Category Archives: Asides

Too Soon

I think everyone has a core group of artists they grew up listening to — that made an indelible mark on their lives. LeRoi Moore was one of mine.

Quickly Evaluate Your Referral Links

Clever solution from Daniel Jalkut of Red Sweater Software to speed up reading referral links pointing to your website. His script highlights the relevant sections so you can quickly scan down to what was said about you.

Dark City Director’s Cut

One of the best movies ever made just got even better. The original 1998 release ran 96 minutes and the new director’s cut is about 15 minutes longer, clocking in at 111 minutes. The new cut supposedly has improved special effects and a new and improved sound mix . . . the new release also […]

Uncov Nails It

Uncov is good. But sometimes they’re great. The proliferation of stupid is the cancer that is killing the internet. In the quest to re-implement every conceivable desktop application in Ajax, you mental midgets are setting computing back 10 years. The worst part about it is, you think that you’re innovating.

What is Twitter?

Nat from O’Reilly Radar: It reminded me of the time in my mis-spent youth when I got lost in IRC, spending evenings heckling the TV with my IRC friends. This is the geek equivalent of being stoner, by the way, with roughly the same effect on cognition . . . It’s a very loosely-coupled conversation. […]