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Linkdump for June 18th

by Rob Friesel

Client v. Server Templating Shootout At Ryan Florence Online. He's asserting that client-side templates are always faster. This was not what I saw. I saw client-side as faster on my phone, but server-side as faster on my laptop. (tagged: performance ) Caring for Your Introvert Jonathan Rauch, writing for The Atlantic: Our motto: "I'm okay, […]

Linkdump for February 18th

by Rob Friesel

Jdrop – JSON in the cloud By the venerable Steve Souders. Anyone doing web development with mobile devices in mind should check this out. The premise is simple: real-world testing on real-world devices, then push your data to a cloud for retrieval and analysis on “saner” machines. (tagged: mobile performance javascript browser webdev Jdrop ) […]

The Shallows

by Rob Friesel

Is this a book about the Internet? Or about neuroplasticity? Is this a gadget-lover’s dirge for “his old brain”? Or a sensationalist portrait of a technological and cultural paradigm shift that lists strongly toward the catastrophic? The Shallows is all of these things, and quite a few more—some of which marry well with Carr’s thesis, […]

Linkdump for December 1st

by Rob Friesel

The Technium: 1,000 True Fans via John (tagged: interesting future art writing creativity culture business essay todo longtail ) Some Biologists Find an Urge in Human Nature to Help at As children grow older, they become more selective in their helpfulness. Starting around age 3, they will share more generously with a child who […]

Linkdump for October 5th

by Rob Friesel

PKD writes the FBI October 28, 1972: “…several months ago I was approached by an individual who I have reason to believe belonged to a cover organization involving politics, illegal weapons, etc….” Dare we say that if it were anyone else we would believe him to be crazy? (And how does that preclude us from […]

Linkdump for May 11th

by Rob Friesel

Man, 30, gives ‘birth’ to his twin at The Sun (via B²) — HOLY WTF? (tagged: science weird ) The Ultimate Guide to .htaccess Files via Nettuts+ (tagged: webdev htaccess apache ) Burlington police walk the beat at The Burlington Free Press — I tip my hat to the officers; may this approach grow and […]

TV causes autism? But how? HOW?

by Rob Friesel

Via /.: A new paper out of Cornell (PDF) finds a compelling correlation between [tag]TV[/tag] viewing in young children (3 years old and younger) and incidents of [tag]autism[/tag].  Being no fan of television myself, I’m certainly intrigued by the proposition – – anything to cut down on the television.  My problem with the article/thesis/whatever (however) […]