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60 things about David Bowie

9/01/2007 @ 23:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : 60 things about David Bowie - (via growabrain) [via]

Lady not so Sovereign in SF

9/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Lady not so Sovereign in SF - Lady not so Sovereign in SF: I can't really describe this story... you just have to read it.

WordPress Ideas

9/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : WordPress Ideas - WordPress Ideas: "Below you can see ideas members of the WordPress community (like you!) have proposed, and rate them. The highest rated ideas will be included in a future version."

WordPress Kvetch!

9/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : WordPress Kvetch! - WordPress Kvetch!: "What really ticks you off about WordPress? Let us know..."

GrandCentral, intelligent VOIP phone number proxy

9/01/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : GrandCentral, intelligent VOIP phone number proxy - GrandCentral / friends and family free call hack (via O'Reilly Radar) [via]

This is not a rumor site

9/01/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

jimray : This is not a rumor site - So, like, four years ago I wrote about a mythical iBox that would stream your digital life to your TV. 'Bout friggin time.

Visualize your hard drive usage

9/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Visualize your hard drive usage - Visualize your hard drive usage: several tools you can use on windows

cRANKy

9/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : cRANKy - cRANKy: "The first age-relevant search engine"

A Secure and Well-Ventilated Location

9/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : A Secure and Well-Ventilated Location - A Secure and Well-Ventilated Location: let's install the server in the shitter!

Performance Research, Part 2: Browser Cache Usage - Exposed! » Yahoo! User Interface Blog

9/01/2007 @ 21:06 UTC

jcgregorio : Performance Research, Part 2: Browser Cache Usage - Exposed! » Yahoo! User Interface Blog - Look ma, real data.

Seth's Blog: Where is the websheet?

9/01/2007 @ 21:06 UTC

jcgregorio : Seth's Blog: Where is the websheet?

Online Spreadsheets - EditGrid

9/01/2007 @ 21:06 UTC

jcgregorio : Online Spreadsheets - EditGrid

CrossLoop - Simple Secure Screen Sharing

9/01/2007 @ 21:05 UTC

joshua : CrossLoop - Simple Secure Screen Sharing - parental tech support ahoy

windows backup tutorial

9/01/2007 @ 21:05 UTC

joshua : windows backup tutorial

mac backup tutorial

9/01/2007 @ 21:05 UTC

joshua : mac backup tutorial

Personal Knowbase free-form information database

9/01/2007 @ 21:05 UTC

joshua : Personal Knowbase free-form information database

Flash Element TD

9/01/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

Nelson Minar : Flash Element TD - Nicely implemented tower defence game

deusx : Flash Element TD | Novel Concepts - "A Macromedia Flash based Tower Defence game inspired by Elemental TD for WarcraftIII."

plasticbag : Flash Element TD seems to be some kind of towers-based game and I've played it a fair bit and it's stupidly addictive... - I'm not sure you're supposed to be able to splat towers over one another. Surprisingly intellectually invigorating. Lots of nice bits of logic and animal instinct overlaps...

joshua : Flash Element TD - liked this one

Apple - Apple TV

9/01/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : Apple - Apple TV - This is going to hurt Squeezebox quite a bit, I imagine. The second someone works out how to stream DiVX files from off-of BitTorrent to this without transcoding, I'm in. #

Jason's iPhone Coverage

9/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Jason's iPhone Coverage - Jason's iPhone Coverage: "Free IMAP email from Yahoo for iPhone customers." Nice!

Yahoo's Panama Tools Getting Positive Views

9/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo's Panama Tools Getting Positive Views - Yahoo's Panama Tools Getting Positive Views: "I'm hearing more and more positive things about Yahoo's Panama advertising tools..."

Effect of Apple's iPhone on RIM and Palm stock

9/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Effect of Apple's iPhone on RIM and Palm stock - the market has spoken

Apple's official iPhone site

9/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Apple's official iPhone site - inspiring industrial and UI design

jkottke : Apple introduces their iPhone - Apple introduces their iPhone. Keynote info here.

Cameron Moll : Apple iPhone - For the two of you that missed the news, the Apple iPhone.

