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2/04/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

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Professor Lee

2/04/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

Linkorama : Professor Lee - In order for a Socialtext implementation to be successful, the company will require people to use it (opportunity: change management) and the processes to support its use (opportunity: re-engineered, streamlined business processes).

OpenID and Spam

2/04/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : OpenID and Spam - OpenID and Spam. Matt Mullenweg: “OpenID has a ton of promise for the web—let’s not hurt it by setting people up for disappointment by telling them it’s a spam blocker when it’s not.? True for the case of general registration, but I still be

CSS Compatibility and Internet Explorer

2/04/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : CSS Compatibility and Internet Explorer - CSS Compatibility and Internet Explorer. Official Microsoft guide to which CSS properties are supported by which versions of IE. This is the kind of documentation browser vendors should be providing as a matter of course.  [via]

Firefox 3's password remembering

2/04/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Firefox 3's password remembering - Firefox 3’s password remembering. I’m loving Firefox 3, and the way it does password remembering (with a non-modal toolbar so you can tell if your password worked before deciding to save it) is just one of the major improvements. Opera gets this rig

London Connections

2/04/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : London Connections - London Connections. Marvellously obsessive blog about the vagaries of London transport, including some really nice custom created maps. I love detailed maps of tube stations; anyone know a good place to find them?

The User-Needs Gap

2/04/2008 @ 21:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : The User-Needs Gap - The User-Needs Gap, a snippet from Bryan Lawson's How Designers Think, excerpted by yours truly. "The traditional image of the designer establishing a personal relationship with a client/user is grossly misleading…. Frequently communication between desi

Internet book piracy will drive authors to stop writing - Times Online

2/04/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : Internet book piracy will drive authors to stop writing - Times Online - "Book piracy on the internet will ultimately drive authors to stop writing unless radical methods are devised to compensate them for lost sales"

Porn for the Blind

2/04/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Porn for the Blind - a free public service

MemcacheQ

2/04/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

joshua : MemcacheQ - queueing using the memcached protocol

Jeff on Cloud Computing: The First Hadoop Summit

2/04/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

joshua : Jeff on Cloud Computing: The First Hadoop Summit

'Family Guy': Cool Whip (S5 DVD) on Yahoo! Video

2/04/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : 'Family Guy': Cool Whip (S5 DVD) on Yahoo! Video - "Stewie and Brian argue over the way Stewie says Cool Whip until the secret ingredient in the pie is revealed."

Cottonseed Oil Tour

2/04/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Cottonseed Oil Tour - Cottonseed Oil Tour. Nice design.

collaborative crossword puzzle solving using Flickr notes

2/04/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : collaborative crossword puzzle solving using Flickr notes - collaborative crossword puzzle solving - nice example of emergent gameplay in Flickr's notes system [via]

New Royal Mint Designs

2/04/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

jonhicks : New Royal Mint Designs - Gaze upon our lovely new coins!

Rod Begbie : The Royal Mint: The New Designs Revealed - The new UK coinage is wicked cool -- the individual coins are part of a larger picture. [via#

Cameron Moll : New UK coins unveiled - New UK coins unveiled, designed by 26-year-old Matthew Dent. These not only look really sharp but also function as one design when pieced together. "The Shield of the Royal Arms has been given a contemporary treatment and its whole has been cleverly split [via]

Simon Willison : The Royal Mint: The New Designs Revealed - The Royal Mint: The New Designs Revealed. Matthew Dent’s design for the new UK coinage is inspired—absolutely beautiful. Can’t wait to get my hands on some of these.

Richard Rutter : New British coinage designs - They’re very European, slightly conservative, but I likes em.

What's New in Edge Rails: Easier Timezones

2/04/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Simon Willison : What's New in Edge Rails: Easier Timezones - What’s New in Edge Rails: Easier Timezones. Time zones can be a nightmare to get right—if this works well it’s going to make a lot of people’s lives a whole bunch easier.  [via]

Python-by-example

2/04/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Python-by-example - Python-by-example. “This guide aims to show examples of use of all Python Library Reference functions, methods and classes?, thus addressing my number one complaint about Python’s standard library documentation.

watch "Man With A Movie Camera" (1929) on Google Video - silent Russian film by Dziga Vertov, wit...

2/04/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : watch "Man With A Movie Camera" (1929) on Google Video - silent Russian film by Dziga Vertov, with brilliant new soundtrack by The Cinematic Orchestra - watch Man With A Movie Camera (1929) on Google Video - silent Russian film by Dziga Vertov, with brilliant new soundtrack by The Cinematic Orchestra [related] [via]

24th Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival - from april 9th to 20th, 2008

2/04/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : 24th Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival - from april 9th to 20th, 2008 - 24th Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival - from april 9th to 20th, 2008

Lovely type – Seed Conference

2/04/2008 @ 13:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Lovely type – Seed Conference - How to make Times look good. Dodgy markup though – what no headings?.

FontStruct

2/04/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

jonhicks : FontStruct - A new web application for creating your own fonts from a series of geometric pieces, and sharing the results. I had a play as a beta tester and found it really easy and a jolly good wheeze too

Greg Storey : Fontstruct! - Best web app ever.

