iPhone Nextbus

17/10/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

43folders : iPhone Nextbus - SF MUNI riders: so far this is _way_ the best iPhone NextBus app I've found [thanks, Nelson]

Getsatsifaction - ConceptShare

17/10/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

WillPate : Getsatsifaction - ConceptShare

Can I make money doing online video?

17/10/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

WillPate : Can I make money doing online video? - "two to four dollars for every thousand of your viewers"

Mark Bernstein: NeoVictorian 1: Civilization and its Discontents

17/10/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Mark Bernstein: NeoVictorian 1: Civilization and its Discontents - "The short version: The Arts & Crafts movement failed in consumer goods, but it could succeed in software."

Global Hackers Create a New Online Crime Economy

17/10/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Global Hackers Create a New Online Crime Economy - Global Hackers Create a New Online Crime Economy. Fascinating, detailed look at the evolution of the hacker service economy. Of particular interest: a web application that sells access to hacked machines to identity thieves on a timeshare basis.  [via]

Screw Getting Things Done, my brains' completely plotzing over "Consider it Done"

17/10/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

plasticbag : Screw Getting Things Done, my brains' completely plotzing over "Consider it Done" - It's like a PA service for tedious or bureaucratic life-management jobs like sorting out your expenses, finding all the documentation for your tax return, paying bills. Good bit is you only employ them for a few hours a week.

Michael Gartenberg - Still not twittering

17/10/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

deusx : Michael Gartenberg - Still not twittering - "It looks like I could add Twitter into the flow of RSS feeds but do I really want to do that?"

factoryjoe : Michael Gartenberg - Still not twittering - Michael Gartenberg, the latest hold-out NOT using Twitter, explains his rationale. And okay, it makes sense for him. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: twitter

Poll: Bullshit Is Most Important Issue For 2008 Voters | The Onion

17/10/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Poll: Bullshit Is Most Important Issue For 2008 Voters | The Onion - "For a majority of likely voters, meaningless bullshit will be the most important factor in deciding who they will vote for in 2008." #

Leopard: The Wow Really Starts Now ~ Chris Pirillo

17/10/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

deusx : Leopard: The Wow Really Starts Now ~ Chris Pirillo - "If you read the entire page and still don’t want Leopard, there’s something seriously wrong with you. ... Even at twice the price, Leopard appears to be thrice nice as Windows Vista."

Waterhobo

17/10/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

deusx : Waterhobo - "for the sake of this discussion we are talking about rabbits, however I must make a disclaimer that in motion detection and autofire if an unwitting person is tresspassing on my property and happens to walk into the field of fire... well we will ref

Last.fm – the Blog · Spot the difference

17/10/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

deusx : Last.fm – the Blog · Spot the difference - "From the moment Radiohead announced their plans for latest release ‘In Rainbows’ we’ve been itching to see how you, the listeners, would respond."

Yahoo! Plans Return to its Portal Roots

17/10/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : Yahoo! Plans Return to its Portal Roots - "As we wrote in July, the platform is the killer app of today's web and Yahoo! needs to get on board."

Machine Guns and Stupidity

17/10/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

WillPate : Machine Guns and Stupidity - Why rappers do stupid things

taggedhype's bookmarks on del.icio.us

17/10/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : taggedhype's bookmarks on del.icio.us - Holy massive collection of MP3 links: "All taggedhype's items (82921)"

USPO rejects Amazon's one-click patent after reviewing blogger's prior art

17/10/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Andy Baio : USPO rejects Amazon's one-click patent after reviewing blogger's prior art - Peter Calveley's persistent efforts were chronicled on his blog

deusx : igdmlgd: AMAZON ONE-CLICK PATENT REJECTED BY THE US PATENT OFFICE AS A RESULT OF MY REQUEST - "In a recent office action, the USPTO has rejected the claims of the Amazon.com one-click patent following the re-examination request that I filed on 16 February 2006. "

House passes federal journalist shield, includes bloggers - Ars Technica

17/10/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

veen : House passes federal journalist shield, includes bloggers - Ars Technica - The law protects "a person who, for financial gain or livelihood, is engaged in journalism." Does AdSense count?

