Internet Archives

February 5, 2007

"'s getting a little out of hand."

I'm with you Garrett. We all knew this was coming the day Yahoo bought them.

February 9, 2007

Toyota Scions now available for one dollar.

Amazing how affordable things are in the Second Lifes.

February 13, 2007

"If you want to read the New York Times online, you will have to pay."

That's one of many interesting quotes about the NYT's future. Khoi, have you seen this?

February 21, 2007

An emerald apart.

Not sure about that Mike guy but the rest of program looks fantastic.

February 23, 2007

Real life HTML tags.

The first photo would suggest we need a <nerd> tag.

February 26, 2007

"The issue here isn't why there aren't more women speaking at web conferences, but why there aren't more women interested in web nerdery."


March 8, 2007

Drop the Methspace and get Virb.

Nice work Ryan, take a bow.

On finding a designer.

Authentic owns.

March 14, 2007

Duran Duran and the comedy of errors.

Further proof that the Internet needs more curators.

Great Firewall of China.

Test to see if your site is censored by the People's Republic.

Two great commercials with half the calories.

Crime deterrent. Priceless.

Flathicks loves mexican food.

You were missed Jon, I think.

March 16, 2007


Perfect Friday fodder.

Forget the CIA, Valerie Plame should host Rocketboom.

Or at the very least challenge Amanda Congdon to a knife fight.

Hammer & Coop.

My action name: Grand Slam Seawolf.

Anderson, Alaska wants to be somebody.

Want to live in the middle of absolutely nothing, go for it.

March 18, 2007

"...became totally overwhelming. I don't see how anyone could get anything done."

Ryan on how super puppy dog cool Twitter is.

It's interestingness you can eat!

It's Khoi but with more flair.

SXSW, an infographic recap.

My dream for 2008: Naz and PJ come to Austin and present their version of the design inspiration panel.

The Royal Treatment.

"The movie-going experience sucks. Nothing more. It simply sucks these days. You know it. I know it."

A wonderful rant.

Independent content is the new web app.

Does this mean it's time to dust off Independents Day?

March 19, 2007

RegisterFly is dead.

Thankfully I've never used them.

"...the vast bulk of the junk listings was created from just two Web hosting companies..."

So where do we bring our pitchforks and torches?. Full report.

Crowdsourcing and journalism?

Zowie! What a brilliant idea! Just make sure everyone wears matching bike helmets to get the full effect. Asshats.

Bringing back the dead is a sure sign that a company is afraid of risk.

And why bring back Life? Let it rest in peace as an icon from another era and create something new.

"...we're witnessing the emergence of a global visual language."

But where are the floating cars and white jumpsuits with matching helmets?

Hotel Puerta America, 4th floor.

Trippy but I like the Kathryn Findlay floor better.

Unmanned! Rescue! Robot!

If it's going to grab me like that then I'm going to want a steak dinner afterwards.

Coudal Partners swap meat.

Can FedEx ship a full body cast?

Yakushima forest.

Sites of managed anxiety.

March 20, 2007

"Need I remind the reader that it is our flag, not the troops, that we salute? It is our nation-state, not a bunch of 20-year-olds in parachute pants, that deserves our allegiance."

Highrise is here.

Go forth and manage people better.

Deconstructing Brady: A very Brady set tour.

A 3D tour.

March 21, 2007

Twitter is dumb, but I'm stupid.

WSJ can suck it.

China to enter the America's Cup.

With a dragon on the boat, how can they lose?

From savior to trucker.

Thanks Gillette!

Tracking Twitter's message growth.

Wow, I remember a similar post for Metafilter. Sniff.

IconBuffet has been upgraded.

New social icon trading goodness.

March 22, 2007

Cooking with Aitlin and Bob.

We should all make cooking shows!

March 30, 2007

New York to Dublin by way of water-wings.

"Swim across the Atlantic Ocean: 3,462 mi."

March 31, 2007

If ancient Rome had the Internet.

I love lists like this, especially when they are well written.

April 5, 2007

I love this graphic.

It says all I need to know: They have their act together.


Fontshop has joined the future.

FontBook is now available for ordering online. Crazy!

April 6, 2007


"Posting first is a state of mind."

Galactic Network Interweb.

Speaking of Galactic, does anyone remember the BBS based game Galactic Wars 2002?

"On Wednesday, Twitter tipped the tuna."

Mmmm, fish in a can.

April 8, 2007

Scenes from a blog.

An infographic.

April 9, 2007

Blogger's Code of Conduct.

I think you can earn a Cub Scouts merit badge for reading this.

