Monthly Archives: June 2009

links for 2009-06-29

Unsocial – Tao of Mac Rui Carmo says goodbye to Twitter and FriendFeed. Good reasons for this are presented (tags: twitter friendfeed facebook unsocial Rui.Carmo)

links for 2009-06-28

The Angry Drunk » Today’s Round of Idiocy Foul-mouthed internet feuds, exhibit 1A (tags: internet tough guy feud ranting clueless funny) theinferior4+1 – Speaking Ill of the Dead Lucius Shepard pulls no punches regarding Michael Jackson (tags: Michael.Jackson culture pop death obit)

links for 2009-06-27

Damien Katz: Formula Engine Rewrite This is such an amazing story (tags: devel software code ibm lotus notes formula rewrite) InfoQ: CouchDB and Me Great presentation with a lot of nice personal history (tags: devel software video presentation database opensource couchdb erlang inspiration life career) Ned Batchelder: Conover Plastics expressing something I've thought a lot […]

links for 2009-06-23

Nya vab-intygen: dyrt och krångligt – Allt om Barn Det kunde man ju räkna ut med ena handens lillfinger (tags: sv-se vab tillfällig föräldrapenning försäkringskassan intyg slöseri blanketthysteri politik)

links for 2009-06-22

Sarychev Peak Eruption, Kuril Islands : Image of the Day Amazing image (tags: volcano eruption photography space) Nikon sb24 user manual borrowed one from David, gotta learn how to use it! (tags: nikon flash sb24 strobist photography)

links for 2009-06-21

50 years of Nikon F-mount – Nikkor-S 5.8 cm f/1.4 vs. Nikkor AF-S 50 mm f/1.4G – Introduction – wonderfully nerdy comparison of 2 lenses 49 years apart. Contains some nice historical and optical info (tags: nikon lens comparison nikkor 5.8cm-f1.4 50mm-f1.4 history)

links for 2009-06-18

Pete Hoekstra Is A Meme “To Hoekstra is to whine using grandiose exaggerations and comparisons.'' (tags: politics humour blog lolimage republicans meme usa)

links for 2009-06-16

But If We Started Dating It Would Ruin Our Friendship Where I Ask You To Do Things And You Do Them | The Onion – America's Finest News Source Brilliant (tags: humour the.onion column dating)

links for 2009-06-15

Anonymous Pro yet another monospaced font for coding (tags: font programming typography code monospace typeface)

links for 2009-06-14

Flesh and Blood: Texas Monthly June 2009 Disturbing story about a murder in Texas (tags: teen usa murder crime article) Richard Mosse | Photography Some amazing pictures of Saddam's palaces in Iraq (tags: photography iraq usa military saddam palaces)