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2009-05-21 (Thursday)


  1. Yahoo! Placemaker™ Beta - YDN

    Parses text and extracts any recognisable locations. (via Simon Willison)

  2. Welcome, ‘Wired’. We call this land “Internet” | Boing Boing Gadgets

    Interesting thread on Wired mag vs, the relative importance and worth of each, their writers, conflicts of differing deadlines, content length, etc. No easy answers.

  3. Bits & Pixels – Blog Archive – Cross-browser transparent columns

    How to make the background of a block semi-transparent but have the content opaque. Bit of a palaver, but it works.

  4. The Little Manual of API Design (PDF)

    Sounds like a handy thing for future reference. (via Simon Willison)


  • philgyford’s avatar

    Happy: Feeling healthy; spring is coming; wife is lovely; way too many exciting things to do; bank holiday nearly here; work has been good.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    "It's a bug in the data: I've got a zillion scarecrows!"

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    Today's the first time in at least a decade that me and @nickludlam have worked in the same room. (Then we built )