(De-)centralised me at Cloudlands

2/04/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

factoryjoe : (De-)centralised me at Cloudlands - Great graph showing a faceted online identity. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: diso, portable social networks

Slipstreaming XP-SP2 - MacNN Forums

2/04/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

joshua : Slipstreaming XP-SP2 - MacNN Forums - blah, my xp disks are too old for boot camp. damn

What are the world's most useful catalogs

2/04/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

joshua : What are the world's most useful catalogs - awesome thread

Download Youtube video online

2/04/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Download Youtube video online - Download Youtube video online: "Convert Online flv Youtube Videos direct to PC, iPod, PSP, iPhone, mp3, mp4 and Mobile." Cool.

nLite Windows XP Install on Asus Eee PC

2/04/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : nLite Windows XP Install on Asus Eee PC - nLite Windows XP Install on Asus Eee PC: someday I will have me an eeepc and need this

FCKGW < Hacker & Geek T-Shirts < Themes < Cult Classic T's

2/04/2008 @ 08:01 UTC

deusx : FCKGW < Hacker & Geek T-Shirts < Themes < Cult Classic T's - "FCKGW RHQQ2 YXRKT 8TG6W 2B7Q8 was the CD key that was commonly used to bypass product activation in early versions of Microsoft's Windows XP operating system"

Notes from the Business of APIs Conference

2/04/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Notes from the Business of APIs Conference - Notes from the Business of APIs Conference: very good notes

Feature: Trim Down Windows to the Bare Essentials

2/04/2008 @ 06:09 UTC

joshua : Feature: Trim Down Windows to the Bare Essentials

FORTUNE: Big Tech 2008 March 25 «

2/04/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

factoryjoe : FORTUNE: Big Tech 2008 March 25 « - Microsoft has a profitable business building software for the Mac; now it has an eye on the iPhone, too. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: microsoft, apple, iphone

Moebius: The Orb of Celestial Harmony

2/04/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : Moebius: The Orb of Celestial Harmony - "In a very desperate situation, you can flee by: (RETURN) Break and Run. But you shall pay for this cowardice by suffering a blot on your Karma. "

stupid internet joke day

2/04/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : stupid internet joke day - stupid internet joke day: "Instead, try to actually do something surprising. The ha you save might just be your own.'

Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | A million little lines

2/04/2008 @ 03:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | A million little lines

Designers begin by asking questions.

2/04/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Designers begin by asking questions. - This will help.

Cameron Moll : IDEO: The Big Questions - "This year, in keeping with the 2008 TED conference theme, IDEO posed a series of questions to TED attendees.... Created in conjunction with the 2008 TED conference, this widget supports questions that are important to IDEO and to the extended TED communi [via]

451 CAOS Theory » VC funding for open source hits an all-time high

2/04/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

factoryjoe : 451 CAOS Theory » VC funding for open source hits an all-time high - Looks like investing in open source is on the uptick! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: open source, investing

Joi Ito Takes Lead At Creative Commons

2/04/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

Linkorama : Joi Ito Takes Lead At Creative Commons - The five year old Creative Commons nonprofit organization announced a new CEO this afternoon as founding CEO Lawrence Lessig steps down: Joi Ito.

I’m skipping April Fools this year

2/04/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : I’m skipping April Fools this year - I’m skipping April Fools this year: me too

Official Google Data APIs Blog: Google Data APIs patent license

2/04/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : Official Google Data APIs Blog: Google Data APIs patent license - not an april fools joke

jcgregorio : Official Google Data APIs Blog: Google Data APIs patent license

FireShot - Take screenshots of web pages with Firefox extension!

2/04/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

factoryjoe : FireShot - Take screenshots of web pages with Firefox extension! - Firefox extension for capturing screenshots of web pages Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: firefox, extension, screenshots

The Frog (Image Resizing Demo) Information

2/04/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

factoryjoe : The Frog (Image Resizing Demo) Information - Resizing the browser window may allow you to stretch the image up and down, or left to right. But most browsers only allow this in Quirks Mode. Switch to XHTML Strict Mode, and the image may be resized only by the width. Or it may resize

Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations (Event Video/Audio) | Berkman...

2/04/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

43folders : Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations (Event Video/Audio) | Berkman Center - via bb

Kellan : Clay Shirky talks about “Here Comes Everybody” - “a society which has an Internet is a different kind of society then a society that doesn’t. In the same way that society that has a printing press is a different kind of society then a that doesn’t.” #

del.icio.us/url/e4b412b32753515c18e9cce6d540fb76 - sga_flashfic: Fic: Hope, Duty, Pride, Home (Fa...

2/04/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : del.icio.us/url/e4b412b32753515c18e9cce6d540fb76 - sga_flashfic: Fic: Hope, Duty, Pride, Home (Family Challenge) - there's always an edge case: "first posted by anassa to type:fanfic fandom:sga genre:slash genre:het genre:futurefic genre:kidfic wc:1001-5000 author:sheafrotherdon pairing:john/rodney pairing:jennifer/ronon pairing:teyla/other"

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