NPR - Alfonso Cuaron discusses filming the six minute single-shot action scene in Children of Men

30/01/2007 @ 23:03 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : NPR - Alfonso Cuaron discusses filming the six minute single-shot action scene in Children of Men

Super fans: Readers' top fan photos

30/01/2007 @ 23:03 UTC

jimray : Super fans: Readers' top fan photos - Shiny UGC thing, I built the frontend (still a few bugs, nothing critical)

YouTube - Bill Gates in South Park

30/01/2007 @ 23:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : YouTube - Bill Gates in South Park - In celebration of BillG telling us all about how great Vista is today, here's his appearance from the South Park movie, telling us all how great Windows 98 is. #

Listology: Netflix Tracker: Known Distribution Centers

30/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

gleuschk : Listology: Netflix Tracker: Known Distribution Centers - way more than they admit to on the netflix site

Creators vs. lawyers

30/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Creators vs. lawyers - Here's a fun rumor. I heard that the staff of the Daily Show and Colbert Report upload the shows to YouTube as soon as they can after the shows air and then the next day, lawyers from Comedy Central hit YouTube with takedown requests for the uploaded show

The Voidspace Techie Blog - IronPython - Do You Need It?

30/01/2007 @ 22:04 UTC

jcgregorio : The Voidspace Techie Blog - IronPython - Do You Need It? - Oh look, introducing multiple slightly incompatible versions of a language has caused some problems, and some angst.

pixelpressicons.com

30/01/2007 @ 22:03 UTC

43folders : pixelpressicons.com - Whoa -- not sure how I missed that beautiful hPDA icon til now. Nice!

factoryjoe : PixelPressIcons.Com - A bunch of great MacOSX icons! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: icons, design

BBC NEWS | Glastonbury ticket site goes live

30/01/2007 @ 22:03 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC NEWS | Glastonbury ticket site goes live - In an attempt to stop the resale of tickets for this year's Glastonbury, you'll need to supply a photograph in advance of the on-sale date, which will be printed on your tickets if you buy some. Gonna be interesting to see if this works, and/or spreads t #

From what looks like an informative and insightful blog on...

30/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : From what looks like an informative and insightful blog on... - From what looks like an informative and insightful blog on film, two posts: one on planimetric composition or "mug-shot framing" in films (you may have seen Wes Anderson using it) and the other is an update on The Hobbit movie and Peter Jackson's involvem

The Macalope » Blog Archive » Ouch!

30/01/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

43folders : The Macalope » Blog Archive » Ouch! - "The Vista upgrade forces a purchasing decision for many Windows users."

Is there any living, breathing example of a taxonomic approach working?

30/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

kellan : Is there any living, breathing example of a taxonomic approach working? - Is there any living, breathing example of a taxonomic approach working?. Scaling to keep-up with the hyper-efficiency we see in peer-production systems? Anyone? #

dichloroacetate as the cure for cancer

30/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : dichloroacetate as the cure for cancer - (via newscientist) [via]

English as She Is Spoke

30/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : English as She Is Spoke - (via flynn.zork) [via]

Sean McGrath, CTO, Propylon - Mixed Content : Trying to understand the JSON thing

30/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

deusx : Sean McGrath, CTO, Propylon - Mixed Content : Trying to understand the JSON thing - "Hence, mixed content. Hence XML. If you need mixed content you really need it. If you don't need it, sometimes you cannot even conceptualise the problem it solves. And yes, mixed content totally complicates the lives of those who are using XML for data-c

The persistent blogosphere « Jon Udell

30/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

deusx : The persistent blogosphere « Jon Udell - "Just because most blog entries aren’t written for posterity doesn’t mean that many can’t be or shouldn’t be. My view is that blogs are becoming our resumes, our digital portfolios, our public identities."

Chema Madoz

30/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Chema Madoz - Some clever photography by Chema Madoz.

10 shopping tricks that stores hate

30/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : 10 shopping tricks that stores hate

Jim Gray is missing

30/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : Jim Gray is missing - Turing Prize winner hasn't been seen since going sailing on Sunday

VC, VCs, Tech VC

30/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : VC, VCs, Tech VC - Doin my bit for venture capitalists who haven't hired SEOs :-)

The Seminal Web 2.0 Service

30/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Seminal Web 2.0 Service - The Seminal Web 2.0 Service: "I've learned more about how to create a great web service from using Flickr than any other service. By a long shot."

Some of the default Microsoft Vista wallpapers are licensed from...

