Mowser mobile web portal

17/04/2007 @ 23:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Mowser mobile web portal - Introducing Mowser, a portal for consuming and delivering mobile web content. It's a transcoder (strips unncessary styling), mobile site directory, feed aggregator, and AOL-style keyword shortcut navigation. Cool thing is you can transcode any site on the

Boing Boing (and Xeni in particular): Please STFU.

17/04/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Boing Boing (and Xeni in particular): Please STFU. - Dear Boing Boing, If I wanted half-assed rumours, guesses and pointless speculation relating to yesterday's VT shooting, I'd turn on any of the 24-hour "news" channels. In the meantime, I'm reactivating my Xeni filter. #

Tehachapi Skywatch

17/04/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Tehachapi Skywatch - Tehachapi Skywatch: "While Tehachapi Municipal serves general aviation aircraft, Mountain Valley serves primarily as a gliderport, towing gliders up to altitude and then releasing them for non-powered soaring along the ridges of the Tehachapi Mountai

Seven-second review of John Maeda”s “The Laws of Simplicity”

17/04/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Seven-second review of John Maeda”s “The Laws of Simplicity”

Ornette Coleman Wins Music Pulitzer

17/04/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

jimray : Ornette Coleman Wins Music Pulitzer - "Coleman's music was not among the 140 music nominees. Pulitzer panelists used their prerogative to skirt traditional rules by purchasing the CD and nominating the 77-year-old jazz master." That's awesome!

What's Happening to Our Lovely Cult?

17/04/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : What's Happening to Our Lovely Cult? - What's Happening to Our Lovely Cult?: "The Apple Store used to be a geek hangout: somewhere you could happily mingle with fellow Mac nerds. These days, it's full of teenage mall rats and iPod noobs." Heh.

History of the tilde

17/04/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

joshua : History of the tilde

writing, labor, the First Amendment, freedom of the press, politics quotes

17/04/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : writing, labor, the First Amendment, freedom of the press, politics quotes

Forbes Magazine's mesothelioma search engine spam

17/04/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Forbes Magazine's mesothelioma search engine spam - amazingly bad; stumbled on this from a comment on Matt Cutts' blog

Airstrip plans to move if homes glide in

17/04/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Airstrip plans to move if homes glide in - Airstrip plans to move if homes glide in: It looks like Williams Soaring may finally be getting serious about a move...

cat MS Word docs in UNIX

17/04/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : cat MS Word docs in UNIX

Poll results: 50.4% of respondents maximise windows

17/04/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Poll results: 50.4% of respondents maximise windows - Poll results: 50.4% of respondents maximise windows. Interesting graphs that break down browser window maximisation by operating system.

.bash_profile vs. .bashrc

17/04/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : .bash_profile vs. .bashrc - have wondered about this (via del.icio.us/popular) [via]

two chickens break up a fight between two rabbits

17/04/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : two chickens break up a fight between two rabbits - chickens hate fighting

Downstairs Guy

17/04/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

nelson : Downstairs Guy - The drama of French apartment living

English Russia

17/04/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

cobra libre : English Russia [via#

MyOpenID relaunches

17/04/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Simon Willison : MyOpenID relaunches - MyOpenID relaunches. Now with a handsome redesign and support for SSL client certificates as a secure alternative to passwords.

The Fishbowl: Newsfire Aftermath

17/04/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

wearehugh : The Fishbowl: Newsfire Aftermath

Fun with copyright - nion's blog

17/04/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

wearehugh : Fun with copyright - nion's blog - "a bonobo has written the code, so no copyright applies."

Threat Level

17/04/2007 @ 16:03 UTC

Linkorama : Threat Level - I will be available for interview by a news agency to clear my name, talk about the experience, and give my opinion on how the situation could have turned out better if other students were allowed to be armed.

