to is in effect a 7-day call option on airfares. I’ve been privately predicting for some time that the travel industry would eventually turn out pro

Saying No?

29/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Saying No? - Saying No?: "it struck me as actually a brilliant summary of why big companies often fail to create anything truly interesting, or put another way, why a product like Yahoo Personals is so impersonal"

Michael.NET: Sysinternals Suite Published

29/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

wearehugh : Michael.NET: Sysinternals Suite Published

YouTube - NetRadio 1995

29/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

43folders : YouTube - NetRadio 1995 - Feature on Scott Bourne's NetRadio company from 1995.

Scoobietron - Pro Dork Blogger

29/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

jimray : Scoobietron - Pro Dork Blogger - Fake blogs are one of my new favorite trends

The truth about those little red lights: a tale of power and poppycock - Comment - Times Online

29/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : The truth about those little red lights: a tale of power and poppycock - Comment - Times Online - That "fact" that went around last year that appliances on stand-by were responsible for using 10% of British electrical power generation? No basis in reality. [via#

Say goodbye to Microsoft. Now.

29/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : Say goodbye to Microsoft. Now. - C&D in 3, 2, 1...

kottke.org 5.0.0.1 (kottke.org)

29/01/2007 @ 02:02 UTC

jcgregorio : kottke.org 5.0.0.1 (kottke.org) - ""I'm still using Movable Type to edit the site, but now there's a layer of PHP that takes what MT spits out, works some magic, and presents it to you folks"". PHP is even used as duct tape for Perl.

Jason Kottke : kottke.org 5.0.0.1 - Apologizing for not posting much lately is liable to get a fellow burned at the stake around these parts but since I'm feeling a little chilly today, I figured why not. Things outside kottke.org have been taking up much of my attention for the last week o

Daily Kos: Weekly High Impact Diaries: January 20-26, 2007

29/01/2007 @ 02:02 UTC

jcgregorio : Daily Kos: Weekly High Impact Diaries: January 20-26, 2007

Twitteroo

29/01/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Twitteroo - Windows Twitter client. Very "inspired" by Twitterrific. #

kraken

29/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : kraken

suing Dell by serving papers to a mall kiosk, then winning by default when they didn't show up in...

29/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : suing Dell by serving papers to a mall kiosk, then winning by default when they didn't show up in court - (via consumerist) [via]

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