Archive of Posts from May 2007
What does "MeFi" mean in the background of Mythbusters?
mathowie explains why the TV show Mythbusters has the word "MeFi" in the background of some shots. It's a fun show.
filed under: mefi, metafilter, tv, media
Alan Quatermain: BackRow Developers' Kit
Amazing that hackers are doing Apple's work for them on the AppleTV. This kit should jump-start custom plugins for AppleTV.
filed under: mac, hacks, media
Open source Office suite for Macs.
filed under: mac, software
implementing a proximity search in sql server
nice instructions for calculating proximity with SQL Server.
filed under: geo, sql
cecil vortex: An Interview with Ze Frank
Ze Frank on creativity, etc. [via
filed under: life, hacks, design, creativity
RedBalloon Labs: Using Google Maps as a form input field
filed under: programming, geo
Derek Powazek: The Real Story of JPG Magazine
Derek on the often brutal world of startups, even for founders. JPG Magazine is/was great, this sucks.
filed under: community, history, startup
fortuitous: Some Community Tips for 2007
Great tips about running a successful online community.
filed under: community, metafilter
the persistence of memory
borges, the internet, and our future problems.
filed under: writing, future, life
Paul Turner (the guy who runs the art house theater in Corvallis) finally moved his weekly commentary to a blog instead of email.
filed under: weblogs, community, corvallis, oregon
Matt launched his weblog about business and blogging.
filed under: weblogs, productivity, hacks, life
Mac Favicon :: Firefox Add-ons
Finally...this Firefox theme will add favicons to the bookmarks toolbar.
filed under: mac