Rod Begbie : Apple - iPhone - All respect to Apple: this is a beautiful thing. If I win the lottery, I'll be sure to buy one. Big question for me: How easy is it to write software/widgets to run on the phone? #

Colemak keyboard

9/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : Colemak keyboard - Alternative layout; fast like Dvorak, but not as radical a change

THE DIFF - Quicken Loans Employee Blog: I Wanna ROCK!

9/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

deusx : THE DIFF - Quicken Loans Employee Blog: I Wanna ROCK! - Wherein the comradeship of Quicken Loans employees is compared to a mosh pit.

SitePen Blog » Blog Archive » why splitpane views suck..

9/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

deusx : SitePen Blog » Blog Archive » why splitpane views suck.. - "Split Panes probably do have their place and purpose, but after using both of these applications I’m not convinced that reading email is one of them."

Mii mug shots infiltrate corporate websites - Joystiq

9/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Mii mug shots infiltrate corporate websites - Joystiq - "I quickly noticed the use of Mii avatars representing the management team."

summary of default visual profile identifiers

9/01/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

joshua : summary of default visual profile identifiers

Slope One Predictors for Online Rating-Based Collaborative Filtering

9/01/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

joshua : Slope One Predictors for Online Rating-Based Collaborative Filtering

doublespeak of Frank Luntz

9/01/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : doublespeak of Frank Luntz

World of Warcraft patch 2.0.3 notes

9/01/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : World of Warcraft patch 2.0.3 notes

Webapp keyboard

9/01/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

Nelson Minar : Webapp keyboard - Easy input of characters in any language

Cliche Finder

9/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

jimray : Cliche Finder - Slicker than deer guts on a door knob (which is only a cliche if you're from Georgia or Alabama)

George Orwell: Politics and the English Language

9/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

jimray : George Orwell: Politics and the English Language

adamrg : George Orwell: Politics and the English Language

Ethan Marcotte : George Orwell’s Politics and the English Language - Saving this 'cause I've never read it. Which makes me retroactively hate my school's English department even more. ∞

Official Google Blog: Super models wanted

9/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

jimray : Official Google Blog: Super models wanted - Now this is clever. Instead of paying beaucoup bucks to have some company go render entire cities in 3D (a la Microsoft) Google wants you to do it for 'em. Hyperlocal, distributed, cheap. I love it.

Order your Apple TV now!

9/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : Order your Apple TV now! - Amazon have Apple TVs ready to ship right now! #

MyBlogLog joins Yahoo, is this good?

9/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MyBlogLog joins Yahoo, is this good? - MyBlogLog joins Yahoo, is this good?: why yes... yes is it

MyBlogLog -- bringing "anywhereness" to Yahoo!

9/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MyBlogLog -- bringing "anywhereness" to Yahoo! - MyBlogLog -- bringing "anywhereness" to Yahoo!: 'MyBlogLog brings this "joyful happenstance" or "anywhereness" equivalent to our online lives.'

AdWords API Debacle

9/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : AdWords API Debacle - AdWords API Debacle: "Venture investors would need to be aware of how open Google will be with APIs going forward. Any startup that is working on a mashup that would take information from Google via an API would have an increased level of risk."

Engadget has photos of new Apple iPhone

9/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Engadget has photos of new Apple iPhone - details rolling in on MacRumors and Engadget

Daring Fireball: Macworld Expo 2007 Predictions

9/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

43folders : Daring Fireball: Macworld Expo 2007 Predictions - John sees a new look for OS X, the widely-rumored phone, a subcompact MacBook, iTv, and more. He votes "no" on both a tablet and talk of stock backdating.

Tears of Octopussy Rage | Ask MetaFilter [Is it possible to annoy an animal/person to death? ]

9/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

43folders : Tears of Octopussy Rage | Ask MetaFilter [Is it possible to annoy an animal/person to death? ] - Can you annoy your octopus into having a stroke?

