Jamie Zawinski takes on Palm’s odd application store developer rules.
Almost at the top.
Two 4 Tuesday 29.9.2009: Triumph / Defeat
25 posters collected on one page, with plenty of links to follow onto the artists’ websites.
The combined electricity consumption of American video game consoles is equivalent to that of San Diego. I assume this uses only the current generation, and not the cumulative sum of all seven thus far.
The moon was not yet full, but the hungry Carboardosaurus Rex was already on the prowl.
Moody Monday 28.9.2009: Moonstruck.
Made my Monday.
Luminous Landscape, to which I promise to return to.
Rule #2: Never argue with inanimate lagomorphs.
Monochrome Weekly 26.9.2009: Concrete bunny.
Ambigram = a design of one or more words that can be read from multiple viewpoints.
I’ve been plagued by many things lately.
At least two of which would be improved by using the fitbit gadget.
It would provide information on how I’m sleeping (oddly, by all accounts) and as a clippable object would probably be around as a pedometer much more reliably than the carried one.
Then again, it may all be just smoke and mirrors, with the collected data so full of anomalies as to be useless for any purposes.
As with any modern startup, the company’s primary communication channel is its blog.
Reversible debugging, possibly the coolest feature in version 7 of gdb, enables running programs backwards.
Apparently no chronological anomalies can be accidentally introduced while debugging recursive algorithms.
Flickr has a new tail.
The backlash is fierce.
The most over-used horror cinema cliché of the decade.
From Taras Grescoe’s Bottomfeeder, courtesy of Sylvia Earle, a marine biologist (paraphrased):
Using a bottom-trawler to catch monkfish is like using a bulldozer to catch songbirds.
I’ve badmouthed the finnish bureaucracy enough times to give credit when it’s due.
A passport replaced within a day. For free.
That’s quite unexpected.
The lack of price is due to the mechanical failure of the old one.
No post-processing apart from cropping. Weird clouds, long exposure.
Skywatch Friday 4.11: Distorted Moon
On one of the nights I’m guaranteed not to be able to attend, Oranssi Pazuzu plays a gig in downtown Helsinki.
These days very few things have a cost in even figures.
Photo Thursday #141: Even / exactly.