April 10, 2007

Ninja Warrior: Makoto Nagano.

Holy crap!

"It is a mistake to allow blogs to be talked about as a monolith for then we allow ourselves to be judged by our worst."

The Internet is much more tribal than that.

April 11, 2007

Blogger Code of Ethics, circa 2002.

If you look hard enough you'll find more of these from days gone by.

"Tim O'Reilly said we should put badgers in our blogs."

Conversations with Plastic Dinosaurs.


Abraham Lincon called and want the Gettysburg Address back.

April 13, 2007

43 Folders in on High alert status.

Aim high Merlin, get that baby up to Asshat!

Thank God you're here.

Ok everyone, take a break and laugh a little.

April 14, 2007

Tim's gotta new blog.

And I am weeks behind in noticing. Good one Storey.

April 15, 2007

We on Virb now yo.

Myspa, what?

April 16, 2007

David Hasselholf wants to date your mom and register your domain.

Now we just need a web host endorsed by Tom Cruise.

Archival quality.

Print the web and stick it in a warehouse. I think Delaware is available.

The Derek, he blogs again.

I knew he wouldn't be able to stay away for too long.

April 17, 2007

Dean has updated the ABAS for Wordpress compatibility.

For those who were asking.

More small firms are farming out tech work to tap experts and pare costs.

And so it goes.

April 18, 2007

"If there is to be a "global" community, let it be the United States of America, or the United States of Earth."

Sounds good to me as long as I can get the red jumpsuit. I don't want a yellow one.

April 19, 2007

Thunderbird 2 is here.

Downloading now. I hope it's better than Mail.

"To me, it's the difference between driving a Mercedes and driving a Ford, and Windows is definitely the Ford."

And thus I have spoke.

April 20, 2007

Porta de fusta.

Five questions with Todd Northcutt.

And 5Q with Josh Williams too!

Microsoft thinks the "closed" iPhone is dumb.

Yeah, how's that "open" Zune working for ya?

April 21, 2007

"Make 'no' the default answer for new project/app review/etc. requests. New things should earn their way into the attention field."

One of many, many good ideas to incorporate in the day-to-day.

"JPG expects $2.5 million in revenue by the end of the year."

Nice. Very nice.

April 22, 2007

Bumpersticker van.

Looks like a blog circa 2003.

April 24, 2007

It's not working for Dr. Spaceman but it's the next best thing.

Go design some science.

The web design survey, 2007.

An effort to learn more about us, the people who build Cyberspace every day.

Wait, what?

Live the dream big guy, live the dream.

24 hours of Flickr.

Social communities are overtaking porn in total web traffic.

The chart says it all.

Mr. Wong, master of all bookmarking.

I'm shocked that David Hasselhoff isn't in the top themen.

April 25, 2007


What? No almonds?

May 2, 2007

Watch nine minutes of Pixar's next film on the new Disney site.

The movie looks great, the website is fantastic.

"If we lose, then what the hell, at least we died trying."

Now that should be on a t-shirt.

Tom Cruise. Unicorns. Heyyy.

Nothing can top this, not today anyway.

Chillax dude.

Bryan, you take care of you, the Internets can wait.

Computer monster.

I want one of these.

The Coda, she has been upgraded.


May 3, 2007

Danny DeVito's Limoncello...

Please make that into a ring tone. I must have it.

May 4, 2007

Cry wolf?

What? I thought something was seriously wrong. Guess I won't fall for that again.

May 7, 2007

Desktop factory.

I'll buy one if I can print out Legos.

May 8, 2007

ALA: Miami Vice Edition.

Timely, David Siegel'ish, articles. Mmm-mmm good.

May 11, 2007

Lexblog needs a project manager.

If you're qualified and interested, ping me. I can tell you all about it.

May 13, 2007

What's Twitter's business model?

Yeah, I said it.

May 14, 2007

Hello Noob.

Now maybe you can get some sleep Ryan!

May 15, 2007

Talented and difficult.

I'm putting my pitchfork away.

May 16, 2007

"It's a sucky situation made worse by the reactions."

The other point-of-view. Kinda.

May 18, 2007

Fortuitous joins the Ad Network of Ever-Increasing Reach.

Welcome, Matt.

May 19, 2007

The battle for online ads.

An infographic on the acquisitions in advertising.

Oops, I missed the part about Icon Buffet joining the Deck.

Can we please add a motorcycle gang next? That would be awesome.

May 24, 2007


Join us and together we will crush Myspace.

June 5, 2007

How to make your own monster hog photos.

