Blackbird - Open Source JavaScript Logging Utility

15/10/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : Blackbird - Open Source JavaScript Logging Utility - "Blackbird offers a dead-simple way to log messages in JavaScript and an attractive console to view and filter them. You might never use alert() again."

Clorox needs a web designer.

15/10/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Clorox needs a web designer. - Go clean house.

Kongregate Labs tutorial for creating a side-scrolling shooter in Flash

15/10/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kongregate Labs tutorial for creating a side-scrolling shooter in Flash - helping convert gamers to creators is good for everybody  [via]

US election: Father secretly names baby Sarah McCain Palin

15/10/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : US election: Father secretly names baby Sarah McCain Palin - US election: Father secretly names baby Sarah McCain Palin: "I was actually going to name the baby John McCain, even as a girl, but I thought that was maybe too overboard," he said.

Scraping Wikipedia data with Google Spreadsheets and Yahoo! Pipes

15/10/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Scraping Wikipedia data with Google Spreadsheets and Yahoo! Pipes - solid tutorial; for this kind of thing, I'd also consider Freebase

Simon Willison : Data Scraping Wikipedia with Google Spreadsheets - Data Scraping Wikipedia with Google Spreadsheets. I hadn’t played with =importHTML in Google spreadsheets, which lets you suck in data from an HTML table or list somewhere on the web. This tutorial takes it further, bringing Wikipedia, Yahoo! Pipes an

Page Inlink Analyzer

15/10/2008 @ 19:02 UTC

Simon Willison : Page Inlink Analyzer - Page Inlink Analyzer. Here’s why I’m so keen on JSONP APIs—Eric Miraglia’s tool fires off dozens of cross-domain JSON requests to pull together information about inbound links to your site from Yahoo! Site Explorer and del.icio.us. I imagine it [via]

Learning to Fear the Semantic Web (Ftrain.com)

15/10/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

wearehugh : Learning to Fear the Semantic Web (Ftrain.com) - "Know what else is great? Now, finally, ten years on, I know that the Semantic Web technology is a real, viable technology, because I'm afraid I'll get sued for using it."

Creating mashups on the Google App Engine using Eclipse, Part 1: Creating the application

15/10/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

wearehugh : Creating mashups on the Google App Engine using Eclipse, Part 1: Creating the application - how to use feedparser on google app engine (let appengine do the fetching, then pass the result to feedparser). future versions may automate this.

Mr T colouring book!

15/10/2008 @ 17:07 UTC

jonhicks : Mr T colouring book! - MR T pities the fools who lived in this pioneer sodhouse in Nebraska!

rc3.org — Filtering versus conditional logic

15/10/2008 @ 17:06 UTC

deusx : rc3.org — Filtering versus conditional logic - "What I’m wondering is why more server-side frameworks don’t have similar selector-based DOM manipulation tools built in. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could attach such filters to views on the server side and manipulate the output page before it

Gettin’ All Mavericky by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal 13 October 2008

15/10/2008 @ 17:05 UTC

deusx : Gettin’ All Mavericky by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal 13 October 2008 - "Nevertheless, Palin’s verbal hodgepodge may say nothing about her qualifications for the vice presidency. Judgment and political acumen could well rest on different mental capacities than the ability to order thoughts into smooth sentences. But th

The sentences of Sarah Palin, diagrammed. - By Kitty Burns Florey - Slate Magazine

15/10/2008 @ 17:04 UTC

deusx : The sentences of Sarah Palin, diagrammed. - By Kitty Burns Florey - Slate Magazine - "I had to give up. This sentence is not for diagramming lightweights. If there's anyone out there who can kick this sucker into line, I'd be delighted to hear from you. To me, it's not English—it's a collection of words strung t

YUI: Bacon Utility

15/10/2008 @ 17:03 UTC

deusx : YUI: Bacon Utility - "The Bacon Utility allows you to cook bacon on any HTML element."

Palin vindicated?: ADN Editorial | adn.com

15/10/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

deusx : Palin vindicated?: ADN Editorial | adn.com - "She claims the report "vindicates" her. She said that the investigation found "no unlawful or unethical activity on my part." Her response is either astoundingly ignorant or downright Orwellian. Page 8, Finding Number One of th

MUJI Online - AM/PM Organiser Notebook - A5.

