Freshman Senator John Tester from Montana keeps his daily schedule online

24/01/2007 @ 23:04 UTC

jimray : Freshman Senator John Tester from Montana keeps his daily schedule online - And he's an organic farmer with a freaking buzz cut. I want to move to Montana in six years just so I can vote for this guy.

Planet Emacsen

24/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Planet Emacsen - Planet Emacsen: just what you think it is... plus, check out the UI elements around the posts... very emacs

Matthew M. Boedicker : Planet Emacsen, collaborative weblog of people using emacs

Yahoo Search Marketing’s New Quality Ranking

24/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo Search Marketing’s New Quality Ranking - Yahoo Search Marketing’s New Quality Ranking: this looks like a good thing to me

Ofcom are throwing a wobbly at the BBC's download plans and this is one time I'm very definitely ...

24/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

plasticbag : Ofcom are throwing a wobbly at the BBC's download plans and this is one time I'm very definitely on the BBC's side - We have to face it, the role of the 'broadcaster' in the distribution of television is on the decline as other methods come into play. Radio's safe. TV's changing and on demand will get larger. Hobbling the BBC in this area is the kiss of death to the org

Doom9's Forum - View Single Post - HD-DVD decryption - General discussion

24/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

wearehugh : Doom9's Forum - View Single Post - HD-DVD decryption - General discussion - "I'm going to summarize the current state of decrypting HD-DVDs"

BackupHDDVDGUI (C# version) - Doom9's Forum

24/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

wearehugh : BackupHDDVDGUI (C# version) - Doom9's Forum

Social Design Notes: Negative Campaigning

24/01/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

kellan : Social Design Notes: Negative Campaigning - Social Design Notes: Negative Campaigning. Billboard liberation campaign in NYC using placards taped over video billboards with the typography as negative space. #

The top 100 fonts as determined by a panel of designers and type experts

24/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : The top 100 fonts as determined by a panel of designers and type experts - 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]

Human slingshot video

24/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

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

Twittertastic two

24/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Twittertastic two - Twittertastic two: "A short python script, shown below, is executed every five minutes as a cron job. The script fetches my Twitter feed as JSON, parses it, and writes it back out as an XHTML fragment to the filesystem. My WordPress theme later inclu

Monument Valley, UT

24/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Monument Valley, UT - Monument Valley, UT: info for pilots flying in the area

Street-fighting robot challenge announced

24/01/2007 @ 20:05 UTC

Eric Meyer : Street-fighting robot challenge announced - Sounds like a robotic Mortal Kombat knock-off, but in fact turns out to be a bid to create the ED-209. Oh, joy!

Flickr quietly launches machine tag support

24/01/2007 @ 20:05 UTC

Andy Baio : Flickr quietly launches machine tag support - the possibilities here are kinda mind-bending

kellan : Machine Tags: They live! They live! - Machine Tags: They live! They live!. Machine tags are not RDF. But they could play RDF on television. #

Simon Willison : Flickr Machine Tags - Flickr Machine Tags. A new feature for API developers that lets them stuff arbritrary namespaced key/value pairs in to tags and query them using the API. Even without range queries, this will enable a ton of exciting new third party developments.

plasticbag : Flickr's introduced the concept of machine tags for everyone to start playing with - Ooh. Classy. Nice. All kinds of things can be built off the back of this. I'm just starting to get my head around the possibilities, although it's probably worth noting that I'm not necessarily sufficiently qualified to get the best view...

joshua : flickr rolls out "machine tags" - like system:has: in delicious i guess

jimray : Machine tags on Flickr - Add more metadata to your photos via tags. All backend/API jiggerypockery for now, but this will be cool.

Nelson Minar : Structured Flickr tags - Machine tags are triples: namespace, keyword, value

Real economics of Second Life

24/01/2007 @ 20:05 UTC

Nelson Minar : Real economics of Second Life - This analysis applies to all online games, not just SL

More SL economy

24/01/2007 @ 20:04 UTC

Nelson Minar : More SL economy - Longer version of the valleywag article

PHP for Microsoft Ajax Library

24/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

jimray : PHP for Microsoft Ajax Library - Say what you will about Microsoft, it's a good move on their part releasing that JS library as open source.

