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FogCreek Copilot 2.0 supports MacOS

27/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

jimray : FogCreek Copilot 2.0 supports MacOS - Holy crap, I might never have to talk mom through another "no, uninstall here" ever again. $5 for 24 hours!

AP News feed on Wii looks hella cool

26/01/2007 @ 23:06 UTC

jimray : AP News feed on Wii looks hella cool - Does this mean I can expense a Wii now?

The Secret Diary of Hillary Clinton

26/01/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

jimray : The Secret Diary of Hillary Clinton - [this is good]

Rod Begbie : The Secret Diary of Hillary Clinton - Even funnier than "Fake Steve". "Great. Liz Taylor is endorsing me. Can someone please find a way to shut this old bag up? I mean who's next? Michael Jackson?" [via#

SF Chronicle starts podcasting voicemails from angry readers

26/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : SF Chronicle starts podcasting voicemails from angry readers - "pilotless airplane! pilotless airplane! drone, drone, drone!"

jimray : SF Chronicle starts podcasting angry voicemails - God, this is gonna be good

Battlestar Galactica: Season 3 Gag Reel

26/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

jimray : Battlestar Galactica: Season 3 Gag Reel

deusx : Battlestar Galactica: Season 3 Gag Reel - Google Video

LA Times going 24/7

26/01/2007 @ 10:01 UTC

jimray : LA Times going 24/7 - “To put it bluntly, as a news organization, we are not web-savvy. If anything, we are web-stupid.�

Best condom ad ever

25/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

jimray : Best condom ad ever - Freaking hilarious

Video: Flea Market Montgomery

25/01/2007 @ 18:03 UTC

jimray : Video: Flea Market Montgomery - "It's just like a mini mall" Oh dear god yes.

Murdoch joins $9.6b bid for Tribune Co

25/01/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

jimray : Murdoch joins $9.6b bid for Tribune Co - Says he wants to save money by combining backroom operation of Post and Newsday

Freshman Senator John Tester from Montana keeps his daily schedule online

24/01/2007 @ 23:04 UTC

jimray : Freshman Senator John Tester from Montana keeps his daily schedule online - And he's an organic farmer with a freaking buzz cut. I want to move to Montana in six years just so I can vote for this guy.

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

PHP for Microsoft Ajax Library

24/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

jimray : PHP for Microsoft Ajax Library - Say what you will about Microsoft, it's a good move on their part releasing that JS library as open source.

BBC talking to Google about providing video on YouTube

24/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

jimray : BBC talking to Google about providing video on YouTube - Now that Google is testing ads on YouTube vids, I wonder if there will be ads on the otherwise ad-free Beeb.

Adobe and its P2P Ambitions

24/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

jimray : Adobe and its P2P Ambitions - Flash Player X, now with video conferencing (it could happen...)

Boy’s screaming kills chickens

24/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

jimray : Boy’s screaming kills chickens - If I didn't know any better, I'd say this story was written by Kid Ethnic

cobra libre : Boy's screaming kills chickens - No mention of a tin drum #

State of the Union: Interactive analysis and weigh-in

24/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

jimray : State of the Union: Interactive analysis and weigh-in - Self-updating word frequency analysis "cloud" - my colleagues Jim Montgomery and Paige West built this and they rock

Baby Einstein - BuzzFeed

24/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : Baby Einstein - BuzzFeed - Gathering together posts equally confused by the bizarre cameo during last night's State of the Union by the creator of those bullshit Baby Einstein DVDs. "Bush points out the American Dream in the audience and apparently, the American Dream looks like a #

jimray : Baby Einstein, wtf? - Man, I'm glad I'm not the only who couldn't figure out what the fuck that was about.

The Spotlight File System for MacFUSE

24/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

jimray : The Spotlight File System for MacFUSE - This is wicked cool

Simon Willison : The Spotlight File System for MacFUSE - The Spotlight File System for MacFUSE. Finally, an easy way to create proper virtual folders on OS X using Spotlight and FUSE.  [via]

Microsoft Design Center

24/01/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

jimray : Microsoft Design Center - Oh, boy.

Norma Mailer v. Marshall McLuhan

24/01/2007 @ 02:03 UTC

jimray : Norma Mailer v. Marshall McLuhan - "Norman Mailer and Marshall McLuhan expound on violence, alienation and the electronic envelope." I'm pretty sure this was made specifically for Rex.

Best. Mustache. Ever.

23/01/2007 @ 22:07 UTC

jimray : Best. Mustache. Ever.

The BBC's Fifteen Web Principles

23/01/2007 @ 18:03 UTC

jimray : The BBC's Fifteen Web Principles - You could do worse than to ape these at YOUR media website thingie

plasticbag : Tom Loosemore lists 'The BBC's Fifteen Web Principles' - There's nothing here I disagree with, but I'm not sure it feels right somehow.

Cameron Moll : The BBC's Fifteen Web Principles - The BBC's Fifteen Web Principles. "5. Treat the entire web as a creative canvas: don't restrict your creativity to your own site." Via DO. [via]

Record Labels Contemplate Unrestricted Digital Music

23/01/2007 @ 18:03 UTC

jimray : Record Labels Contemplate Unrestricted Digital Music - Seems like someone is finally realizing that DRM and interoperability are, as Gruber says, mutually exclusive

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?

Wii Transfer

23/01/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

jimray : Wii Transfer - Format your media on your Mac for your Wii, now shares over the network, too!

jonhicks : Riverfold Software - Wii Transfer

Greg Storey : Wii Transfer. - Move over AppleTV, now there's something meatier.

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