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DesignByGrid.com

15/05/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : DesignByGrid.com

Richard Rutter : Design By Grid - Showcase, articles and tutorials for grid design.

Outrageous

15/05/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Isofarro : Outrageous - Mark's story about how he was effectively pressurised against his will into applying for a patent. Mark's unsettled me because its one of my fears of working for a US company with a known patent portfolio, particularly when I've created an idea that could

nelson : Patent shame - Mark shares his feelings about being caught up in the stupid US patent system

Andy Baio : Mark Pilgrim on the US patent system - "an institutionalized form of madness, outrageous, all-consuming, and incurable"

deusx : Outrageous [dive into mark] - "It’s an institutionalized form of madness, outrageous, all-consuming, and incurable. I’m ashamed to have been a part of it."

kaninka.net : Outrageous [dive into mark]

The life of the Rev. Jerry Falwell

15/05/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

jimray : The life of the Rev. Jerry Falwell - Built as a template by my colleague and occasional prankster Colin Hicks. Nice work.

Digg labs releases Arc

15/05/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

jimray : Digg labs releases Arc - Shows activity at the topic and subtopic level, not just stories. Say what you will about Digg, the visualization stuff they're doing is damn cool.

BarbicanTalk.com :: View topic - Milton Court - the tower has been rejected

15/05/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

philgyford : BarbicanTalk.com :: View topic - Milton Court - the tower has been rejected - Excellent -- the proposed plan to redevelop the Barbican's Milton Court has been "sent back" by the planning committee.

BBC News: Jakob Nielsen Says Web 2.0 Neglects Good Design

15/05/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : BBC News: Jakob Nielsen Says Web 2.0 Neglects Good Design

Wonderland: Atari candleholder

15/05/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Wonderland: Atari candleholder

MySpace News is a ghost town

15/05/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

jimray : MySpace News is a ghost town - I mean, I don't wanna be a cynic, but do you really expect 14 year old kids to be in to this?

Gonzales wants to criminalize attempted copyright infringement

15/05/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

jimray : Gonzales wants to criminalize attempted copyright infringement - Fuck a duck, this is ridiculous. Do these asshats not have any sense of irony? This is the definition of fascism based on corporate/government collusion.

deusx : Tech news blog - Gonzales proposes new crime: 'Attempted' copyright infringement | CNET News.com - "Require Homeland Security to alert the Recording Industry Association of America"

Beware the 'blogola'

15/05/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

jimray : Beware the 'blogola' - Since most media organizations have rules around accepting gifts from those looking to curry favor, Hollywood has aimed its spin zone at bloggers. This should be fun to watch.

KAMN Show #28: A Fire Upon the Deep

15/05/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : KAMN Show #28: A Fire Upon the Deep - "Summer, David and Tim gather together to discuss Vernor Vinge’s Hugo Award-winning “A Fire Upon the Deep?, but first give an update on Joe Murphy."

mnot’s Web log: Expires vs. max-age

15/05/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : mnot’s Web log: Expires vs. max-age

Dr. Strangelove scenes recreated with everyday stuff

15/05/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Dr. Strangelove scenes recreated with everyday stuff [via]

YBOX

15/05/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : YBOX - "YBox is a prototype/proof-of-concept for an ultra-cheap, always on, internet appliance that attaches to a standard TV set. The YBox is like Konfabulator for TV, turning TV into a platform for helpful, easy-to-read, live internet "channels"

Some Community Tips for 2007 | fortuitous

15/05/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

wearehugh : Some Community Tips for 2007 | fortuitous

jcgregorio : Some Community Tips for 2007 | fortuitous

jimray : Matt Haughey's got some tips on how to do online communities right - "If you're building a community you have to love what you're doing and be the best member of it." Well put, probably explains why most "communities" built by large companies are so spectacularly bad (guilty).

