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Google Homepage introduces dynamic themes - Download Squad

20/03/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Google Homepage introduces dynamic themes - Download Squad - The new Google personalised homepage themes are gorgeous. Updating them based upon time and local weather is just ridiculously lovely! #

What happens when you die on a plane

20/03/2007 @ 21:07 UTC

jimray : What happens when you die on a plane - Just the thought that I could piss off the smarmy bastards up in first class is reason enough for me!

Chicago hot dog

20/03/2007 @ 21:05 UTC

jimray : Chicago hot dog - Straight from the horses mouth. Baseball season is upon us, might have to invest in some Vienna Beef dogs and a few pickles.

xkcd - Keyboards are Disgusting

20/03/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

deusx : xkcd - Keyboards are Disgusting - Holy crap, that's a good way to get pink eye!

Crazy Ideas for Reducing Noise at Truckee Airport

20/03/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Crazy Ideas for Reducing Noise at Truckee Airport - Crazy Ideas for Reducing Noise at Truckee Airport: What will they think of next?

Video: Chris Ware animation for Showtime's This American Life

20/03/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Chris Ware animation for Showtime's This American Life - wonderful story about how make-believe cameras changed an elementary school playground  [via]

Chris Ware Animation for “This American Life”

20/03/2007 @ 20:57 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Chris Ware Animation for “This American Life” - In spite of my reservations about Chris Ware, there’s no denying his work is pretty amazing. Via Waxy.org. [via]

“Grindhouse” Movie Posters Are Brilliant

20/03/2007 @ 20:41 UTC

Khoi Vinh : “Grindhouse” Movie Posters Are Brilliant - Say what you will about how appealling (or not) the movie is, but the posters and promotional graphics — like this one and this one —are brilliant examples of vernacular design.

BBC NEWS | Judge rules against cheap CD site

20/03/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC NEWS | Judge rules against cheap CD site - A British online music store is being banned from purchasing cheap (legal) CDs in Hong Kong and selling them to British people cheaper than the "official" British release. How in the name of sodding fucksticks is this "copyright infringement"?! #

NPR fights the good fight against the RIAA's inane webcast royalty clusterfuck

20/03/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

jimray : NPR fights the good fight against the RIAA's inane webcast royalty clusterfuck - I love NPR

Redesigning the ExpressionEngine Site

20/03/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Redesigning the ExpressionEngine Site - "Redesigning the ExpressionEngine Site" by close friend Jesse Bennett-Chamberlain. An exhaustive and enjoyable read that covers Jesse's design process in detail.

How "Christ, What an Asshole!" is the Answer to the New Yorker Magazine Caption Contest

20/03/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

joshua : How "Christ, What an Asshole!" is the Answer to the New Yorker Magazine Caption Contest

3 years of Web 2.0 investing

20/03/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

Linkorama : 3 years of Web 2.0 investing - Jeff Clavier on his portfolio strategy

Creating Overlays for Google Maps

20/03/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Creating Overlays for Google Maps - Creating Overlays for Google Maps: "You may know about adding image overlays in Google Earth. But did you know that you can publish these overlays in Google Maps and share them with others?"

Mom's Genetics Could Produce Gay Sons

20/03/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Mom's Genetics Could Produce Gay Sons - Mom's Genetics Could Produce Gay Sons: "The arrangement of a mother's genes could affect the sexual orientation of her son, according to a new study."

AMUSEMENT PARKS ON FIRE

20/03/2007 @ 17:53 UTC

jonhicks : AMUSEMENT PARKS ON FIRE - My new favourite band.

Solving FizzBuzz in XSLT 1.0

20/03/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

kellan : Solving FizzBuzz in XSLT 1.0 - Solving FizzBuzz in XSLT 1.0. Presented without comment — beyond a little smirking. [via#

CRACKED.com - Sickboy Syndrome: Five Great Comedians Who've Lost It

20/03/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : CRACKED.com - Sickboy Syndrome: Five Great Comedians Who've Lost It - I agree with all of them, except I never found Jim Carrey funny to begin with. [via#

The Criterion Contraption - watching and reviewing every DVD in the Criterion Collection

20/03/2007 @ 16:02 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : The Criterion Contraption - watching and reviewing every DVD in the Criterion Collection [via]

jimray : The Criterion Contraption - Some dude is watching every Criterion Collection DVD. Sorta reminds me of the chick who blogged The Joy of Cooking.

