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Dynamic Time-Travel Maps

23/01/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Dynamic Time-Travel Maps - Dynamic Time-Travel Maps. Absolutely beautiful dynamic implementation of Chris Lightfoot’s Time Travel project, put together by Stamen Design and MySociety. Drag sliders to specify your preferred commute and housing budget to see where in London you c

EveryBlock launches!

23/01/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : EveryBlock launches! - wonderful local data/news in a gorgeous design; if you live in SF, Chicago, or NYC, pop in your address and dig around  [via]

Simon Willison : Introducing EveryBlock - Introducing EveryBlock. EveryBlock launched! Adrian Holovaty, Wilson Miner, Paul Smith and Daniel X. O’Neil’s startup which answers the question, “What’s happening in my neighborhood?? Cities covered by the launch are Chicago, New York and San

Wood type cutting

23/01/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

nelson : Wood type cutting - Semester long typography project, nicely documented

What set would you want for the 10th anniversary of LEGO Star Wars?

23/01/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

jonhicks : What set would you want for the 10th anniversary of LEGO Star Wars?

Surfin’ Safari - Blog Archive » Versioning, Compatibility and Standards

23/01/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

wearehugh : Surfin’ Safari - Blog Archive » Versioning, Compatibility and Standards

hackademix.net » Old NoScript Tricks Blocking New Vulnerabilities

23/01/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

wearehugh : hackademix.net » Old NoScript Tricks Blocking New Vulnerabilities

PVP Makes Me Sad.

23/01/2008 @ 21:02 UTC

Greg Storey : PVP Makes Me Sad. - Written by Fake Scott McCloud.

The Best of Sun Ra.

23/01/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Greg Storey : The Best of Sun Ra. - Not sure if any of us are hip enough for this.

Global Nerdy | How to Work the Room

23/01/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

43folders : Global Nerdy | How to Work the Room - "1. Be more of a host and less of a guest. Make introductions and make people more comfortable."

Free the Music

23/01/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

jonhicks : Free the Music - Last.fm now offers freww streaming of full length tracks! I already use the site to preview and discover new artists, so this is great news.

Greg Storey : "...we've made the biggest legal collection of music available to play online for free, the way we believe it should be." - Take that iTunes.

Approximate IE6/IE7 quirks detection logic

23/01/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

wearehugh : Approximate IE6/IE7 quirks detection logic

Pac-Man Cupcakes

23/01/2008 @ 20:02 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Pac-Man Cupcakes - Adorable and irresistible. Also, see Super Mario cupcakes (here, too.

All Browser Bookmarks for Mac OS X

23/01/2008 @ 20:02 UTC

joshua : All Browser Bookmarks for Mac OS X

Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match

23/01/2008 @ 20:02 UTC

Linkorama : Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match - IBM announced a strategic partnership with both Socialtext and Atlassian to integrate each vendor's wiki technology into Lotus Connections. This represents the opening moves in a chess match between IBM anbd Microsoft that will evolve over the next two ye

Lotusphere Day 1- Part Deux

23/01/2008 @ 20:02 UTC

Linkorama : Lotusphere Day 1- Part Deux - With the firehose of announcements that Lotus spewed yesterday, here is a bit of data about Lotusphere it’self. There are about 7500 people attending, with attendance up by about 500 people over last year. All the sessions were packed and there was stan

KLUGE.DE - Das Kluge Blog

23/01/2008 @ 20:02 UTC

Linkorama : KLUGE.DE - Das Kluge Blog - I must admit - I was a little bit dissapointed. Not only because of a guest speaker I never heard of before. I knew there will be no "big announcements" this year, but the big questions for me on this monday mornings at Lotusphere are: How will

Romney's down with black folks

23/01/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

nelson : Romney's down with black folks - "dogs out" and "bling bling' shows he respects MLK's legacy

Ethan Marcotte : Oh, just stop talking. Please. - Someone please put this on a t-shirt, and hand it to Mitt. ∞

Metafilter infodump

23/01/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

nelson : Metafilter infodump - Dumps of posts, user comments, etc on the web community site

Troubleshooting Memory Usage

23/01/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Troubleshooting Memory Usage - Troubleshooting Memory Usage. Useful for getting the most out of a VPS.

The Buying of the President 2008

23/01/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

jcgregorio : The Buying of the President 2008 - Tagging this as "toread" is an understatement.