Community Roundtable Notes

17/04/2007 @ 16:03 UTC

Linkorama : Community Roundtable Notes - Web2Open Community Roundtable notes by Ken Bye

The importance of View Source

17/04/2007 @ 16:02 UTC

Linkorama : The importance of View Source - One of the most interesting discussions in the session was precipitated when Messina voiced his concerns that “containers? for web functionality like Adobe Apollo and Microsoft Silver[light] would make it harder to create dynamic applications that lev

IPTraf IP network monitoring software

17/04/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : IPTraf IP network monitoring software - (via pablotron) [via]

Follow The Money | Open Source API Administration & Development Kit

17/04/2007 @ 15:55 UTC

factoryjoe : Follow The Money | Open Source API Administration & Development Kit - The API Administration & Development Kit was born from the need to release a very large data set with APIs, yet still have the ability to monitor and limit the use of individual users. While the API Administration & Development Kit start

The Honest Public License :: Fabrizio Capobianco

17/04/2007 @ 15:55 UTC

factoryjoe : The Honest Public License :: Fabrizio Capobianco - The Honest Public License serves as a web service-aware bridge between GPL 2 and GPL 3. Tags: Honest Public License, hpl, licensing, open source, asp hole, gpl

Boing Boing: Femaie Internet users outnumber males

17/04/2007 @ 15:55 UTC

factoryjoe : Boing Boing: Femaie Internet users outnumber males - eMarketer estimates that there will be an estimated 97.2 million female Internet users ages 3 and older in 2007, or 51.7% of the total online population. In 2011, 109.7 million US females will go online, amounting to 51.9% of the total o

log @ Make Data Make Sense » hAtom Makes rel-nofollow Irrelevant

17/04/2007 @ 15:55 UTC

factoryjoe : log @ Make Data Make Sense » hAtom Makes rel-nofollow Irrelevant - "When I read this, I suddenly realized that rel-nofollow has already been made irrelevant by hAtom. Comments marked up in hAtom already have machine-readable dates attached, so consuming applications (e.g. search engines) could make dat

techPresident – How the candidates are using the web, and how the web is using them.

17/04/2007 @ 15:55 UTC

factoryjoe : techPresident – How the candidates are using the web, and how the web is using them. - A project of the Personal Democracy Forum, the blog takes a non-partisan look at how the 2008 presidential candidates are using technology. Tags: Personal Democracy Forum, politics, election

Unit Structures: OpenID in the Browser (and the role of third-party IdP)

17/04/2007 @ 15:55 UTC

factoryjoe : Unit Structures: OpenID in the Browser (and the role of third-party IdP) - The more I read these "problem with OpenID" posts, the more I realize the solution is to turn the browser into an IdP. Making the browser the IdP mostly solves the problem of phishing, it completely solves the problem of an offline IdP,

gapingvoid: "cartoons drawn on the back of business cards": how well does open source currently m...

17/04/2007 @ 15:55 UTC

factoryjoe : gapingvoid: "cartoons drawn on the back of business cards": how well does open source currently meet the needs of shareholders and ceo's? - This cartoon was an attempt by me to sum up the answer to a very simple question: If Open Source software is free, then why bother spending money on Microsoft Partner stuff? Tags: open source, hugh mcleod, microsoft, economics

Tim Sneath : Introducing Microsoft Silverlight

17/04/2007 @ 15:54 UTC

factoryjoe : Tim Sneath : Introducing Microsoft Silverlight - It is with tremendous pleasure that I can reveal Microsoft Silverlight: our next-generation, cross-platform, cross-browser web client runtime. Silverlight (previously codenamed "WPF/E") is a lightweight subset of XAML for building rich m

wearehugh : Tim Sneath : Introducing Microsoft Silverlight

User Script Compiler

17/04/2007 @ 15:54 UTC

factoryjoe : User Script Compiler - You may use this tool to create a Firefox extension (.xpi) from a greasemonkey script. Tags: userscript, greasemonkey, extension, xpi, firefox, compiler

» How Adobe can overcome the issues around open sourcing the Flash Player | The Universal Deskto...