WillPate : Some Community Tips for 2007

François Nonnenmacher : Some Community Tips for 2007 - Seven tips on how to run a successful community

Jeremy Zawodny : Some Community Tips for 2007 - Some Community Tips for 2007: smart stuff from Matt (as usual)

factoryjoe : Some Community Tips for 2007 | fortuitous - Every year or so I write a long post or do a presentation at a conference on the subject of community. Each time I approach the subject, I take what I've already written and add to it with recent things I've learned or learned long befor

Linkorama : Some Community Tips for 2007 - Matt has a nice new and helpful blog, how fortuitous

Ellie Hayman

15/05/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

gleuschk : Ellie Hayman - the buyers' agent when the Kleiners sold their home

Online and offline development with the YUI and Charles

15/05/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Online and offline development with the YUI and Charles - Online and offline development with the YUI and Charles. Stuart Colville shows how the Charles debugging proxy can be used to serve up hosted YUI files while developing offline.  [via]

SkyscraperCity - verlichting van de brandgrens in Rotterdam, 14 mei 2007

15/05/2007 @ 15:02 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : SkyscraperCity - verlichting van de brandgrens in Rotterdam, 14 mei 2007 [via]

Replacing Flash with something else

15/05/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

jonhicks : Replacing Flash with something else - I love this kind of talk. Go Stuart!

Get Stephen Fry's obsequious tones to wake you up every morning...

15/05/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

plasticbag : Get Stephen Fry's obsequious tones to wake you up every morning... - It's almost like he was in bed with you, gently kneading your lower back to bring you gradually to a consciousness. Yes, it's that creepy!

Rod Begbie : The VOCO Clock: Stephen Fry-voiced Alarm Clock - I'd seen this advertised in Private Eye, but this is the first time I'd looked at the website. An alarm clock that wakes you up gently with one of 50 recordings by Stephen Fry. [via#

Richard Rutter : Have Stephen Fry wake you up - Hideous clock; fabulous alarm.

The Nomad

15/05/2007 @ 14:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : The Nomad - A modern yurt. Thanks to Alissa.

New York Design Week 200y: 19 May through 22 May

15/05/2007 @ 14:00 UTC

Khoi Vinh : New York Design Week 200y: 19 May through 22 May - More industrial than graphic design, but it should be fun nevertheless.

Yahoo! UK Hack Day: 15th-16th June ‘07

15/05/2007 @ 13:00 UTC

Isofarro : Yahoo! UK Hack Day: 15th-16th June ‘07 - Hackday is on 15th and 16th June 2007 in London, UK - organised by Yahoo! and the BBC. I'd love to see a group of Flash developers showing off their skills - showing the AJAX crowd how to really do a mashup. There are still a few places left (out of the o

Introduction to Range objects

15/05/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Introduction to Range objects - .

Dan and Dan sell Cork’d

15/05/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Dan and Dan sell Cork’d - Sounds like it will only get better.

Real Costs

15/05/2007 @ 08:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Real Costs - Real Costs is a Firefox plug-in that inserts emissions data into travel related e-commerce website. The first version adds CO2 emissions information to airfare websites such as Orbitz.com, United.com, Delta.com, etc. Tags: carbon offset

BBC NEWS | Technology | Finding myself through online identities

15/05/2007 @ 08:02 UTC

factoryjoe : BBC NEWS | Technology | Finding myself through online identities - Our modern conception of privacy and of the nature of the individual is a product of the industrial age that is now passing, so it should not surprise us that we are finding new ways of constructing an identity online. As I spread mysel

What social science can tell you about flirting

15/05/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

WillPate : What social science can tell you about flirting

Derek and Heather leave JPG Magazine

15/05/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Derek and Heather leave JPG Magazine - erased out of existence by the company they started  [via]

jimray : Derek Powazek and Heather Champ leave JPG magazine - Their partner at 8020 decided to rewrite the history of the mag so they left. Sad, indeed, but can't wait to see what they do next.

