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Memeorandum Colors: Visualizing Political Bias with Greasemonkey - Waxy.org

10/10/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Memeorandum Colors: Visualizing Political Bias with Greasemonkey - Waxy.org - Memeorandum Colors: Visualizing Political Bias with Greasemonkey - Waxy.org: very cool work by Andy and Joshua

deusx : Memeorandum Colors: Visualizing Political Bias with Greasemonkey - Waxy.org - "While most political blogs are extremely partisan, their biases aren't immediately obvious to outsiders like me. I wanted to see, at a glance, how conservative or liberal the blogs were without clicking through to every article. With the help

nelson : Political link colouring - Interesting hack: categorize blogs by conservative / liberal, then colour links accordingly

joshua : Memeorandum Colors: Visualizing Political Bias with Greasemonkey - I did the heavy lifting on the math side

wearehugh : Memeorandum Colors: Visualizing Political Bias with Greasemonkey - Waxy.org

Greg Storey : Visualizing political bias with Greasemonkey. - Waxy is the Bill Nye of the Internet.

Andy Baio : Memeorandum Colors: Visualizing Political Bias with Greasemonkey - Like the rest of the world, I've been completely obsessed with the presidential election and nonstop news coverage. My drug of choice? Gabe Rivera's Memeorandum, the political sister site of Techmeme, which constantly surfaces the most controversial stori

Google Answers shuts down?!

29/11/2006 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Answers shuts down?! - but why? it seemed to be a successful niche community

Jeremy Zawodny : Adieu to Google Answers - Adieu to Google Answers: Google Answers shutting down. Only had 800 users in 4 years. It's good to see 'em cutting their losses.

Nelson Minar : RIP Google Answers - Unusual for Google to shut down an old service

deusx : Official Google Blog: Adieu to Google Answers - "Later this week, we will stop accepting new questions in Google Answers, the very first project we worked on here."

cameron : Official Google Blog: Adieu to Google Answers - Google shuts down Answers. The only explanation I can find is that they have another competitive product they're waiting to roll out.

jimray : Adieu to Google Answers - Huh? This don't make no sense to me.

plasticbag : GoogleBlog bids Adieu to Google Answers - I find the two different approaches taken by the two companies to the idea of Questions and Answers profoundly interesting. I don't think anyone's quite nailed the full dynamics yet, and look forward to seeing how the field progresses....

Introducing Drosera

28/06/2006 @ 12:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Introducing Drosera - Javascript debugger for apps that use webkit.

deusx : Surfin' Safari - Blog Archive - Introducing Drosera - "I would like to introduce a new addition to the WebKit open source toolsa JavaScript debugger."

Eric Meyer : Introducing Drosera - A full-blown JavaScript debugger for WebKit applications (like Safari).

jimray : Surfin’ Safari - Blog Archive » Introducing Drosera - Javascript debugger for Safari. Love the name.

Paul Hammond : Surfin’ Safari - Blog Archive » Introducing Drosera - Drosera, named after the largest genera of bug eating plants, lets you attach and debug JavaScript for any WebKit application�not just Safari.

Simon Willison : Safari gets a JavaScript debugger - Great news, especially considering the tricky nature of Safari bugs. Opera needs one too.

Cameron Moll : JavaScript debugger twins - A couple of JavaScript debuggers: FireBug for Firefox and Drosera, which "lets you attach and debug JavaScript for any WebKit application--not just Safari."

User-Generated Content

6/04/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

gknauss : User-Generated Content - "User-generated content" has been reduced from a cultural choice a site can make to a Web 2.0 business-plan bullet point. Derek's too dismissive of other sources of media -- the implication that it's inauthentic is too strong -- but Lord, deliver us from

Paul Hammond : Powazek: Just a Thought: Death to User-Generated Content - So let's not give in to the buzzphrase du jour. Let's use the real words.

deusx : Powazek: Just a Thought: Death to User-Generated Content - "And if we must have an umbrella term to describe the whole shebang, I have a suggestion. Try this on for size: Authentic Media."

Milo Vermeulen : Powazek: Just a Thought: Death to User-Generated Content [via]

jimray : Powazek: Just a Thought: Death to User-Generated Content - "Calling the beautiful, amazing, brilliant things people create online 'user-generated content' is like sliding up to your lady, putting your arm around her and whispering, 'Hey baby, let's have intercourse.'"

