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Monthly Archives: August 2008

Linkdump for August 31st

by Rob Friesel

How to Master the Writing Process at Writing Forward 10 Geeky Movies to Raise Your Kids On via Geekdad from Mangobot: The Yellow Peril, Fu Manchu, and the Ethnic Future at io9 (via B^2): "Asian cultural markers are often used as shorthand for the future," says Claire Light, an Asian-American science fiction writer. Light […]

dream.20080830: reunion

by Rob Friesel

It’s some kind of All Wrangler Congress or Extended Family Reunion.  Everyone is there, plus some “new recruits” or “applicants” or whatever you might want to call new friends.  We’re all in some kind beach house.  You can hear the ocean in the far background.  I’ve woken up and stumbled into the kitchen to find […]

Linkdump for August 26th

by Rob Friesel

iPhone events via QuirksBlog (via DF): need to finish reading — but the short version appears to be that there is a paradigm shift taking place here b/c the "old fashioned" predictable contiguous behavior of the mouse cursor is totally violated by the iPhone's discontiguous touch-based interface (so much for "onMouseOut") The Impotence of Proofreading […]

Linkdump for August 25th

by Rob Friesel

Seven Problems with a Someday/Maybe List — and Ways to Correct Them via LifeHacker: interesting approach to the "Someday" list — not that there's anything inherently wrong with procrastinating on some pie-in-the-sky project… If you're a GTD fanatic I could see how a long, un-actionable "Someday" list might bog you down but I tend to […]

Linkdump for August 20th

by Rob Friesel

Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Make your 404 pages more useful Clifford Stoll on … everything via mefogus 7 Principles Of Clean And Optimized CSS Code via Smashing Magazine The Scotch Egg: Sphere of Goodness…or Heart-Attack-on-a-Plate? via Al Dente: serve cold? gross! however, served hot (possibly with a little maple syrup) and this might very […]