The New York Times Company recently acquired The Wirecutter and The Sweethome, "product-recommendation services that serve as a guide to technology gear, home products and other consumer services." Some guy without a blog thinks that is awesome news, and that Brian Lam doesn't get the credit he deserves for building a successful business that doesn't have to cater to either advertisers or investors, but relies instead on "a combo of trust and earnest nerdiness".
Fuelly tracks your gas mileage over time, helping you save fuel and expenses as you drive.
Good luck, blessings, positive thoughts, and an early mazel tov to Mathowie, Kay, and Fiona!
Woohoo! The First Annual Nothings Award... I've never heard of Lileks before, but the snazzy site [almost] makes me forget how frustrating contentless splash screens are.
Mathowie needs our help... seems he can't figure out how to speed up his morning toast. Certainly someone here can point him towards breakfast enlightenment...
Creator of MetaFiler: Wedding Bliss, As Matt's Brother, I can report to all here at MetaFilter, the Wedding went as picture perfect as they imagined! No rain, Everybody was in time for the ceremony, Lucky no Television Reporters crashing or blocking streets, No helicopters hovering above. It was a beautiful, simple gathering of friends and family Here are the Exclusive Photo's only for the Metafilter Community: Exchanging of Vows and The Big Kiss! Best of luck to Matt & Kay!!!
peterme's bathroom There's a story... About a man name Haughey... Who attended a party... (sing this to the brady bunch theme song)
A group of folks from the evolt.org mailing list decided to do something to protest etoys's recent actions. One person purchased a domain, another setup web space, a couple people wrote some articles and I designed the site. Keep that boycott going.
Woo hoo! I got my story about the 30th anniversary of the Internet posted at Slashdot. My original version included photos, so you might want to check out that version instead.