François Nonnenmacher : Death to User-Generated Content

Eric Meyer : Death to User-Generated Content - Yeah.

jQuery: New Wave Javascript

19/01/2006 @ 05:09 UTC

deusx : jQuery: New Wave Javascript - "jQuery is designed to change the way that you write Javascript."

Paul Hammond : jQuery: New Wave Javascript - Writing Javascript code should be fun

joshua : jQuery: New Wave Javascript - neat way to select and manipulate dom elements

jimray : jQuery: New Wave Javascript - Writing javascript should be fun

Rod Begbie : jQuery: New Wave Javascript - Javascript toolkit. I don't need all the fancypants "Make text swoop in" stuff, but the DOM querying syntax looks dead handy. #

nelson : jQuery JS library - Library for doing AJAXy stuff

Jeremy Zawodny : jQuery: The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library - jQuery: The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library: "jQuery is a fast, concise, JavaScript Library that simplifies how you traverse HTML documents, handle events, perform animations, and add Ajax interactions to your web pages."

Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time

1/12/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - My addLoadEvent() makes number 9 :) [via]

deusx : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - "If there was ever a universal common.js shared among the entire develosphere, you’d fine these ten (plus one bonus) functions."

Isofarro : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - Functions for adding events, cookie manipulation, and clever DOM shortcuts

kayodeok : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - If there was ever a universal common.js shared among the entire develosphere, you’d fine these ten (plus one bonus) functions. It would be the swiss army knife no developer would go into production without.

Nelson Minar : Top 10 Javascript - Fixing the language (via kottke)

znarf : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - Essential [via#

Paul Hammond : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - the swiss army knife no developer would go into production without

philgyford : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - Some of the most commonly repeated functions. (via Tim/twisty)

Typetester

19/09/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Typetester - "...an online application for comparison of the fonts for the screen". [via#

Milo Vermeulen : Typetester - Compare fonts for the screen [via]

jkottke : Typetester - Typetester is a web-based font comparison tool which somehow (I'm assuming JavaScript) can preview text in the fonts you have installed on your local machine. Pretty cool.

Richard Rutter : Typetester - Compare fonts for the screen.

Eric Meyer : Typetester - Compare fonts for the screen - Nice little web-based web typography widget. Web web web.

plasticbag : Typetester – Compare fonts for the screen - Beautiful piece of work that allows to compare and explore fonts for screen use and then even get the CSS so you can use them on the web

deusx : Typetester – Compare fonts for the screen - "Test your fonts here."

Web 2.0 API Reference

6/09/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Web 2.0 API Reference - Web 2.0 API Reference: someone finally put them all in one place

kayodeok : ProgrammableWeb: Web 2.0 API Reference - Web 2.0 API Reference

jimray : ProgrammableWeb: Web 2.0 API Reference - Where to go when you need to hook in

deusx : ProgrammableWeb: Web 2.0 API Reference - "This list tries to include all APIs that may be considered "Web 2.0 APIs", but likely doesn't, so please feel free to recommend others."

Nelson Minar : Web 2.0 API list - Nice roundup!

plasticbag : ProgrammableWeb: Web 2.0 API Reference - Dozens of good APIs. I can already see some interesting ones we've been playing with are missing, but it's a really really good start for some stuff I want to do at work...

Isofarro : API Dashboard - Tag-based directory of publicly available web services - even grouped by mashup usage.

10 Steps to a Hugely Successful Web 2.0 Company

23/08/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

WillPate : 10 Steps to a Hugely Successful Web 2.0 Company - Glib, but there are some good points in there

gleuschk : 10 Steps to a Hugely Successful Web 2.0 Company - this is actually insightful, in a kottke kind of way

jkottke : Ten steps to a successful Web 2.0 company - This list of ten steps to building a successful Web 2.0 company is really quite insightful. #3 is a favorite: "Launch. Now. Tomorrow. Everyday."

ricmac : 10 Steps to a Hugely Successful Web 2.0 Company - I wish the bits about not having walled gardens was true for Web 2.0 companies - but it's still a rarity amongst the bigco's.

deusx : This is going to be BIG! - 10 Steps to a Hugely Successful Web 2.0 Company - "Create your own Web 2.0 company NOW!!"

veen : This is going to be BIG! - 10 Steps to a Hugely Successful Web 2.0 Company - "Just follow these 10 simple steps and you, too, can be seen in fine dining establishments like Jamba Juice and speaking on panels for conferences like Distribucate 2.0, Fred, Bloggerstock and Elfdex."

jimray : This is going to be BIG! - 10 Steps to a Hugely Successful Web 2.0 Company

Engadget 1985

22/08/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Engadget 1985 - the SYSOP is IN

Jeremy Zawodny : Engadget 1985 - Engadget 1985: best. post. ever.

kayodeok : Engadget 1985 - Welcome to the Engadget BBS ( August 22, 1985 | 12:35)

Rod Begbie : Engadget 1985 - The SYSOP is. . . . . . . . . . . . IN! [via#

deusx : Engadget 1985 - Engadget - www.engadget.com - I'd actually gotten one of those AM/FM radio watches at a flea market once when I was a kid...