30/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Some of the default Microsoft Vista wallpapers are licensed from... - Some of the default Microsoft Vista wallpapers are licensed from Flickr users and Microsoft employees. Doubtful that Apple would do something like this. (link)

Limelight Networks

30/01/2007 @ 18:03 UTC

Nelson Minar : Limelight Networks - Bandwidth providers for about half the streaming video on the Internet

Human beatbox

30/01/2007 @ 18:03 UTC

Nelson Minar : Human beatbox - Reggie Watts is awesome with a sampler

Microsoft's Long, Slow Slide Into Web Irrelevance

30/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Microsoft's Long, Slow Slide Into Web Irrelevance - Microsoft's Long, Slow Slide Into Web Irrelevance: "I argued a year ago that the web war was over and Microsoft lost. This seems even clearer with every passing day."

How To Become a Better Programmer by Not Programming

30/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : How To Become a Better Programmer by Not Programming - How To Become a Better Programmer by Not Programming: an interesting argument against the idea that you become a great programmer mainly thru experience

Frozen snake found near Great Miami River

30/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Frozen snake found near Great Miami River - Frozen snake found near Great Miami River: now that's messed up

No one is lining up for Windows Vista in San Francisco

30/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : No one is lining up for Windows Vista in San Francisco - No one is lining up for Windows Vista in San Francisco: "I attended a Windows Vista launch event in San Francisco and was surprised to find not a single person in line to buy the software less than an hour before launch."

Is it worth paying $700 for a bottle of wine? Well...

30/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Is it worth paying $700 for a bottle of wine? Well... - Is it worth paying $700 for a bottle of wine? Well worth it, says Slate's wine columnist, for the right bottle. "My father took a sniff of his glass, and he immediately registered a look of shock that called to mind the expression on Michael Spinks' face

3D world map showing economic activity

30/01/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : 3D world map showing economic activity - (via kottke) [via]

YouTube - Zelda Wand of Gamelon ending cd-i

30/01/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Zelda Wand of Gamelon ending cd-i - "The ending to the Zelda: Wand of Gamelon for the philips CD-i."

An update on Bryant Simon, the fellow who's studying Starbucks...

30/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : An update on Bryant Simon, the fellow who's studying Starbucks... - An update on Bryant Simon, the fellow who's studying Starbucks from around the world in order to write a book about the company. An observation from Britain: "Starbucks is dirtier in Britain. Americans have been taught to do part of the labour, and they c [via]

Accessibility helping business: the case of Legal & General in United Kingdom

30/01/2007 @ 16:02 UTC

Isofarro : Accessibility helping business: the case of Legal & General in United Kingdom - Dave Wilton, the Web Manager of Legal & General, and Julie Howell (now with Fortune Cookie) gave a presentation yesterday in the BrailleNet conference in Paris. They talked about the real world benefits and significant improvement in online business a

A 3-D world map that depicts economic activity. (via <a...

30/01/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : A 3-D world map that depicts economic activity. (via <a... - A 3-D world map that depicts economic activity. (via mr) (link) [via]

BBC NEWS | Business | Can Microsoft's Vista inspire consumers?

30/01/2007 @ 15:02 UTC

43folders : BBC NEWS | Business | Can Microsoft's Vista inspire consumers? - "One of Vista's new features is that it shuts down in just two seconds." I'll bet I'm reading this differently than a lot of Windows apologists do.

Map of the Land of Oz. "Oz is completely surrounded...

30/01/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Map of the Land of Oz. "Oz is completely surrounded... - Map of the Land of Oz. "Oz is completely surrounded by deserts, insulating the country from invasion and discovery. The isolation may be splendid, it is not total: children from our world got through, as well as the Wizard of Oz and the more sinister Nome

geektechnique.org: iNoPhone

30/01/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

43folders : geektechnique.org: iNoPhone - "OneButton Call Management; Breakthrough Bluetooth Device; Proven iNo Technology"

Pair: Small Plates, Food and Wine in Seattle

30/01/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

jimray : Pair: Small Plates, Food and Wine in Seattle

Christian T-Shirts, Christian Clothing, Christian Jewelry & Gifts – C28 Christian Store

30/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Christian T-Shirts, Christian Clothing, Christian Jewelry & Gifts – C28 Christian Store - This store kinda squicks me out - there's one at the Valley Fair mall in San Jose, unironically near Hot Topic and Torrid. "C28 is a Christian store chain, offering an alternative to the mainstream mall stores."

YouTube - New Order does Baywatch - Regret

30/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : YouTube - New Order does Baywatch - Regret - "Hasselholf stares off into the horizon while New Order plays Regret for cavorting beach bunnies."

Flabber | Weblog: De drollenvanger van Hamelen

30/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Flabber | Weblog: De drollenvanger van Hamelen - Holy weird. It's an ass-mounted bag for collecting a dog's solid waste.

