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November 12 asides

Better Facebook A user script which adds a lot of customizable functionality and gives you a lot of control over your Facebook experience. User scripts are small add-ons to your browser. You’ll need to have the Greasemonkey add-on installed first. Rolling Stone: The case for Obama CNET: IE9 the best browser? Not so fast More […]

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October 25 asides

Greenbiz: Starbucks tests how coffee cups fare in NYC’s recycling stream GreenerComputing: U.S. Reps introduce e-waste export ban legislation It won’t make it. Lobbyists will kill it. San Francisco mag: Seeing the forest for the trees ForestEthics and the Dogwood Alliance have released their annual Green Grades Report Card ranking the paper policies and practices […]

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October 12 asides

The last 3 years The story of how ex-NFL player Drew Strojny became a successful WordPress theme developer. Scientific American: Why broadband service in the U.S. is so awful The Stranger: What it feels like for a Teabagger: Two pollsters try to legitimize an illegitimate “movement,” with an assist from their leader Glenn Beck Fora.tv: […]

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October 2 asides

NYTimes: Basic religion test stumps many Americans Color me not surprised. Update: Here’s part of the PEW survey which you can take online. I got 12 correct out of 15, a score of 80%, better than 87% of the public. Can you do better? I hate shared calendars (at work) I have to say I […]

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September 23 asides

11 unusual things you can compost LED bulbs in the home: So far, so good Verizon cell tower on Apple’s campus? Hmmm… Speculation grows about the possibility of a Verizon iPhone coming possibly in January 2011. Fitness tracker Fitbit gains another $8 million Adobe resumes efforts on Packager for iPhone Case study: Griping about signal […]

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August 30 asides

The Encyclopedia of Business Cliches JQuery Mobile Framework Gesturcons A visual language to represent emerging gesture-based user interactions. Think “tap” or “two-finger pinch” on an iPhone or iPad — how do you represent that in a non-animated form like a wireframe or mockup? These icons can help. A Costa Rica hotel room made out of […]

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August 13 asides

Happy Friday the 13th! Wired: Why Google Became A Carrier-Humping, Net Neutrality Surrender Monkey I have to say Google has really screwed this one up. I’m really disappointed. HTML Boilerplate A CSS, HTML, and JavaScript base template set that includes a comprehensive CSS reset, IE 6 and 7 fixes, PNG fix, mobile support, print support, […]

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July 3 asides

I’ve discontinued the Thursday Top 5s in favor of simply posting more often, especially now that I’m using WordPress and I can post four or five things in advance of their actual publish date/time (couldn’t do that with Blogger). Occasionally, though, I’ll probably have a small list of extra links I want to share, but […]

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