BBC talking to Google about providing video on YouTube

24/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

jimray : BBC talking to Google about providing video on YouTube - Now that Google is testing ads on YouTube vids, I wonder if there will be ads on the otherwise ad-free Beeb.

Adobe and its P2P Ambitions

24/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

jimray : Adobe and its P2P Ambitions - Flash Player X, now with video conferencing (it could happen...)

Boy’s screaming kills chickens

24/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

jimray : Boy’s screaming kills chickens - If I didn't know any better, I'd say this story was written by Kid Ethnic

cobra libre : Boy's screaming kills chickens - No mention of a tin drum #

State of the Union: Interactive analysis and weigh-in

24/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

jimray : State of the Union: Interactive analysis and weigh-in - Self-updating word frequency analysis "cloud" - my colleagues Jim Montgomery and Paige West built this and they rock

xkcd - The Problem with Wikipedia

24/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

Rod Begbie : xkcd - The Problem with Wikipedia - [Three Hours of Fascinated Clicking] #

International Karate DS

24/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

deusx : International Karate DS - I used to absolutely love this game on the C64. It set the groundwork for my quarter drain into Street Fighter II later on.

Burning Questions • Hackathon Episode IV: A New Hack

24/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

deusx : Burning Questions • Hackathon Episode IV: A New Hack - "GET http://api.feedburner.com/format/1.0/JSONP for JSON wrapped with the near mystical callback function of your choosing - just begging you to apply your JavaScript wizardry to it."

LawGeek: San Francisco Dates, San Francisco Nights: Part One

24/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

deusx : LawGeek: San Francisco Dates, San Francisco Nights: Part One - "Below are some of my favorites, but there were so many, I'm going to split them up into posts of ten, so keep watching for more ideas."

LawGeek: San Francisco Dates, San Francisco Nights: Part Two

24/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

deusx : LawGeek: San Francisco Dates, San Francisco Nights: Part Two - "Alright, I got good feedback on Part One of this list, so here are ten more top SF dates"

Montgomery Advertiser is hosting a video remix contest for the mini-mall commercial

24/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

cameron : Montgomery Advertiser is hosting a video remix contest for the mini-mall commercial - They're using YouTube to host the content. Brilliant. I wish more small newspapers would be thinking like this.

» Death of the RSS reader | Software as services | ZDNet.com

24/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

ricmac : » Death of the RSS reader | Software as services | ZDNet.com

Celebrity culture? (Yappers and shippers)

24/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

ricmac : Celebrity culture? (Yappers and shippers) - "The only things that stop people from being both yappers and shippers are: 1) limitations of individual skill and inclination (some people are born to do one or the other), and 2) limitations of time..."

Why the world's greatest stock picker stopped picking stocks.

24/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why the world's greatest stock picker stopped picking stocks. - Why the world's greatest stock picker stopped picking stocks.: "What such investors often don't know is that even Buffett has said that the best strategy for most investors is to buy low-cost index funds and that the great Benjamin Graham eve

Jason Scott on A Sysop, Forever

24/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jason Scott on A Sysop, Forever - story of one tiny BBS, the death of its 15-year-old sysop, and how his brother and father kept it alive

How to extract stem cells from a placenta and store them for possible future use, all from the co...

24/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : How to extract stem cells from a placenta and store them for possible future use, all from the comfort of your own home - 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.

Google Groups redone

24/01/2007 @ 19:04 UTC

Nelson Minar : Google Groups redone - It no longer tastes like burning!

pwdhash

24/01/2007 @ 19:04 UTC

Nelson Minar : pwdhash - clever Firefox extension to deal with the trivial password problem

Rod Begbie : crazybob.org: Install PwdHash, now. - Firefox extension for generating marginally-more-secure passwords. Use your same password everywhere, but hash it against the website's domain name. [via#

Crowd control science

24/01/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

Nelson Minar : Crowd control science - I was wondering why stoning the pillars went so smoothly this year

Textual analysis of State of the Union

24/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : Textual analysis of State of the Union - Awesome visualization tool (via Jeff McManus)

The Frantics - A Piece of Pie

24/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

deusx : The Frantics - A Piece of Pie - "I shit a piece of pie. A whole piece of pie."

