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What happened to culture in the last 40 years, in a nutshell: during the Vietnam war, there was music in the charts about the Vietnam war.
Oh bother, Internet Jackass Day again.
“When I die, spread my ashes across the Internet.” — http://carolinewalp.com/93767/838663/prints/the-best-thing-that-has-ever-happened-to-me …
I went to get food just before sunrise. Returning home on empty country road, I flew into the pale red dawn.
Note to self: if some sites (like, oh, Google) won’t load in Firefox over a SOCKS proxy, try setting network.proxy.socks_remote_dns to true.
“No matter how long you procrastinate, it doesn’t get earlier.” —Günter Eich
“You can live either under US domestic policy or under US foreign policy. Take your pick.”
Evolution of social networks from blogs to FB: more and more like hearing someone breathe and less and less like listening to them talk.
The difference between the tiniest amount clutter and zero clutter is bottomless.
about:config → browser.urlbar.doubleClickSelectsAll → false
“98% of the time I am right. Why worry about the other 3%.”
Firefox 5 is a speed demon. How I’ve longed for this day: I can mothball Chrome now – or specifically, relegate it to a Flash/PDF viewer.
“Tradition is not a business model.” —Jeff Jarvis
If in doubt, eschew abstractions. A big ball of mud is less unpleasant than lots of shims jammed sideways into inflexble wrong abstractions.
I write code when I can’t help it. I speak when the words come. I observe.