Also, the father tries to defend his actions. Asshat.

Blogging is certainly not dead or dying, it's just changing.

Does that mean we can delete MySpace now and pretend it never happened?

Since 1995.

Long live Ask Dr. Web!

"MT4 Beta does not currently work under Windows Vista."

Hmmm, I would list that as a feature, not a bug.

"'s not enough to be accountable for what we say in public, we're responsible for the repercussions of saying it."

Unfortunately the Internet is somewhat lacking tangible consequences.

June 6, 2007

"I used to think Guy Kawasaki was smart."

For those who don't gulp fanboy Kool-Aid.

Guns. Sigh.

A crazy eyewitness tale of a drive by shooting.

Absolut Protest.

June 7, 2007

"Note what you don't see in the theoretical Web 2.0 bubble of 2007." Beta?

Zeldman: The archive.

Click around and you'll find years of hand-coded wonderfulness. And who can forget the icons.

June 8, 2007

David, this is exactly why I want off of Cardero.

Pretty please, with ice cream on top.

Just send her to Gitmo!

That would kill a lot of birds with one stone.

Wheelchair and semitrucks, like peanut butter and chocolate.

Does Six Flags know about this?

June 9, 2007

What the world eats.

A photo essay from the book Hungry Planet.

June 10, 2007

Blogging with Ma.gnolia.


June 11, 2007

Safari coming to Windows XP and Vista.

Didn't see that one coming.

June 12, 2007

Mythbusters and MeFi.

Just one more reason to enjoy the show.

June 13, 2007

Rome Reborn 1.0.

Glad to see 2.0 craziness hasn't hit historical projects, yet.

I'm ready for some stories.

Wherein it's discovered that Oprah has found a decent way to descirbe RSS.

What's a dip4?

Couldn't resist.


Do we really need another of these? Don't we have four or five already?

Website for rating lawyers comes under class action lawsuit.

What do lawyers have to be afraid of? Oh, that.

Amazon now provides grocery home delivery.

No more clean up on aisle six.

Shawn Cassidy: Defender of Freedom.

Smok'em out and hunt them down!

June 17, 2007

Get a personal tour of the Daily Show with John Hodgman.

And help save McSweeney's in the process.

The Just Us League.

This isn't right! Mom!

Have a dirty keyboard?

Throw it in the dishwasher.

Proof that social media is so very, very, very tired.

June 19, 2007

"Why I have not added hyperlinks for my cross-references to posts within this blog"

aka "Why hyperlinks and the Internets are a myth"

June 20, 2007

Can we track this guy down and get him into an institution?

Maybe global warming is to blame.

June 25, 2007

I can has faster than 56.6k?

Hey Al, stop kibitzing about global warming and get this fixed.

June 27, 2007

LIfe at Google.

Free t-shirts twice a week? Don't they mean purple shrouds?

July 5, 2007


Derek, you're crazy insane!

July 10, 2007

The unfortunate URL.

Linkpot, why?

July 17, 2007

With this hat you get special wonder-twin powers without the requirement of a twin.

Form of Katamari Swimwear/Sleepwear.

July 18, 2007

Around America in 2.0.

He'll have his own show on cable next year.

Keep calm and carry on.

Or something like that.

July 19, 2007

The Starry Night.

That deserves a golf clap.

What Matt Mullenweg doesn't know about PHP5, and how it hurts him and his users.

Ya burnt.

Top ten titles of David Letterman's recent blog entries.

Number six is the best.

July 20, 2007

This is why Texas has, and uses, the death sentence.

Then again, maybe we've finally found a place for Michael to live.

July 22, 2007

Monocle now has feeds.

Grab them all, you won't be disappointed.

July 26, 2007

Blog liability covered by homeowners insurance policy?

Yeah I bought coverage for fire, earthquake, tsunami, blogs, liger attacks, and Wednesdays.

Backpack gets an upgrade.

In many ways I like Backpack better than Basecamp.

July 29, 2007

Puppy vs Kitty.

Nothing can top this today.

The only way this train wreck could be better is if Scoble was sitting on Om's lap.

I'm surprised the guys at Rev3 agreed to this. How embarrassing.

August 1, 2007

Time spent is a better denominator than page views.

Well, duh.

August 9, 2007


For the upper crust who like to wear helmets whilst in transit.

August 10, 2007

"Digg sents lots of traffic but IMO it's mostly useless.

They usually read only one page, send stupid emails, and never visit again."

August 17, 2007

Technorati begins to burn.

They were in trouble the minute they used Jolly Ranchers as creative direction.

