site run on 23-year-old Apple Lisa2

19/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : site run on 23-year-old Apple Lisa2 - (via wikipedia) [via]

Republicans Halt Ethics Legislation - washingtonpost.com

19/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

deusx : Republicans Halt Ethics Legislation - washingtonpost.com - "Whatever they're saying, Republican votes tonight were votes to prevent the Senate from enacting major lobbying and ethics reforms to deal with corruption scandals in Congress"

The New Yorker Cartoon Anti-Caption Contest #83 | Radosh.net

19/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

wearehugh : The New Yorker Cartoon Anti-Caption Contest #83 | Radosh.net - "So I said to the genie, 'Hey! I didn't ask for a 60 inch crock!'" (from the comments)

Free Quicksilver user guide ebook

19/01/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

jimray : Free Quicksilver user guide ebook - He's good. And thorough.

53 CSS-Techniques You Couldn’t Live Without | Smashing Magazine

19/01/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

deusx : 53 CSS-Techniques You Couldn’t Live Without | Smashing Magazine - "53 CSS-based techniques you should always have ready to hand if you develop web-sites."

WordPress: The Complete Post-Install Checklist

19/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : WordPress: The Complete Post-Install Checklist - WordPress: The Complete Post-Install Checklist: may come in handy one day

The programmer productivity front

19/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The programmer productivity front - The programmer productivity front: "I want a fast scratchpad for my 50 front-ends to be able to share, kind of like sys V shared memory, but networked. I want get, put, append, tail, queue, dequeue, infinitely scalable across some RAID-ish cluste

DeltaCopy - Rsync for Windows

19/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : DeltaCopy - Rsync for Windows - DeltaCopy - Rsync for Windows: "In general terms, DeltaCopy is an open source, fast incremental backup program."

Tremble funnyman Todd Levin dons the Non-Expert's hat over at The Morning News to explain how to ...

19/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : Tremble funnyman Todd Levin dons the Non-Expert's hat over at The Morning News to explain how to buy wine - Tremble funnyman Todd Levin dons the Non-Expert's hat over at The Morning News to explain how to buy wine. "FANCY SERIF FONT + PARCHMENT LABEL + SOMETHING YOU KIND OF REMEMBERED FROM THE MOVIE SIDEWAYS + $12-$16 PRICE TAG = SUCCESS"

Diagram that charts instances of the "x is the new y" snowclone from 2005

19/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : Diagram that charts instances of the "x is the new y" snowclone from 2005 - Diagram that charts instances of the "x is the new y" snowclone from 2005. See also: a list I compiled last last year.

Nelson Minar : Black is the new black - Interesting visualization of a cliche (via Kottke)

NYT WoW nerd

19/01/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : NYT WoW nerd - lotus eaters, all

iPhone ringtone

19/01/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : iPhone ringtone - "sounds like holy angels peeing"

Legend of Zelda "TAKE THIS" generator

19/01/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

cobra libre : Legend of Zelda "TAKE THIS" generator - IT'S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS. [via#

deusx : DUH DUH DUH DUHHhhhh! - DuhDuhDuhDuh.phantomhourglass.org - "IT'S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS."

Strasbourg - Anne’s Weblog

19/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

wearehugh : Strasbourg - Anne’s Weblog - "html5lib, thanks to Sam Ruby, recently got a module for liberal XML parsing. This does exactly what you think it does."

Winning the Nobel Prize gets you more than $1 million...and two extra years of life

19/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

jkottke : Winning the Nobel Prize gets you more than $1 million...and two extra years of life - Winning the Nobel Prize gets you more than $1 million...and two extra years of life.

pictures of Hotel Pennsylvania, site of 2600's HOPE conference, which is scheduled to be destroyed

19/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : pictures of Hotel Pennsylvania, site of 2600's HOPE conference, which is scheduled to be destroyed - (via boing boing) [via]

Improving Ajax applications for JAWS users

19/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

Isofarro : Improving Ajax applications for JAWS users - Gez Lemon and Steve Faulkner engineer a practical and pragmatic way of getting Ajax based applications playing nicely with JAWS 7.1. One of the advantages Gez and Steve have is access to experienced screen-reader users for testing purposes - that assures

WOW DDR

19/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

deusx : WOW DDR - "Can you reach level 60? Can you beat the hi-score? Is World of Warcraft DDR the best game ever?"

Links to academic papers on phishing

19/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

Simon Willison : Links to academic papers on phishing - Links to academic papers on phishing. Posted to the openid-general list by Mike Beltzner.

