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Linkdump for December 19th

by Rob Friesel

The Word "Hacker" Why have I never seen this before? Hacking predates computers. When he was working on the Manhattan Project, Richard Feynman used to amuse himself by breaking into safes containing secret documents. This tradition continues today. When we were in grad school, a hacker friend of mine who spent too much time around […]

Linkdump for December 13th

by Rob Friesel

Feature Detection: State of the Art Browser Scripting "You cannot trust host objects. They haven't earned it." (tagged: javascript todo browser webdev ) The hacktastic zoom fix at Stubbornella (tagged: css floats grids hack ) Election Results on the iPad at NYTimes.com (tagged: article html5 design iPad todo )

Linkdump for November 17th

by Rob Friesel

TSA Success Story blog at izs.me—glad to see that someone is having some success resisting (tagged: TSA politics ) Browser CSS hacks by Paul Irish—a comprehensive list of browser-specific CSS hacks: I don't use CSS hacks anymore. Instead I use IE's conditional comments to apply classes to the body tag. ¶ Nonetheless, I wanted to […]

Linkdump for May 4th

by Rob Friesel

"Political Animal" 5/4/2010 Quote of the Day at The Washington Monthly: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) doesn't want Faisal Shahzad, the suspect in the failed car bombing in Times Square, to be Mirandized. Neither does Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.). "Did they Mirandize him? I know he's an American citizen but still," King said. "But still"? What […]

Linkdump for November 11th

by Rob Friesel

15 Things Worth Knowing About Coffee at The Oatmeal — I love this design. (tagged: coffee design visualization ) Fox News Fact-Checks Sarah Palin’s Coin Conspiracy Theory (VIDEO) short version: "Sarah Palin is too crazy even for the crazy network." Personally I'd like it if "In God We Trust" came off the money all together […]

quadrupling Malkovich

by Rob Friesel

Following up on the September post (“advise me: enhancing storage“)—we went ahead and put a shiny new 1 TB Western Digital hard drive 1 into Malkovich, effectively quadrupling the storage (re this particular problem) and paving the way for a lot more life out of this ol’ iMac. The idea for this particular upgrade owes some […]

Linkdump for June 29th

by Rob Friesel

Fifty Books for Our Times at Newsweek.com — actually not a bad looking list (tagged: todo literature fiction history culture ) There, I Fixed It. Dumb? or "ZOMG so true!"? (tagged: blog hack creativity humor fun ) The Happiness Project Toolbox via A. — indeed: intriguing (tagged: blog lifehacks productivity GTD goals inspiration ) Abandoned […]

Linkdump for May 14th

by Rob Friesel

IE8 and the X-UA-Compatible situation (tagged: webdev ie8 http work todo ) Goodreads vs Twitter: The Benefits of Asymmetric Follow at O'Reilly Radar — funny… I said this over a year ago… 😉 (tagged: Goodreads social Twitter ) Three Wolf Moon T-Shirt, Available in Various Sizes at Amazon.com — as if the shirt was not […]

Linkdump for May 7th

by Rob Friesel

Burlington Farmers Market starts this Saturday! (tagged: Vermont burlington farm food ) Privacy in the Age of Persistence Bruce Schneier on Security: "Data is the pollution of the information age." (tagged: blog future society security essay ) Five Technologies Tim O’Reilly Says Point Past Web 2.0 at ReadWriteWeb — all I can say is thank […]

Linkdump for April 28th

by Rob Friesel

Cutting The Grocery Bill–How? at Al Dente (tagged: food groceries budget money essay todo ) Gantter Does Project Management in Your Browser at LifeHacker (tagged: lifehacks productivity projectmanagement GTD projects ) Polar Rose via LifeHacker: "Naming is sharing!" — face recognition for Flickr? on the web? (tagged: software tools photography flickr social todo ) Ajax […]