Design Documentation for The Sims, by Maxis
Thu 20 December 2012
I happened across some potentially interesting documents online. Somebody posted the internal company documentation behind the ...
The Mystery of Stuffmonger's Pure Tan
Mon 12 November 2012
Did John McAfee, the anti-virus pioneer, discover a new and potentially revolutionary drug called SPT in ...
Archiving a website for offline viewing
Sat 10 November 2012
This weekend, I needed to make an offline snapshot of an entire website. My web browser ...
Fri 02 November 2012
I'm currently integrating my work journal with my todo list. It's a pretty long-term ...
A better way to read (at 350 words per minute)
Mon 23 January 2012
I know kung fu
You know that sequence in The Matrix where Neo plugs a cable ...
Scanning a textbook
Wed 18 January 2012
Textbooks are a thing of the past. No, that's not exactly what I mean to ...
The rise of image macros
Sun 15 January 2012
The term meme (pronounced like gene) was coined by Richard Dawkins (1976) in The Selfish Gene ...
Xenadu: a tool for managing system configurations
Sun 01 May 2011
It can be a challenge to administer multiple Linux machines, particularly when this isn't your ...
The Giraffe Gaffe
Thu 31 March 2011
As John Vinson reports on WebProNews: "If you ever need proof that truth is stranger than ...
When a newspaper "rips off" your blog, then taunts you about it...
Tue 29 March 2011
I've been having a lot of fun with this Petite Lap Giraffe thing, but I ...
Petite Lap Giraffes: Real?
Wed 23 March 2011
Okay - I have to admit I was totally amazed to see a real, live Petite Lap ...
Using consistent key mappings across OS X applications
Sat 13 November 2010
This morning, I was delighted to see an update for Textmate - but as I scanned the ...
handy utility: watchpaths
Sat 24 July 2010
Imagine you are working on a set of files on your computer, and each time you ...
Passwords, and the Apple Keychain
Wed 19 May 2010
Some time around 2006, I started thinking about my online passwords in a new way. Until ...
There's a spider in the kitchen
Tue 18 May 2010
I noticed a spider in the corner of the kitchen, so I zoomed in for a ...
The Reverse Auction
Mon 17 May 2010
Yesterday was eventful: we acquired two chairs that can be pushed together into a sort of ...
The fastest way to download a youtube video
Sat 03 April 2010
A recent comment on BoingBoing asked if there was a way to download a video from ...
Posting this before it's cool: Hipster jokes
Thu 03 December 2009
Q: How many hipsters does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
A: You don't ...
How is it 2009 and we still can't write dates in a coherent way?
Sat 17 October 2009
I have lived in North America my whole life. Most of that time was spent in ...
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