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Linkdump for August 22nd

by Rob Friesel

HOWTO Use UTF-8 Throughout Your Web Stack at, via DF (tagged: webdev web programming UTF-8 ) Chrome and Safari extension to rehabilitate disruptive footnotes. at Ideon Open Ideas — a great idea but sadly doesn’t work on yet; it appears to be looking for footnotes with fn embedded in the href… so perhaps […]

Linkdump for June 30th

by Rob Friesel

Hands on with the Opera 10 Web browser beta at Macworld (via DF) — posting waaay after the fact but: I love what they've done with the tab bar. (tagged: opera browsers ui todo ) The Big Idea: Seth Shostak at Whatever (tagged: science space astronomy culture society exobiology research todo ) China Mieville on […]

Linkdump for March 2nd

by Rob Friesel

"The Most Brilliant Sci-Fi Mind on Any Planet: Philip K. Dick" Rolling Stone Article by Paul Williams (November 6, 1975) at (via B²) (tagged: writing scifi fiction weird interview PDF PKD todo ) Pixelmator via Mac AppStorm (this time…): I wonder if it's time to give it another spin? (tagged: Mac OSX software graphics […]

Linkdump for January 25th

by Rob Friesel

These are my links for January 21st through January 25th:

OS X 10.4.11 & Safari 3

by Rob Friesel

OS X 10.4.11 is out. Included in the update is Safari 3. Initial, 30-second impressions? Well, Safari can finally rock-and-roll with all of the WordPress editor features. So I’m happy about that. (Now to bring all of my Camino bookmarks back over…) Everything else looks like bug fixes, patches, security updates, compatibility improvements, and the […]

Yours Truly: Signature in Apple Mail

by Rob Friesel

A few months ago in my “pre-packaged Apple apps vs. Mozilla equivalents” round-up, I made mention of how Apple’s Mail (or the dreaded “” if you prefer) application had mediocre signature support. My criticism went something like: Pain in the butt. Can’t reference external files and what’s worse, you can’t edit the HTML source of […]

Essential OS X Software

by Rob Friesel

Been toying around with doing this list for a while now. The question: What are the top 10 software applications for OS X (that aren’t out-of-the-box, mind you) that are absolutely essential? The top 10 apps that I couldn’t live without: Quicksilver ( – The launcher to end all launchers. Is there anything this app […]

Apple vs. Mozilla

by Rob Friesel

A change may be due on the web and email apps front… I may be pushing some of the limits of what Apple’s Mail and Safari apps can really offer me but… But I cling to them pretty desperately for some reason. Nostalgia? Because they came as part of the package? Can’t pin it down – – there’s also the pain in the ass of switching applications like this. So after being more/less forced into using Firefox and Thunderbird “exclusively” recently, I thought to myself it might be worth it to give each a shot for a solid week and see how it panned out. After Day 1, I came up with a version of the following scorecard to try and weigh this out for the long term…: