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Monthly Archives: August 2007

links for 2007-09-01

by Rob Friesel

University of Rochester: One Species’ Genome Discovered Inside Another’s via Slashdot: !?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!? (tags: biology evolution genetics research science essay) Scientists: Artificial life likely in 3 to 10 years via (via Slashdot): but can you implant it inside another? (tags: biology evolution politics science research) Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs via TreeHugger: including a decent explanation on […]

links for 2007-08-29

by Rob Friesel

JavaScript Tips for Novices, Acolytes, and Gurus (tags: webdev javascript tutorial todo essay) CSS @ Ten: The Next Big Thing via ALA: “The best argument against web fonts, however, isn’t legalities—it’s aesthetics. Do we want to wade through web pages displayed in third-rate fonts put together by designers who once used the <blink> tag and […]

dream.20070828: last chance

by Rob Friesel

While leaving a movie, I am given a box of old writings by a stranger that date back to middle school.  At first I am hesitant to open this box.  How good could my middle school era writings possibly have been?  And why would they be worth re-visiting now?  The stranger informs me that there […]

links for 2007-08-28

by Rob Friesel

The Manager’s Cheat Sheet: 101 Common-Sense Rules for Leaders via Inside CRM (via (tags: education leadership lifehacks management work todo) Toronto’s master sewer-spelunker tells all via B^2 (tags: research surreal) RapidoMap via TUAW: slick geocoding for free (tags: freeware geotagging Flickr todo) “Perfect” iTunes EQ via 43f (tags: iTunes todo) [BAD SIGNAL] Bank Holiday […]


by Rob Friesel

Here we are, midday on a humid August Saturday.  Restless seems to be the keyword for both of us here; perhaps everyone?  It’s a weird interstitial moment, with some things winding down while others ramp up.  The garden seems metaphor enough for that.  Some of the plants have run their course and are done for […]