Why Yahoo Needs MyBlogLog, and Vice Versa

10/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why Yahoo Needs MyBlogLog, and Vice Versa - Why Yahoo Needs MyBlogLog, and Vice Versa: "Out of all the Yahoo properties which I think will benefit from the MyBlogLog acquisition, I feel that YPN has the most to gain."

jimray : Why Yahoo Needs MyBlogLog, and Vice Versa - Some psuedo interesting points, but I still think this whole thing smacks of dotcom buddy-ism. MyBlogLog is the web2.0 version of Yahoo buying Broadcast.com.

Elvis taxon

10/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

jkottke : Elvis taxon - An Elvis taxon is the apparent rediscovery of an animal that has vanished from the fossil record, but that is really the discovery of a look-alike animal. "The term Elvis taxon is used because of the large number of sightings of Elvis Presley long after h

Nicholas Felton's personal annual report for 2006

10/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : Nicholas Felton's personal annual report for 2006 - Nicholas Felton's personal annual report for 2006. "Disclaimer: Alcoholic beverages were consumed during the collection of this data and the author acknowledges that the occasional drink may have gone unrecorded." Here's the one for 2005. LOVE this.

cameron : A year in the life of feltron - New York designer chronicles his life in a nicely designed booklet. How awesome would it be to get one of these in the mail every year? Umm, so totally awesome?

Analysis of some studies that link political tendancies and factors like education level, how afr...

10/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : Analysis of some studies that link political tendancies and factors like education level, how afraid we feel, and personality traits - Analysis of some studies that link political tendancies and factors like education level, how afraid we feel, and personality traits. "[A study] found that conservatives have a greater desire to reach a decision quickly and stick to it, and are higher on

habitrail for fish

10/01/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : habitrail for fish - (via boing boing) [via]

World's Two Richest Men Can Eat for Free at Hooters

10/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : World's Two Richest Men Can Eat for Free at Hooters - World's Two Richest Men Can Eat for Free at Hooters: Heh.. Bill and Warren now get free food and boobs for life.

Nelson Minar : Gates at Hooters - Hangin with Warren Buffet; money does not buy class

Whole Foods' stock is going down, but maybe it shouldn't be

10/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

jkottke : Whole Foods' stock is going down, but maybe it shouldn't be - Whole Foods' stock is going down, but maybe it shouldn't be. "The whole idea of good food and gourmet eating has begun to transcend the PBS-store bag toter."

Maybe one of the reasons that the US hasn't embraced global warming as a national priority is bec...

10/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

jkottke : Maybe one of the reasons that the US hasn't embraced global warming as a national priority is because the country is so large that it never experiences collective weather extremes the way Europe does - Maybe one of the reasons that the US hasn't embraced global warming as a national priority is because the country is so large that it never experiences collective weather extremes the way Europe does.

cameron : The Ununited States, When It Comes to the Weather - Why Europe notices climatic change more than America (I've been talking about this story for a few days. Perhaps I should post it.)

Salton Sea film

10/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Salton Sea film - narrated by John Waters!

Google 3d Warehouse

10/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Google 3d Warehouse - Contributed 3d models for Google Earth, others

Lighting 101

10/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Lighting 101 - Notes on photography lighting in blog form

Paris homeless camp

10/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Paris homeless camp - Looks like the settlement on Canal St. Martin is becoming permanent

SitePen Blog » Offline Gmail and Blogger Using the Dojo Offline Toolkit

10/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : SitePen Blog » Offline Gmail and Blogger Using the Dojo Offline Toolkit - First stages of the Dojo "offline toolkit": Mockups imagining how it could be used to make GMail or Blogger usable when you don't have an active net connection. Looks like it could be a game-changer. [via#

Simon Willison : Offline Gmail and Blogger Using the Dojo Offline Toolkit - Offline Gmail and Blogger Using the Dojo Offline Toolkit. These are just mockups at the moment, but they’re a useful illustration of how offline browsing modes for Web applications could work.

BBC NEWS | Public can purchase $100 laptop

10/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC NEWS | Public can purchase $100 laptop - Fantastic if it pans out -- The great unwashed will be allowed to buy (on eBay?!) an OLPC laptop, so long as they simultaneously pay for a second one to be shipping to the developing world. Sign me up! #

iMPD - irssi MPD controller

10/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : iMPD - irssi MPD controller

Isn't this cool? To Apple faithful, it certainly is [SF Gate]

10/01/2007 @ 19:05 UTC

43folders : Isn't this cool? To Apple faithful, it certainly is [SF Gate] - In this instance, poor Mr. Mayer was used as what vaudevillians used to call a "chaser."

iPhone Will Not Allow User Installable Applications - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

10/01/2007 @ 19:05 UTC

43folders : iPhone Will Not Allow User Installable Applications - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) - This is definitely the story I'll be following today. AFAIC, the ability to develop and deply OS X apps that can run on iPhone is the cup of secret sauce.