Sullivan nod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

23/01/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

43folders : Sullivan nod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Oh, man. That waiter's nodding trick Michael Ferguson taught me has a name. [thanks, Ben Durbin]

Writing a Book in Google Docs

23/01/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

43folders : Writing a Book in Google Docs - Lucky bastard. I might have made it if it weren't for the MS Word templates.

Changeset 722 - Genshi - Trac

23/01/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Changeset 722 - Genshi - Trac - "Changed the default error handling mode to "strict". "

Django People: Colophon

23/01/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Django People: Colophon - Django People: Colophon. I’ve added a colophon to Django People, something I try to do for all of my personal projects.

360-degree QuickTime VR View of Times Square

23/01/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : 360-degree QuickTime VR View of Times Square - Via Manhattan Users Guide. [via]

Hixie's Natural Log: Mistakes, Sadness, Regret

23/01/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

deusx : Hixie's Natural Log: Mistakes, Sadness, Regret - "It might actually be quite an effective way of dramatically increasing the costs of entering or competing in the browser market. (This is what we call "anti-competitive", or "evil".)"

Cashing in the Bling

23/01/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Cashing in the Bling - Cashing in the Bling. Pownce is open to the public, and Leah has written up some neat friend importing tricks that take advantage of the pre-existing “profile bling? links to profiles on other sites. I hope to do something smart with the profile lin

Caching Layer for Django ORM

23/01/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Caching Layer for Django ORM - Caching Layer for Django ORM. Interesting extension to Django’s ORM that adds automatic caching of queysets and smart cache invalidation.

Marshall Mcluhan Playing Cards.

23/01/2008 @ 16:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Marshall Mcluhan Playing Cards. - "A predecessor, if not inspiration for Brian Eno's "Oblique Strategies" deck."

Legacy.

23/01/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Legacy. - Legacy.. James Bennett has what I think is the most interesting analysis of the X-UA-Compatible header to date.

deusx : The B-List: Legacy. - "it stands to reason, if Microsoft is bending over backwards to keep its bread-and-butter corporate customers happy, that the IE team would suddenly get backwards-compatibility fever."

Sunsetting Quirks Mode

23/01/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Sunsetting Quirks Mode - Sunsetting Quirks Mode. Apparently proper standards support in IE (or at least the IE8 renderer) will be triggered by the HTML5 doctype, providing an alternative to those who don’t wish to pollute their markup with an IE-specific meta tag.

Hit Me On My iPhone

23/01/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Hit Me On My iPhone - Weather? Ch-ch-checked. ∞

New York Times invests in Wordpress as part of a larger round of funding.

23/01/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

Greg Storey : New York Times invests in Wordpress as part of a larger round of funding. - Maybe some of that $30M can be used to vastly improve the UI.

GeoNames: missing countries

23/01/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : GeoNames: missing countries - GeoNames: missing countries. United Arab Emirates and a few other countries are missing from the GeoNames XML set I used to seed Django People. I’ve added UAE by hand; I’ll add the others as soon as I have time.

Aptana Jaxer | Aptana

23/01/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

znarf : Aptana Jaxer | Aptana [via#

BBC NEWS | Scotland | North East/N Isles | Kittens 'adopted' by pet rabbit

23/01/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

deusx : BBC NEWS | Scotland | North East/N Isles | Kittens 'adopted' by pet rabbit - "Six abandoned kittens have found an unexpected new mother figure - a pet rabbit."

Ghostface Killah angry at fans for pirating album

23/01/2008 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Ghostface Killah angry at fans for pirating album - 115,000 fans on Myspace, but only 35,000 first-week sales

WordPress.com Creator Raises $29.5M - GigaOM

23/01/2008 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : WordPress.com Creator Raises $29.5M - GigaOM - "Anne Zelenka made an impassioned case for using WordPress to build a social network, and I wouldn’t be surprised if we see some social features start to creep into WordPress.com as well. They just boosted their storage capacity to thr

ClipX

23/01/2008 @ 08:01 UTC

joshua : ClipX - ClipX is a tiny clipboard history manager.

Reinventing the Clipboard

23/01/2008 @ 08:01 UTC

joshua : Reinventing the Clipboard

Trac 0.11dev - O'Reilly ONLamp Blog

23/01/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Trac 0.11dev - O'Reilly ONLamp Blog - "One gotcha, that I always forget is, if you setup tracd running behind an Apache rewrite you need..."