17/04/2007 @ 15:53 UTC

factoryjoe : » How Adobe can overcome the issues around open sourcing the Flash Player | The Universal Desktop | ZDNet.com - But by opening it up, Adobe gets a better product. A better product means more developers which means more tools are sold. But the rise of Flash also means that Adobe has less incentive to open the Flash Player, and at this stage, I can'

Veerle's blog | Creativity in the workplace

17/04/2007 @ 15:53 UTC

factoryjoe : Veerle's blog | Creativity in the workplace - Another example of an inspiring environment could be to share it with other people. In Vancouver Dave Shea talked about him working at a shared office called 'Workspace'. Two people who also started such a project last year are Tara Hunt

joyn

17/04/2007 @ 15:53 UTC

factoryjoe : joyn - An interesting design for office furniture. Tags: office, furniture, design

» Desktop vs. Browser - when to deploy applications for each | The Universal Desktop | ZDNet.com

17/04/2007 @ 15:53 UTC

factoryjoe : » Desktop vs. Browser - when to deploy applications for each | The Universal Desktop | ZDNet.com - Since I talk so much about browser applications versus desktop applications, I thought it would be a good idea to blog about some thoughts I have regarding when to choose one delivery mechanism or the other. In a lot of ways, it isn't ev

Sauerbraten / Cube 2

17/04/2007 @ 15:53 UTC

factoryjoe : Sauerbraten / Cube 2 - Sauerbraten (a.k.a. Cube 2) is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS. Much like the original Cube, the aim of this game is not necessarily to produce the most features & eyecandy

joshua : Sauerbraten / Cube 2 - cute game engine plus nice little deathmatch

Gems of Apple’s Development Tools

17/04/2007 @ 14:02 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Gems of Apple’s Development Tools - “Even if you’re not a developer, there are some really cool things buried within the Apple Development Tools [that ship free with the operating system].”

typography - a photoset on Flickr

17/04/2007 @ 13:01 UTC

jonhicks : typography - a photoset on Flickr

factoryjoe : typography - a photoset on Flickr - A great set of original typography. Tags: typography, design, type, inspiration

About me! In French!

17/04/2007 @ 11:02 UTC

nelson : About me! In French! - A French friend picked up my blog post; fun to work out what they're saying about me.

Compact fluorescents

17/04/2007 @ 11:01 UTC

nelson : Compact fluorescents - A simple rating / test guide.

Ode to Westlake

17/04/2007 @ 11:01 UTC

nelson : Ode to Westlake - I feel equally nostalgic for this kind of neighbourhood

The Falklands

17/04/2007 @ 10:01 UTC

Richard Rutter : The Falklands - Nice piece of work from The Guardian on the Falklands conflict.

Adobe Labs - knowhow

17/04/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

joshua : Adobe Labs - knowhow - adobe illustrator cs3 support for del.icio.us -- woot

Why the TurboGrafx-16 Failed | diydollars.com

17/04/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

deusx : Why the TurboGrafx-16 Failed | diydollars.com - "Everything about it - from the weird name, to its diminutive size, to its plethora of exotic game titles - was the stuff of dreams for a 12-year old American game geek. I obsessed: would it ever be released in the U.S.A.??"

mediabistro.com: GalleyCat - Who Gives Away Books Online? "Scabs," Says Prominent Sci-...

17/04/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

deusx : mediabistro.com: GalleyCat - Who Gives Away Books Online? "Scabs," Says Prominent Sci-Fi Writer - "This happens much more quickly now, sometimes at head-spinning speed. The downside is more bad writing is making it out there onto the internet; the upside is that good writers can find an audience, too. The other downside, of course, is that you mi

mediabistro.com: GalleyCat - EXCLUSIVE: Hendrix Clarifies "Scab"-rous Remarks on Web Pu...

17/04/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

deusx : mediabistro.com: GalleyCat - EXCLUSIVE: Hendrix Clarifies "Scab"-rous Remarks on Web Publishing - "Although I don't spend much time in the blogosphere, I am aware—particularly through emailings from various SFWA committee members— that the use of the term "webscab" has touched off something of a firestorm."

The Yuk-Factor

17/04/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

deusx : The Yuk-Factor - "Habit and familiarity have a great deal (though not everything) to do with what people find disgusting but very little to do with ethics. ... Disgust is good clean fun and provides endless amusement for children, but it's worthless as a moral compas

Make the logo bigger

17/04/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

jimray : Make the logo bigger - Everybody now!

deusx : MaketheLogoBigger.mp3 (audio/mpeg Object)

Scaling to multiple databases with Rails

17/04/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

jimray : Scaling to multiple databases with Rails - This is great and all but I really wish DHH would shut the fuck up about Twitter not fixing the problem themselves. It makes him sound argumentative, petty and small.