Levitated | Combinatoric Critters, a computational sketch

30/01/2007 @ 07:02 UTC

jcgregorio : Levitated | Combinatoric Critters, a computational sketch

Wikipedia:Unusual articles

30/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

Linkorama : Wikipedia:Unusual articles - talk like a pirate day and heavy metal umlaut kind of stuff

Flashcard Wiki

30/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

Linkorama : Flashcard Wiki - This site is the home of memorizable tables, which are an efficient flashcard-like way to memorize information on a web page.

vMix

30/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

jimray : vMix - Yet another UGC play, this one's used by the LA Times and others

lemonodor on eggs

30/01/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

joshua : lemonodor on eggs - john wonders about egg grading systems and the quality of intricate yet mundane systems

pdf-mags.com

30/01/2007 @ 05:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : pdf-mags.com - pdf-mags.com. A catalog of PDF magazines. Speaking of which, don't miss Oddica Issue 3.

Accomplishments vs. Clients

30/01/2007 @ 05:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Accomplishments vs. Clients - "Architects are revered for their accomplishments. Graphic designers are revered for whom they have serviced. What does that say about the respective professions? More telling, what does it say about the respective disciplines?" From "Why History? Why Bot

Mobile web ads on the rise

30/01/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Mobile web ads on the rise - AdMob, a provider of mobile web advertising, served its billionth ad last weekend. Interesting notes from Russell Buckley's write-up: "Use of the mobile web is exploding generally, despite being held back (in my opinion) by the lack of flat rate data plan

Signal Flares

30/01/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Signal Flares - Kevin Cornell has packaged his illustrations for coudal.com in one nifty little Flash file (scroll to end of article). The titles are as witty as the sketches.

CSS Mastery in Korean

30/01/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : CSS Mastery in Korean - CSS Mastery in Korean, photos: one, two, and three. Awesomeness!

robubu » Blog Archive » HttpOnly please - more

30/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

wearehugh : robubu » Blog Archive » HttpOnly please - more

Boost Ajax performance using local storage

30/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

wearehugh : Boost Ajax performance using local storage - some web companies allegedly use this as an interview question

deusx : Boost Ajax performance using local storage - "Storing web application data within a local cache opens up new possibilities for a future class of web applications by storing and loading user data directly on a user's hard drive."

joshua : Boost Ajax performance using local storage - good summary, neglects caching tricks though

indexed: We're all going to Hell.

30/01/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

wearehugh : indexed: We're all going to Hell.

mac on a stick

30/01/2007 @ 03:03 UTC

joshua : mac on a stick

Tastespotting

30/01/2007 @ 03:03 UTC

joshua : Tastespotting - the ultimate in foodblogging

James Randi owes me a million dollars

30/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

Simon Willison : James Randi owes me a million dollars - James Randi owes me a million dollars. Interesting case study in cryptographic bit commitment protocols, which allow something to be published that can later prove the authenticity of a revealed secret.  [via]

Yahoo Growing Slightly Faster Than Google?

30/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo Growing Slightly Faster Than Google? - Yahoo Growing Slightly Faster Than Google?: "Yahoo gained a higher percentage over the previous year than Google did."

source dump: how to run dynamic ssh tunnels

30/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

wearehugh : source dump: how to run dynamic ssh tunnels

One for the Morning Glory: Sandisk doesn't want your money for a music player unless you run Windows

30/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

wearehugh : One for the Morning Glory: Sandisk doesn't want your money for a music player unless you run Windows - "Can anyone recommend a decent, small, flash-based media player that works well with Linux?"

Eddie 0.2 RSS and Atom Parser

30/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

wearehugh : Eddie 0.2 RSS and Atom Parser - in which my linking precipitate a new release, which i will now link to

BIOS Bootsplash for Thinkpad (T41) at Cyconet Blog

30/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

wearehugh : BIOS Bootsplash for Thinkpad (T41) at Cyconet Blog

Why Launchpad isn’t taking off just yet

30/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : Why Launchpad isn’t taking off just yet - "Launchpad does not reflect how the upstreams work ... and since they can’t customize it to fit their needs ... - the source code is still unavailable, after all - they simply stay away" (paging tim o'reilly: source code still matters)

a bad taste in the mouth detailed ubuntu patch review

30/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : a bad taste in the mouth detailed ubuntu patch review - "Ubuntu's modifications of debhelper give me hives"

CharismaCode - Powers and repositories

30/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : CharismaCode - Powers and repositories

Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | ETech 2007 APP Interop Testing

30/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | ETech 2007 APP Interop Testing - sadly, i will not be going to etech this year. save a spot in the backchannel for me.

Reggie Watts, one-man sampling human beatbox. "None of this was...

