Monthly Archives April 2007

Phone providers always break photo email.

How I sent photos to Flickr on my Fido phone: Take photo Send to Flickr photo-posting address from phone How I send photos to Flickr on my new Virgin Mobile phone: Take photo Send to an email address of mine which feeds into a program, which Extracts the HTML part from that message Pulls the […]

White Stripes, Cat Power, George Clinton at Bluesfest!

I knew Ottawa’s Bluesfest was big, but it seems really big this year: the White Stripes are coming! I never managed to make it to Montreal when they were there, but I never figured they’d be playing here, especially at a festival. Also exciting: Cat Power, Bob Dylan, George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars, Bela […]

WordPress CLI theme

This is the geekiest WordPress theme ever (and is awesome).

Buddhism: Buddha himself

So far in my I-guess-it’s-kind-of-a-series of posts about Buddhism I’ve been talking about what Buddhists believe, without a whole lot of background, because the historical context isn’t really necessary to understand the core of Buddhism. In my next post I’m going to narrow the focus down to Zen specifically, but before that I’d like to […]

Use Firefox? Use Firebug.

I had assumed that everyone on earth knew about the Firebug extension for Firefox, but I keep seeing a common story on #wordpress: people fighting with CSS problems that they just can’t track down, but which Firebug lets me find in seconds. Firebug is what the Web Developer extension was heading towards: a complete, live-editing […]

I has a cat macro


Stupid keyboard tricks

As I’ve mentioned recently, I’m shopping for a laptop. Having been convinced to go with a 12″ ultraportable, I had narrowed down my choices to a handful of machines in the price range and feature set I was after. One of these was the Dell Latitude 700M , a consumer-class 12.1″ widescreen laptop with built-in […]

Ben Goldacre on bad science reporting

An excellent editorial on bad science reporting by the Grauniad’s Ben Goldacre. [via a wisely deleted mefi post.]