WWdN: In Exile: The Frantics

24/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

deusx : WWdN: In Exile: The Frantics - Why I'm glad I'm subscribed to Wil Wheaton's almost-never updated podcast feed

BevMo - Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter

24/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

deusx : BevMo - Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter - "Gonzo Imperial Porter has been brewed with black, chocolate and crystal malts, and hopped with Millennium and Cascades. This is a turbo charged version of the Red Dog and is 9.5% ABV."

It's Not Just Standing Up: Patterns of Daily Stand-up Meetings

24/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : It's Not Just Standing Up: Patterns of Daily Stand-up Meetings - "This is my attempt to communicate some of the previously tacit knowledge on the benefits and consequences of common practices for daily stand-ups"

2000 Bloggers

24/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

Linkorama : 2000 Bloggers - Lots of faces in one place

Baby Einstein - BuzzFeed

24/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : Baby Einstein - BuzzFeed - Gathering together posts equally confused by the bizarre cameo during last night's State of the Union by the creator of those bullshit Baby Einstein DVDs. "Bush points out the American Dream in the audience and apparently, the American Dream looks like a #

jimray : Baby Einstein, wtf? - Man, I'm glad I'm not the only who couldn't figure out what the fuck that was about.

The State of the Union - New York Times

24/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : The State of the Union - New York Times - "Neither broken promises nor failed policies changed Mr. Bush’s mind."

Washington Wire - WSJ.com : From the President, a Two-Letter Jab at the Democrats

24/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : Washington Wire - WSJ.com : From the President, a Two-Letter Jab at the Democrats - "For all of Bush’s talk tonight about crossing party lines to work with the new Democratic Congress, it is the missing two letters that may offer the clearest indication of whether partisan tensions are really like to fade in the waning years of Bu

MAKE: Blog: HOW TO - Make a computer chip trivet

24/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : MAKE: Blog: HOW TO - Make a computer chip trivet - "Here is a genuinely useful kitchen tool that you can make: a trivet built out of old computer chips."

The Daedalus Project talks about the use of addiction metaphors in relation to gaming

24/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

plasticbag : The Daedalus Project talks about the use of addiction metaphors in relation to gaming - I'm definitely guilty of this, although I don't see too much difference between arguing that it is possible to become addicted to gaming and that it is possible to be addicted to gambling. But the point is taken and well-meant...

Nick Yee writes about MMORPG 'addiction' and correlated behaviour and feeling with behaviour that...

24/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

plasticbag : Nick Yee writes about MMORPG 'addiction' and correlated behaviour and feeling with behaviour that an actual addictive substance might generate... - "The claims that MMORPGs are completely healthy or completely addictive are both extreme to the point of absurdity, and are not supported by the empirical data provided"

MyOpenID: New anti-phishing tools available

24/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Simon Willison : MyOpenID: New anti-phishing tools available - MyOpenID: New anti-phishing tools available. Includes SafeSignIn, which removes the login form from the landing page. You have to enable it in your preferences though.

A report encompassing the work of thousands of climate experts says that "global warming will hap...

24/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : A report encompassing the work of thousands of climate experts says that "global warming will happen faster and be more devastating than previously thought" - 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

plasticbag : The Guardian reports on the IPCC report on Climate Change and it's ... well frankly it's scary ... - The specifics of the weather changes are one thing, but the significant pressures on the world's populations, the wars and the terrorism and migration it's all going to cause - that's the stuff that's really worrying...

Phoney Fresh

24/01/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : Phoney Fresh - One of those “always look forward to posts from’ blogs

Billable

24/01/2007 @ 13:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : Billable - With the recent changes in 1.1, Billable is now my invoicing app of choice!

Rod Begbie : Billable: Simple service and invoice tracking for Mac OS X. - Nicely-done OSX app to help you keep track of your hours and invoicing when doing freelance work. [via#

Joel Veitch and Seven Seconds of Love have been given a pay-out from Coca-Cola after the multinat...

