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YSlow for Firebug
YSlow analyzes web pages and tells you why they're slow based on the rules for high performance web sites. YSlow is a Firefox add-on integrated with the popular Firebug web development tool.
july 2007
Highlight - Show & Tell
Based on a professional experience as a teacher, here comes Highlight, a small and simple piece of software that allows you to put an invisible drawing sheet on top of whatever is on your screen, and offers basic drawing capabilities : the missing link be
july 2007
Now Reading
Now Reading is an expansive WordPress plugin which allows you to maintain a virtual library of books.
july 2007
twitterfeed.com
feed your blog to twitter - post RSS to twitter automatically
july 2007
Perian
Perian is a free, open source QuickTime component that adds native support for many popular video formats.
july 2007
Spanning Sync
Synchronize Google Calendar and Apple iCal. Share calendars between multiple Macs. Share calendars with your coworkers, family, and friends. And while you're at it, connect Google Calendar to your iPod, mobile phone, and other devices.
july 2007
Adobe - Feature Request/Bug Report Form
Welcome to the Feature Request and Bug Report Submission Form. Use this form to request new features or suggest modifications to existing features. Your use of this form is conditioned upon your reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions below. You
july 2007
Adobe Lightroom - GPS Tagging & Audio Files
A number of readers have contacted me via e-mail to ask why I've not included any information on Lightroom 1.1's ability to use embedded GPS data to link up with Google Earth. The reason is actually quite simple - it's not a new feature. Nevertheless, fol
july 2007
Dialect Survey Results
Below are the dialect maps, displaying what terms and pronunciations are used, and where they are used.
july 2007
The Different CTO Roles
I was putting together a short panel presentation on the role of a Chief Technology Officer in corporate innovation and I once again realized that there is quite a bit of confusion around the role of the CTO. The first thing that always comes up when you want to discuss the role of a CTO is that there is no well established definition of what a CTO actually does. The role is very different depending on the type of company and the role technology plays in the company.
july 2007
All Things Distributed
I was putting together a short panel presentation on the role of a Chief Technology Officer in corporate innovation and I once again realized that there is quite a bit of confusion around the role of the CTO. The first thing that always comes up when you
july 2007
iBank - IGG Software, LLC
Tracking your finances can be a lot like cleaning the house: you really want it to get done, but sometimes you just dread doing it. Just like cleaning the house can be more enjoyable with good cleaning supplies and tools, tracking your money can be much e
july 2007
Cinematize 3 Pro Overview
Cinematize 2 Pro is the Ultimate DVD RE-Editing tool that lets you extract any piece of a DVD, be it an audio track, a video track, a subtitle, or a piece from a menu for reuse in your new DVD projects.
july 2007
DVD Movie Clip Extractor with iPod and web output - Cinematize 2 Pro Features
Cinematize 2 Pro is the Ultimate DVD RE-Editing tool that lets you extract any piece of a DVD, be it an audio track, a video track, a subtitle, or a piece from a menu for reuse in your new DVD projects.
july 2007
Apple TV: How to run diagnostics
You can access diagnostic software on the Apple TV Recovery screen. To access the Apple TV Recovery screen, perform the following steps:
july 2007
iPhone review - Engadget
We've gone into serious detail here, so here's the review split into multiple parts. Trust us, it's a quick read. Enjoy!
july 2007
Speakeasy - Speed Test
Take the Speakeasy Speed Test and test your connection speed! By measuring the download and upload rate from the following locations you are able to accurately judge your current line throughput or internet connection speed. To take the speed test, choose
june 2007
Exclusive: Rupert Murdoch Speaks
"They're taking five billion dollars out of me and want to keep control," Rupert Murdoch was saying into the phone, "in an industry in crisis! They can't sell their company and still control it that's not how it works. I'm sorry!"
june 2007
Adobe Lightroom
Lightroom 1.1 includes many new features and enhancements, in fact way too many for me to cover here, although I'm sure there will be plenty of coverage on other web sites.
june 2007
Apple - iPhone at the Apple Store
check availability of iPhone in apple stores.
june 2007
iPhone Spoof Ad
If you ever need proof of how great our advertisements are, check out what amateurs do
june 2007
TextExpander: Customizable Typing Utility Saves Time
TextExpander saves you countless keystrokes with customized abbreviations for your frequently-used text strings and images.
june 2007
HOWTO: Rotate your video in QuickTime Pro - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)
Today with so many of us using our digital cameras to shoot short video segments, it's especially easy to forget that we're dealing with videos and turn the camera on its side for a portrait orientation. Unfortunately, most video programs are not set up t
june 2007
LoginGenerator in Ruby on Rails
A controller/model/view generator for easily adding authentication, users, and logins to your rails app.