August 22, 2007

Hugh Forrest on how panels will be selected for SXSW 2008.

You heard it here first.

August 31, 2007

Magicians are lazy, lazy people.

And stupid too. Who links to the person they stole from? Morons.

September 1, 2007


September 5, 2007

YouTube, Lazy Sunday, and Elephant Math.

Is it too late to post SNL videos to Airbag in effort to increase it's appeal to Google's purchasing department?

September 8, 2007

Josh, why take down the website?

I am not amused, I want the blog back. Please.

September 18, 2007

Facebook considered harmless.

But that doesn't mean you should accept candy from it.

September 19, 2007

Inappropriate "Talk Like a Pirate Day" remarks.

For Hefter.

Hey Shaun, here's a lawsuit for you.

When you win, can I have a finders fee?


Bringing you yesterday's ideas with glossy polish.

"Screw Talk Like a Pirate Day,"

said Jim Coudal via instant message.

September 24, 2007

SEED Conference.

It's going to be one day of amazingness.

September 25, 2007

Fray returns as a quarterly magazine.

Nice work Derek.

October 7, 2007

MSNBC acquires Newsvine.

Congratuations Mike! Boosh!

October 8, 2007


This should be native to all mail applications.

October 13, 2007

Ryan is giving away a copy of his book on podcasting.

Hmmm, maybe we should do that podcasting thing.

Making the Internet More American.

Behind the scenes of Colbert's new book site.

October 16, 2007

AOL is still kicking out Netscape updates.

Someone should tell them it's over.

October 18, 2007

Jumpchart goes live.

And now I have to start paying to use it. Yeah capitalism!

Do you see the dancer turning clockwise or anti-clockwise?

Clockwise, but I can get it to change direction for about two rotations.

October 19, 2007

Yes, It's late and perhaps I'm just a tad emotional.

Also feeling less of a man as I stand in Mr. Cedarholm's shadow.

October 21, 2007

Occam's Razor.

Possibly the only site you'll need to keep up with web analytics.

Give books away, get books you want.

Old idea with fantastic execution.

October 23, 2007

"Do you accept Jesus Christ as your personal savior and LinkedIn contact?"

Can you archive salvation?

October 24, 2007

"Five things I still don't really understand."

The Electoral College and toilet work the same.

Facebook is worth $15B?

Keep going guys, our Dollar is still worth more than the Peso but you can fix that right?

October 25, 2007


A submarine of a different nature and origin.

Iraqi Rewards Program.

Turn in terrorist for airline miles or luxury cruise travel.

October 26, 2007

In other news, 9rules members are flocking to the streets, unashamed.

I kid, I kid!

Oh the things I do to amuse myself.

Yes, really.

October 27, 2007

"The reality is that 'average people' don't create a lot of content".

On the myth of user-generated content.

November 1, 2007


Well done.

"...we can't possibly consume at the pace we're producing."

Don't save for later, read this now.

November 3, 2007

Designing With Web Standards, the Facebook Group.

I still don't get Facebook.

November 6, 2007

Dear Twitter, you suck.

But we love you so how can we make you suck less?

November 12, 2007

Waxy is the new Kottke.

I think you have to travel to Vietnam now, or something.

November 13, 2007

Traffic accident took down Rackspace for two and a half hours.

37signals provides an account of events from their experience.

Does your Technorati ranking matter?

Does the Pope drive a Buick?

November 14, 2007

Thirteen days left in Give One, Get One campaign.

Don't be the only guy in SXSW without one of these babies.

Extreme. Caterpillar. Breakdance.

Endurance. Courage. Cup.

Wall Street Journal to install Digg buttons.

And we care about the opinions of 12 year olds because?

No. 414867782.

See how that works? Maybe if Captain Needa had used Foamee, he'd still be alive.

November 20, 2007

"Web design is not book design, it is not poster design, it is not illustration, and the highest achievements of those disciplines are not what web design aims for."

Must read for today. All hands.

November 26, 2007

Internet gridlock?

Pffft. More like: Nemertes Research wants the attention it didn't get growing up.

Since when did Wordpress being hacked become a common occurrence?

$200M evaluation my ass.

November 28, 2007

Web Directions North is shaping up to be a good time.

When it's in Vancouver, everyone wins.

November 30, 2007

Blue Flavor is looking for a content producer.

Not sure if you have to sit next to that Jeff Croft guy or not.

December 3, 2007

Lawyers rank fifth, just behind pizza and used auto parts.

Who the hell uses yellow pages anymore?

You cannot not comment.

Anil, Mena...a little help please.