An effective tout

10/01/2007 @ 19:04 UTC

Nelson Minar : An effective tout - WSJ: Analyst beats Vegas point spreads (via Metafilter)

O'Reilly and Colbert to appear on each others shows on January 18

10/01/2007 @ 19:04 UTC

jimray : O'Reilly and Colbert to appear on each others shows on January 18 - O'Reilly added, "I'm really looking forward to speaking to a man who owes his entire career to me!" Self parody at its absolute finest

I'm Prepared To Do Anything To Get That Cupcake | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

10/01/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

deusx : I'm Prepared To Do Anything To Get That Cupcake | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - "The matter of the cupcake is not open to negotiation."

BBC NEWS | Technology | Public can purchase $100 laptop

10/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

deusx : BBC NEWS | Technology | Public can purchase $100 laptop - "But customers will have to buy two laptops at once - with the second going to the developing world."

SitePoint Blogs » Microsoft Breaks HTML Email Rendering in Outlook 2007

10/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

deusx : SitePoint Blogs » Microsoft Breaks HTML Email Rendering in Outlook 2007 - "Instead of taking advantage of Internet Explorer 7, Outlook 2007 uses the very limited support for HTML and CSS that is built into Word 2007 to display HTML email messages."

Styling form controls with CSS, revisited

10/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Styling form controls with CSS, revisited - Styling form controls with CSS, revisited: this could be useful someday

MyBlogLogTagger: Adding Tags to MyBlogLog

10/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MyBlogLogTagger: Adding Tags to MyBlogLog - MyBlogLogTagger: Adding Tags to MyBlogLog: Kent made a cook hack, combining del.icio.us and mybloglog

Thoughts on the iPhone and Phone Usability

10/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Thoughts on the iPhone and Phone Usability - Thoughts on the iPhone and Phone Usability: "I've never had a cell phone that didn't totally suck."

Freedom to Tinker » Blog Archive » AACS: Extracting and Using Keys

10/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

wearehugh : Freedom to Tinker » Blog Archive » AACS: Extracting and Using Keys

Simon Willison : AACS: Extracting and Using Keys - AACS: Extracting and Using Keys. Another DRM system bites the dust, this time when it’s only just made it out of the gate.

Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Sparklines passes a million hits a week

10/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

wearehugh : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Sparklines passes a million hits a week

jcgregorio : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Sparklines passes a million hits a week

The Squid Zone: The skip zone...

10/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

wearehugh : The Squid Zone: The skip zone...

Kartor på webben

10/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

wearehugh : Kartor på webben - old map overlays for google earth

Google Maps API Official Blog: Drive More Traffic to Your Maps API Site - Include KML Files in Yo...

10/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

wearehugh : Google Maps API Official Blog: Drive More Traffic to Your Maps API Site - Include KML Files in Your Sitemap

Freaky British poster

10/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : Freaky British poster - Surely this is a joke? (via Terry)

fj: On The iPhone

10/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : fj: On The iPhone - fj worked at Nokia/mobile for a long time, so I trust his insights

AdWords API criticism

10/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : AdWords API criticism - Analysis of licensing costs (via Battelle)

O'Reilly Radar > TurkTunes?

10/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : O'Reilly Radar > TurkTunes? - Combine Amazon's various webservices to create a "hum a song into a microphone and find out what it is" system. Most cunning feature: Using the "Mechanical Turk" artificial-artificial-intelligence service to use humans to identify your humming! #

HOWTO: Build a Load Balancing Beowulf Cluster

10/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

bmilleare : HOWTO: Build a Load Balancing Beowulf Cluster

Top 100 Duplicate Digg Comments from 2006

10/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Top 100 Duplicate Digg Comments from 2006 - I'd love to see the same on other social sites to see the zeitgeist of Fark vs. Metafilter vs. Slashdot

The folks in the Christmas Tree Carcasses group on Flickr are keeping track of discarded Christma...

