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YouTube - Mr. T: The "T" in I.T.

25/01/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

Jason Shellen : YouTube - Mr. T: The "T" in I.T. - My friend at Hitachi sent this over. I think we can all learn something from Mr. T [via Mike Brandt] #

Andy Baio : Video: Mr. T on Hitachi storage virtualization - he puts the T in I.T.  [via]

nelson : Mr. T is the "T" in I.T. - Amazing video for Hitachi

Coca-Cola settles with Joel Veitch and his ninja kitten video

25/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Coca-Cola settles with Joel Veitch and his ninja kitten video - more from Joel  [via]

Quag7's State of the BBS

25/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Quag7's State of the BBS - he called 50 dialup BBSes and wrote up the results; the parts about where web communities fail is essential reading

Flickr quietly launches machine tag support

24/01/2007 @ 20:05 UTC

Andy Baio : Flickr quietly launches machine tag support - the possibilities here are kinda mind-bending

kellan : Machine Tags: They live! They live! - Machine Tags: They live! They live!. Machine tags are not RDF. But they could play RDF on television. #

Simon Willison : Flickr Machine Tags - Flickr Machine Tags. A new feature for API developers that lets them stuff arbritrary namespaced key/value pairs in to tags and query them using the API. Even without range queries, this will enable a ton of exciting new third party developments.

plasticbag : Flickr's introduced the concept of machine tags for everyone to start playing with - Ooh. Classy. Nice. All kinds of things can be built off the back of this. I'm just starting to get my head around the possibilities, although it's probably worth noting that I'm not necessarily sufficiently qualified to get the best view...

joshua : flickr rolls out "machine tags" - like system:has: in delicious i guess

jimray : Machine tags on Flickr - Add more metadata to your photos via tags. All backend/API jiggerypockery for now, but this will be cool.

Nelson Minar : Structured Flickr tags - Machine tags are triples: namespace, keyword, value

Jason Scott on A Sysop, Forever

24/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jason Scott on A Sysop, Forever - story of one tiny BBS, the death of its 15-year-old sysop, and how his brother and father kept it alive

Waxy.org: Pirating the 2007 Oscars

23/01/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

Andy Baio : Waxy.org: Pirating the 2007 Oscars - I just posted my research into Oscar screener piracy, also showing that restricting screeners may hurt film's Oscar chances

jkottke : Andy Baio has a report on Oscar nominated films showing up online - Andy Baio has a report on Oscar nominated films showing up online. Out of the 34 films nominated in one form or another, 31 have been released online. "The average length of time between a film's USA release and its first appearance online is 12 days."

Nelson Minar : Pirating the Oscars - Waxy researches the downloads of Oscar nominated films

wearehugh : Waxy.org: Daily Log: Pirating the 2007 Oscars

plasticbag : Andy Baio's written a great post about piracy and the Oscars and the effect of the piracy-free DVDs sent to academy members... - The general conclusion I get from this survey and from friends in the industry is that the companies who insist on copy protected DVDs ended up with Academy members unable to watch the films and subsequently not winning awards...

Video: Flea Market Montgomery, the mini-mall rap

23/01/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Flea Market Montgomery, the mini-mall rap - "You heard me! Come shop!"

IBM's Many Eyes

23/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : IBM's Many Eyes - like Swivel, a site for creating and sharing data visualizations; O'Reilly has more

cameron : Many Eyes - Collaborative visualization site featuring data sets and output visualizations.

Food Network running subliminal McDonald's ads

23/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Food Network running subliminal McDonald's ads - too bad subliminal ads don't work  [via]

jkottke : Is Food Network doing subliminal advertising during its shows? - Is Food Network doing subliminal advertising during its shows? This video shows a McDonald's ad that was displayed for only one frame during a recent episode of Iron Chef America. (via the grumpiest) [via]

Coachella 2007 lineup leaked

23/01/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Coachella 2007 lineup leaked - three days of heat and music

jimray : 2007 Coachella lineup leaked - Any one of these days would be awesome. Whywhywhy is Tennessee so damn far away?

