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Going car-free

Sorry I haven’t been posting much lately — been busy with work, finishing up the last bits of apartment decorating before Carrie and family come visit, and exploring the city now that it’s Damn Hot out. On Father’s Day we drove back to Belleville to go out to dinner with my father, the first long […]

please don’t hurt the web

From last night’s Firefox release party, taken by my coworker Myleen: I want one. Update: Another coworker, Taavi, points out that it’s also available as desktop wallpaper.

Revisiting Seven Habits

I’m rereading The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People again. I don’t get a whole lot new out of rereading it anymore, although if I do it’s in the later chapters. I’d like to think this is because I’m progressing and getting the early habits under way, but it’s probably because I’ve occasionally gone to […]

Seth Godin’s email checklist

Seth Godin: Before you hit send on that next email, perhaps you should run down this list, just to be sure.

Gomez Man is angry

(From a Flash presentation about Gomez‘s web monitoring service.)

TreeHugger on Toronto

TreeHugger had a nice post about Toronto cycling and Bells on Bloor today. (In fact, TreeHugger has a remarkable number of Toronto-related posts, most thanks to Toronto resident and TreeHugger writer Lloyd Alter. Way to represent, Lloyd!)

Toronto Bike Month

I just realized that tomorrow is the first day of Toronto Bike Month! There’s a list of events online. I didn’t get up in time for Bells on Bloor today, but there’s a bunch of things coming up that i’m looking forward to. I can’t participate in the opening pancake breakfast at Nathan Phillips Square […]

Exploiting NIC firmware

From Ben Laurie: Bypass the firewall by bypassing everything but the PCI bus.