The rate of suicides off of the Golden Gate Bridge increased sharply in 2006

19/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : The rate of suicides off of the Golden Gate Bridge increased sharply in 2006 - The rate of suicides off of the Golden Gate Bridge increased sharply in 2006, in part because of the local screening of The Bridge, a documentary about Golden Gate Bridge suicides. "The Bridge premiered locally in April. In May, four people jumped to thei

IFFR - Film Title List A-Z

19/01/2007 @ 18:04 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : IFFR - Film Title List A-Z - International Film Festival Rotterdam - Film Title List A-Z

Wegman's prints software error messages on cake

19/01/2007 @ 18:03 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Wegman's prints software error messages on cake - (via boing boing) [via]

Lebowski Fest is coming to Seattle!

19/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

jimray : Lebowski Fest is coming to Seattle! - And, it's during SxSW, so all the hipsters will be down in Austin. Sweet!

..:Things My Boyfriend Says:..

19/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

jimray : ..:Things My Boyfriend Says:.. - I'm quitting my job today so I can dedicate my life to finding this insanely awesome individual

The Long Tail: The Vanishing Point theory of news

19/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

jimray : The Long Tail: The Vanishing Point theory of news - "I'll start reading my "local" newspaper again when it covers my block." I have a lot of problems with this "theory" but the idea of news that is relevant to people's lives is powerful

Brightcove Splits Ad Revenue With Creators

19/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

jimray : Brightcove Splits Ad Revenue With Creators - And they just got $60million in funding. Awaiting the collapse/consolidation in video sharing space in about 6 months

Andrew Leonard of Salon responds to the David Carr post I wrote about earlier and in not enormous...

19/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

plasticbag : Andrew Leonard of Salon responds to the David Carr post I wrote about earlier and in not enormously flattering terms... - And he's also got a point! saturation in the marketplace doesn't mean that everyone writes about Britney, it means that people specialise and there's more choice. The capitalist would argue that market failure is the biggest threat, not competition...

Employment (II) (1633) by George Herbert

19/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

plasticbag : Employment (II) (1633) by George Herbert - "Man is no starre, but a quick coal of mortall fire; Who blows it not, nor doth controll A faint desire, Let's his own ashes choke his soul"

Presentation Zen writes about Steve Jobs at Macworld and the stinking presence of Cingularity

19/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

plasticbag : Presentation Zen writes about Steve Jobs at Macworld and the stinking presence of Cingularity - Doing good talks is something that I wish I knew more about. Mine go quite well, but they cost me so much in preparation that I have to do them a few times to make them worth the time they take to write...

The Carson Future of Web Design conference in April looks pretty interesting

19/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

plasticbag : The Carson Future of Web Design conference in April looks pretty interesting - Nice to see he's making a family out of these events - and I'm loving the visual design for the conference site.

Cameron Moll : Future of Web Design - The Future of Web Design conference (London, April '07) is destined to showcase some top-notch talent, including Joshua Davis and homeboy Jeff Croft.

Adam Gopnik on the current health of New York City

19/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : Adam Gopnik on the current health of New York City - Adam Gopnik on the current health of New York City. "This transformation is one you see on every street corner in Manhattan, and now in Brooklyn, too, where another local toy store or smoked-fish emporium disappears and another bank branch or mall store o

Joan Bakewell reviews Richard Dawkins' The God Delusion in glowing terms...

19/01/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

plasticbag : Joan Bakewell reviews Richard Dawkins' The God Delusion in glowing terms... - "Religions have the secular world running scared. This book is a clarion call to cower no longer. Primed by anger, redeemed by humour, it will, I trust, offend many."

The Independent's review of The God Delusion is a little more equivocal...

19/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : The Independent's review of The God Delusion is a little more equivocal... - It's a flawed review in that it attempts to defeat Dawkins on his own terms - ie. by describing religion as a trait that provides its adherents with greater adaptive success, rather than by looking towards the meme as the unit of selection.

There's an interesting discussion going on on the microformats list about how to depict televisio...

19/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : There's an interesting discussion going on on the microformats list about how to depict television and radio programmes - The standard confusions and complexities apply - the distinctions between a broadcast and an episode (where the episode corresponds to something on a tape that can be replayed), and between episodes and the brands that link them...

David Carr talks in the New York Times about the benefits and costs of new web-native ways of rea...

19/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : David Carr talks in the New York Times about the benefits and costs of new web-native ways of reading and writing to the business of writing newspapers... - Now this is a really good article. It balances the value of 'most read' pages and blogs with the risks towards popularisation and ratings-grabbing while accepting that one way or another they're here to stay. No head in the sand.

Spaceship Entertainment talks about symptoms of addiction in World of Warcraft and references som...