Linkorama : Engadget 1985 - Damn that's cool

Nelson Minar : Engadget 1985 - Long, but amusing (via shellen)

A Rocket to Nowhere

4/08/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

Andy Baio : A Rocket to Nowhere - Maciej Ceglowski's excellent article on the problems with NASA's manned space flight program

jimray : An unimpassioned look at the shuttle - With a great historical perspective I had never heard

joshua : rocket to nowhere - maciej versus the space shuttle: FIGHT

kayodeok : A Rocket To Nowhere - "Clearly this primitive space plane must have been a sacred artifact, used in religious rituals to deliver sacrifice to a sky god"

znarf : A Rocket To Nowhere #

deusx : Idle Words: A Rocket to Nowhere - "As tempting as it is to picture a blood-spattered Canadarm flinging goat carcasses into the void, we know that the Shuttle is the fruit of what was supposed to be a rational decision making process."

jkottke : Fantastic must-read article slamming NASA with regard to the Space Shuttle program - I've been following Maciej's del.icio.us links about the Shuttle for weeks now and was wondering if he'd get around to writing it up. Worth the wait.

Milo Vermeulen : Idle Words - A Rocket To Nowhere [via]

Charles Miller : A Rocket To Nowhere - Maciej Ceglowski points out that the NASA shuttle program has no clothes.

JavaScript Archive Network - JavaScript Archive Network

30/06/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : JavaScript Archive Network - JavaScript Archive Network - "JavaScript Archive Network is a comprehensive resource for Open Source JavaScript libraries and software."

mbertier : JavaScript Archive Network - JavaScript Archive Network - "CPAN".replace(/CP/, "JS") - miam #

philgyford : JavaScript Archive Network - New, could be handy when it fills up a bit.

jimray : JSAN - Home - Like CPAN for Javascript

joshua : JSAN - like cpan for javascript

kayodeok : JavaScript Archive Network (JSAN) - JavaScript Archive Network is a comprehensive resource for Open Source JavaScript libraries and software

Jeremy Zawodny : JSAN - JSAN: the JavaScript Archive Network. It's like CPAN but for JS

Kittenwar - may the cutest kitten win...

12/05/2005 @ 15:58 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Kittenwar - may the cutest kitten win... - Kittenwar - may the cutest kitten win... [via] [via]

adash : KITTENWAR - This is what the internet was made for.

Jeremy Zawodny : kittenwar.com - kittenwar.com: dear god, that's addictive

plasticbag : Kitten War... May the cutest kitten win... - Most of these cats look moth-eared and grouchy. My kitten was much cuter when I was a kid. Bah.

Ethan Marcotte : Kitten War! - Say it with me: "Awwww..."

wearehugh : Kittenwar! May The Cutest Kitten Win!

deusx : Kittenwar! May The Cutest Kitten Win! - Click the cutest kitten picture!

nelson : Kittenwar! - A Hot or Not site full of pussies

Adobe buys Macromedia!

18/04/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Adobe buys Macromedia! - all-stock buyout for $3.4 billion

jkottke : Whoa! Adobe to buy Macromedia?!!?!?! - Wow! ??!!?!??!! I don't think there's enough room in my MT database for all the question marks and exclamation points I want to use here.

Ethan Marcotte : Adobe buys Macromedia - Welcome to the world of the übercorp.

Jason Shellen : Adobe to acquire Macromedia - Congratulations to both sides. However, I'm calling the death of MM Fireworks at 06:00 hours on April 18th, 2005. #

kayodeok : Adobe acquires Macromedia - Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Macromedia (Nasdaq: MACR) in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billion

tehu : Adobe to acquire Macromedia - Why reinvent Flash when we can buy its owner ?

deusx : About Adobe - Adobe to acquire Macromedia - "Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq: ADBE) has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Macromedia (Nasdaq: MACR) in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billion." Holy crap.