Wild Charge Hands-On: Really Does Charge Wirelessly - Gizmodo

9/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Wild Charge Hands-On: Really Does Charge Wirelessly - Gizmodo - I hope this works -- It would be great to have a "charger mat" on the table next to my front door so my wife and I can just drop our cellphone there and have it charged the next morning, rather than having to faff around with our incompatible wall warts. #

Game console can be porn gateway - Latest News | WFAA.com

9/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Game console can be porn gateway - Latest News | WFAA.com - The greatest part of this article is the "Sex machine?" inset image of the Wii

More Money For Wikis

9/01/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Linkorama : More Money For Wikis - $9.5 million Series B round of financing today, led by Accel Partners

analyst who predicted 87 stock market crash sees severe correction in 2007

9/01/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : analyst who predicted 87 stock market crash sees severe correction in 2007 - (via Drudge Report) [via]

Amazon Recommendations Understand Area Woman Better Than Husband

9/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : Amazon Recommendations Understand Area Woman Better Than Husband - Amazon Recommendations Understand Area Woman Better Than Husband.

Smashing Telly is aggregating good televsion shows that are available on the web

9/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : Smashing Telly is aggregating good televsion shows that are available on the web - Smashing Telly is aggregating good televsion shows that are available on the web. Bottom line: you can watch television at work!

WillPate : smashing telly - the best full length free tv programs on the web

Server Virtualization

9/01/2007 @ 15:02 UTC

Linkorama : Server Virtualization - Virtualization may redefine the software industry

How To Create Your Emblem

9/01/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

bmilleare : How To Create Your Emblem

Sun.com Design, Usability & Other Stuff

9/01/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

wearehugh : Sun.com Design, Usability & Other Stuff - the name "mary 1.0" is extremely disturbing

Simon Willison : Design Comics Templates 1.0 - Design Comics Templates 1.0. Free OpenOffice slides with cartoons suitable for use in technical storyboards.  [via]

Wii bit of fun and Veen vs Zeldman in Celebrity Boxing!

9/01/2007 @ 14:01 UTC

Eric Meyer : Wii bit of fun and Veen vs Zeldman in Celebrity Boxing! - I think I ruptured my diaphragm.

Tools for a worldwide virtual small e-business

9/01/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Tools for a worldwide virtual small e-business - Tools for a worldwide virtual small e-business: "The owners are split across 3 continents, I and my wife here in the US take care of the website and marketing, my mother in Egypt takes care of order processing, delivery operations and customer servic

The Long Tail: Five books read over the holidays, only four of which were better than that nasty ...

9/01/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Long Tail: Five books read over the holidays, only four of which were better than that nasty jellyfish sting - The Long Tail: Five books read over the holidays, only four of which were better than that nasty jellyfish sting: "As far as I'm concerned, the only reason to go on vacation (aside from that whole bonding with your family thing) is to read books.

Yahoo buys MyBlogLog, for reals

9/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo buys MyBlogLog, for reals - I played a part in this deal but had to keep quiet; congrats, Eric!

Linkorama : Yahoo buys MyBlogLog - Congrats Scott!

jimray : GigaOM » Yahoo buys MyBlogLog… for real! - "a blog-based social network" Huh? I mean, I guess Waxy's on board and all, but this strikes me as a pretty dumb acquisition, which is disappointing since Yahoo has been pretty smart of late.

Homebrew DS motion sensor card

9/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Homebrew DS motion sensor card - with some homebrew games already written for it, including DS Saber  [via]

Kasou Taishou Grand Prix 2007

9/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kasou Taishou Grand Prix 2007 - worth it for the human version of Breakout with marshmallows and blackface

72 deg

9/01/2007 @ 08:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : 72 deg - I've indubiously signed on as an Executive Producer for Coudal Partner's upcoming short film 72°, which may include, but is not limited to, IBM 1401 sound samples, mainframe computing systems, and punch cards.

10 ways to create buzz in mobile content

9/01/2007 @ 08:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : 10 ways to create buzz in mobile content - 10 ways to create buzz in mobile content.

Design Inc. interior designs

9/01/2007 @ 08:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Design Inc. interior designs - Website for the show Design Inc. houses a wealth of inspiring interior design. Archived for the next time we paint.

Bookbinding 101

9/01/2007 @ 08:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Bookbinding 101 - Bookbinding 101. "Basic steps for making a thin, one signature book."