june 2007
Wedding Website Kristin & Danette
Thanks for coming to our wedding website! We have included lots of information on our wedding here, and hope that you have fun surfing through the pages.
june 2007
Healthy chocolate covered candy drops and bars
The first All Natural Healthy Chocolate Snacks that actually taste GREAT!
june 2007
Coworking CoworkingMinneapolis
The Coworking concept is awesome. It's difficult to run your business alone and I have found that satisfying and exciting work does not happen in the isolation of a cube or at my home office. It takes a community and network of people to help you acheive
june 2007
Spectra
The focus of Spectra's Fund Manager - Fred Alger Management, Inc. - is intensive, original, bottom-up, fundamental research. This approach has been carried out for the flagship Spectra Fund consistently throughout the Fund's history for more than three de
june 2007
MG4J: Managing Gigabytes for Java
MG4J (Managing Gigabytes for Java) is a free full-text search engine for large document collections written in Java. As a by-product, it offers several general-purpose optimised classes, including fast & compact mutable strings, bit-level I/O, (possibly s
may 2007
The Climate Group: Home
Our mission is to catalyze business and government leadership on climate change in order to put the world on track for a low carbon economy.
may 2007
California Cars Initiative for Plug-In Hybrids
CalCars is a non-profit startup formed by entrepreneurs, engineers, environmentalists and consumers. Our projects tackle national security, jobs and global warming -- at the same time.
may 2007
Google Data APIs (Beta) Developer's Guide - Using the C- Client Library
This document describes how to use the .NET client library to send Google data API ("GData") queries and interpret returned responses.
may 2007
Native Win32 ports of some GNU utilities
Here are some ports of common GNU utilities to native Win32. In this context, native means the executables do only depend on the Microsoft C-runtime (msvcrt.dll) and not an emulation layer like that provided by Cygwin tools.
may 2007
Erlang whitepaper
Erlang is a programming language which has many features more commonly associated with an operating system than with a programming language: concurrent processes, scheduling, memory management, distribution, networking, etc.
may 2007
Haskell - HaskellWiki
Haskell is a general purpose, purely functional programming language featuring static typing, higher order functions, polymorphism, type classes, and monadic effects. Haskell compilers are freely available for almost any computer.
may 2007
Nabaztag's API
Using our API allows you to activate, from an exterior application, an event on your Nabaztag. For example: controlling the movement of the ears, commanding the LEDs, sending messages in TTS or with a Nabcast
may 2007
Wind Powering America: State Wind Resource Maps
One of Wind Powering America's key activities for states is to provide validated state wind maps. Below is a color-coded map, which indicates which states have validated wind resource maps, which states are planned, and other wind maps that have not been
may 2007
Wind Resource Information
The Renewable Resource Data Center (RReDC) provides access to an extensive collection of renewable energy resource data, maps, and tools. Biomass, geothermal, solar, and wind resource data for locations throughout the United States can be found through the RReDC.
may 2007
10 Ways to Be Productive with Backpack
37signals online organizer tool, Backpack has been a favorite with GTD geeks and web workers for some time now. Its sleek, its cool, its got all kinds of Ajaxy goodness. And it can be used in many d
may 2007
Renewable Resource Data Center (RReDC) Home Page
Welcome to the Renewable Resource Data Center (RReDC). The RReDC is supported by the National Center for Photovoltaics (NCPV) and managed by the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The RReDC is maintained by the Electr
may 2007
Auto-Stitch with Photoshop CS3
When you have a series of images you want to stitch together in a panorama or grid, the auto-align and auto-blend tools in Photoshop CS3 are your best solution. They're two incredibly powerful tools that are best used in tandem. In a way, they're like the
may 2007
General Compression – Dispatchable Wind -- energy on demand
GENERAL COMPRESSION introduces Dispatchable Wind — wind energy on demand. The Dispatchable Wind turbine system uses a revolutionary compressor in the nacelle to compress air to high pressure, store it underground, and expand it on demand to make power.
may 2007
FRONTLINE: Spying on the home front
9/11 has indelibly altered America in ways that people are now starting to earnestly question: not only perpetual orange alerts, barricades and body frisks at the airport, but greater government scrutiny of people's records and electronic surveillance of
may 2007
Sprinkler system start up
steps to start your sprinkler system in the Spring.
may 2007
Mysql automatic backup script - AutoMySQLBackup
A script to take daily, weekly and monthly backups of your MySQL databases using mysqldump. Features - Backup mutiple databases - Single backup file or to a seperate file for each DB - Compress backup files - Backup remote servers - E-mail logs – More
may 2007
Coding4Fun : Managed Library for Nintendo's Wiimote
In this article, Brian Peek demonstrates how to connect to and use the Nintendo Wiimote from C# and VB.NET. The final output is an easy-to-use managed API for the Wiimote that can be used in any managed application.
