Simon Willison’s Weblog


Tuesday, 1st February 2005

Introducing the Panic Goods store! Some background details. # 11:45 pm

PanicGoods (via) Slick interface, but bad accessibility (no fallback if JavaScript is disabled). # 11:43 pm

The BBC’s new complaints site launches. Roll up, roll up. “It seems we live in an age when technology amplifies our strength of our voices but not always the quality of what we say.” # 11:36 pm

New Blog Gets Big Bucks; Popular Blog Goes on Hiatus;. Crikey: Sony are sponsoring that new LifeHacker blog to the tune of $25,000 a month! # 9:34 pm

MSN Search: spam like it’s 1999. Phil spots some nasty holes in their ranking algorithms. # 6:36 pm

Installing OS X on a PC (via) Using the open source PearPC emulator. # 6:33 pm

Apple restricting DVD region-changes -- voluntarily! As a UK owner of a US PowerBook I ended up having to hack my firmware. # 4:50 pm

Build Your Own PVR (for free) with HackTV (via) You also need a digital camcorder with a video pass-through option. # 1:12 pm I hadn’t seen this one before. # 1:04 pm

mini Tower (via) Here come the accessories. # 1:02 pm