Silicon Valley Start-Ups Awash in Dollars, Again - New York Times

17/10/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

veen : Silicon Valley Start-Ups Awash in Dollars, Again - New York Times - " Internet start-ups are drawing investment based on their ability to build an audience, not bring in revenue — the very alchemy that many say led to the inflation and bursting of the dot-com bubble."

I Played Through Episode Two Holding A Goddamn Gnome

17/10/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : I Played Through Episode Two Holding A Goddamn Gnome - the hypnotizing power of game achievements  [via]

deusx : I Played Through Episode Two Holding A Goddamn Gnome (Spoilers) - "It's really weird having yourself pop up in your feed reader. "Ooh, that sounds like my kind of thing. Wait, it is my thing.""

nelson : Half Life gnome achievment - Funny story of a special game challenge

Greg Storey : Send the garden gnome into space. - Just one more reason why Halflife 2 rocks all FPS ever made.

Jonathan Coulton on his work with Portal

17/10/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Jonathan Coulton on his work with Portal - spoilers; if you haven't played Portal yet, trust me and buy it

nelson : Coulton on Portal - the closing song is a surprise hit; here's a note from the songwriter

Portal credits song

17/10/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

nelson : Portal credits song - Sadly the text isn't quite readable

Ten TED Videos to Change How You View the World

17/10/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

WillPate : Ten TED Videos to Change How You View the World

Turkey set to invade Iraq.

17/10/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Turkey set to invade Iraq. - Come on in, there's plenty of room! And bring some of that jerky with ya.

Tug o' war amputation

17/10/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : Tug o' war amputation - Choose your rope carefully?

CircleLending bought

17/10/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : CircleLending bought - I have friends who love this personal loan management app

100 resources to attract, retain and utilize rock star programmers

17/10/2007 @ 18:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : 100 resources to attract, retain and utilize rock star programmers - 100 resources to attract, retain and utilize rock star programmers.

Snail display team!

17/10/2007 @ 18:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : Snail display team! - Flickr: Snail display team!

Premailer

17/10/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Premailer - Speaking of email, Premailer is a preflight tool for analyzing HTML/CSS emails, converting CSS to inline styles, and more. Via Dan Cederholm. [via]

jonhicks : Premailer — preflight for HTML e-mail — dunae.ca

Herencia typeface

17/10/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Herencia typeface - Herencia, an elegant handwriting typeface by Diego Giaccone.

Findings From the Web Design Survey

17/10/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Findings From the Web Design Survey - Findings From the Web Design Survey. 32,831 people responded to A List Apart’s survey, and the conclusions have been packaged up in an elegant PDF. You can also download the (anonymized) raw data and run your own analysis.  [via]

Cameron Moll : Catching up: ALA Web Design Survey 2007 - Way behind on linkage, catching up. ALA Web Design Survey 2007. Nearly 30,000 responses and no shortage of analytical breakdowns in the compilation process.

SVG and text/html

17/10/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Simon Willison : SVG and text/html - SVG and text/html. Anne van Kesteren discusses the need for SVG and MathML to be embeddable in HTML 5, not just XHTML.

Hack Day @ Yahoo! [video]

17/10/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Hack Day @ Yahoo! [video] - Hack Day @ Yahoo! [video]: wherein I interview hackers at yahoo

Chicago.

17/10/2007 @ 17:03 UTC

Greg Storey : Chicago.

Findings from the Web Design Survey.

17/10/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Findings from the Web Design Survey. - Tons of data.

Hopefully "retooling" means "writing again, frequently".

17/10/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Hopefully "retooling" means "writing again, frequently". - You've been missed Dean.

Channel Your Inner Net Jackass in 'Team Fortress 2'

17/10/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

deusx : Channel Your Inner Net Jackass in 'Team Fortress 2' - "And yet, it's an astonishingly fun game. I believe that's because each of the nine classes in the game corresponds to a particular type of internet jackass. As long as you pick the right class, you can leverage your misanthropy for the greater good!