may 2007
Code Intensity: Twittervision/Flickrvision - the Screen Saver
I think Twittervision, and Flickrvision are really cool. However, I thought, to be even better, why not have them as a screen saver?! So, last night I whipped up a MacOS X screen saver that shows these. You can choose one or the other, or have it randomly
may 2007
Five Tips for Smarter Playlists
I have just about 9,000 songs (35GB) in my iTunes library, and I listen to music the entire time Im in the office every day. I live and die by my smart playlists. Ive seen more than a few tutorials lately about how to utilize this iTunes feature, so
may 2007
Reduce Junk Mail: Five Money Saving Tips
Last week, a friend sent a gift for my fortieth birthday from a service that stops junk mail, plants trees and will hopefully help save the environment. I now have a membership to GreenDimes. Here are five tips to save time and money by trying to eliminat
may 2007
GreenDimes
Stop Junk Mail Now | Plant Trees | Save the Planet
may 2007
Carbon Disclosure Project: Homepage
The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) provides a secretariat for the world's largest institutional investor collaboration on the business implications of climate change. CDP represents an efficient process whereby many institutional investors collectively s
may 2007
Dimmable Bulbs
Dimmable compact fluorescents tend to dim well with mechanical slide and rotary controls, but less well with electronic dimming controls, programmable controls, and remote controls. These special bulbs should not be screwed into "hot" sockets, so be sure
may 2007
JungleDisk - Reliable online storage powered by Amazon S3 - Jungle Disk
Jungle Disk is an application that lets you store files and backup data securely to Amazon.com's S3 Storage Service.
may 2007
Richard K Miller dot coooooooooom MicroID Plugin for WordPress
I recently learned about MicroID, a microformat for verifying ownership of content on web pages, from a post on Phil Windleys blog. MicroID, which is a simple hash of an email address and a URL, can be used to claim ownership of a blog, a blog post, or
may 2007
Online Video Service Joost Gets Whopping $45 Million Funding
The much-hyped online video service Joost, which launched in open-beta last week, has raised a big round of funding: $45 million. The round included Sequioa Capital, Index Ventures, Li Ka-shing, the Hong Kong tycoon, and CBS...all have taken small mino
may 2007
How-To: Download embedded videos
Have you ever found yourself watching an embedded video within a website? More importantly, have you ever found yourself wondering how to download that same video to keep locally for later viewing?
may 2007
Growth of Twitter vs. Blogger (kottke.org)
In mid-March, Andy Baio noted that Twitter uses publicly available sequential message IDs and employed Twitter co-founder Evan Williams' messages to graph the growth of the service over the first year of its existence. Williams co-founded Blogger back in
may 2007
How to Change the World: World's Best Presentation Contest Winners Announced
The commonality you’ll see in these winners is big fonts, big graphics, and a “storytelling” orientation. These are three crucial qualities of a good presentation.
may 2007
BarCamp / StartupCamp
Startup Camp is Minneapolis-St. Paul's own day-long startup bootcamp.
may 2007
A race to the top Economist.com
Why Rupert Murdoch would make a decent owner of the Wall Street Journal
may 2007
Why Murdoch wants the WSJ Economist.com
Is there more to Rupert Murdoch's bid for Dow Jones than an old man's vanity?
may 2007
Photoshop Lightroom Essential Training
Photoshop Lightroom is a powerful new photographic workflow application designed to help photographers expand their creative potential. Photoshop Lightroom Essential Training is all about using this revolutionary new tool to its full potential. One of the
may 2007
Photo Matt Random Image Script
This is your standard random image script that takes a slightly different approach than most, namely using standard HTTP headers instead of reading the file through the script.
may 2007
Favicon - How To Create A Favicon.ico | PhotoshopSupport.com
A Favicon is a little custom icon that appears next to a website's URL in the address bar of a web browser. And when I say little, I mean 16 pixels by 16 pixels. So if you like a good design challenge try your hand at this one.
may 2007
PeepCode Screencasts for Ruby on Rails Developers
PeepCode Screencasts are a high-intensity way to learn Ruby on Rails website development.
may 2007
Green is the new Black
When we heard that Bank of America is installing -- brace yourselves, gentlemen -- waterless urinals in the "green" skyscraper it's building near Bryant Park for its investment banking operation, we realized that Wall Street is starting to take energy and
may 2007
SimilarPosts | All Things Seen and Unseen
This plugin displays a list of posts which are related or similar to the current post.
may 2007
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