Daring Fireball, live Tuesday at Macworld Expo

9/01/2007 @ 08:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Daring Fireball, live Tuesday at Macworld Expo - Daring Fireball, live Tuesday at Macworld Expo.

US attacks Somalia

9/01/2007 @ 08:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : US attacks Somalia - But that's ok, it's the terrristrs.

BigBigNews: Special Report - Top 5 Stock Picks for 2007

9/01/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : BigBigNews: Special Report - Top 5 Stock Picks for 2007 - BigBigNews: Special Report - Top 5 Stock Picks for 2007: "Heywood Jablome takes a trip to Wall St. to speak with "The Street" about the top 5 stock picks for 2007." Oh shit, that's funny...

Bloggers unite! Yahoo! joins forces with MyBlogLog

9/01/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Bloggers unite! Yahoo! joins forces with MyBlogLog - Bloggers unite! Yahoo! joins forces with MyBlogLog: It's official: Yahoo (Developer Network) + MyBlogLog

Rod Begbie : Bloggers unite! Yahoo! joins forces with MyBlogLog - Yodel Anecdotal - Yahoo buys MyBlogLog (no, really, etc.) [via#

Mondo - System Requirements

9/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

wearehugh : Mondo - System Requirements - "If your kernel does not meet Mondo's requirements then there is something wrong with it. Mondo's demands are not unreasonable." For some reason this phrasing struck me as incredibly funny.

An Antic Disposition: The Formats of Excel 2007

9/01/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

wearehugh : An Antic Disposition: The Formats of Excel 2007 - "My examination also put to rest any lingering hope I had that Microsoft had fundamentally changed their position on proprietary file formats"

CNN Twitters

9/01/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

jimray : CNN Twitters - Clever

LinkedIn Answers is way cool

9/01/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

WillPate : LinkedIn Answers is way cool - Boris is right, this is hot

Bush and Abramoff have met. Here is the photo. | Citizens Blogging for Responsibility and Ethics ...

9/01/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

deusx : Bush and Abramoff have met. Here is the photo. | Citizens Blogging for Responsibility and Ethics In Washington - "Read my Lips...I-did-NOT-HAVE-FINANCIAL-REALTIONS-WITH-THAT-LOBBYIST"

How To Get A Guy In Silicon Valley

9/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : How To Get A Guy In Silicon Valley - How To Get A Guy In Silicon Valley: Put a Mac in your top! Okay, that's kinda weird and spooky, but amusing too. [via andrei]

PlagiarismToday » Is AdBrite Encouraging Content Theft?

9/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

wearehugh : PlagiarismToday » Is AdBrite Encouraging Content Theft?

Innovation Creators: Google takes $200+ Million from Lotus Notes & MSFT

9/01/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Innovation Creators: Google takes $200+ Million from Lotus Notes & MSFT

Flash 99% Good - For those who make interactive. » Why isn’t this site built in Flash? ...

9/01/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : Flash 99% Good - For those who make interactive. » Why isn’t this site built in Flash? - The cost of usable Flash. - "My experience is that if you want to build a full Flash site, and make it usable.. be prepared to spend 40% more time building back in the typical usability behaviors of a normal HTML page."

xmpp4moz - Trac

9/01/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : xmpp4moz - Trac - "A browser connector that provides rich user-to-user communication and interaction to web applications, in real-time and without server hacks."

Rod Begbie : xmpp4moz - Trac - Yowsers! A Firefox extension that enables simple asynchronous webapps, using Jabber's XMPP prototcol. If this gets legs, it could be the birth of some wicked cool stuff. [via#

if:book: blogging restructures consciousness?

9/01/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : if:book: blogging restructures consciousness? - "These rules (and their runes) create a scaffold for the brain, which, now able to engage with complex ideas in contemplative solitude as opposed to interlocution, begins to conceive of itself as an individual entity rather than as part of a collective. L

Deviate Fish Farming | World of Warcraft Gold Guides

9/01/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : Deviate Fish Farming | World of Warcraft Gold Guides - "Basically, what you'll be doing is, selling savory deviate delights, which sell for 50s in my server."