Anne van Kesteren : Adobe and Macromedia - Some posts. Note that it is not 1 April. [via#

Paul Hammond : About Adobe - Adobe to acquire Macromedia - The combination of Adobe and Macromedia strengthens our mission of helping people and organizations communicate better

Simon Willison : About Adobe - Adobe to acquire Macromedia - Whoa! There goes competition in the graphic design software sector. (via) [via]

Maciej on Paul Graham and other blowhards

5/04/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Maciej on Paul Graham and other blowhards - I love a spirited rant

Wayne Burkett : Idle Words: Dabblers and Blowhards - "I am not qualified to call bullshit on Paul Graham when he writes about programming, history, starting a business, or even growing up as a social pariah, but I do know enough about art to see when someone is just making shit up." #

Rod Begbie : Dabblers and Blowhards - Paul Graham (and ESR, and Winer) in bullshit-rant shocker. Despite people pointing to them, I've never been able to read a Paul Graham essay. Favourite quote: "Great paintings, for example, get you laid in a way that great computer programs never do." [via#

jkottke : Dabblers and Blowhards, or Why hackers are nothing like painters - Maciej takes issue with Paul Graham's non-technical body of writing.

deusx : Idle Words - Dabblers and Blowhards - "But you, sir, are no painter."

jimray : Dabblers and blowhards - Maciej Ceglowski doesn't think hackers are anything like painters [via Daring Fireball]

cameron : Idle Words: Dabblers and Blowhards - Maciej reveals the truth: programming is nothing like painting, as painters get laid for what they do

Steve Cook : Maciej Ceglowski beats the crap out of "Hackers and Painters" - He's got a beef with the Paul Graham/Dave Winer/ESR style of "hackers are" essay, and calls bullshit on Graham's qualifications to even -talk- about painting. (via Waxy)

plasticbag : A glorious response to essays on Hackers and Painters... - "Great paintings, for example, get you laid in a way that great computer programs never do. Even not-so-great paintings - in fact, any slapdash attempt at splashing paint onto a surface - will get you laid more than writing software"

Paul Hammond : Idle Words - Dabblers and Blowhards - So let me say it simply - hackers are nothing like painters.

joshua quitting to work on del.icio.us full time

30/03/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

kellan : joshua quitting to work on del.icio.us full time  #

Andy Baio : Del.icio.us gets funding, Joshua goes full-time - this makes me so very happy [via]  [via]

Wayne Burkett : [delicious-discuss] big news - del.icio.us takes outside investment. Congrats and good luck, Joshua! #

deusx : [delicious-discuss] big news - "I've decided to quit my job and workon del.icio.us full time." Holy shit. Congratulations!

jkottke : Josh Schachter has taken on some outside investment and is doing del.icio.us full-time - Congratulations to Josh...looking forward to seeing what happens.

plasticbag : Josh Schachter quits his job to take del.icio.us professional - I really hope this one works out for him. I'm a bit nervous that it won't easily translate into a commercial space...

ricmac : delicious gets investor capital - Joshua: "I've decided to quit my job and work on del.icio.us full time." Congrats! (via waxy.org)

Nelson Minar : del.icio.us full time - Joshua announces funding and a new concentration

Simon Willison : [delicious-discuss] big news - Joshua has funding, and is now working on del.icio.us full time.

jimray : Josh Schachter quits his job to do del.icio.us full time - Also, inboxes are back!

ongoing · It?s Not Dangerous

9/03/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

deusx : ongoing · It?s Not Dangerous - "Ten Reasons Why Blogging is Good For Your Career"

kayodeok : Ten Reasons Why Blogging is Good For Your Career - Tim Bray explains why Blogging is not as dangerous as we are led to believe

Rod Begbie : It's Not Dangerous - Tim Bray provides "Ten Reasons Why Blogging is Good For Your Career". I agree 100%, and have the job to prove it!  [via#

Andy Baio : Tim Bray on why blogging is good for your career - counteracting the trend of fired for blogging stories [via]  [via]

François Nonnenmacher : It?s Not Dangerous (to blog) - Tim Bray explains why blogging is good for your career and may be why journos are spreading FUD about fired bloggers (hint: they are in FUD themselves)

Paul Hammond : ongoing · It?s Not Dangerous - Ten Reasons Why Blogging is Good For Your Career

ricmac : Tim Bray on how blogging is good for your career - That's the assumption I've been working on for ages now... I'm still waiting to get noticed by employers in NZ though! ;-) hint hint... btw patience is not one of my virtues :-)

Using bumptunes and the Powerbook's new accelerometer to control iTunes playback

4/03/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Using bumptunes and the Powerbook's new accelerometer to control iTunes playback - "You rock the machine backwards for the next track, and rock it forwards for the previous track." Could use the same technique for "rapid-fire email filing (tilt right to delete, left to keep, like you're driving through time through y

deusx : apples powerbook (4 March 2005, Interconnected) - "I feel kind of indignant, like my laptop is wilfully ignoring me. It seems inert, a lump of metal deliberately cutting itself off from the rest of the universe. A deaf, dead machine."