Subversion Tips

20/03/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Subversion Tips - Subversion Tips. To edit a Subversion log entry: svn propset --revprop -r XXX svn:log “New message here?

A Conversation at the Grownup Table, as Imagined at the Kids’ Table

20/03/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

Andy Baio : A Conversation at the Grownup Table, as Imagined at the Kids’ Table - "Pass the wine, please. I want to become crazy."  [via]

Jeremy Zawodny : The Wisdom of Children: Humor - The Wisdom of Children: Humor: "A Conversation at the Grownup Table, as Imagined at the Kids’ Table"

jimray : A Conversation at the Grownup Table, as Imagined at the Kids’ Table - "UNCLE: I’m having sex right now."

Rod Begbie : Shouts & Murmurs: The Wisdom of Children: Humor: The New Yorker - "A Conversation at the Grownup Table, as Imagined at the Kids' Table" "DAD: We just saw the PG-13 movie. It was so good. MOM: There was a big sex." [via#

The opensourcing of process

20/03/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

Linkorama : The opensourcing of process - Expose the process, as if it were code. Expose the completion times and error rates, as if it were code. Let everyone see them. Even the customer. Particularly the customer. Why don’t we learn from the Fedex model?

BlueTooth proximity detection, make your Mac do stuff when your phone gets near it

20/03/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : BlueTooth proximity detection, make your Mac do stuff when your phone gets near it - would be cool to make it update web site when near (via makezine) [via]

wodcast.org » Johnson Banks

20/03/2007 @ 14:00 UTC

jonhicks : wodcast.org » Johnson Banks - Michael Johnson talks about the work of Johnson Banks. I was particularly interested in his experience of blogging the new BFI identity, and the vitriol received in comments.

Flash Circle TD

20/03/2007 @ 12:02 UTC

joshua : Flash Circle TD - not as good as his previous

DED|Chain JavaScript Library

20/03/2007 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : DED|Chain JavaScript Library - DED|Chain JavaScript Library. Dustin’s new JavaScript library, which puts a JQuery style chained API on top of YUI.  [via]

Flash vs. Ajax: It's time to expand your toolbox

20/03/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Flash vs. Ajax: It's time to expand your toolbox - Flash vs. Ajax: It’s time to expand your toolbox. Dan Webb offers his smart, pragmatic take on the Flash vs. Ajax permathread.

Launch Late to Launch Often

20/03/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Launch Late to Launch Often - Launch Late to Launch Often. “The bottom line being that you want to invest pre-launch such that you optimize for innovation post-launch.?

A Zoned Defense

20/03/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : A Zoned Defense - A Zoned Defense. Using JavaScript’s date.getTimezoneOffset() to detect the user’s timezone and stash it in a cookie.

When Non-Programmers Write Software

20/03/2007 @ 10:48 UTC

Khoi Vinh : When Non-Programmers Write Software - The virtues of home-grown software created by small business owners.

Two visions

20/03/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Two visions - Two visions. It looks like Mark Pilgrim is going to be joining Hixie at Google.

jimray : Mark Pilgrim is going to work for Google - It's weird, I honestly thought he'd been working there for years

nelson : Mark Pilgrim to Google - they're lucky to have him.

Google Adds Decorative Themes to Site

20/03/2007 @ 09:03 UTC

43folders : Google Adds Decorative Themes to Site - "Users are asked to enter their ZIP code so the digital drawings change from day to night and fluctuate with the weather."