Eric Meyer : The Real Story of JPG Magazine - Sad, sad, sad.

nelson : The real story of JPG magazine - Founder troubles mean the ouster of the original JPG magazine editors

plasticbag : Derek Powazek on "The Real Story of JPG Magazine" - Derek provides his side of the story about how he left the company that he co-founded, and the reasons behind it.

video of Steve Wozniak showing his binary watch and his nixie tube watch

15/05/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : video of Steve Wozniak showing his binary watch and his nixie tube watch - (via programming.reddit) [via]

quixoticals: Japanese Nintendo Commercial Featuring a Dancing Link

15/05/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

deusx : quixoticals: Japanese Nintendo Commercial Featuring a Dancing Link - "Those moves are pure funk and would give Thriller era Michael Jackson a run for his money. Zelda... erm... Link here oozes dance floor confidence and you know he would school your ass."

Mark Robinson’s Top 11 Commencement Speeches

15/05/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Mark Robinson’s Top 11 Commencement Speeches - The fact that mine is number two has nothing to do with why it’s posted here. Really.

Emoticons carry cultural baggage

15/05/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

jimray : Emoticons carry cultural baggage - How you smiley says a lot about where you're from

Top 25 Censored Stories of 2007

15/05/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

WillPate : Top 25 Censored Stories of 2007

kaninka.net : Top 25 Censored Stories of 2007

Men are More Romantic than Women

15/05/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

WillPate : Men are More Romantic than Women

adamrg : Men are More Romantic than Women

Securing A Website With Client SSL Certificates

15/05/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

joshua : Securing A Website With Client SSL Certificates - more complicated than it should be. and the browser ui is bad too

all in the head — The State of Textpattern

15/05/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : all in the head — The State of Textpattern

Steampunk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

15/05/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : Steampunk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "The term denotes works set in an era or world where steam power is still widely used—usually the 19th century, and often set in Victorian era England—but with prominent elements of either science fiction or fantasy, such as fictional technologic

New Yorker: What Else Is New?

15/05/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : New Yorker: What Else Is New? - Steven Shapin’s review of “The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History Since 1990” by David Edgerton is also a fascinating essay on the difference between innovation and use in technology. Highly recommended.

adamrg : What Else Is New? - Much of the world’s mechanical ingenuity is devoted to creating robust, reliable, and highly adapted “creole? technologies, an ingenuity that is largely invisible to us only because we happen to live in a low-maintenance, high-throwaway regime.

TVShows automatically downloads your favourite shows

15/05/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

jimray : TVShows automatically downloads your favourite shows - I guess I should try this before they get the bejesus sued out of 'em

43folders : TVShows automatically downloads your favourite shows - via http://twitter.com/jimray/statuses/557542452

Reinventing newspapers is Murdoch's long-range goal - International Herald Tribune

15/05/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

jimray : Reinventing newspapers is Murdoch's long-range goal - International Herald Tribune

Technological singularity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

15/05/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Technological singularity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "The Technological Singularity is the hypothesized creation, usually via AI or brain-computer interfaces, of smarter-than-human entities that rapidly accelerate technological progress."

Yahoo & the Future of MyBlogLog?

15/05/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo & the Future of MyBlogLog? - Yahoo & the Future of MyBlogLog?: "That’s the frustration with Yahoo. For every smart move they make ... they seem to never follow through because of slow movement from within or the fear of creating something too advanced for the bulk of t

Telepresence

15/05/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Telepresence - Telepresence: meeting room of the future? could be... in fact, this could be in your living room (or home office) once the costs come down

Breakdown in MySQL Enterprise process

15/05/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Breakdown in MySQL Enterprise process - Breakdown in MySQL Enterprise process: MySQL's community vs. enterprise is like RedHat vs. Fedora but kind of with the roles reversed. That's could lead to a lot of confusion and mis-managed expectation, I think...

jcgregorio : Breakdown in MySQL Enterprise process - Stuff flowing up from the community into the enterprise version is good, not the other way around.

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