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YouTube - Barenaked Ladies - Sound of Your Voice

6/02/2007 @ 23:03 UTC

Jason Shellen : YouTube - Barenaked Ladies - Sound of Your Voice - Featuring some familiar YouTubers. #

Andy Baio : New Barenaked Ladies video stars YouTube celebs - I must be an addict; I recognized all but one person  [via]

Kodak plans to sell inkjet printers with cheaper ink - USATODAY.com

6/02/2007 @ 23:03 UTC

Rod Begbie : Kodak plans to sell inkjet printers with cheaper ink - USATODAY.com - Kodak are looking to break into the inkjet printer market by undercutting the overpriced ink cartridges from which HP et al make most of their profit. I encourage this, since I tend to buy a cheap new colour inkjet printer every couple of years rather th [via#

amAze

6/02/2007 @ 23:03 UTC

Rod Begbie : amAze - Free (ad-supported) GPS navigation software for Java/S60 phones, covering Europe and North America. [via#

Script For Escaping Verizon Contracts Without Fee, Based On Text Message Rate Raises

6/02/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Script For Escaping Verizon Contracts Without Fee, Based On Text Message Rate Raises - Script For Escaping Verizon Contracts Without Fee, Based On Text Message Rate Raises: phone companies are EVIL

Yahoo and Microsoft Indexing Blogs Poorly

6/02/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo and Microsoft Indexing Blogs Poorly - Yahoo and Microsoft Indexing Blogs Poorly: someone has managed to confuse "indexing" and "ranking" again

Steve Jobs argues against DRM for the music industry

6/02/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

Andy Baio : Steve Jobs argues against DRM for the music industry - wow, Cory Doctorow must be in hog heaven

jimray : Apple - Thoughts on Music - Steve Jobs on the state of online music, downloads and DRM. One of his lackey's should've highlighted the word "DRMs" though because it has a sort of Ted Stevens-esque quality to it.

Rod Begbie : Apple - Thoughts on Music - Steve Jobs publicly calls for the record companies to drop their requirement for DRM on online music sales: "Imagine a world where every online store sells DRM-free music encoded in open licensable formats. [...] This is clearly the best alternative for c [via#

Jon Hicks : Steve's Thoughts on Music - “If the big four music companies would license Apple their music without the requirement that it be protected with a DRM, we would switch to selling only DRM-free music on our iTunes store.”

Jason Shellen : Thoughts on Music by Steve Jobs - Hell yes! I have been privately lobbying a few major labels about this for a few years and they act like I have two heads. I would love to think this is possible. #

Simon Willison : Thoughts on Music - Thoughts on Music. Steve Jobs comes out against DRM, lays the blame squarely on the big four music companies.

Ross Burton: Xrandr 1.2

6/02/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

wearehugh : Ross Burton: Xrandr 1.2

Critical mass and social network fatigue

6/02/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

Linkorama : Critical mass and social network fatigue - “One of these days,� Ben said in, I think, 1991, “everyone’s going to look up from their little islands of LAN email and see this giant mothership hovering overhead called the Internet.� same applies to YASNS

Slashdot | CSS: The Definitive Guide

6/02/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

Eric Meyer : Slashdot | CSS: The Definitive Guide - Nobody told me I got reviewed on Slashdot! And so positively, too!

Buy my logo for only $199!

6/02/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : Buy my logo for only $199! - Maybe I should sell for $189 and undercut them?

Dynkin Diagrams

6/02/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

gleuschk : Dynkin Diagrams - label 'em yourself and export as EPS. Nice!

New Blogger Importer « WordPress.com

6/02/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

wearehugh : New Blogger Importer « WordPress.com

Alcatraz ferry

6/02/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Alcatraz ferry - Took forever to find this since the contract changed to Hornblower

Microsoft to support OpenID

6/02/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Microsoft to support OpenID - wonderful news

Jeremy Zawodny : Microsoft & OpenID - Microsoft & OpenID: "So Bill Gates just announced earlier this morning that Microsoft is supporting OpenID..."

cameron : Microsoft & OpenID - InfoCard and OpenID, together, forever.

joshua : Microsoft to support OpenID

jimray : Microsoft will support OpenID - I swear I thought this was announced a while ago, but great news all the same.

Rod Begbie : brad's life - Microsoft & OpenID - MS are announcing CardSpace authentication for OpenID. Of course, five bucks says this goes the "embrace & extend" way of Microsoft "supporting" SPF two years ago. [via#

Simon Willison : Microsoft & OpenID - Microsoft & OpenID. HUGE news. Microsoft are officially supporting OpenID, through integration with CardSpace.

Errol Morris on Abu Ghraib

6/02/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Errol Morris on Abu Ghraib - Some information on Errol Morris' newest project, a film about Abu Ghraib: Morris introduced us to his latest project about the Abu Ghraib, and the iconic images created from the prisoner torture. It's his hypothesis that it's a handful of those photos f

it takes almost 27 kg of water to make and transport a 1 kg bottle of Fiji water

6/02/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : it takes almost 27 kg of water to make and transport a 1 kg bottle of Fiji water

Live from the Flickr offices, George Oates and Heather Champ goof around...