10/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : The folks in the Christmas Tree Carcasses group on Flickr are keeping track of discarded Christmas trees - The folks in the Christmas Tree Carcasses group on Flickr are keeping track of discarded Christmas trees. (thx, richard)

Some Hands-On Time With the iPhone (David Pogue at NYT)

10/01/2007 @ 16:02 UTC

43folders : Some Hands-On Time With the iPhone (David Pogue at NYT) - David had an hour to play with the new iPhone. "It feels amazing in your hand. Not like an iPod, not like a Treo � but something new."

New York magazine tracked the media diets of 3 New Yorkers for a week

10/01/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

jkottke : New York magazine tracked the media diets of 3 New Yorkers for a week - New York magazine tracked the media diets of 3 New Yorkers for a week. Lightweights. (via fimoculous) [via]

Visual guide to Jquery

10/01/2007 @ 15:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : Visual guide to Jquery - Visual guide to Jquery. A cheat sheet, of sorts. (thanks Brian)

Keyboard Characters

10/01/2007 @ 15:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Keyboard Characters - Vonster's Keyboard Characters. "Infuse your [keyboard] with unique and collectible artwork."

Idlemode, voices for better mobile user exp.

10/01/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Idlemode, voices for better mobile user exp. - Idlemode. A mobile user experience blog (beautiful logo btw) from the talented chaps at Punchcut.

St. Louis Fed: Economic Research

10/01/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

joshua : St. Louis Fed: Economic Research

Triple Boot via BootCamp

10/01/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

joshua : Triple Boot via BootCamp

Memory and the Virtual World

10/01/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

Paul Ford : Memory and the Virtual World - A commentary with audio created by Paul Ford for .

German Industrial Buildings 1910-1925

10/01/2007 @ 14:01 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : German Industrial Buildings 1910-1925 [via]

dance of the flight attendant

10/01/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

veen : dance of the flight attendant

jkottke : The dance of the flight attendant - The dance of the flight attendant.

adaptive path » nine adaptive pathers share their resolutions for 2007

10/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

veen : adaptive path » nine adaptive pathers share their resolutions for 2007

jzawodn on MyBlogLog

10/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : jzawodn on MyBlogLog - jzawodn on MyBlogLog:

Why Software Sucks Podcast

10/01/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why Software Sucks Podcast - Why Software Sucks Podcast: thanks to ITConversations

Kasou Taishou Grand Prix 2007

10/01/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kasou Taishou Grand Prix 2007 - worth it for the human version of Breakout with marshmallows and blackface

Debian Package of the Day » Blog Archive » gems: broadcast your terminal

10/01/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

wearehugh : Debian Package of the Day » Blog Archive » gems: broadcast your terminal

Kottke gets crafty with a cardboard iPhone

10/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kottke gets crafty with a cardboard iPhone - round those corners, mister!

cameron : The Apple iPhone: how big is it? - Jason puts his own cardboard prototype up against some similar devices: Nokia 7610, 5G ipod, Tivo remote, et al.

plasticbag : Jason Kottke has mocked up the size of the new iPhone in cardboard with pictures to get a sense of its form factor - God I'm keen on that iPhone although it is the most expensive thing ever made in the world. Jason's model makes it look a litlte on the large size, but considerably smaller and sexier than the Nokia N770 or most of the smart phones...

[mplayer] Diff of /trunk/DOCS/xml/en/encoding-guide.xml

10/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

wearehugh : [mplayer] Diff of /trunk/DOCS/xml/en/encoding-guide.xml - now in svn: my guide to creating quicktime-compatible video with mencoder

DocDescriptionRemoteApplications - xmpp4moz - Trac

10/01/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : DocDescriptionRemoteApplications - xmpp4moz - Trac - "Example: notetaking application"

hyperstruct blog Exchanging Data Between Chrome and Content

10/01/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : hyperstruct blog Exchanging Data Between Chrome and Content - "Scenario: a chrome and a content application are aware of their respective existence and wish to communicate. Communication should be able to flow both ways."

Serial comma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

10/01/2007 @ 03:03 UTC

jcgregorio : Serial comma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Of course there's a multi-page article on the "Oxford comma" on Wikipedia.

Apple is the new NASA | A Whole Lotta Nothing

10/01/2007 @ 03:02 UTC

43folders : Apple is the new NASA | A Whole Lotta Nothing - "The iPhone isn’t just a new gadget. It looks like something that will transform the way we think about cellphones."

fab@home wiki

10/01/2007 @ 03:02 UTC

joshua : fab@home wiki

Mii Buttons

10/01/2007 @ 03:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : Mii Buttons - Badges made with your Mii and your Wii Number to make it easy to find new friends for your Wii. [via#

Yahoo acquires MyBlogLog for $10M - Has anyone done the math?

