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Linkdump for August 22nd

by Rob Friesel

HOWTO Use UTF-8 Throughout Your Web Stack at rentzsch.tumblr.com, 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 blog.founddrama.net yet; it appears to be looking for footnotes with fn embedded in the href… so perhaps […]

Linkdump for December 28th

by Rob Friesel

Why ARE Restaurant Web sites so bad? Interesting discussion (especially in the comments) about why the restaurant business seems particularly plagued by poorly-designed, overly-flashy, nearly unusable websites.  What's a surprise to me though it that hardly anyone seems to mention the cost factor–most restaurants have such slim margins that it doesn't necessarily make sense (at […]

Linkdump for January 2nd

by Rob Friesel

Irish atheists challenge blasphemy law at BBC News: "This new law is both silly and dangerous," he said. "It is silly because medieval religious laws have no place in a modern secular republic, where the criminal law should protect people and not ideas." (tagged: atheism Ireland news ) 10 Easy Ways to Green Your Web […]

Linkdump for September 27th

by Rob Friesel

More school: Obama would curtail summer vacation short version: I would support this if we did not ONLY emphasize traditional academics; when we're talk about lengthening the school day, let's keep in perspective that kids need to be kids, too—more hours and more days is only part of the answer, we also need to make […]

Linkdump for August 6th

by Rob Friesel

Apache Velocity – Velocity User Guide (tagged: webdev reference api documentation Velocity work ) Apache Velocity – VTL Reference (tagged: webdev reference api documentation Velocity work ) Hiroshima, 64 years ago at Boston.com — sobering pictures that put much of this event into perspective. (tagged: photography history nuclear war ) The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock […]

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 16th

by Rob Friesel

Coffee reduces Alzheimer’s risk: study via /.: Best news ever? *bzzz*bzzz*bzzz* (tagged: coffee news health science ) Circuit City fails to be wanted, will now be liquidated via Engadget – this is what happens when your recovery strategy includes firing your best retail employees and replacing them with greenhorns who, while paid out at ⅓-½ […]