6/02/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

plasticbag : Live from the Flickr offices, George Oates and Heather Champ goof around... - It looks like frivolous play, but normally George can't get any work done at all unless that thing is being whisked around her head. It's Heather's main job...

New PC & Mac Ad: "Security"

6/02/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

43folders : New PC & Mac Ad: "Security" - Apple has fun with Vista's hand-cranked security. I think the security guy is Seth Morris, from the hilarious "Naked Babies" improv group w/Rob Corddry.

I'm having some fun playing with IMified, a range of IM bots that perform productivity tasks for ...

6/02/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : I'm having some fun playing with IMified, a range of IM bots that perform productivity tasks for you... - I can't help but miss Matt Webb's Googlebot IM search interface. That was really nice. I've rather missed that.

John Gruber writes about Bill Gates' recent irritable comments about Macs, security and feature-d...

6/02/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : John Gruber writes about Bill Gates' recent irritable comments about Macs, security and feature-development on OSX - He actually goes so far as to say that Gates is just downright lying, or at the very least highly�worryingly�mistaken. I'm not sure which it is, but I suspect it's something in that territory...

Joy of Tech on Gates on Apple parodies the Mac/PC Apple ads in spiralling in-joke reference apoca...

6/02/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : Joy of Tech on Gates on Apple parodies the Mac/PC Apple ads in spiralling in-joke reference apocalypse - I wonder how many things you'd have to explain to a total newbie before they'd get these jokes. I wonder how many things I'm missing. There's this guy called Bill Gates, right....?

#404915 - iceweasel: Icon resembles booger - Debian Bug report logs

6/02/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

wearehugh : #404915 - iceweasel: Icon resembles booger - Debian Bug report logs

White Castle is once again doing special Valentine's Day dinners...

6/02/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : White Castle is once again doing special Valentine's Day dinners... - White Castle is once again doing special Valentine's Day dinners this year...you get your own server and candles! Here's what last year's meal looked like (more at Flickr). (link)

Em Calculator

6/02/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Em Calculator - Em Calculator. Tool for working out CSS relative em values, useful for creating completely resizable layouts.

Richard Rutter : Em Calculator - Another one. This one does nesting – sweet.

Fixing ptrace(pt_deny_attach, ...) on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger

6/02/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

wearehugh : Fixing ptrace(pt_deny_attach, ...) on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger

KQEMU Changelog

6/02/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

wearehugh : KQEMU Changelog - "Changed license to GPL version 2"

TechCrunch's social music overview is pretty light, but interesting nonetheless...

6/02/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

plasticbag : TechCrunch's social music overview is pretty light, but interesting nonetheless... - There's a few names here I haven't heard of. iLike is a nice little plugin I've been using for a while but which has very little traction in my communities. Last.fm remains my staple music community...

Finetune is an interesting social music experience, which breaks my personal web rules, so I'm no...

6/02/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

plasticbag : Finetune is an interesting social music experience, which breaks my personal web rules, so I'm not going to play with it... - i'm totally uninterested in sites that don't let me link to things easily and which break the model of the web. I don't have time for it. Good night!

Useless Account is the best Web 2.0 site on the internet at the moment

6/02/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

plasticbag : Useless Account is the best Web 2.0 site on the internet at the moment - It's genius! You get to sign up! Then you can edit your profile! That's it! No more! Simple, clean and efficient and really well-designed too.

cameron : Exactly what I needed for a Tuesday - I'm always happy when I seal the deal on an account that is my first name. UselessAccount is no difference. I'm in the first-name-at-useless-account-club. Are you?

Rod Begbie : Useless Account - Sign up for an account and, erm, that's it. Needs OpenID support, if you ask me. [via#

Simon Willison : Useless Account - Useless Account. “Change your password 1000 times a day... For Free!�

Delettering the Public Space was a project in which all signage was replaced with flat yellow blocks

6/02/2007 @ 14:00 UTC

plasticbag : Delettering the Public Space was a project in which all signage was replaced with flat yellow blocks - It's weirdly decompressing to see these great expanses of yellow replacing sign after sign. Very beautiful. Very strange.

philgyford : Art MoCo: "Delete! - Delettering the Public Space" - Art project that blanks out all the signs in a street. Got lots of linkage ages ago but it took me a while to find it again this week.

Last week Flickr proposed limiting tags to 75 per photo and contacts to 3000, and there was a bit...

6/02/2007 @ 14:00 UTC

plasticbag : Last week Flickr proposed limiting tags to 75 per photo and contacts to 3000, and there was a bit of an outcry... - Personally, I thought the move was reasonable. You don't optimise your service for 300 users at the expense of millions of others. However, they've found a better solution now, with limits only applying to non-reciprocal contacts.