IntegrationWithTrac - modwsgi - Google Code

23/01/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : IntegrationWithTrac - modwsgi - Google Code - "The Trac application provides the trac.web.main.dispatch_request() function for running Trac as a WSGI application"

Photo Matt » Act Two

23/01/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Photo Matt » Act Two - WordPress raises $29.5M. Holy crap. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: wordpress

Simon Willison : Photo Matt: Act Two - Photo Matt: Act Two. Automattic is an excellent case-study of building a business on top of an open source project.

Sam Ruby: Best Standards Support

23/01/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

deusx : Sam Ruby: Best Standards Support - "Accordingly, I’ve implemented the following in my .htaccess file"

IE8 To Make Tender Chickens

23/01/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

wearehugh : IE8 To Make Tender Chickens

deusx : IE8 To Make Tender Chickens - "Note: I wanted to make a crack in here about rebranding IE6 as a Rich Internet Application (RIA) framework but it wasn't working..."

CMPH - C Minimal Perfect Hashing Library

23/01/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

joshua : CMPH - C Minimal Perfect Hashing Library

Re: [PATCH 0/6] RFC: Typesafe callbacks | KernelTrap

23/01/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

jcgregorio : Re: [PATCH 0/6] RFC: Typesafe callbacks | KernelTrap - Linus: "I thought I had done some rather horrible things with gcc built-ins and macros, but I hereby hand over my crown to you."

A Simple Solution For IE8 ~ Full Speed

23/01/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

wearehugh : A Simple Solution For IE8 ~ Full Speed

Acid Tests - The Web Standards Project

23/01/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

wearehugh : Acid Tests - The Web Standards Project

Unknown W. Brackets - Tutorials

23/01/2008 @ 03:02 UTC

jcgregorio : Unknown W. Brackets - Tutorials - Excellent review on what the D language eco-system needs. After having used the language for a bit there isn't anything said that I don't agree with.

Trailer: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and John Hodgman in 'Baby Mama'

23/01/2008 @ 03:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Trailer: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and John Hodgman in 'Baby Mama' - Made me laugh. Several times. #

PHP: XSL - Manual

23/01/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

deusx : PHP: XSL - Manual - "You can set an HTTP proxy for the XSLT document() function to use (as well as DTD external references) by setting http_proxy in the environment."

New clips from BSG Series Four are out, complete with insane spoiler action if that's the kind of...

23/01/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

plasticbag : New clips from BSG Series Four are out, complete with insane spoiler action if that's the kind of thing you're into - Don't quite know how they're going to resolve this one, but it definitely can't wait to find out.

Dean Edwards: Quotes

23/01/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

wearehugh : Dean Edwards: Quotes

Aptana Jaxer

23/01/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

joshua : Aptana Jaxer - server-side javascript framework

deusx : Aptana Jaxer | Aptana - "Jaxer is the world's first true Ajax server."

Hardly Working: Office Fantasy

23/01/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Hardly Working: Office Fantasy - Jake and Amir make me laugh, and if that's wrong, I don't wanna be right

White Whine

23/01/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : White Whine - first-world problems; e.g. "$20 to upgrade my iPod touch? screw you, Apple!"  [via]

John Resig - Meta Madness

23/01/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : John Resig - Meta Madness

isolani - Web Standards: End of line Internet Explorer

23/01/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : isolani - Web Standards: End of line Internet Explorer

StuffSafe : Online Home Inventory Software

23/01/2008 @ 00:02 UTC

43folders : StuffSafe : Online Home Inventory Software

Jeffrey Zeldman Presents : In defense of version targeting

23/01/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Jeffrey Zeldman Presents : In defense of version targeting

Andy Budd::Blogography: Has Internet Explorer Just Shot Itself in the Foot?

23/01/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Andy Budd::Blogography: Has Internet Explorer Just Shot Itself in the Foot?

Opting-in to standards support - The Web Standards Project

23/01/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Opting-in to standards support - The Web Standards Project

Microsoft’s Version Targeting Proposal - The Web Standards Project

23/01/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Microsoft’s Version Targeting Proposal - The Web Standards Project

Slashdot | Microsoft Confirms IE8 Has 3 Render Modes

23/01/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Slashdot | Microsoft Confirms IE8 Has 3 Render Modes

Ajaxian » IE8 Compatibility with X-UA-Compatible

23/01/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Ajaxian » IE8 Compatibility with X-UA-Compatible

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