Wednesday, July 16th, 2008
- Digital Dickens: How Scott Sigler is changing the way we read
- The Independent (UK) covers the upcoming UK release of Scott Sigler’s “Infected”.
- Leo Laporte Does 24 Hours of iPhone to Over a Quarter Million Viewers
- I always find Leo entertaining. I tuned into this a few times and was amazed at how even with numerous technical faults and no sleep he kept things interesting.
- Human Mirror
- Improve Everwhere fills a subway with identical twins creating a human mirror, and messing with peoples minds.
- Interview: Gaiman, Zelazny and More Coming To Your iPod
- An interview with Steve Feldberg, content director for Audible’s science-fiction/fantasy line Audible Frontiers who have been releasing some very exciting audiobooks (including the upcoming release of Fritz Leiber’s Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser stories)
- Story of a Peanut: The TiVo Remote’s Untold Past, Present and Future
- Fascinating history of the TiVo remote.
Thursday, September 20th, 2007
- Lincoln’s $5 bill gets a colorful makeover
- I was just thinking, boy I wish this $5 bill had a big purple number on it (of course I was hoping the number was $1,000,000, but you can’t win them all).
- The future keepers
- Philip K. Dick’s children work to ensure the influential author’s cinematic legacy. I hope it works out because there have been some less than stellar adaptations of some truly amazing stories.
- Animal Magnetism: Making O’Reilly Animals
- History of the animal designs on O’Reilly’s book covers.
- Record Industry Proves Again How Much They?ve Lost The Plot
- Say hello to the Ringle!
- Floatutorial: Step by step CSS float tutorial
- Exceptionally detailed tutorials on floats.
Friday, August 31st, 2007
- Science Fiction Writers of America abuses the DMCA – Boing Boing
- The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America invoked the DMCA to request works be removed from Scribd even though in a number of cases they had no right to do so, including Creative Commons licensed work.
- Consumer Reports says ‘keep that car’
- Driving one car for 15 years is cheaper than buying a new one ever 5 years. Nice to see I’ve been doing the right thing all this time.
- 30+ Firefox Add-ons for Web Developers & Designers
- Nice collection of Firefox extensions useful for web developers and/or designers.
- Redirection – Manage 301 redirections without modifying Apache
- Wordrpess 2.1+ plugin to handle redirects. Looks very full featured.
- eTextbook seller fails logic test
- Evo points out what I assume is a hilarious misuse of survey data. CafeScribe is supplying a “book” scented scratch and sniff sticker to customers because people like the way books smell.