Inklings in December 2005
Holy crap! I share the same birthday as him!
I downloaded and installed Firefox 1.5 last night, and after seeing this, all I can say is holy crap!
In which somebody reveals they have a clue about the Internet. Paragraph 3 reads not unlike some sections of the “Cluetrain Manifesto=”http://www.cluetrain.com/”.
Marten is the man!
Site on Mandarin romanisations.
Funky little Flash game.
Gaah! Damn you, Caoimhe! ;-)
Excellent (and funny) parody of Intelligent Design. Casts language change in the role of natural selection.
A search engine exclusively for the Irish language. The results are good, even if the presentation could be better.
I got Neo?! WTF?!
I think this ranks as about the best one I’ve ever heard or read.
Regenerating the session id on login is one I hadn’t heard of before, but I’ll use it from now on. But turning magic quotes on? That’s just moronic. The only truly safe way of doing things right is to use prepared statements (or simulate them).
Schweet and free!
Guilty as charged!
Linked to for the rather good explaination of delimited/composable/partial continuations further down in the comments.
Not all that much, says The Economists, but the situation is more complex than anybody gives it credit for. Read the analysis on AFOE in the via link.
These are incredible:
When Chip East was handed the bag containing Biggart’s gear by his widow, Wendy, he was convinced that no pictures had survived. The avalanche of falling debris had blown off the backs of the two film cameras. There were several rolls of film in Biggart’s bag; however, the lids of the film canisters had been peeled back, allowing light to fall into the cassettes. Finally, East turned his attention to the digital camera. It was covered by ash. The lens had been sheared off at the flange. But when he opened the chamber that held the compact flash card, it was pristine.
Well, VML had to be good for something, didn’t it?