The Seattle dailies quit their bitching, for a while, at least

17/04/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

jimray : The Seattle dailies quit their bitching, for a while, at least - I'm still not quite convinced Seattle is a big enough town for two alt-weeklies and two print dailies. I'm betting one goes online only by the end of the decade (probably the PI).

Working for The Man

17/04/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Working for The Man - Working for The Man: "If it's not what you love, don't do it."

deusx : Working for The Man | Tux Deluxe - "what kind of advice I would give if I could meet myself at his age, in order to guide the young Allison into a promising engineering career."

gravityboy: Why Xorg 7.2 Isn't In Unstable Yet

17/04/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

wearehugh : gravityboy: Why Xorg 7.2 Isn't In Unstable Yet

Dive Into Gruber | userstyles.org

17/04/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

wearehugh : Dive Into Gruber | userstyles.org - i can neither confirm nor deny the rumor that john gruber and i are the same person

A First Erlang Program

17/04/2007 @ 06:02 UTC

joshua : A First Erlang Program

SlideShare: Casual Privacy (Ignite Web2.0 Expo)

17/04/2007 @ 06:02 UTC

kellan : SlideShare: Casual Privacy (Ignite Web2.0 Expo) - SlideShare: Casual Privacy (Ignite Web2.0 Expo). Slides from my Ignite talk at Web2.0 Expo. It’s an evilly brilliant talk format, and I’m looking forward to Brady getting the video from the event online #

The art of etiquette: A bluffer's guide to being posh

17/04/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

adamrg : The art of etiquette: A bluffer's guide to being posh - Once again proving the total irrelevance of the British monarchy.

Better Gmail (Firefox extension)

17/04/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Better Gmail (Firefox extension) - Better Gmail (Firefox extension): "To save you the time, I've compiled the best Greasemonkey scripts for Gmail into one handy Firefox extension, called Better Gmail."

factoryjoe : Lifehacker Code: Better Gmail (Firefox extension) - Lifehacker - Gmail's good, but it could be better. We've featured several Greasemonkey scripts that enhance Gmail in lots of different ways - like adding saved searches, attachment icons, label colors, keyboard macros, a filter assistant and right-cl

Rod Begbie : Lifehacker Code: Better Gmail (Firefox extension) - Bunch of handy GMail Greasemonkey scripts bundled up into one tasty Firefox extension. [via#

jcgregorio : Lifehacker Code: Better Gmail (Firefox extension) - Lifehacker - gina rocks

The Shins busk in Montmartre, Paris

17/04/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Shins busk in Montmartre, Paris - impromptu live performances by great bands, recorded in one long shot  [via]

serestandar.es - Web standards spoken in the plains of Spain

17/04/2007 @ 05:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : serestandar.es - Web standards spoken in the plains of Spain - serestandar.es, a web standards conference in Spain, June 2007. ¡Me da lastima knowing that I was invited but can't make it!

In-Howse Conference 2007

17/04/2007 @ 05:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : In-Howse Conference 2007 - From the makers of HOW Magazine: In-Howse Conference 2007 for us in-house design folk.

The Official Rock Paper Scissors Strategy Guide

17/04/2007 @ 05:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : The Official Rock Paper Scissors Strategy Guide - The Official Rock Paper Scissors Strategy Guide. Yes! Filed under Essential Reading.

Your DNA as portraiture

17/04/2007 @ 05:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Your DNA as portraiture - Your DNA as portraiture: DNA11. "Each piece is carefully processed to ensure the highest level of quality, and is then printed as a Giclee fine art piece."

Rod Begbie : DNA11 - From Life Comes Art - Get rather spiffy looking wall-art produced, based upon the DNA of you and your loved ones. A "snip" at $390+ [via#

YouTube Video Only | userstyles.org

17/04/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : YouTube Video Only | userstyles.org - Greasemonkey script to remove all the crap from YouTube pages that isn't the video. #

Willow Glen Bicycles

17/04/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Willow Glen Bicycles - Willow Glen Bicycles: I need to call them about a bike tune up...

midnight inbox

17/04/2007 @ 03:03 UTC

joshua : midnight inbox

Giving Away Information, but Increasing Revenue

17/04/2007 @ 03:03 UTC

Linkorama : Giving Away Information, but Increasing Revenue - THOSE who don’t have $6,000 or enough prominent connections to get into a TED conference can take heart. The price of admission just went to zero, provided you can settle for a more remote experience.