15/10/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

deusx : MUJI Online - AM/PM Organiser Notebook - A5. - So awesome. Rather than dividing up the page with a line per hour, there's a small clock in the center of the page that lets you write relative to radial time in open space. "Can be used as a notebook, or simple diary. Each page represents 12

The Daily Show Full Episode | Monday Oct 13 2008 | Comedy Central

15/10/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

gleuschk : The Daily Show Full Episode | Monday Oct 13 2008 | Comedy Central - featuring my cousin-in-law in the final seconds

FOWA sketchnotes

15/10/2008 @ 16:01 UTC

Simon Willison : FOWA sketchnotes - FOWA sketchnotes. Kai Chan Vong’s sketch notes from this year’s Future of Web Apps.

McCain campaign protests YouTube's DMCA policy | Politics and Law - CNET News

15/10/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

wearehugh : McCain campaign protests YouTube's DMCA policy | Politics and Law - CNET News - youtube doesn't have a DMCA "policy". they have the fucking DMCA. don't shoot the messenger.

rc3.org — Filtering versus conditional logic

15/10/2008 @ 15:00 UTC

deusx : rc3.org — Filtering versus conditional logic - "What I’m wondering is why more server-side frameworks don’t have similar selector-based DOM manipulation tools built in. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could attach such filters to views on the server side and manipulate the output page before it

Flipped Types — Jon Tan 陳

15/10/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

jonhicks : Flipped Types — Jon Tan 陳 - That's web typography that is

New York Cheat Sheets

15/10/2008 @ 13:01 UTC

Richard Rutter : New York Cheat Sheets - Lovely little pieces of information design.

RjDj, reactive generative music app for the iPhone

15/10/2008 @ 13:00 UTC

Andy Baio : RjDj, reactive generative music app for the iPhone - reacts to sensory input from the microphone and accelerometer

Rod Begbie : RjDj - Echoing Andy Baio's advice on Twitter: "If you have an iPhone, go install RjDj Single (it's free), pop in your headphones, start it up, and go back to whatever you were doing." S'bloody AMAZING! [via#

Midori-san, the blogging houseplant

15/10/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Midori-san, the blogging houseplant - if you think that plant's really blogging, then I have a bridge to sell you

Frotzophone, making music with interactive fiction

15/10/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Frotzophone, making music with interactive fiction - don't miss the MP3 of him playing Zork  [via]

deusx : Frotzophone - "The Frotzophone is an interface for making music with interactive fiction. The topography simulated in the game is used to generate sound, as is the player's path through the game. A Frotzophone "performance" looks just like playing a

Yahoo OpenID fails woefully in usability testing

15/10/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

Richard Rutter : Yahoo OpenID fails woefully in usability testing - Sad but not exactly unexpected – I get confused with Yahoo’s implementation and I’m an avid OpenID consumer.

New York Magazine's long profile of FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver

15/10/2008 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : New York Magazine's long profile of FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver - if you haven't, spend a little time reading about his methodology to understand how he's totally changed the game

gleuschk : How Nate Silver Went From Forecasting Baseball Games to Forecasting Elections -- New York Magazine - 538.com is burning a hole in my screen

Rod Begbie : How Nate Silver Went From Forecasting Baseball Games to Forecasting Elections - Great profile in New York Magazine of Nate Silver and the sterling work he's been doing at fivethirtyeight.com. Got to love anyone who can make a living from a combination of baseball, politics and obsessive number-crunching. [via#

Greg Storey : Tom, forget Ann Coulter you need to follow this guy. - FiveThirtyEight is about as unbiased as it gets.

Office Jerk [video]

15/10/2008 @ 09:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Office Jerk [video] - Office Jerk [video]: OMG that is a funny video!!!!11!!!!1!

Shieeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet [video]

15/10/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Shieeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet [video] - Shieeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet [video]: heh

Web Tech Blog » Blog Archive » Firefox 3.1 beta 1 - an overview of features for web developers

15/10/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

wearehugh : Web Tech Blog » Blog Archive » Firefox 3.1 beta 1 - an overview of features for web developers

New York Times releases Campaign Finance API

15/10/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : New York Times releases Campaign Finance API - totals for each candidate by state or ZIP code and lookup by donor name, with JSON, XML, or serialized PHP output  [via]

joshua : Announcing the New York Times Campaign Finance API - Open - Code - New York Times Blog

Simon Willison : Announcing the New York Times Campaign Finance API - Announcing the New York Times Campaign Finance API. The New York Times have released their first data API, exposing campaign finance data from the Federal Election Commission.  [via]

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