December 5, 2007

Stafftool is coming along nicely.

Those involved with churches take note.

December 6, 2007

" Facebook is now being devoured by the shark. There's so much blood in the water, it's attracting other sharks."

Gotta love Quittner.

Google will be the downfall of civilization.

Everything is being turned into the top of a pizza box.

December 14, 2007

Ambulance Chasing 2.0.

This is disturbing, to say the least.

December 18, 2007

Digg for $300M?

I have a client who needs to watch this story closely, you know who you are.

December 21, 2007


I have to admit I got a little teary-eyed when I opened the box.

"Things get better incrementally and not in huge jumps."


December 28, 2007

Netscape Navigator 1995-2007.

Thankfully AOL can't screw up Mozilla.

January 1, 2008


Try again.

January 2, 2008

Something has to be severely wrong with this survey

or they asked children in Pakistan to respond.

Time magazine's best websites of 2007.

The Webbies are dead. Long live the Webbies.

January 5, 2008

Work toward disruption.

One of the greatest misconceptions about the web is that it's so easy to launch immediate success.

January 7, 2008

Billy G's transition into retirement.

II'l miss this guys humor.

January 10, 2008

Join the Ban Scoble from Facebook group.

Finally, Facebook has purpose.

January 11, 2008

Stafftool has launched.

Nice work Toby!

January 14, 2008

Eris updates her blog for the first time in two years.

Now if we could just get an update with more English usage, that would be great.

Shared hosting is ghetto.

That may be but it currently rules the school. Why does dedicated hosting still so expensive?

January 21, 2008

Ryan on Measuring the Web.

Not laser guided precision but close enough.

January 23, 2008

New York Times invests in Wordpress as part of a larger round of funding.

Maybe some of that $30M can be used to vastly improve the UI.

EveryBlock launches.

Fabulous work Wilson!

January 28, 2008


I should know better than to pick a code fight with a Robot.

January 31, 2008

Share your Dreamhost sucks stories.

Add to the trail of tears.

Dubai unable to access MySpace, or your blog.

Someone turn the modem back on.

February 1, 2008

Microsoft makes offer to buy Yahoo.

If you can't beat Google, buy their closest competitor.

Given recent events,

this seems a tad defensive. Hopefully it's all for the best.

Microsoft wants to be Pepsi to Google's Coke.

Best analogy you'll read all day.

February 4, 2008

Who's afraid of Microhoo?

Who cares about Google. We're about to loose Upcoming and Flickr.

February 6, 2008

The Rules of Digital Engagement.

If you've ever received a check from Airbag Industries then this is now required reading.

TimeWarner kicks AOL to the curb.

I hope they have soup kitchens in Virginia.

That's not a blog, it's a memo.

And this is why nobody cool or relevant to modern times works at Martindale-Hubbell.

February 10, 2008

"If I were a Yahoo shareholder, I would be looking at purchasing an old battleship right now, sailing it into San Francisco Bay, and lobbing some 16″ shells on the Board members' houses in Atherton."

It's funny because it's true.

February 13, 2008

"Pixish was always supposed to be about pictures - photographs and illustrations - not design work."

That ought to keep the wolves happy.

Getting fired at Yahoo: A Twitter Log.

"This is a serious downer. Trying to drown it in free lattes. Which I will miss."

" hasn't been the crucial factor in the company's health."

Khoi opines on Yahoo's failure.

February 14, 2008

Pownce is now open to everyone.

Not sure that anyone cares anymore.

February 16, 2008

"In 2008, Singularity will define Web '08."

Hmm, spoken like a Microsoft marketing tool—but you go tiger! Rowr!

Olympic athletes will be allowed to blog while in China.

However, their writing must "be confined solely to their own personal Olympic-related experience."

HotOrNot acquired for $20M.

Hot: Yes.

Stupid drivers: The collection.

Nothing to add.

February 19, 2008

Why Microsoft things big is better.

Big is all they know; it's the Kool Aid they've been drinking for years and now they can't think any other way.

A new Backpack emerges from the labs at 37signals.

I always liked this product. Glad to see it's received some love and attention.

February 22, 2008

Airbag readers: Save $50 off registration for An Even Apart New Orleans.

Use discount code AEALB. Thanks Jeffrey!

February 26, 2008

In 2006 one-hundred people were responsible for submitting 56% of Digg's content.

Interesting read on the "myth of the web 2.0 democracy".

MySpace is being sued over a teen suicide.

Good. Now add to the lawsuit the parents of the girl and the guy who victimized her.

March 4, 2008


and Clusterflock have been added to the Deck. Welcome.