Freeverse : Think

6/02/2007 @ 12:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : Freeverse : Think - A wonderful freeware app for cutting out the noise of other apps, making it easier to focus. Works very elegantly

joshua : Think - focus on apps

Strange Horizons Columns: The (Anti)Social “Casual� Gamer, or the Game Is Not the Thi...

6/02/2007 @ 11:01 UTC

deusx : Strange Horizons Columns: The (Anti)Social “Casual� Gamer, or the Game Is Not the Thing, by E. Cabell Hankinson Gathman - "many people still prefer to feel that they're "doing" something when they're talking to other people, and perhaps most importantly, a friendly game of whatever provides an automatic topic of conversation"

Warm weather prompts Corpse Flower to bloom early - Yahoo! News

6/02/2007 @ 11:01 UTC

deusx : Warm weather prompts Corpse Flower to bloom early - Yahoo! News - "Unseasonably warm weather may have tricked the world's smelliest plant into blooming in the middle of the northern hemisphere winter, botanists at the Eden Project where the native of Sumatra is housed, told Reuters."

Space shuttle astronaut arrested at OIA on attempted kidnapping, battery charges - Orlando Sentin...

6/02/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

deusx : Space shuttle astronaut arrested at OIA on attempted kidnapping, battery charges - Orlando Sentinel : Space & Science Space shuttle astronaut arrested at OIA on attempted kidnapping, battery charges - Orlando Sentinel : Space & Science - What, being an ASTRONAUT isn't enough?! "Nowak ... was wearing a trench coat and wig and had a knife, BB pistol, and latex gloves in her car, reports show. They also found diapers..."

Where News Consumption Is Heading

6/02/2007 @ 08:02 UTC

jimray : Where News Consumption Is Heading

'LA Times' Reveals Schwarzenegger Tapes

6/02/2007 @ 08:02 UTC

jimray : 'LA Times' Reveals Schwarzenegger Tapes - ...but can't get 'em online due to an "unidentified technical glitch"

Slice of Scifi - Science Fiction TV & Movie News, Interviews & more - Felix Gaeta is Abso...

6/02/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Slice of Scifi - Science Fiction TV & Movie News, Interviews & more - Felix Gaeta is Absolutely, Positively a Cylon

Expedia Enters Partnership With The NY Times

6/02/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

jimray : Expedia Enters Partnership With The NY Times - I already hate the travel sections of almost every major media publication, but this just feels especially icky.

Skip the Foie Gras, take a private plane

6/02/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

jimray : Skip the Foie Gras, take a private plane - See, here's a perfect reason to hate the travel section!

ljubomir.simin - Amarok Weekly Newsletter - Issue 6

6/02/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

wearehugh : ljubomir.simin - Amarok Weekly Newsletter - Issue 6

Live DOM Viewer

6/02/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Live DOM Viewer - Live DOM Viewer. Neat tool from Hixie that provides an insight in to what browsers are actually thinking.  [via]

steike.com » How to debug iTunes with gdb

6/02/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : steike.com » How to debug iTunes with gdb - "So, there is an undocumented system call: ptrace(PT_DENY_ATTACH, 0, 0, 0); .. that lets a process avoid being debugged."

Project VRM

6/02/2007 @ 02:03 UTC

Linkorama : Project VRM - VRM, or Vendor Relationship Management, is the reciprocal of CRM or Customer Relationship Management. It provides customers with tools for engaging with vendors in ways that work for both parties.

The Enterprise Committer

6/02/2007 @ 02:02 UTC

Linkorama : The Enterprise Committer - When Your Employee Develops Open-Source Code on the Company Payroll - technology - CIO

Plazes Raises $3.5M

6/02/2007 @ 02:02 UTC

Linkorama : Plazes Raises $3.5M - Congrats guys!

Running the DRM Guantlet | Songbirdnest.com

6/02/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

wearehugh : Running the DRM Guantlet | Songbirdnest.com - "The world of DRM is a little unfriendly." Ya think?

Simon Willison : Running the DRM Gauntlet - Running the DRM Gauntlet. DRM war stories from the Songbird team. Windows Media and QuickTime both block debuggers in different ways.

Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us

6/02/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us - Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us. Absolutely worth watching�don’t be put off by the title.

Bill de hÓra: Journal Migration I: export entries from

6/02/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : Bill de hÓra: Journal Migration I: export entries from - in other news, movable type's export format still sucks

Doom9's Forum - View Single Post - Volume ID found!! And its really weak :) (Now also instruction...

6/02/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : Doom9's Forum - View Single Post - Volume ID found!! And its really weak :) (Now also instructions on how to extract)

Doom9's Forum - View Single Post - Volume ID found!! And its really weak :) (Now also instruction...

6/02/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : Doom9's Forum - View Single Post - Volume ID found!! And its really weak :) (Now also instructions on how to extract) - with illustrations

Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Projects | Atom Publishing Protocol Test Client

6/02/2007 @ 00:02 UTC

jcgregorio : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Projects | Atom Publishing Protocol Test Client

pmdraft-commandline

6/02/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : pmdraft-commandline - "Second generation package manager - First shellish prototype"

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