Probably old news by now but Last.fm has been acquired by CBS, who I hope are not evil. The good news is that our favourite music site is staying in London. Rock on, FMers.
Archive: May, 2007
I'm sure everyone else has already discovered this but I really was L'ing O L when I read the "Hai world" code.
While I was at XTech in Paris, Ian Forrester took me aside for an interview about microformats. Here's the video of our little chat.
This is a great idea: a pre hack day wiki to coordinate skills and share ideas.
Use jQuery? Use a mac? Here's a handy dashboard reference.
Mark your calendars. If you can make it Chicago in August, I'll see you at An Event Apart. I think this is going to be a lot of fun.
Eric explores the dark cabbalistic world of attempting to style form controls. This explains why he doesn't use the universal selector for resetting default styles.
My mission while I'm in San Franciso is to get a hold of a copy of this book for Jessica. 25 Punk, Rock, and Goth Knitting Projects.
A very handy little app that sits in your menu bar on OS X and can instantly show you how your screen would look if you were colour blind.
This is the ultimate geek gadget: a projector in the shape of R2D2. I want one!
Wintec WBT-201 Bluetooth Data Logger GPS Receiver (Auto on/off, WAAS, Bluetooth, USB, Push to Log, Google Earth Integration with Photo) (Bonus Bottle Cap Tripod) (Your Choice of Free Mount)
I gotta get me one of these. Just think of the mashup potential!
Pausing for breath is for pussies. Simon's slides illustrate how to pack everything including the OpenID kitchen sink into 45 minutes.
Whoosh! That's the sound of productivity being left behind. After ten years, Starcraft 2 is finally here. Simultaneous release for Mac and PC.
I say, bally jerry pranged his cabbage crate right in my how's your father into the drink.
John answers some questions about microformats.
I just started subscribing to JPG magazine. Now I'm going to cancel my subscription. This is really sad.
This is so so childish but here you go: rude place names on Google Maps.
Malarkey's got a brand new bag... if by "bag" you mean "website". And a very nice bag it is too.
The front page of The Guardian website has been redesigned with some good use of typography and colour. Shame it's so wide though.
How to make your own microformats t-shirt (if you live in Romania).
Finally revealed: what Jeff has been working on since he moved into the lair of the Google. He's been making Google Analytics look and feel nicer.
This article is a life-saver for me. I'm constantly having trouble with special characters when I'm backing up databases for local copies of my sites.
This is the first picture of Earth taken from space, specifically from a V2 rocket 60 miles up.
Now when your satanic client tells you to make the logo bigger, you can always rock out.
Here's a simple little way to blow off steam with some micro-updates. You can even do it from Twitter. Nice.