Andy Baio : Bumptunes - tilt your Powerbook to control music playback [via]  [via]

plasticbag : Mr Webb's tapping into Powerbook accelerometers - And using the whole machine as an interface for controlling iTunes

Simon Willison : Controlling iTunes by rocking your PowerBook - Cunning Python/AppleScript hack that interfaces with the new motion detector. (via) [via]

Paul Hammond : apples powerbook (4 March 2005, Interconnected) - You rock the machine backwards for the next track, and rock it forwards for the previous track

Matthew M. Boedicker : innovative uses for the accelerometer in Powerbooks

Very impressive Javacript/DOM store front.

2/02/2005 @ 01:05 UTC

kellan : Very impressive Javacript/DOM store front. - Re-creates the Mac dock in pure HTML/Javascript. #

Simon Willison : PanicGoods - Slick interface, but bad accessibility (no fallback if JavaScript is disabled). (via) [via]

Dan Cederholm : PanicGoods - Cool t-shirts from a cool software company. Check out the drag n' drop interface.

Rod Begbie : PanicGoods - Nice T-Shirts For The Panic Family. - Beautifully-designed web-store selling beautifully-designed shirts. Make sure and try dragging an item *out* of your cart. [via#

jkottke : Panic has a great drag and drop shopping cart

deusx : PanicGoods - Nice T-Shirts For The Panic Family. - Very, very cool DHTML/JavaScript shopping cart implementation. Drag & Drop!

Richard Rutter : Drag and drop shopping cart - Very cool from Panic (filed under DOM | JavaScript). [via Adactio]

jonhicks : New Panic Katamari T Shirts - Gorgeous designs, and from previous experience, best quality shirts I've ever bought.

Six Apart to buy LiveJournal

5/01/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Jason Shellen : Six Apart to buy LiveJournal - Let me be the first to ask the question, will it be TypeJournal or LivePad? #

Erik Benson : Six Apart is going to buy Live Journal? - Live Journal is awesome. I think this is a great move for Six Apart, and I'm pretty sure they'll only do good things for the service.

Andy Baio : Six Apart to buy Livejournal!? - holy crap! [via]  [via]

jkottke : Six Apart to purchase Live Journal? - Ok, that's weird.

François Nonnenmacher : Six Apart to buy Live Journal - Blogging Empire

plasticbag : The Rumour Mill says that Six Apart is going to buy Live Journal - "I have learnt exclusively that Six Apart, the parent company behind hosted blogging service TypePad, and Moveable Type is about to acquire Live Journal, for an undisclosed amount. The deal is a mix of stock and cash..."

deusx : Om Malik on Broadband » Six Apart to buy Live Journal - "I have learnt exclusively that Six Apart ... is about to acquire Live Journal." Whoa. I can't decide if this is significant or a minor cough

Jeremy Zawodny : Six Apart to buy Live Journal - Six Apart to buy Live Journal: I didn't see that coming

The Graphing Calculator Story

22/12/2004 @ 05:58 UTC

deusx : The Graphing Calculator Story - "My electronic badge still opened Apple's doors, so I just kept showing up."

Andy Baio : Background of the Apple Graphing Calculator - sneaking onto Apple's campus for six months of unpaid work in hiding [via]  [via]

jkottke : The Graphing Calculator Story - "I was frustrated by all the wasted effort, so I decided to uncancel my small part of the project. I had been paid to do a job, and I wanted to finish it. My electronic badge still opened Apple's doors, so I just kept showing up."

Manuzhai : The Graphing Calculator Story - OSNews described it as Guerilla Software Development. A wonderful story.

Jeremy Zawodny : The Graphing Calculator Story - The Graphing Calculator Story: you must read this

Eric Meyer : The Graphing Calculator Story - I remember when I first saw Graphing Ccalculator as part of an official Apple demo of the PowerPC at CWRU, and it did indeed blow me away. That was the same demo that included a joke about the 'Pentium Weber Grill' attachment, I believe.

