Crazy, but it looks strangely fun to ride: Ultimate Hybrid
To the comment spammers hitting my haiku site: There is something buggy with one of your scripts. I keep getting these comments that contain nothing but a bogus email address and a single word: Array Now, come on. You call this comment spam? Not even a link to a phentermine or Cialis site? No keywords […]
Generally, Apple does software reasonably well. The company understands that the user experience doesn’t end with the plastic and the circuits, but also encompasses the on-screen interface, the dialog boxes, and even the fonts used in its applications. So what happened to iTunes? Version 7 is, frankly, one of the slowest, most annoyingly designed applications […]
Somebody has spent a lot of time putting hex codes and swatches for every imaginable color into wikipedia, along with links to related color entries. This is actually useful. Some examples: safety orange – chartreuse – ecru – but not, alas, Pantone 292
Carl Malamud explains 10 tricks for making government work for you. Mostly practical, a few idealistic: Internet Archive: Details: Hack 1: Be Media (Internet Governance in a Nutshell)
Shocking — an IP lawyer with a sense of humor: Blogger gets ‘don’t cease-and-desist’ letter for his Second Life satire
Best headline of the month: The purloined sirloin. Why Americans love to shoplift meat. – By Brendan I. Koerner – Slate Magazine (thanks Scot) Also, 25 million of us have stolen movies.
Steve Martin, Tony Trischka, and Bela Fleck together on NPR. For banjo fans, this is like the harmonic convergence: NPR : Tony Trischka Has More Than One Banjo on His Knee
Thank god for telecom deregulation, eh? YouTube – Stephen Colbert explains the whole AT&T thing!
Pogue pens new words to the Village People tune “YMCA”: Ode to the R.I.A.A.
Can I hear you say RAMEN?
My friend You Mon Tsang is finally taking the covers off of Boxxet, his third startup since I first met him a decade ago. It looks very promising. Boxxet takes aim at one of the problems I targeted in the livable web manifesto: that the World Wide Web as viewed through Google is just too […]