March 7, 2008

One of the most creative personal sites I've seen in a long, long time.

Golf clap.

March 10, 2008

Scoble, you should have walked up and conducted the interview.

That would have been totally appropriate for SXSW.

"Rather than ignoring the whole thing...I decided to play along."

Well played sir.

March 18, 2008

Firefox 3 has steadily and reduced its memory footprint and now uses significantly less memory than Internet Explorer 7 or Opera.

And it's fast too!

April 1, 2008

Basecamp to get reply-by-email.

This is going to be a big help. Thanks 37guys.

April 4, 2008 goes for $2.6M.

Bear Sterns was thrown in as a bonus.

April 5, 2008

Ian Adelman set to leave New York Mag.

Good luck Ian, it was great working with you!

Twenty-five most valuable blogs.

That's a giant gap between number one and twenty-five.

April 9, 2008

Write like a blogger.

Kevin, you should consider sending this directly to your customers. All of them.

April 13, 2008

"If I ran your site, I'd treat Firefox visitors as a totally different group of people than everyone else."

So Seth, what are you going to do different with your site?

April 21, 2008

Six Apart expands it's empire.

Acquires creative agency Apperceptive and announces a new blog ad network.

April 24, 2008

Reason #322 why you shouldn't use Wordpress.

That and the smug leadership.

Shuffling cards is the funniest thing ever.

Play, rewind, and view again.

April 27, 2008

Todd Dominey signs off...

for now.


If there's already a better established group please let me know, otherwise lets get networking.

April 30, 2008

Facebook in real life.

Still not sure what the appeal of that community is. Seriously.

May 8, 2008

So at 2PM on Tuesday's Ethan's pretty much just Twittering.

That's Ok, Stephen uses Facebook like most people breathe (no statistics available).

May 13, 2008

Singular adj., 1. Airbag Industries.

Merriam Webster can suck it.

May 20, 2008

"Get control of your career and your projects, and stop waiting forever for the client to deliver the content."

Another must read issue of ALA.

May 22, 2008

Why ExpressionEngine should be your next CMS.

Listen to Ryan, he's smart about these things.

May 26, 2008

The five senses on Twitter.

Wait, I think they missed one.

May 30, 2008

It's so cool to see the number of Firefox users around the world.

Given the censorship, I'm surprised North Korea has any users.

June 8, 2008

Twitter makes some adjustments to avoid melting during WWDC.

Good luck with that.

Almost Madison.

Once we've reached 100k maybe we can buy an island.

June 10, 2008

"I understand Twitter has immediate issues to deal with, but privacy should be high on the list of concerns."

Add it to the punchlist.

June 16, 2008

Time's fifty best websites.

Maybe I should make my own list because more than half of these suck.

June 17, 2008

Why you should download Firefox right now.

After today, no one should have to suffer from using IE. No one.

June 22, 2008

Map of the Realm of the Internet.

With which to slay dragons.

June 29, 2008

"To watch videos looking back on Bill Gates' career and looking forward to the future, you may install Silverlight."

Oh may I, please, please, please?

July 6, 2008

Tour de France, street view.

See every stage, every street of this years route.

July 11, 2008

Congratulations Rafat.

An invoice for two Porsches is on the way.

July 23, 2008

The new and improved Twitter.

"Once this thread hits 1000 pages we have a BBQ and everyone gets a free t-shirt."

July 30, 2008


I vote Cheney as permanent feature.

Best Flickr tag to date.

And a new meme right around the corner.

My niece talks like this asshat.

She's one year old.

August 18, 2008

Fourteen ways to use Twitter politely.

No. 7 : Remember everyone can hear you.

August 22, 2008

Daring Fireball is the 117th most hated thing in the world.

Keep trying John, maybe you can unseat Lindsay Lohan.

August 26, 2008

Lil' old Airbag has been nominated for Blog of the Year.

Screw the Prius, I'm taking the limo into work today.

Show Ged some love.

A lot of work went into that list, punch it.

Later today 37signals will go all Max Headroom.

Today's topic: Free promotion. Next week: How to sleep your way into a Max Basecamp account.

August 27, 2008

How do you decide to friend someone?

Cash helps, a lot.

September 4, 2008

Salon opens their own Newsvine wannabe.

Considering that they've owned the Well for a while, I'm surprised it took this long.

September 8, 2008

Huge addition to Basecamp!

Thank you Jason & Co. we've needed this for sometime now.

September 9, 2008

Transmit, the king of FTP applications, is ten years old.

Fetch is dead, long live Fetch!

