Links for 2/28/08

Flickr: Photos from stripper_polaroids Experiencing ADDvantages: 3 Easy Steps for Time Management through Daily Planning Grids are Good for the Soul Marriage and ADHD and What Works Best | ADHD & Marriage Afarensis: Chimps, Dirt, and Malaria Optische Täuschung bei YouTube – Star Wars according to a 3 year old. Cartoon Brew: Leading the […]

Your markup validator

There is almost never a good reason for you to be validating someone else’s code. Usually, if you’re validating someone else’s code, it’s because you’re being an asshole. Your markup validator Technorati Tags: markup, programing, validator, webdev

on bad web design

i am sick of bad web design. people who know me well are already chuckling at me — knowing that bed web design is something i have been sick of since, oh, 1996 or so. but just now i was trying to read a blog post. i use NetNewsWire to read blog posts with, mostly, […]

Links for 2/14/08 My First Week Evolution News & Views: Leslie Orgel: Metabolic Origin of Life “Unlikely”; Complexity Requires “A Skilled Synthetic Chemist” (Part 1) (Updated) Information Arbitrage: “How to Lie With Statistics” a/k/a Ben Stein’s Modus Operandi Can Their Wish Be the Market’s Command? – New York Times | sciencetech | Turning physics on its […]

flash documentation gripe

in the flash 8 docs, we have this in example code: this.createTextField(“myTxt”, 20, 0, 0, 100, 20); now, i don’t know if flash allows parameter names, but this example is so unhelpful for newbies (like, the people reading docs) for so many reason. what do all those numbers mean? why aren’t they named like this? […]

end Japanese whaling

February 7, 2008—To call attention to Japanese whaling practices, the Australian government released video captured on the ocean near Antarctica. Warning: graphic imagery. Video: Grisly Whaling Video Released the video linked to above is simply disgusting. it’s hard enough to think about killing animals, even for food, but to think about how these very intelligent […]

Rhino Poaching Rise Spurs India to Deploy Armed Guards

Authorities in India’s remote northeast will deploy a hundred armed guards to a protected game reserve after poachers killed a rare one-horned rhinoceros—the fourth this year—at the park, a senior official said Wednesday. “We are alarmed at the seemingly organized poaching by gangs at the Kaziranga National Park,” Assam state Forest and Environment Minister Rockybul […]

for different folks

so i just learned that one of my very best friends in the world has had at least one stroke in the past couple days, perhaps two. if any of you know brad and haven’t heard details, email me or give me a call and i’ll update you. Technorati Tags: health, strokes

Links for 2/4/08

The Science of Online Dating and Compatibility Testing – New York Times TierneyLab – Science – New York Times Blog STLtoday – Business – Story bebaroque> Home > Products > Tattoo me OBAMA – Obey Giant (Monoscope) (No title) Merging and branching in Subversion 1.5 – Java World » Thundergoose Cool Tool: Scooba Floor […]