Milo Vermeulen : The Graphing Calculator Story

Panic - The True Story of Audion

12/11/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : Panic - The True Story of Audion - Behind-the-scenes magic of a long-time Mac app. [via#

Eric Meyer : The True Story of Audion - The thrilling tale of two guys from Portland and the Mac software they created. Lengthy, but worth it. From the creators of Transmit, one of my must-have applications.

jkottke : The true story of Audion - An independent Mac software developer loving tells the story of the little MP3 player that could. Worth a read. (Comment on this)

deusx : Panic - Extras - The True Story of Audion - "Is it just me? I mean, do you ever wonder about the stories behind everyday products?" Great story. Click on the links.

Phil Gyford : Panic - Extras - The True Story of Audion - Cabel Sasser on the story of developing Audion and the emergence of iTunes. A long but great read.

Simon Willison : The True Story of Audion - A long but fascinating read. (via) [via]

Jon Hicks : The True Story of Audion - I know the would and his wife have linked to this, but it really is worth your time!

Jeremy Zawodny : The True Story of Audion - The True Story of Audion: It seems you can either be free to do anything you want, to create anything you dream of without answering to anyone, or you can be rich. You're not likely to be both.

Skinning Gmail with CSS

6/10/2004 @ 21:56 UTC

Jon Hicks : Skinning Gmail with CSS - Take Firefox, some per-domain rules, and your own CSS, and you have Gmail the way you want it

François Hodierne : Skinning Gmail with a Custom Stylesheet [via#

Adam Gessaman : Skinning Gmail with a Custom Stylesheet - I actually like this more mellow look, but the mouse-overs were too annoying to use on a permanent basis. Maybe I'll try my hand at styling gmail at some point.

Tristan Rivoallan : Skinning Gmail with a Custom Stylesheet [persistent.info] - super hype

deusx : Skinning Gmail with a Custom Stylesheet [persistent.info] - Not all that thrilled with GMail, but this rocks.

Philippe Janvier : Skinning Gmail with a Custom Stylesheet - Quand Gmail rencontre CSS Zen Garden. [via#

jkottke : You can skin Gmail with a custom stylesheet in Firefox - Nice little hack.

bmilleare : Skinning Gmail with CSS

Ok, this is the first wiki interface I've seen that has real potential

24/09/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

jkottke : Ok, this is the first wiki interface I've seen that has real potential - Dunno quite why exactly, but this blows my mind.

cameron : TiddlyWiki - wiki without servers

Andy Baio : TiddlyWiki - neat UI, but a novelty until saving changes is fixed [via]  [via]

Graham Leuschke : wow, that's a gorgeous site interface -- oh, and it's a wiki - click on some stuff on the left-hand side `

Paul Hammond : TiddlyWiki - a reusable non-linear personal web notebook - written in HTML and JavaScript

deusx : TiddlyWiki - a reusable non-linear personal web notebook - Damn. A wiki done entirely in HTML and JavaScript, client-side

Simon Willison : TiddlyWiki - Client-side Wiki in JavaScript. In page editing is The Next Big Thing. (via) [via]

Isofarro : TiddlyWiki - HTML and Javascript based 'personal web-based notebook'. Fascinating!

Adam Gessaman : TiddlyWiki - a reusable non-linear personal web notebook - Hmmm... this is interesting... alhtough it requires some logical restructuring of my thought processes.

Jeremy Zawodny : tiddlywiki - tiddlywiki: very cool stuff

screenscraping the senate

2/09/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : screenscraping the senate - paul ford takes libxml2 to a whole new level #

deusx : XML.com: Screenscraping the Senate - Holy crap, this is a nifty idea. How long until Paul gets a call from Homeland Security for gathering intelligence?

Erik Benson : Paul Ford is converting the government into RDF - He's constantly exploring that line between information and machine-readability

jkottke : Paul Ford is going to "collect as much data on the U.S. government as [he can], convert it to RDF, and build a site and a web service that make it possible to explore that data" - This first column of the Hacking Congress series is called "Screenscraping the Senate".

Andy Baio : Paul Ford's "Screenscraping the Senate" - converting the government to RDF [via]  [via]

Philippe Janvier : Screenscraping the Senate - "plan to create an RDF description of the U.S. federal government."

Simon Willison : Screenscraping the Senate - Paul Ford's new column for XML.com.

Kayode Okeyode : Screenscraping the Senate: Paul Ford's plan to create an RDF description of the U.S. federal government - Screenscraping the Senate: Paul Ford's plan to create an RDF description of the U.S. federal government

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