pickle.dump(links, blog)

In: Linkapalooza

3 Aug 2004

Well, I don’t have a link blog and the Externals section is totally borked (I still keep my del.icio.us account going though), so I’m finding it so hard to keep track of links I’m picking up and intending to write about. Well, this is a whole genus of links that you want to link to but don’t quite feel worthy of a complete blog entry (know what I mean?). Someday I will fix this broken weblog. For now, I procrastinate.

  • Lockergnome is looking for contributors and writers. Applied and accepted (for the Web Browser channel, naturally). Chris Pirillo’s a nice dude. Though I could be saying that because he likes muvee autoProducer so much.
  • The Simple Guide to the A-List Bloggers is a hilarious parody of A-List bloggers (such as Dave Winer and Chris Pirillo) and their blogging styles. Of course, you’d have to actually have read these peoples’ blogs regularly to get the humor.
  • Audioscrobbler is interesting stuff (OK so I’m a little late to pick this one up). My user details. Seems to go down quite often though, and still in teething stages. But promising. Via dot-totally.co.uk.
  • Free CSS menus (complete with rollovers). These look fantastic. Fully XHTML and CSS standards-compliant.
  • Webnote is an online tool for taking notes. Some mean DHTML/JS-fu going on there.
  • FreeTechBooks links to a good collection of free books in electronic form. All legal of course.
  • Conversational cheap shots. Add a varied collection of verbal weaponry to your arsenal. Get ahead in flame wars.
  • The Programmers’ Stone celebrates the Art of Programming. A little wordy. I should print this out to read.

4 Responses to pickle.dump(links, blog)

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David

August 4th, 2004 at 1am

I’ve got high hopes for Audioscrobbler. As you say, it’s having a few teething troubles, and a recent article on Wired News has meant their server woes are currently even worse, but I really hope it takes off.

The integration with last.fm to get a radio stream tailor-made to your own musical preferences, based on what mp3s you listen to, sounds like a dream.

A while back I wrote a PHP script which parses the “Last 10 Songs Listened-to” feed and turns it into a definition list of song titles, artists and albums, which can then be server-side-included into a webpage, although I can’t actually check if it still works as their site is down as I write!

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minghong

August 4th, 2004 at 2am

These links are pretty cool… Don’t know how you find them…

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minghong

August 4th, 2004 at 2am

By the way, you might like to try to OSX Transformation tool for Windows XP: Flyakit.

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Computer Toaster

August 5th, 2004 at 7am

Famous weblog parodies
Mostly I read tech weblogs. I tend to think of the guys that I read as, ahem, A List and B List. Not that I really know where these terms came from. (Hollywood?) There’s a really funny parody of “A…