A RESTful Web service, an example : Paul James

9/01/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : A RESTful Web service, an example : Paul James - "So here's a little example of a RESTful version of a simple Web service you might already know about, the Delicious API."

World of Warcraft - List of Herbs found with Herbalism - WorldofWar.net - The Unofficial World of...

9/01/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : World of Warcraft - List of Herbs found with Herbalism - WorldofWar.net - The Unofficial World of Warcraft Site - Big chart of herbs by skill and zone.

Stranglekelp Farming | World of Warcraft Gold Guides

9/01/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : Stranglekelp Farming | World of Warcraft Gold Guides - "Stranglekelp sells on the AH at 4 to 4.5 g for a stack of 20, and it sells FAST! "

True Hoop's Henry Abbott does a bit of research into baby names inspired by NBA players

9/01/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

jkottke : True Hoop's Henry Abbott does a bit of research into baby names inspired by NBA players - True Hoop's Henry Abbott does a bit of research into baby names inspired by NBA players. "[Kobe] was drafted in 1996, and in 1997 the name debuted at #553. 2001 was its best year ever, when it was the 223rd most common name in America. Donald, Keith, Troy

Kaidan 360 One VR

9/01/2007 @ 03:05 UTC

joshua : Kaidan 360 One VR - 360 degree lens

The E-cclesiastic Manifesto

9/01/2007 @ 03:03 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The E-cclesiastic Manifesto - The E-cclesiastic Manifesto: "Honestly, I wish it were that easy. I would decide in the space of time it takes to click 'Submit' that I submit no more." Heh.

OSCMS Summit 2007 - Hosted by Yahoo!

9/01/2007 @ 03:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : OSCMS Summit 2007 - Hosted by Yahoo! - OSCMS Summit 2007 - Hosted by Yahoo!: "A gathering of Open Source content management systems and the geeks that love them. Also, camping out at Yahoo! Yes, camping."

Vox and Nokia

9/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Vox and Nokia - Vox and Nokia: "Vox is now Nokia’s global partner for blogging and video sharing." Wow.

What's happening with Jot?

9/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : What's happening with Jot? - What's happening with Jot?: "Since JotSpot's acquisition by Google at the end of October, their homepage hasn't changed ... their blog hasn't been posted to, and the support wiki seems inactive..." yikes!

Nelson Minar : Swallowed by Google - small startups disappear when acquired

O Googlers, where art thou?

9/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : O Googlers, where art thou? - O Googlers, where art thou?: "Some employees found instant riches in the Internet search company's initial public offering -- affording them the luxury of pursuing new dreams"

DirecTV Sat-Go Is Real, So Are 100 More HD Channels - Gizmodo

9/01/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : DirecTV Sat-Go Is Real, So Are 100 More HD Channels - Gizmodo - One of the more interesting gadgets I've heard about from CES so far: a portable DirecTV system. It's a case that unfolds as screen, tuner and satellite "dish". #

Twitter / bbcnews

9/01/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Twitter / bbcnews - Handy -- BBC News's RSS feed being Twittered. [via#

Viridian Note 00485: Metcalfe on Enertech

9/01/2007 @ 00:02 UTC

jcgregorio : Viridian Note 00485: Metcalfe on Enertech - ""As pointed out by NYT Columnist Tom Friedman at Pop!Tech in October, Greens tend to be various combinations of environmentalist (a good thing), but also anti-urban, anti-technology, anti-nuke, anti-corporate, anti-globalization, and anti-American.""

Yankee Composites

9/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yankee Composites - Yankee Composites: Rick does good composite work on glider and other aircract.

Yahoo! Messenger Blog

9/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! Messenger Blog - Yahoo! Messenger Blog: dear internet: please post your dumb messenger questions here rather than on my personal blog. thanks!

How the New Yorker picks its cartoons

9/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

jkottke : How the New Yorker picks its cartoons - How the New Yorker picks its cartoons. "The funniest cartoon is not necessarily the best cartoon. Funnier means that you laugh harder, and everybody's gonna laugh harder at more aggressive cartoons, more obscene cartoons. It's a Freudian thing. It gives m

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