The 2007 Lyttle Lytton Contest

17/04/2007 @ 03:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : The 2007 Lyttle Lytton Contest - Ah, these make me laugh every single year. The worst possible novel-starts, in 25-words-or-less. My favourite is "Ah, poetic Paris: with its pâtés and beaujolais, tiramisu and au jus." [via#

Virginia Tech shootings

17/04/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Virginia Tech shootings - Virginia Tech shootings: Wikipedia works fast!

Living in a bubble - a blogosphere reality check

17/04/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Living in a bubble - a blogosphere reality check - Living in a bubble - a blogosphere reality check: "The reality is though that outside of our little insular world of blogs and co-presence what we do has no importance." Amen to that...

[adult swim] | aqua teen hunger force colon movie film for theaters - Low Bandwidth

17/04/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : [adult swim] | aqua teen hunger force colon movie film for theaters - Low Bandwidth

US teen jailed for school's daylight-saving cock-up | The Register

17/04/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : US teen jailed for school's daylight-saving cock-up | The Register - "In fact, because the school had not reset the clock on the hot line, which continued to show Eastern Standard Time, officials and police failed to spot that the bomb threat had actually come in at 4:17am - more than an hour after Webb's innocent cal

Blogotheque: Take Away Shows!

17/04/2007 @ 01:03 UTC

jonhicks : Blogotheque: Take Away Shows! - Fantastic music vidcast, with exclusive performances by bands such as the Shins, The National and Arcade Fire.

znarf : Blogotheque: Take Away Shows! - +1 [via#

Make Internet TV

17/04/2007 @ 01:02 UTC

jonhicks : Make Internet TV - From the makers of the excellent Democracy Player (soon to be called Miro) comes this how to site, with a gorgeous design by 45royale.

factoryjoe : Make Internet TV - This guide has step-by-step instructions for shooting, editing, and publishing online videos that can be watched and subscribed to by millions of people. Tags: mitv, video, participatory culture

For Sale: One Useless Cat

17/04/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : For Sale: One Useless Cat - For Sale: One Useless Cat: hey, that even looks like one of my cats... when it was 6 years younger.

Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Rails Developer David Heinemeier Han...

17/04/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Rails Developer David Heinemeier Hansson’s Response to Alex Payne’s Interview [dive into mark] - Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Rails Developer David Heinemeier Hansson’s Response to Alex Payne’s Interview [dive into mark]: hahahaha... Mark is stirring the pot a bit. :-)

kellan : No matter how you might feel about Mark’s “translation? - No matter how you might feel about Mark’s “translation”. it’s great to see a blogger “get more cutting post googlization”, or at least not go all quiet, and fluffy on us. I was starting to think it was something in the #

jimray : Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Rails Developer David Heinemeier Hansson’s Response to Alex Payne’s Interview - Dive in to awesome.

deusx : Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Rails Developer David Heinemeier Hansson’s Response to Alex Payne’s Interview [dive into mark]

Adobe releases online/offline video player

17/04/2007 @ 00:02 UTC

jimray : Adobe releases online/offline video player - Take your video with you

The Truth About Lisp

17/04/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

deusx : The Truth About Lisp - "Learning lisp will alter your life."

Google Reader Theme

17/04/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

Simon Willison : Google Reader Theme - Google Reader Theme. Jon Hicks’ beautiful alternative skin for Google Reader, installable as a user stylesheet for various browsers.

Rod Begbie : Google Reader Theme // journal // hicksdesign - Cool re-skinning of Google Reader to make it more like a Mac desktop app, using only CSS. [via#

[GDataService fetch:myFeed]

17/04/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : [GDataService fetch:myFeed] - [GDataService fetch:myFeed]: "Today, we're making our Google Data APIs Objective-C Client Library available as an open-source project. Initially, the framework supports Google Base, Calendar, Spreadsheets, and generic Atom feeds like Blogger.&quo

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