What Bush said to Aznar in February 2003. - By... →
AZNAR: The only thing that worries me about you is your optimism. BUSH: I’m an optimist because I believe that I’m right. I’m a person at peace with myself. It was our turn to face a serious threat to peace.
flackadelic: listening to the latest New Pornographers album while doing my weekly review. TGIF Twitter buddies! (via Twitter / flackadelic)
Thousands of hyphens perish as English marches on... →
For the most part, the dictionary dropped hyphens from compound nouns, which were unified in a single word (e.g. pigeonhole) or split into two (e.g. test tube). But hyphens have not lost their place altogether.
Coding Horror: Can Your Team Pass The Elevator... →
“Software developers do love to code. But very few of them, in my experience, can explain why they’re coding. <snip> Software developers think their job is writing code. But it’s not.* Their job is to solve the customer’s problem.”
O'Reilly Network - Women in Technology - Interview... →
What is a Copywriter’s Most Valuable Trait? |... →
“Understanding your reader has to be the most important part of any writerâs job … Knowing what a reader is likely to be thinking helps you to anticipate and mirror those thoughts, offer clarification where it is needed, and build trust.”
Seth's Blog: Empathy →
“The mistake most blogs and books make: they are about the writer, not the reader.”
Mozilla gets serious about e-mail | Tech news blog... →
“To be truly disruptive I believe that Mozilla (or, rather, MailCo) will need to focus on both the e-mail server and client. It would be truly incredible if Mozilla could collaborate with Yahoo! on this, fresh off its acquisition of Zimbra.”
Coonan seeks to censor the Web | Australian IT →
THE Federal Police commissioner will have the power to block and ban websites believed to be crime or terrorism related under an internet censorship amendment bill introduced into (Austrualian) Parliament today.
flackadelic: celebrating the purchase of our first house. (via Twitter / flackadelic)
Career Cruising: Career Matchmaker
Career suggestions for me via www.careercruising.com. Thanks to nighthawk21 for the link and login (Username: nycareers and Password: landmark). Activist Critic Communications Specialist Writer Mediator Public Relations Specialist High School Teacher Lobbyist ESL Teacher Corporate Trainer
Friday phive: 13-Sept-07
After a hiatus, (I’ve been playing with tumbleona, my tumblr blog.), I’m back with another addition of the Flackadelic Friday Phive. I know you’ve missed me. I’ve been looking around for a service that streams audio like YouTube streams video, thanks Goear.com . First up are the Shins, a band that went mainstream after featuring in Garden State. Phantom Limb is from...
flackadelic: All up-to-speed on pre-offer house inspections. (via Twitter / flackadelic)
Bottle makes dirty water drinkable - Telegraph →
The way fresh water is supplied to disaster-hit regions could be revolutionised after an Ipswich-based businessman invented a £190 bottle that makes foul-smelling water drinkable in seconds.
5-Second Tests: Measuring Your Site's Content... →
Hank's Beverages →
these are my new favourite pops. black cherry and vanilla cream are amazing.
flackadelic: Watching the game. Go Bengals. (via Twitter / flackadelic)
Exclusive: Screen Shots And Feature Overview of... →
flackadelic: is so very ready for some football. (via Twitter / flackadelic)
Virgin Festival Canada Line-up →
Ooooh yeah! We’re off to the other festival that’s going on in Toronto this weekend. Check out the line-up.
Steve Jobs: To all iPhone customers →
Experimentation with Tumblr continues. This audio player from Twango, is embedded using the Video option.
Messing around with various audio players. This one is from GoEar. In related Tumblr tinkering, I also tweaked the design of this here tumblr blog by adding a new background from Squidfingers. Pretty significant for a non-coder, such as moi.