24/01/2007 @ 12:00 UTC

plasticbag : Joel Veitch and Seven Seconds of Love have been given a pay-out from Coca-Cola after the multinational giant ripped off their song and video - Tremendously good news. It's really satisfying to see personal non-corporate creativity win out in these environments against all the odds.

deusx : BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Ninja kitten band win Coke battle - "An unsigned British band have reached a settlement with Coca-Cola over the soft drink giant's use of their material in a television commercial."

Simon Willison : Ninja kitten band win Coke battle - Ninja kitten band win Coke battle. There’s a headline you don’t expect to see on BBC News.  [via]

Theocacao: Cocoa Tutorial for Absolute Newbies

24/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

joshua : Theocacao: Cocoa Tutorial for Absolute Newbies

FlexiSheet - The Next Generation Spreadsheet

24/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

joshua : FlexiSheet - The Next Generation Spreadsheet - ooh

Resampling Stats

24/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

joshua : Resampling Stats

The Spotlight File System for MacFUSE

24/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

jimray : The Spotlight File System for MacFUSE - This is wicked cool

Simon Willison : The Spotlight File System for MacFUSE - The Spotlight File System for MacFUSE. Finally, an easy way to create proper virtual folders on OS X using Spotlight and FUSE.  [via]

Closing Keynote, XML 2006

24/01/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

wearehugh : Closing Keynote, XML 2006

apocalypse scale

24/01/2007 @ 06:03 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : apocalypse scale

Andre the Giant, the greatest drunk on earth

24/01/2007 @ 06:03 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Andre the Giant, the greatest drunk on earth - (via del.icio.us/merlinmann) [via]

color trail emacs eye candy

24/01/2007 @ 06:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : color trail emacs eye candy - (via programming.reddit.com) [via]

Vagina evolution

24/01/2007 @ 05:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : Vagina evolution - Quite well written (via Metafilter)

Penis evolution

24/01/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Penis evolution - "It's a kind of glorified water balloon."

Microsoft Design Center

24/01/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

jimray : Microsoft Design Center - Oh, boy.

Zync

24/01/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Zync - Some friends' startup. It's going to evolve into smart "social search". In the meantime, Bostonfolks: Try training their brain (It's fun!) and seeing how well it knows you. #

Nicholas Carr's written another one of those posts in which you sort of sit there and look at the...

24/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

plasticbag : Nicholas Carr's written another one of those posts in which you sort of sit there and look at the world and its changes and you sort of heave your shoulders and sigh - I feel guilty for getting stroppy with the chap, but's I can't help thinking that being British, watching the culture calmly and dropping the odd comment that indicates your resistant to change is a very good way to look intelligent without the hard work

The 5 sins of Vista

24/01/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The 5 sins of Vista - The 5 sins of Vista: I'm sure there are more than 5!

Outbound Link Count at Wikipedia

24/01/2007 @ 03:05 UTC

Linkorama : Outbound Link Count at Wikipedia - A page that shows the volume of spam it gets and an indicator of the cost administrators bear

Norma Mailer v. Marshall McLuhan

24/01/2007 @ 02:03 UTC

jimray : Norma Mailer v. Marshall McLuhan - "Norman Mailer and Marshall McLuhan expound on violence, alienation and the electronic envelope." I'm pretty sure this was made specifically for Rex.

Drivemocion

24/01/2007 @ 01:05 UTC

joshua : Drivemocion - ooh, car emoticons

New Architect: Infrastructure Feature

24/01/2007 @ 00:05 UTC

jcgregorio : New Architect: Infrastructure Feature

Adobe Spry and obtrusive, inaccessible JavaScript | 456 Berea Street

24/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Adobe Spry and obtrusive, inaccessible JavaScript | 456 Berea Street

deusx : Adobe Spry and obtrusive, inaccessible JavaScript | 456 Berea Street - "Come on Adobe, you both can and should do better than this."

Hash Function Workshop

24/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Hash Function Workshop

An Antic Disposition: Document Format Punditry

24/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : An Antic Disposition: Document Format Punditry

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