10/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo acquires MyBlogLog for $10M - Has anyone done the math? - Yahoo acquires MyBlogLog for $10M - Has anyone done the math?: the comments, as if often the case, are more educational that the post. of course the price is speculation too. :-)

Web API specification stuff - Anne’s Weblog

10/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : Web API specification stuff - Anne’s Weblog

Comparison of the iPhone with other smart phones

10/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

jkottke : Comparison of the iPhone with other smart phones - Comparison of the iPhone with other smart phones...a nice companion piece to the comparison of my cardboard iPhone to various iPods, mobile phones, etc. So far, the market thinks that Apple's got something good on their hands: Apple stock was up $7.10 tod

~stevenf: A Special Post Live From MacWorld

10/01/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

deusx : ~stevenf: A Special Post Live From MacWorld - "AAAAAHHH AAAAHHH AAAAAHHH AAAAHHH AAAHHBB GGG LL AAAAA"

Apple - AirPort Extreme

10/01/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

deusx : Apple - AirPort Extreme - "Print or access a shared hard drive � wirelessly."

plasticbag : I'm thinking about getting myself one of the new Aiport Extremes and hiding it in a cupboard somewhere attached to a bunch of hard disks - Does anyone have any sense about whether this is a good idea or not?

Mark Bernstein: Autofetching attributes

10/01/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

deusx : Mark Bernstein: Autofetching attributes - "Version=`curl $URL" Holy crap! Tinderbox can call external programs for data, and by extension and cURL, the web.

The Legend of Zelda: Parallel Worlds - The Legend of Zelda: Parallel Worlds

10/01/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

deusx : The Legend of Zelda: Parallel Worlds - The Legend of Zelda: Parallel Worlds - "Parallel Worlds is a fully hacked version of Zelda 3 (aka A Link to the Past). A majority of the game has been changed. "

Tinderbox: Tinderbox 3.6

10/01/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : Tinderbox: Tinderbox 3.6 - "Now, AutoFetch extends to let you get information from any command-line script. Use ruby, perl, python, Applescript � whatever is handy � to get information from the network or from other programs. "

::HorsePigCow:: marketing uncommon » Boutique Generation

10/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

deusx : ::HorsePigCow:: marketing uncommon » Boutique Generation - "The basic underlying thread is the desire for experience rather than just consumption. Craft over commodity."

A List Apart: Articles: Whitespace

10/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

deusx : A List Apart: Articles: Whitespace - "Once you know how to design and manipulate the space outside, inside, and around your content, you’ll be able to give your readers a head start, position products more precisely, and perhaps even begin to see your own content in a new light."

Tinderbox: The Tinderbox Way

10/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

deusx : Tinderbox: The Tinderbox Way - "The Tinderbox Way takes a close look at Tinderbox and its underlying ideas, exploring not just the program's mechanics but also its design and its spirit."

Siliconera » The version of Final Fantasy you never saw

10/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

deusx : Siliconera » The version of Final Fantasy you never saw - "Compared to the Famicom / NES version the MSX2 release looks more colorful, but as you can see in the video there are slight load times in before battles start up."

Tony Blair Singing Should I Stay or Should I Go « Vid A Day

10/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

deusx : Tony Blair Singing Should I Stay or Should I Go « Vid A Day - "From the people who brought you Sunday Bloody Sunday (By Dubya) comes a new video featuring Tony Blair."

Sunday Bloody Sunday (By Dubya) « Vid A Day

10/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

deusx : Sunday Bloody Sunday (By Dubya) « Vid A Day - "This is a popular song by the band U2 sung by bush. It is called Sunday Bloody Sunday."

How cognitive science helps you win "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire"

10/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

cameron : How cognitive science helps you win "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" - To hell with the wisdom of crowds... use the unlimited time given by the show to prime yourself in the right way to find the answers trapped deep inside your brain.

MakingThings

10/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MakingThings - MakingThings: "MakingThings provides software and electronics tools for people who create projects that interact with the physical world."

It's Not the Size of the Blog in the Fight ... | Workbench

10/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : It's Not the Size of the Blog in the Fight ... | Workbench - "One of my New Year's resolutions is to avoid getting on this list again" Amen.

deusx : It's Not the Size of the Blog in the Fight ... | Workbench - "I appreciate the victory, but I have a sneaking suspicion this honor is like being crowned king of the dipshits."

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