17-year-old claims responsibility for Twitter worm

12/04/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Simon Willison : 17-year-old claims responsibility for Twitter worm - 17-year-old claims responsibility for Twitter worm. It was a text book XSS attack—the URL on the user profile wasn’t properly escaped, allowing an attacker to insert a script element linking out to externally hosted JavaScript which then used Ajax t

Women Smell Better Than Men: Scientific American Podcast

12/04/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Women Smell Better Than Men: Scientific American Podcast - "Research at the Monell Chemical Senses Center finds that women have keener senses of smell than do men, and that men's body odors are harder to cover up than are women's. Christie Nicholson reports"

Boing Boing tracks "lololol" variations on Google

12/04/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Boing Boing tracks "lololol" variations on Google - including the loolol, a lol with 100 o's  [via]

Tweenbots: Cute Beats Smart

12/04/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Tweenbots: Cute Beats Smart - Tweenbots: Cute Beats Smart. How do you build a robot that can get from one end of Washington Square Park to the other without your help? Give it a cute smile and a sign explaining where it’s going and rely on strangers to point it in the right direct

Rod Begbie : Tweenbots: Cute Beats Smart - Humans instinctively help a dumb-but-cute robot on its journey across a park. I'd like to see these in a race. Perhaps against one un-cute robot with a frowny face.. [via#

A rev="canonical" HTTP Header

12/04/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : A rev="canonical" HTTP Header - A rev=“canonical? HTTP Header. Chris Shiflett proposes optionally exposing rev=canonical information in an HTTP header, thus allowing sites to discover shorter URLs using just a HEAD request and removing the need to parse HTML. The pingback specific

Revving up

12/04/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Revving up - Revving up. Jeremy Keith advocates adding the revcanonical attribute to regular A elements as well as / instead of hiding it in the head of the document, following the microformats design principle that invisible metadata is less valuable than augmentin

Running Rhino and Helma NG on Google App Engine

12/04/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Running Rhino and Helma NG on Google App Engine - Running Rhino and Helma NG on Google App Engine. Helma NG is a JavaScript web app framework, which now works on App Engine out of the box.

Juice box fruit packaging by Naoto Fuksawa

12/04/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

jonhicks : Juice box fruit packaging by Naoto Fuksawa

Pitchfork TV: Feist "The Water" music video / short film

12/04/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Pitchfork TV: Feist "The Water" music video / short film - Pitchfork TV: Feist The Water music video / short film

TED Talks - Bonnie Bassler: The secret, social lives of bacteria

12/04/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : TED Talks - Bonnie Bassler: The secret, social lives of bacteria

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