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy 333

20/03/2007 @ 09:02 UTC

43folders : Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy 333 - This week, I talked with Leo about how to leave an excellent voicemail message. (start @ 59:15)

Desktop TD

20/03/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

joshua : Desktop TD - i liked this one too

Rod Begbie : Desktop Tower Defense - Excellent Flash strategy-ish game which cost me about 20 minutes of productivity. So far. [via#

jcgregorio : Desktop Tower Defense - for the kids. yeah, really, for them.

Jeremy Zawodny : Desktop Tower Defense - Desktop Tower Defense: so. fucking. addtictive. make it stop!

Andy Baio : Desktop Tower Defense - as addictive as everyone says, much more arcade than RTS

factoryjoe : Desktop Tower Defense - A rediculously addictive game. Tags: game, world of warcraft, flash

Audio: After the Brief: A Field Guide to Inspiration

20/03/2007 @ 08:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Audio: After the Brief: A Field Guide to Inspiration - Audio from "After the Brief: A Field Guide to Inspiration" (SXSW '07). (slides)

the heart-stopping joy of bacon-wrapped, cheese-filled, battered and fried hot dogs

20/03/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

joshua : the heart-stopping joy of bacon-wrapped, cheese-filled, battered and fried hot dogs

jimray : I Am Trying to Break your Heart - The Stranger has probably the greatest food blog post in the history of ever: bacon-wrapped, cheese-filled, battered and fried hot dogs

Let's have a panel on what we didn’t like about SXSW 2007

20/03/2007 @ 07:04 UTC

Cameron Moll : Let's have a panel on what we didn’t like about SXSW 2007 - John Gruber: Let's have a panel on what we didn’t like about SXSW 2007. Gruber, as expected, encapsulates the collective chorus of the web community in an intelligent write-up, this time regarding the ups and downs of SXSW 2007.

TwitterBuzz

20/03/2007 @ 07:03 UTC

Linkorama : TwitterBuzz - TwitterBuzz shows you what people using Twitter, a microblogging service, are linking to. It's updated constantly. The default view shows the most popular links over the last day. Normal service has now been restored. More features coming soon.

Scarcity vs. Abundance Thinking

20/03/2007 @ 07:02 UTC

Linkorama : Scarcity vs. Abundance Thinking - So the big question for me is what kinds of activities can organizations engage in to begin moving from scarcity to abundance?

Highrise, the latest 37 Signals app, is live

20/03/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

jimray : Highrise, the latest 37 Signals app, is live - CRM for little guys

Ablog » Http Validation Ajax Inconsistencies…

20/03/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Ablog » Http Validation Ajax Inconsistencies… - ETags and XHR, at least as of a year ago.

On My Desk: Creative folk share the stuff on their desks

20/03/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : On My Desk: Creative folk share the stuff on their desks [via]

Matthew M. Boedicker : pictures of designers' workspaces - (via boingboing) [via]

Search with Kevin - KFed built him a search engine

20/03/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

jimray : Search with Kevin - KFed built him a search engine - I want to meet the programmer who built this piece of shit so I can kick his ass myself

Shorpy - The 100-Year-Old Photo Blog

20/03/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Shorpy - The 100-Year-Old Photo Blog [via]

jonhicks : Shorpy | The 100-Year-Old Photo Blog - Via Kottke - an absorbing photo blog of life in the last 100 years.

cobra libre : Shorpy: The 100-Year-Old Photo Blog - "Shorpy is a photo blog about what life a hundred years ago was like" #

Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

20/03/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

gleuschk : Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors - with a section on the power method

Highrise Forum: Using the undocumented API

20/03/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Highrise Forum: Using the undocumented API - Highrise Forum: Using the undocumented API. Add .xml to the end of many URLs in Highrise to get an XML representation of that page.

How to Solve Super Fiendish-Arts & Entertainment-Games & Puzzles-Su Doku-TimesOnline

20/03/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

gleuschk : How to Solve Super Fiendish-Arts & Entertainment-Games & Puzzles-Su Doku-TimesOnline - x-wing and swordfish

Highrise

20/03/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Highrise - Highrise. The new online contact manager from 37signals—exactly the tool I need for managing my freelancing, and it even accepts OpenID.

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