September 29, 2008

"Even as [banks] were sick, dying or dead, their Web sites had a chipper, customer-service vibe."

They should have just stuck to the free toaster routine.

October 1, 2008

Washington State University is looking for someone to lead their web strategy.

Sounds like a very cool job.

October 7, 2008

Ten years.

I miss the mullet years.

October 10, 2008

Visualizing political bias with Greasemonkey.

Waxy is the Bill Nye of the Internet.

October 12, 2008

Add-Art replaces online advertising with art.

Now we just need bigger ads to be replaced by bigger artwork.

October 22, 2008

Pixish is closing.

Derek outlines mistakes made a long the way. Take notes.

October 23, 2008

The best practice for using punctuation within an anchor tag.

Answer 'D'.

Veer has a brand spanking new jobs board.

Take a look at the link at the bottom. Nice.

October 24, 2008

Facebook is in the living room.

"A consumer poll done in the second quarter found that 75% of Internet users participate in some form of social media, up from 56% in 2007."

McCain or McClane?

Good has the best content on the planet right now.

November 3, 2008

Political campaigns in a Web 2.0 world.

Not since 1960...has changing technology had such an impact on the political campaigns and the organizations covering them.

November 11, 2008

This is now.

Very cool.

Automate OmniFocus tasks from Basecamp to-dos.

A tutorial.

December 1, 2008

Pownce is dead. Long live Pownce!

So when is Facebook going to buy Twitter?

Wil Wheaton gets asked to perform on Heroes via Twitter.

"For serious."

December 10, 2008

Hey Kayne, do you think Bush will use this browser?

Still not sure about the A-Team motif.

December 15, 2008

"...where we answer all of your questions and allow others to capitalize on what we've learned as we've grown from $0 in 1999 to around $1B in gross merchandise sales in 2008."

Snake Oil 2.0?

December 16, 2008

"Despite the economic slowdown, there are lots of developers getting hired. Twice as many, in fact, as sales and marketing people."

Fried, Moll, does your data support this news?

Blue Flavor just woke up from their Django nap.

In other news, Airbag has recently been accepted into the SBC White Pages.

December 22, 2008

"Returns from Fake Amazon aren't handled by Amazon."

Beware the wolf in Bezos clothing.

Blogs are keeping Los Angeles Times afloat.

Just keep the citizen journalist out of my newspaper and we'll be good.

January 5, 2009

Regarding the Personal Web.

Must read.

A story of Electric Pulp's experience during the previous economic downturn.

Keith, check out the bit regarding billing.

January 6, 2009

With no fear of the unknown, Jason takes a bow from Happy Cog.

Roger Black to replace him as Zeldman's sidekick.

"Working on the design with [Airbag] was a treat, as we've been a fan of the interactive work they do, as well as their insights on design and development, for quite some time."

A great day just got a whole lot better.

January 7, 2009

A New Virb is coming, with Awesomization™.

I got to see the work in progress a few months ago. Facebook is about to look very ghetto.

January 14, 2009

Nortel Networks files for bankruptcy.

Doesn't seem possible.

January 20, 2009

Elevate web design at the university level.

Six years in the making. Further reading is available on Leslie's site Teach the Web.

Jays friends.

More endeavors like this will help us get through the down-turn. Do what you can do and move on to help others.

January 27, 2009

China now ranks as the largest Internet population in the world.

Somehow I don't see anyone topping that achievement any time soon.

January 31, 2009

"@Brilliantcrank is pretty much the Statler and Waldorf of the web world."

It was a better fit than Laverne and Shirley, but I tried.

February 2, 2009

Mac users close to accounting for 10% of total web users.

Meanwhile, Windows users decrease almost 4%.

February 3, 2009

Matt Foley 2.0.

Wherein his Warcraft toon lives in a van, down by the river.

February 9, 2009

After you've used Postbox for a while you'll wonder why Apple didn't think of this before.

Also, we created the website and have had access to the application since alpha.

"While blogs can do many wonderful things, making huge amounts of money isn't one of them."

Why would anyone think differently?

February 10, 2009

Facebook is looking for a product designer.

Bixby, I know a guy who would be perfect for this job.

February 11, 2009

Jeffrey has posted all of his recovered links from the Ma.gnolia crash.

Lots of good stuff in there.

February 28, 2009

Facebook gets an upgrade.

Should have done this a while ago.

March 9, 2009

Digital Web is dead.

Long live Digital Web.

March 11, 2009

Simplebits ain't so simple anymore.

Not with the Power of Airbag behind it.

