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Linkdump for October 4th

by Rob Friesel

Challenges of Writing Alternate History Set in Other Cultures Interesting piece on alternate history and other misc. steampunkery, over at And unlike a novel set in a secondary (imaginary) world, there is no useful way of working this information into the book: alternate history explicitly relies on readers’ pre-existing knowledge. There’s simply no place […]

Linkdump for September 23rd

by Rob Friesel

Maximus Clarke talks with William Gibson about his “speculative novels of last Wednesday” by Maud Newton (via B²) (tagged: williamgibson fiction scifi interview writing ) George Lucas Stole Chewbacca, But It’s Okay at Binary Bonsai (via B²) (tagged: starwars Chewbacca creativity design film essay todo ) jQuery Regular Expressions Review (Rev:20100921_1700) via @rmurphey (tagged: regex […]

Linkdump for August 29th

by Rob Friesel

SyntaxHighlighter JavaScript-based syntax highlighter with support for multiple languages. It backs several syntax highlighter plugins for WordPress (several of which I've tried, and one of which is currently used here on blog.F_D; none of which seem to use the latest). Seems the CSS highlighter needs a little help. (tagged: blog code wordpress plugin syntaxhighlighter todo […]

Linkdump for July 12th

by Rob Friesel

Build Your Own Furniture: 9 Helpful Tips For Non-Carpenters at Wise Bread — resonates with me because I've been thinking about making a bookshelf or three… (tagged: woodworking carpentry DIY furniture essay todo ) Data URIs make CSS sprites obsolete at NCZOnline — yes please, anything to kill off sprites (tagged: css datauri webdev ) […]

Linkdump for May 27th

by Rob Friesel

Gulf oil spill: Be prepared for the worst at Boing Boing — a quote within a quote, re: Exxon Valdez: Despite heroic efforts involving more than 11,000 people, 2 billion dollars, and aggressive application of the most advanced technology available, only about 8 percent of the oil was ever recovered. In other words, off-shore drilling […]

Linkdump for May 9th

by Rob Friesel

Starship Enterprise Destroyed by the Death Star win. (tagged: video StarWars StarTrek humor ) Ween at Waterfront Park (Burlington) on 11 Jul 2009 !?!?!?!? (tagged: burlington Vermont ) Backup your Database in Git (tagged: backup git MySQL founddrama todo ) Guide to Human Types (pt 2) (tagged: art anatomy ) The Star Trek Movie Cheat […]

Linkdump for April 2nd

by Rob Friesel

Tauntaun Sleeping Bag ThinkGeek wins the price this year for best April Fool's prank. Hands down. (tagged: geek fun kids wishlist starwars blog ) Wrong Tomorrow – pundits vs. time via fogus, DF — rejected alternate title "pundit fail"? (tagged: prediction future blog ) SXSW Typography: Quit Bitchin and get Your Glyph on If there's […]

Linkdump for January 18th

by Rob Friesel

superuseless superpowers via kottke (tagged: humor comic parody ) Beautiful Code Documentation at Ajaxian: It's true. Typography does matter. (tagged: javascript typography documentation ) Productivity: How Cory Doctorow Gets Writing Done via LifeHacker (tagged: writing lifehacks productivity GTD editing ) Zimbabwe to print first $100 trillion note – via B²: better unload those Gippers […]