Roy Orbison in Cling-film, the novel

17/10/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Roy Orbison in Cling-film, the novel - Roy Orbison in Cling-film, the novel. If you missed the original internet meme you might be a bit baffled by this one, but I picked up a copy of the novel today and it completely lives up to the standard set by the short stories.

Rob Sayre’s Mozilla Blog » Blog Archive » Keeping An Eye On Things

17/10/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

wearehugh : Rob Sayre’s Mozilla Blog » Blog Archive » Keeping An Eye On Things - "EC2 lets us run many parallel leak checking machines against a randomly generated selection of websites." wicked cool

perl script to change the ready message on an HP printer

17/10/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : perl script to change the ready message on an HP printer - could you scroll an RSS feed? (via programming.reddit) [via]

deusx : Miscellany: INSERT COIN - "This little perl program allows you to set the "Ready Message" on HP printers to whatever you'd like."

Modern Mechanix

17/10/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Modern Mechanix - Badass vintage magazine covers. Though I think this one might have me crying myself to sleep for a few nights. ∞

Validator S.A.C.

17/10/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Validator S.A.C. - Standalone W3C HTML validator for OS X. ∞

hacker Firefox extensions

17/10/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : hacker Firefox extensions

the "blog" of "unnecessary" quotation marks

17/10/2007 @ 14:01 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : the "blog" of "unnecessary" quotation marks - the "blog" of "unnecessary" quotation marks [via]

43folders : The “Blog? of “Unnecessary? Quotation Marks - tx, mathowie

vTalk

17/10/2007 @ 11:01 UTC

jonhicks : vTalk - a pimp for my friend Jeremy's new telecommunications product!

FF Meta Serif

17/10/2007 @ 11:01 UTC

Richard Rutter : FF Meta Serif - A serif companion to the sans Meta. Co-drawn with Spiekermann by Christian Schwartz, creator of Guardian Egyptian.

Call and Response

17/10/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Call and Response - repeating ad jingles in overlapping intervals builds a droning soundscape

nelson : Call and Response - Beautiful collage of classic TV ads

joshua : Call and Response - Defining the fine line between catchy commercial jingles and mental paralysis.

Social Bookmarking Faceoff Reloaded

17/10/2007 @ 10:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Social Bookmarking Faceoff Reloaded - Decent overview of the top social bookmarking sites, including Ma.gnolia. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: social bookmarking, ma.gnolia, del.icio.us, stumbleupon, simpy

Social Capital To Show Its Worth at This Week's Web 2.0 Summit

17/10/2007 @ 10:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Social Capital To Show Its Worth at This Week's Web 2.0 Summit - A great write up of the Web 2.0 Summit and a look at the data ownership topics that are heating up. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: Social Capital, web 2.0 summit, social networks, social graph

imedia - Google Code

17/10/2007 @ 10:02 UTC

factoryjoe : imedia - Google Code - The Karelia iMedia Browser, framework and application for browsing media on Mac OS X Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: macosx, open source, imedia, framework

Hueniverse: OAuth End-User Experience Demo

17/10/2007 @ 10:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Hueniverse: OAuth End-User Experience Demo - "This quick demo is useful for explaining what OAuth looks like to the end user. It is fully explained in the beginner's guide but I find it very useful in this interactive format." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks

Hueniverse: Beginner’s Guide to OAuth – Part II

17/10/2007 @ 10:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Hueniverse: Beginner’s Guide to OAuth – Part II - Eran's Part II of his comprehensive OAuth guide. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: oauth, guide, tutorial

“groovy mother? :: Entries for week beginning October 14, 2007

17/10/2007 @ 10:01 UTC

factoryjoe : “groovy mother? :: Entries for week beginning October 14, 2007 - "Blaine at Twitter has implemented OAuth authentication, the first (I believe) live implementation on the web. I hope to have this rolled into Twadget in the next week or two, so I can stop asking for usernames and passwords." Saved By

OAuth C# (very) Basic Library

17/10/2007 @ 10:01 UTC

factoryjoe : OAuth C# (very) Basic Library - OAuth C# (very) Basic Library Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: oauth, c#, library, open source

Los Straitjackets

17/10/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

jonhicks : Los Straitjackets - Very cool.