19/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : Spaceship Entertainment talks about symptoms of addiction in World of Warcraft and references something I wrote a while back on the subject... - I'm getting more and more fascinated about this. Obviously I'm not advocating censoring or banning games, but from the comments in the thread I'm beginning to wonder if gaming is the memetic equivalent of sugar - something nutritionally empty but increasi

"Extra-terrestrials have yet to find us because they haven't had enough time to look"

19/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : "Extra-terrestrials have yet to find us because they haven't had enough time to look" - "Extra-terrestrials have yet to find us because they haven't had enough time to look."

plasticbag : Rasmus Bjork has been exploring why aliens haven't found us - his conclusion is that it's because it would take them billions of years to do so - Rather spuriously, he seems to have decided that said aliens would send eight probes which would each subsequently break into an additional eight probes. My guess is that if they did it with more probes it might take less time...

IP address icons

19/01/2007 @ 16:03 UTC

Nelson Minar : IP address icons - Simple transform of IP address to tiny icon

Unfortunate CAPTCHA

19/01/2007 @ 16:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : Unfortunate CAPTCHA - The handicap icon is sort of the icing on the cake (via Peter)

Dealing with mudflation

19/01/2007 @ 16:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : Dealing with mudflation - Excellent game design insights from Raph Koster

beatnikblog » Blog Archive » Gimmie 0.2.0, the Applet

19/01/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

wearehugh : beatnikblog » Blog Archive » Gimmie 0.2.0, the Applet

Photos of people who have gotten a piercing on their third nipple

19/01/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

jkottke : Photos of people who have gotten a piercing on their third nipple - Rejoice, netizens! The hunt is over for the weirdest thing on the web. I give you photos of people who have gotten a piercing on their third nipple. NSFW and possibly not safe for your psyche either.

English Sentences Without Overt Grammatical Subjects, or the grammar of swearing

19/01/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

jkottke : English Sentences Without Overt Grammatical Subjects, or the grammar of swearing - English Sentences Without Overt Grammatical Subjects, or the grammar of swearing. "Chomsky observes that the adverbial elements of (39)-(42) are outside of the verb phrase and that only elements within the verb phrase play a role in strict subcategorizati

gleuschk : Doug LeMoine » ENGLISH SENTENCES WITHOUT OVERT GRAMMATICAL SUBJECTS - substitution into the frame “F**k____irregular verb(s)� is an excellent diagnostic test

cobra libre : "English sentences without overt grammatical subjects" - "There is a widespread misconception that utterances such as (2) 'Fuck you,' which also appear to have the form of a transitive verb followed by a noun phrase and preceded by no overt subject, are also imperative. This paper will study the syntax of sente #

From a while back - Stephen Colbert wags his finger at Apple and the iPhone

19/01/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

plasticbag : From a while back - Stephen Colbert wags his finger at Apple and the iPhone - I've been distracted by other far more elaborate and confusing things than the internet for the last few weeks/months so this is a bit late in the day. Good. Funny. Stuff like that.

Totally crazy video of cars sliding around on an icy Portland Street

19/01/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

jkottke : Totally crazy video of cars sliding around on an icy Portland Street - Totally crazy video of cars sliding around on an icy Portland Street. The soundtrack in my head is playing The Blue Danube when I watch this. (via bb) [via]

Ajax Debugging with Firebug

19/01/2007 @ 12:01 UTC

Isofarro : Ajax Debugging with Firebug - Joe Hewitt, in this Dr Dobbs article talks about using the Firebug extensions to inspect and debug Ajax applications (or any browser-based JavaScript application). It also has CSS inspecting capabilities, editing JavaScript on the fly, inspecting HTTP req

TagMaps

19/01/2007 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : TagMaps - TagMaps. The toolkit behind the new YRB World Explorer, available to developers as a reusable Flash component.

The NHL's All-Star voting disaster

19/01/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : The NHL's All-Star voting disaster - The NHL’s All-Star voting disaster. The NHL ran an online poll to decide which players are picked for their All-Star Game. The only authentication was a poorly implemented CAPTCHA. Unsurprisingly, it got gamed.

Matthew M. Boedicker : online NHL all-star voting gamed due to weak captcha - (via Simon Willison) [via]

MySpace Blocking Widgets?

19/01/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : MySpace Blocking Widgets? - MySpace Blocking Widgets?. Making your business dependent on revenue from MySpace is sharecropping of the worst possible kind.

