Tue: May 06, 2014

Copy Files With Partial Resume Support? (Win/Cygwin). Was very glad to have cygwin and rsync.     #>

EcoBrick. Sounds great except the closest retailer to me is Michigan.     #>

Photography and The Death of Reality     #>

Velo Bling Designs, recycling bicycle parts into jewelry.     #>

America's Test Kitchen Online Cooking School. Awesome.     #>

AFICK (Another File Integrity Checker). Interesting, even runs under ActivePerl on Windows and has a TK gui.     #>

ICE dot, a crash sensor that can automatically "phone home" in the event of an emergency (presumably anywhere your smart phone still has service.)     #>

Battery issue in the Canon IXUS255. This camera is also known as the "PowerShot ELPH 330 HS" in the US. This regards an issue where the battery may not make correct contact, it's serial-number dependent. (Tagged since I had one of these excellent cameras that I lost in the park and because people suck I have not been able to get returned to me. I'll likely pick up another one though.)     #>

Goodbye, Net Neutrality; Hello, Net Discrimination. This sucks.     #>

Ira Glass: 'The first time I took ecstasy, my anxiety lifted away'     #>

Planting Spring Garlic. Getting ready to drop some into a "container garden" made of recycled pallets actually...     #>

On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow: A Guide To Speedy Vegetables. It's tough in Colorado, I always start early with Jiffy pots but gauging when you can actually put them out is not easy.     #>

A Hack That Gets You The Most Taco Bell Food For Your Money. Hah, you send an email with the amount of cash you have and it optimizes the results for you.     #>

monochrom: DIE GSTETTENSAGA: THE RISE OF ECHSENFRIEDL. I'd like to see it but doesn't look like it has much release yet. And apparently they have a time machine, all the festivals listed where it's playing are 2014, except for Phuture Fest here in Denver, where it was playing last October...     #>

Think You Know How To Cook Eggs? Chances Are You're Doing It Wrong. Ruhlman is always interesting and has great "cookbooks" (they are less cookbooks than instructional books I've found.)     #>

update-sun-jre shell script. A nice way to get a real version of Java on your Linux system.. Recently I was fighting being able to run a Juniper Network Connect VPN running on a Linux Mint VM and installing this helped me get it up and running.     #>

Everything you need to know: Eta Aquarid meteor shower. Happening last night, tonight, and tomorrow night.     #>

CuBox, tiny computer. Hook one of these up to a NAS and you'd be set.     #>

What the hell is South African food? Here're the 8 dishes you need to know. Yum.     #>

GeChic On-Lap 1302 13.3" TFT LCD. Have a friend who has one of these, lets him have a 2nd monitor for his laptop and it's incredibly portable. I'm debating one...     #>

How to make a giant gummy bear. Because who doesn't need a 5 pound gummy bear?     #>

Sender Policy Framework FAQ/Examples     #>

Flight Indicators jQuery Plugin. Some fun stuff in there.     #>

Best Blogging Platforms of 2014. Interesting.     #>

Is Your Door Really Always Open? Management advice.     #>

Interesting 6 part series: When the People Cheer: How Hip-Hop Failed Black America (that's part 1), Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems: How Hip-Hop Failed Black America, Part II (part 2). Part 3 should come today.

Whereas “My Adidas” highlighted consumer items, “Picasso Baby” is all about unattainable luxury, fantasy acquisitions. Within the first ten words of the song, Jay Z ensures that no one in his audience can identify with the experience that he’s rapping about. He would never want to be in a club that would have you as a member. But this doesn’t offend his audiences. They love it. They want to be just like him so they can exclude people just like them.

Couple alternatives to Dropbox (Open Source and you have the ability to host yourself, so no data goes through someone else's servers...): Syncthing and Turtl. There's also for a more comprehensive experience.     #>

Family Practice Notebook. Kinda interesting to just browse, it's a bit like Wikipedia in that way.     #>

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