March 12, 2009

Hopefully this will be nothing but a brief pause.

Hang in there Boms.

March 19, 2009


Looks promising. Kevin, we need to look into this.

March 24, 2009

Coaching a community.

Required reading for everyone.

March 26, 2009

"I gotta side with the humans."

Aaron launches tactical strike against SEO consultants.


It's like Introvertster 2.0.

Twouble with Twitters.

So funny because it's true.

March 27, 2009

Women over 55 are the fastest growing demographic on Facebook.

I bet it has a lot to do with baby photos.

March 29, 2009

"People want to feel connected to each other."

To anyone who creates, print that out and put it on your wall.

March 31, 2009

Drew hath relaunched his site.



Counter point.

April 8, 2009

Ten-thousand plus.

We are legion.

May 5, 2009

"The Wisdom of Crowds theory does not mean that people are smart in groups—they're not. Anyone who's seen an angry mob knows it."

So true.

May 8, 2009

"I find no value in your 90% of your tweets."

Your first problem, Captain Dill Hole, is that you try to find value in tweets. Go fish.

May 27, 2009

"Just because the economy is bad, it doesn't mean you have to be unhappy."

Go read Oliver's interview with Don Zeldman.

Can you copyright a Tweet?

A response to Mark Cuban's post on the subject.

May 29, 2009

Can you copyright a bunch of tweets?

Nice follow up to Brock's piece.

June 8, 2009

A long demonstration of Google Wave.


June 16, 2009

Opera Unite is here.

Downloading now. You should too.

June 17, 2009

No matter how many times I asked, Shaun never gave me a access to Fever beta.

Despite his small error in judgement, Fever is awesome and will undoubtedly breathe new life into feeds.

June 23, 2009

Fix Outlook.

Microsoft is the new Iran.

July 5, 2009

XHTML is dead?

By the way, where is the site we designed? That project was shipped ready to go!

July 7, 2009

"Entitled to be pleased is not the same as entitled to gloat and name call."

Any dork who feels entitled due to the release of HTML 5 should seriously re-examine their life.

July 9, 2009

It would appear that Blue Flavor is melting away.

Hang in their Nick.

July 11, 2009

A chat with Markos Moulitsas.

On community building.

July 26, 2009

Twitter 101: A special guide for business.

Including recommended best practices.

August 17, 2009

Exploring failure, together.

Learn from our mistakes. Profit!

August 19, 2009

Mozilla Creative Collective.

One of the coolest project we worked on this year has finally gone public.

August 21, 2009

Happy Cog smiles as Airbag becomes the West Wing.

Ok so that's not the exact title, but I can do that kind thing here.

August 29, 2009

Comcast is holding a job fair for web people in Philadelphia.

Hoy, go stand in line and I'll meet you there.

September 15, 2009

Google introduces a new way to scan the news.

They might be on to something here.

September 18, 2009

"Let's face it, we are a low hanging fruit."

Wherein Noah steps on top of the crate and brings a little hellfire down from the heavens.

September 23, 2009

The FDA is about to put the foot down on pharma's use of social media.

Those who in the business are looking forward to it.

September 28, 2009

Google and Microsoft are fighting for Los Angeles' $7.25M email contract.

They're both evil.

October 1, 2009

THe International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is on Twitter.


I had zero interest in netbooks until I came across this device.

Larry, ask your buddies at Samsung if I can have a demo unit.

October 6, 2009

AB Tests.

Brilliant! Can't wait for the books that are surely to follow.

October 23, 2009

Five red flags.

For everyone who provides client services.

October 24, 2009

Inside the app economy.

Required reading.

October 29, 2009

A/B testing for email campaigns.

A guide.

November 23, 2009

News Corp wants to be de-indexed from Google.

The news industry giant hopes that search engines will pay the company for indexing rights.

Blue Beanie Day III, a guide.

Be prepared to show your support for Web Standards.

December 12, 2009

Lilt is what you get when you mate a WebTV and a Palm Pre.

I can't believe someone thought this was a good idea.

December 21, 2009

The annual ALA Survey is looking for answers.

It's very helpful and insightful for all of us in the industry, take a few minutes and fill it out.

April 12, 2010

Palm is up for sale.

Does anyone have change for a twenty?

May 5, 2010

Six things you need to know about Facebook Connections.

I think it's time to delete the Facebook account.

May 10, 2010

The link to use for deleting your Facebook account.

After submitting you are given fourteen days to consider your decision.

May 16, 2010

An infographic that tried to explain Facebook's privacy policies.

What a mess. I won't miss it a bit.

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