Lance Knobel asks where are the correcting mechanisms? If you add together all the links on this site today it tells a pretty dismal story. We need some real skilled historians around here to kick some butt. From NY Times columnists to anonymous Wikipedians to the editors of the Financial Times, the quality of our information is pretty darned low.
I've never been able to figure out how WEP security keys actually work. Now I have to figure it out, no choice.
2WW: What comes after the Philadelphia Daily News.
Andrew Wooldrdridge sends a pointer to a feature in Firefox 1.5 that lets you do vector graphics in the browser? That's retro, and old school, and given the way things have turned out, progress.
Kevin Marks: "I don't want to get into an edit war."
Rogers Cadenhead digs a little deeper. I'm not commenting on this one, it's too hot for me.
According to the AP, the Dead changed their position on web downloads. "Internet Archive, a site that catalogues content on Web sites, reposted recordings of Grateful Dead concerts for download after the surviving members of the band decided to make them available again."
Hey someone added this New Mexico picture as one of their favorites on Flickr. Time to upload some more pics.
The standard history of podcasting says that I added the enclosure element to RSS but we waited years for an application to support it. Not true. At the same time as the enclosure element came online, Radio's aggregator got the ability to download enclosures according to the Payloads for RSS use-case doc, and the blogging tool in Radio could attach enclosures to blog posts. They also say Adam Curry did the first podcasts, but that also is not true. I guess I'll need to keep saying this every few months as new articles come out and people reprint the mistakes others have made or invent their own mistakes.
Don Park is back. It's been a long time since he's posted one of these clear-thinking cut-to-the-point pieces, and he's right. What if instead of a "party inside MacGyver's shoebox" we were actually doing something new? Or even a rehash of lost art, like LineTo-MoveTo? Firefox is fine, AJAX is fine, but is that all? Come on, there's so much more to do!
Five years ago: "It's December 1. Where did the year go??"
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