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Linkdump for December 16th

by Rob Friesel

AngularJS – Perceived Performance Github user @mendhak has this proposed directive for measuring load time performance of different components in a single-page app. Tl;dr: "loading" a portion of the page may be deferred for one reason or another, but once it is in fact "finished" (based on some user-defined version of "finished") it requests an […]

Linkdump for November 28th

by Rob Friesel

Delicious Deal at Seven Days — that's our café! (tagged: food ) Pandoc Well that looks… awesome. (tagged: markdown markup haskell text conversion todo ) A reading list for JVM-based developers at Prehensile Tail (tagged: jvm java work todo ) DOCUMERICA: Images of America in Crisis in the 1970s Alan Taylor, The Atlantic; fascinating […]

Linkdump for May 16th

by Rob Friesel

Lexadecimal (tagged: webdev design css art geek ) The People vs. Goldman Sachs Matt Taibbi should get an award or a medal or carte blanche to start kicking these guys in the balls or something: The legal definition of financial fraud may be murky and complex, but everybody knows you can't lie to Congress. It's […]

Linkdump for June 17th

by Rob Friesel

Jo JavaScript Application Framework for HTML5 (tagged: CSS3 html5 javascript library ui webdev todo ) Pro Git (tagged: git documentation work ) A successful Git branching model at (tagged: work git dev essay branching ) Ephphatha Poetry: "Imagine if the Tea Party Was Black" – Tim Wise via @ebertchicago: Imagine that hundreds of black […]

Linkdump for April 13th

by Rob Friesel

Formations and transformations: Samuel Delany’s Dhalgren at (tagged: Dhalgren Delany essay todo ) Brown-Bag on Public Speaking: 25 Tips at Redfin Corporate Blog (tagged: presentations article essay publicspeaking education ) Crockford on JavaScript: A Public Lecture Series at Yahoo! (tagged: crockford video javascript webdev todo ) ECMA-262-3 in detail at Ajaxian — an interesting-looking […]

Linkdump for October 19th

by Rob Friesel

Rashomon at (via DF) (tagged: film cinema culture Rashomon Kurosawa essay ) Observations: Evolution details revealed through 21-year E. coli experiment via /. — E. coli evolution FTW! (tagged: evolution news ) Wall Street Smarts Another one via DF (at “Did you ever hear the word ‘derivatives’?” he said. “Do you think our […]

Deadwood as Milch’s attempt at a purely American creation myth

by Rob Friesel

Work with me here:  When David Milch hallucinated the opening scene to what would become Deadwood, when he gathered up his personal assistant(s) into a darkened room and reclined on the couch to spill forth from his amygdala exactly what he was seeing beyond his third eye, he was leaking his fever-dream vision of a […]