Over the past couple of years, many of my friends have started using a Mac. I often find I’m recommending software to them. Sometimes it’s because they ask; sometimes it’s because I’m so enthusiastic about a program I just have to tell them. The single most indispensible utility for me is LaunchBar. I use it […]
for google’s benefit: lisa wiseman.
I wrote this as response to a comment on Lindi’s blog about “copywrite infringement” and thought I would share it. First, a pet peeve. It’s copyright infringement. It refers to the right — a bunch of rights, really — the rights to translate, reproduce, publicly perform, adapt (create a derivative work), be identified as the […]
If you want to play soldier with me, I will make you play it a lot longer than you had in mind.
From Irish TV: Bush = Disaster Originally uploaded by O Caritas.
While Cheney was on live TV, a Mississippi man shouted “Go Fuck Yourself, Mr. Cheney!”
Daring Fireball: The iTunes 5 Announcement From the Perspective of an Anthropomorphized Brushed Metal User Interface Theme: Brushed Metal: Iâ€™m the bad-ass theme. Iâ€™m the one who flouts the Human Interface Guidelines. Mike: This guy trashes the HIG the way Johnny Depp trashes a hotel room. He even sports a custom radius on his window […]
Malcolm Gladwell, writing in The New Yorker: The Moral-Hazard Myth: The bad idea behind our failed health-care system: The U. S. health-care system, according to â€œUninsured in America,â€ has created a group of people who increasingly look different from others and suffer in ways that others do not. The leading cause of personal bankruptcy in […]
The Washington Monthly: There was a striking dicrepancy between the CNN International report on the Bush visit to the New Orleans disaster zone, yesterday, and reports of the same event by German TV. ZDF News reported that the president’s visit was a completely staged event. Their crew witnessed how the open air food distribution point […]
Daily Kos: Bush’s response, in pictures.