Video: Children Are A Gift

23/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Children Are A Gift - a star performance by Ben, the son of my oldest childhood friend

Foo campers' Space Invaders and Cylon Raider artwork on Google Maps

22/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Foo campers' Space Invaders and Cylon Raider artwork on Google Maps - Google arranged a flyover of the campus during last year's camp

Simon Willison : On Space Art in Sebastopol... - On Space Art in Sebastopol.... Awesome. Our giant mosaic space invaders are going to show up on Google Earth!

Piano Hero

22/01/2007 @ 12:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Piano Hero - play along with any MIDI file, Guitar Hero-style

Every Ad in Times Square

22/01/2007 @ 12:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Every Ad in Times Square - it's posts like these that make Ironic Sans one of my favorite new blogs

jkottke : Photograph of every advertisement in Times Square - Photograph of every advertisement in Times Square. Somehow I thought there would be more.

jimray : Ironic Sans: Every ad in Times Square - This is good

cameron : Every ad in Times Square - Ironic Sans with a holistic view on Times Square advertising

My Name Is Meta

22/01/2007 @ 12:00 UTC

Andy Baio : My Name Is Meta - "My Name Is Earl" writers plant references on Television Without Pity forums six months before they mention it on-air  [via]

Rod Begbie : Glark.org: My Name Is Meta - My Name is Earl shouts-out to TWoP, including having their characters post to the TWoP forums. "No, I don’t think shows should do more meta jokes that cater to the online bloggers and I’m sure everyone at Television Without Pity Dot Com agr [via#

Social Whitelisting with OpenID

22/01/2007 @ 12:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Social Whitelisting with OpenID - something big is brewing here; just wait until someone builds exactly what Scott proposes

Get A First Life

22/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Get A First Life - backstory on the joke from Darren, along with an incredibly clueful official response from Linden

Nelson Minar : Get a First Life - obvious response to second life (via mathowie)

First image of Wall-E revealed

21/01/2007 @ 12:00 UTC

Andy Baio : First image of Wall-E revealed - Pixar's next film after Ratatouille  [via]

jkottke : Here's the public's first look at the newest Pixar film (after Ratatouille): Wall-E - Here's the public's first look at the newest Pixar film (after Ratatouille): Wall-E. Looks like it's about robots and is directed by the guy who did Finding Nemo, in my estimation the best Pixar film to date. (via waxy) [via]

How big is Azeroth?

21/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : How big is Azeroth? - measuring the size of a virtual world in real-world terms

Bitpass shuts down

20/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Bitpass shuts down - despite this, the iTunes music store proves micropayments can work well with a single service

New York bakery prints error message on cake

19/01/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : New York bakery prints error message on cake - here's the backstory

Nelson Minar : Delicious custom cake - Just a small problem (via Waxy)

American Idol Myspace Hunt: Round #1

18/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : American Idol Myspace Hunt: Round #1 - researching each contestant so you can heckle them directly

Rod Begbie : American Idol Myspace Hunt: Round #1 - It stands to reason that most people who audition for American Idol have MySpace pages, so here's some gathered together for you. [via#

The Astoria Notes

17/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Astoria Notes - David documents the complaints of an unhappy neighbor

jkottke : Notes from Apartment #5 - Notes from Apartment #5. "Dear Neighbor. When you arrive late every night, you are probably concentrating on your chores and don't realize that this building, this street, the traffic, the people are all very still, very quiet."

cobra libre : The Astoria Notes #

Make your own custom songs for Guitar Hero 2

17/01/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Make your own custom songs for Guitar Hero 2 - see the growing list of songs with accompanying YouTube videos of gameplay; for example, JerryC's Canon Rock

First pirated HD DVD movie hits BitTorrent

16/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : First pirated HD DVD movie hits BitTorrent - at 20GB each, this could spell the eventual end of the Usenet binaries

wearehugh : First pirated HD DVD movie hits BitTorrent - seen on reddit: "If you start now, you can finish downloading it by the time the copyright expires."

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