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Month: January 2007 (page 1 of 3)


Crazy, but it looks strangely fun to ride: Ultimate Hybridhyperbike

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Spammers, please adjust your scripts.

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:


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What happened to iTunes?

iTunes 7 logoGenerally, 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.

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Wikipedia color swatches.

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 orangechartreuseecru – but not, alas, Pantone 292

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How to hack the government.

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)

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IP lawyer humor.

Shocking — an IP lawyer with a sense of humor: Blogger gets ‘don’t cease-and-desist’ letter for his Second Life satire

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The purloined sirloin.

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.

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Banjo convergence.

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

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Stephen Colbert explains the whole AT&T thing

Thank god for telecom deregulation, eh? YouTube – Stephen Colbert explains the whole AT&T thing!

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Ode to the R.I.A.A.

Pogue pens new words to the Village People tune “YMCA”: Ode to the R.I.A.A.

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