30/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Reggie Watts, one-man sampling human beatbox. "None of this was... - Reggie Watts, one-man sampling human beatbox. "None of this was manipulated by editing." Be sure to catch the slow-motion bit starting around 3:18. I saw Reggie in person at PopTech 2006...very entertaining. (link)

Was 9/11 really that bad? - Los Angeles Times

30/01/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

deusx : Was 9/11 really that bad? - Los Angeles Times - "a messy, difficult, long-term struggle against exceptionally dangerous criminals who actually like nothing better than being put on the same level of historical importance as Hitler � can you imagine a better recruiting tool?"

OpenID as easy as 1,2,3

30/01/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : OpenID as easy as 1,2,3 - OpenID as easy as 1,2,3. An idproxy.net walkthrough, with screenshots.

Invisible Book Shelf

30/01/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Invisible Book Shelf - Invisible Book Shelf: a cool hack on instructables

Alex Ionescu’s Blog » Update on Driver Signing Bypass

30/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : Alex Ionescu’s Blog » Update on Driver Signing Bypass

Nelson Minar : Vista DRM crack? - Still early stages on this, but it's inevitable

Nasty Nets used CSS positioning to "embed" one YouTube video...

30/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Nasty Nets used CSS positioning to "embed" one YouTube video... - Nasty Nets used CSS positioning to "embed" one YouTube video into another. "Be sure to hit 'play' on both YouTubes." Reminds me of the animated GIF mashups (more). (link)

Top 10 most litigious US companies from 2001-2006 (based on trademark...

30/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Top 10 most litigious US companies from 2001-2006 (based on trademark... - Top 10 most litigious US companies from 2001-2006 (based on trademark cases): 1. Microsoft. 2. Cendent. 3. Altria/Philip Morris. 4. Best Western. 5. Dunkin' Donuts. 6. Lorillard Tobacco. 7. Levi Strauss. 8. Baskin-Robbins. 9. Chanel. 10. Nike. Found in th

MetroMan - Confessions of a Metrosexual Dad: Why the Hipster PDA is Rubbish!

30/01/2007 @ 00:03 UTC

43folders : MetroMan - Confessions of a Metrosexual Dad: Why the Hipster PDA is Rubbish! - "11. Carbon paper mess!...21. Printer colored ink...39. No Bluetooth...." Go get 'em, Macphilly!

Apple - Pro - Tips - Move All Your Stuff to a New Mac � Quick

30/01/2007 @ 00:03 UTC

43folders : Apple - Pro - Tips - Move All Your Stuff to a New Mac � Quick - Migration Assistant is such a gem and has uses far beyond getting a new box; e.g. I use it to pull my "demo" account to the studio Mac when I do MacBreak.

Anton Chekhov Quotes

30/01/2007 @ 00:03 UTC

43folders : Anton Chekhov Quotes - "Any idiot can face a crisis -- it's day to day living that wears you out." via: Writer's Almanac

GeoClue - geographics information service

30/01/2007 @ 00:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : GeoClue - geographics information service - (via tigert) [via]

Apple has already sold out of AppleTV's

30/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

jimray : Apple has already sold out of AppleTV's - First round of 100,000 reportedly gone with plans to sell a million by the holidays

In search of the transcendent taqueria / Our critic puts 85 beloved Bay Area burrito joints to th...

30/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

deusx : In search of the transcendent taqueria / Our critic puts 85 beloved Bay Area burrito joints to the test - "Burritos are nationally known as the soul food of San Francisco, but how many burrito joints could there possibly be?"

joshua : 85 bay area taquerias

Mashup Camp 3 - A Googler's Experience

30/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Mashup Camp 3 - A Googler's Experience - Mashup Camp 3 - A Googler's Experience: Sounds like he had a good time

Borat and Martha Stewart on The Tonight Show [video]

30/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Borat and Martha Stewart on The Tonight Show [video] - Borat and Martha Stewart on The Tonight Show [video]: now that's television

Hixie's Natural Log: Writing specifications: Knowing when to stop

30/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Hixie's Natural Log: Writing specifications: Knowing when to stop

In today's NY Times, Robert Sullivan argues that NYC is...

30/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : In today's NY Times, Robert Sullivan argues that NYC is... - In today's NY Times, Robert Sullivan argues that NYC is falling behind the rest of America in making the city hospitable for pedestrians, cyclists, and takers of public transportation. "London now charges drivers a fee to enter the core business area, but

A new form of gambling called historical racing allows people...

30/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : A new form of gambling called historical racing allows people... - A new form of gambling called historical racing allows people to "wager on horse races that have already taken place" and promises to be as fast & addictive as slots. (via mr) (link) [via]

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