Introducing: World Explorer and TagMaps

19/01/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Introducing: World Explorer and TagMaps - Introducing: World Explorer and TagMaps. “Can we automatically extract information from Flickr geotagged images to create a rich visualization of the world we live in? The answer is: you bet.�

New York bakery prints error message on cake

19/01/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : New York bakery prints error message on cake - here's the backstory

Nelson Minar : Delicious custom cake - Just a small problem (via Waxy)

Chickenfoot

19/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

joshua : Chickenfoot - rewrite the web

PlagiarismToday » Safer Without FeedBurner?

19/01/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

wearehugh : PlagiarismToday » Safer Without FeedBurner? - ironically, i read this on my personal full-content planet

Linux.com | Knoppix 5.1.1: Now with eye candy

19/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

wearehugh : Linux.com | Knoppix 5.1.1: Now with eye candy - also, knoppix now ships with iceweasel

Secure UI: 9-Block Phishmarks

19/01/2007 @ 04:02 UTC

joshua : Secure UI: 9-Block Phishmarks

From the June 2000 Esquire, what Julia Child has learned

19/01/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

jkottke : From the June 2000 Esquire, what Julia Child has learned - From the June 2000 Esquire, what Julia Child has learned. "There is nothing worse than grilled vegetables." (via ag) [via]

caida graph visualization tools

19/01/2007 @ 03:03 UTC

joshua : caida graph visualization tools

24-Hour Newspaper People

19/01/2007 @ 03:02 UTC

jimray : 24-Hour Newspaper People - A newspaper man blogs

Chat Transcript - Microsoft's Kevin Collins on The Home Theater Forum

19/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : Chat Transcript - Microsoft's Kevin Collins on The Home Theater Forum

PHYS771 Lecture 9: Quantum

19/01/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

gleuschk : PHYS771 Lecture 9: Quantum - what if probabilities didn't have to be nonnegative?

The Dawn Of OpenID?

19/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Dawn Of OpenID? - The Dawn Of OpenID?: "I believe it’ll succeed… in a similiar way Jabber has succeeded. A good, solid, open system with an active developer community, but not shiny enough to appeal to the masses."

Forum.ArchosFans.com :: View topic - 604wifi Software and Hardware Info

19/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : Forum.ArchosFans.com :: View topic - 604wifi Software and Hardware Info

Forum.ArchosFans.com :: View topic - I called Archos about the Linux source code

19/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : Forum.ArchosFans.com :: View topic - I called Archos about the Linux source code - archos 604wifi apparently runs linux, but so far archos hasn't posted their modifications as required by the gpl

ARCHOS - plugins

19/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : ARCHOS - plugins - H.264/AAC/.mp4 support now available for $25 extra

Doom9's Forum - View Single Post - What are your settings?

19/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : Doom9's Forum - View Single Post - What are your settings? - archos has ZERO information on H.264 tech specs; according to this doom9 poster, the H.264 plugin supports baseline profile (only? at least? dunno)

An Antic Disposition: A Foolish Inconsistency

19/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : An Antic Disposition: A Foolish Inconsistency - "Microsoft is selling OOXML as the solution to an interoperability problem that they themselves carefully orchestrated"

BET is showing season one of The Wire

19/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

jkottke : BET is showing season one of The Wire - BET is showing season one of The Wire. Not the best way to watch the show (with commercials and edited for television), but handy if you don't have other access to it.

A list of Reel Pop's ten favorite dystopian films

19/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

jkottke : A list of Reel Pop's ten favorite dystopian films - A list of Reel Pop's ten favorite dystopian films. Running Man, La Jetée, and Blade Runner all make the cut.

Would You Like to Join My Prison Farm?

19/01/2007 @ 00:03 UTC

kellan : Would You Like to Join My Prison Farm? - Would You Like to Join My Prison Farm?. An alternate coinage to “walled garden”. Because the walled gardens might have wonderful things growing inside. #

Dori Smith, for Apple Widget Evangelist

19/01/2007 @ 00:03 UTC

kellan : Dori Smith, for Apple Widget Evangelist - Dori Smith, for Apple Widget Evangelist. And yes, this is what job searches should look like. (via brent, rafe) [via#

Writers in Drag, this Saturday, at Writers with Drinks

19/01/2007 @ 00:03 UTC

kellan : Writers in Drag, this Saturday, at Writers with Drinks - Writers in Drag, this Saturday, at Writers with Drinks. see Kim Stanley Robinson read poetry! Michelle Tea read cyberpunk! Michael Blumlein read nature writing! There might be a dancing bear as well! #

Forum.ArchosFans.com :: View Forum - 604 Wi-Fi

19/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

wearehugh : Forum.ArchosFans.com :: View Forum - 604 Wi-Fi

The Prada mobile phone

19/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

jkottke : The Prada mobile phone - The Prada mobile phone.

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