Over the next two days, I'm giving away five copies of my new book, which features a chapter on MetaFilter's design and usability. If you'd like a chance at a free copy, sign up here.
I added a small orange XML button below this sideblog, which links to the RSS feed of MetaFilter's last 24 hours.
Yale Law School's list of Ten New Copyright Crimes is a must read.
Help Save Internet Radio today (which is observing a day of silence). Send a fax to your senators, automatically from your browser.
Punch my monkey
Again with the domain stealing. If any journalists are reading this, please do a story on the gaping security holes in domain names. They seem to be getting snapped up illegally fairly easily now (this would be the third case in a month).
The MetaFilter gathering in NYC is tonight!
If anyone has the Reagan Obit pdf's in their browser cache, could you upload them somewhere and let me know? The original site has been removed and some researchers asked for it.
The hoopla.com situation just went from bad to worse: smug.com has also been taken
Thanks to everyone who has donated so far.
I'm finally upgrading the server, and new user signups should be back on once that takes place. If you'd like to donate to the cause, you can follow the instructions here.
And we're back. The april fool's joke site is here, in case you wanted to see it again.
Notice anything different? Here's the full scoop, and I assure you, it's a joke. The blue will return tomorrow.
I urge every american MeFi member to send a letter like this to your congressmen
I set up a special events page for the various MetaFilter things going on right now. The newest thing is a free Adaptive Path seminar being awarded to a MetaFilter member.