Wired News interviews StSanders about his Shred videos

17/10/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired News interviews StSanders about his Shred videos - including a quote from Steve Vai

village /// ApexSerif

17/10/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

factoryjoe : village /// ApexSerif - This is definitely the Threadless.com font. Sweet. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: slabserif, threadless, serif, font, typeface

The Structured Web - A Primer

17/10/2007 @ 07:02 UTC

factoryjoe : The Structured Web - A Primer - "Possibly a precursor to the Semantic Web, the structured web would be much more readily remixable. It truly will be the web as a database. Yes, a good old relational database, but instead of tables we would be remixing web sites and web

"Embedded" Web Fonts Return. Uh-oh.

17/10/2007 @ 07:02 UTC

factoryjoe : "Embedded" Web Fonts Return. Uh-oh. - Stephen Coles's thoughts on @font-face. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: stephen coles, @font-face, css, suggestion, nicewebtype, web typography, embedding

Transfer Your iTunes Library and Song Ratings from One Computer to Another : kadavy.net

17/10/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Transfer Your iTunes Library and Song Ratings from One Computer to Another : kadavy.net - Great advice on exporting your iTunes library and maintaining your track ratings. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: itunes, export, song ratings, ratings, tips

Historical User Agent strings for Safari/WebKit

17/10/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Historical User Agent strings for Safari/WebKit - "Below are tables listing software updates for each relevant major release of Mac OS X and the resulting changes in the build information found in the User Agent string [in Safari]." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks

Playing it straight

17/10/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

nelson : Playing it straight - Larry Craig calls it entrapment

danwebb.net - Low Pro Behaviours 101: Part 2

17/10/2007 @ 03:02 UTC

factoryjoe : danwebb.net - Low Pro Behaviours 101: Part 2 - "In the first post I briefly explained how to use pre-made Low Pro behaviours but, although I’m in the process of writing a few myself, Low Pro is not going to be a widget library – what it is is a great framework to write your own c

TimeCert

17/10/2007 @ 03:02 UTC

factoryjoe : TimeCert - TimeCert is a new service for timestamping content. TimeCert will give you the timestamp for when someone first referenced a given digest. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: timestamp, service, web service, hex

portal rave

17/10/2007 @ 03:02 UTC

nelson : portal rave - I agree with Jason this game is great

Portal storytelling

17/10/2007 @ 03:02 UTC

nelson : Portal storytelling - Nice, overly long explication on Portal as good storytelling

ongoing · Flat Rate Considered Harmful

17/10/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

WillPate : ongoing · Flat Rate Considered Harmful - The mobile telcos are leaving billions on the table with their shortsightedness

More People Watching TV Shows Online

17/10/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

WillPate : More People Watching TV Shows Online - "Roughly sixteen percent of American Internet households watch TV broadcasts online"

Martha Mitchell effect

17/10/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

43folders : Martha Mitchell effect - "The Martha Mitchell effect is the process by which a psychiatrist, psychologist, or other mental health clinician mistakes the patient's perception of real events as delusional and misdiagnoses accordingly"

This License Key Rated R for Strong Coarse Language

17/10/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : This License Key Rated R for Strong Coarse Language - The problems with randomly creating strings... "It turns out that one day in the not-too-distant future, our random number generator gets filthy. On that day, one out of every 128 licenses generated will start with the F-bomb." [via#

Yahoo Heats Up in Search Ad Race As Google Levels Off

17/10/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo Heats Up in Search Ad Race As Google Levels Off - Yahoo Heats Up in Search Ad Race As Google Levels Off: "The researchers found third quarter spending on Yahoo’s percentage of media spend increased 7.8 percent over the prior quarter. SearchIgnite and RBC noted spending on Google for the same p

Optimizing the Google Home Page for Google

17/10/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Optimizing the Google Home Page for Google

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