Simon Willison’s Weblog


Thursday, 5th February 2004

Hot Links

The thing I love about RSS, and by extension web services, is that they allow people to take publically available data and combine it in ways never thought of by the originator of the feed. The internet is awash with examples of this, from useful services such as Feedster to useless amusements like I despise you and your so-called taste, the most insulting extension of the Amazon API I’ve seen to date.

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Command line Futurama quotes

Today’s command line amusement:

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London Slang. Because my co-workers didn’t know what “taking the mick” meant # 9:23 pm

Using encryption and digital signatures in Mail (via) I’m still considering switching to from Thunderbird # 6:27 am

Apple—Trailers—Boundin. Pixar’s latest, with dancing gophers! # 2:27 am

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