Mike’s Classic Cartoon Themes and Images has downloadable music from cartoons old and new Link via [Boing Boing] The unbelievable thing is that I remember, like, all of the cartoons that debuted from 5 years before my birth to those that debuted when I was in Junior High. All of them. Wait… “unbelievable” isn’t the […]
One thing that always triggers off a mini-rant in my mind is misuse of 7 +- 2 urban legend… via [Cook Computing] Me too. The part that drives me crazy is that people think it has something to do with menu design. Not even close.
Jon Udell’s walking tour / GPS / Google maps screencast is absolutely stunning. I have GPS / photo montages locked up in proprietary software (DeLorme mapping software), but this is incredibly inspiring. I haven’t read his links on how he actually built it — I can’t wait to start doing something similar for the Big […]
Tina and I saw “Aliens of the Deep” when we were in San Francisco. We liked it more than Greenspun, but his description of the climax as “big-eyed snails who’ve built themselves an Indian casino” is perfect: James Cameron, director of the movie Titanic, goes 3000′ to 10,000′ down into the Atlantic and Pacific oceans […]
This site is a candy store. OpenSourceCMS gathers together a large number of CMS-ish apps (classic CMS, Wikis, Blogs, Forums and more) into one testable site. The server gets rebuilt every two hours, but in that time, you can try out a number of apps, including such fan favourites as phpBB, WordPress, php-Nuke and many […]
This link does a good job of detailing the steps necessary to sell on Amazon, which basically boils down to “get a UPC and a barcode: [Cool Tools]
< blockquote style=’margin-top:5.0pt;margin-bottom:5.0pt’> [T]he PyCon 2005 keynote session Python on the .NET Platform on Wednesday March 23rd will hopefully coincide with the release a much more complete implementation. Via [Cook Computing] Jim Hugunin has been MIA for months. I talked to John Montgomery a few weeks back, who swore that Hugunin was still alive and […]
I was just looking through my server logs to try to see what kind of searches were bringing people on the site. Instead, I saw a whole bunch of inbound links from a particular high-level domain that apparently teaches people how to play poker. Doesn’t make sense; I like poker, but there’s no way this […]
Engadget columnist Ross Rubin declares the death of pen computing. The premise of the column is that pen computing doesn’t add enough value. There is value the article claims in diagramming and forms–but this just isn’t enough to justify the expensive of providing one. Just use a separate digitizing pad if you must …. reminds […]
My latest for DevX, on developing an ink-based Wiki, is now available.