Monthly Archives: December 2002
Ben Hammersly creates the fodder feed for the LazyWeb, which IMHO is one of those clever “windshield wiper” ideas that once you see it you’re think, “Man! it’s so obvious, why didn’t someone implement this sooner!” Very ingenious! I hope … Continue reading
Neat idea: “nntp//rss — Bridging the worlds of NNTP clients and RSS feeds, nntp//rss is an application that will enable you to use your existing favorite NNTP newsreader to read your [RSS] information channels.”
Ahh, in case you didn’t know … “La Quinta Cove [is] alerting residents that firing their guns into the air at midnight can kill.” Ok, happy new year then …
Today Doc posts about retiring an old “1980-vintage Panafax PX-100 fax machine”. However, I have a bigger request. When will we rid the planet of fax machines entirely? I mean, technically do they really have a purpose these days? It … Continue reading
Sweet! I just configured jpcache to cache and gzip compiled pages on hatch.org. So the b2 powered blog should feel snappier. I need to work out a few of the kinks with respect to expiring the cache when there are … Continue reading
Clay Shirky “… hosted a two-day brainstorming session for 30 or so people on the subject of social software. In addition to the usual “sit around a big table and talk to each other” format, [they] set up an in-room … Continue reading
Quote pulled from a Slashdot thread about Engineering Careers Short-Circuiting:”The computer pond is shrinking, but that’s because it’s been overstocked for quite a while. The talented, smart, crafty, dedicated fish will always be in demand, the ones who are simply … Continue reading
No! Really … I mean pay them: Kroger lets shoppers pay via fingerprint
I’m not sure if this MPEG Movie is a real XBox commercial, but either way it’s just plain bizarre. UPDATE: Well, I guess this is old news, because the commerical was banned in the UK back in June.
Billy Bragg remembers Joe Strummer: “Joe opened the back door of the theatre and let us in, he sneaked us back to the hotel for a beer, he too believed in the righteous power of rock’n’roll. “
I find it so inspiring to peruse the Photo Blogs indexed @ Photoblogs.org. It makes me want to take more pictures…
I can’t remember the first time I saw this, but I was recently reminded of it via BoingBoing and it’s still funny :-) better !pout !cry better watchout lpr why santa claus <north pole >town cat /etc/passwd >list ncheck list … Continue reading
Ok, I’m recycling the card we made last year, but it’s still my favorite picture of Pinto :-)
This seems sudden and certainly too soon: “Joe Strummer, lead singer for seminal British punk band the Clash, has died at the age of 50.” We will miss you Joe!
“The Linksys Wireless Signal Booster piggybacks onto your Linksys Wireless Access Point (or Wireless Access Point Router) to increase the effective range and coverage area of the 802.11b network. ” (Thanks John! via SlashDot)