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Look Who’s Seven

By • Jan 15th, 2008 • Category: Asides, Notable Web Stuff

Wikipedia turns 7 years old today. Happy b-day!

Logo Designer David Airey’s Domain Hijacked and Held Hostage

By • Dec 26th, 2007 • Category: Notable Web Stuff, Tech Weenie

A gmail security vulnerability (now fixed) allowed a domain extortionist to hijack logo designer David Airey’s domain. Fortunately he had a a .co.uk backup and is online. But he’s still fighting to get back his .com.

UPDATED: JAN 14, 2008…

What ever happened to stamps, filing cabinets, and the mailman?

By • Apr 1st, 2007 • Category: Notable Web Stuff

At long last, Gmail Paper is in public beta.

This testimonial from Anna-Christina D., a Lifecoach, sums it up pefectly for me:
“Gmail Paper is a …

Code of Conduct?

By • Mar 30th, 2007 • Category: Mumblings, Notable Web Stuff

It makes me a little sad that Kathy Sierra has been intimidated by a handful of asshats who undoubtedly had their books dumped one too …

Mrs. Marv is Becoming an Iron Chef of the Internets

By • Mar 30th, 2007 • Category: Eats, Notable Web Stuff

Mrs. Marv’s popularity has es-ploded lately. The most recent lovin’ is coming from Slashfood – Corn soup, the remix. Who knew remixing food was even …

Make Your Snail Mail Web Based

By • Nov 26th, 2006 • Category: Notable Web Stuff

We’ve taken another little step toward living in the Jetson’s age. Not pneumatic elevator tubes, but almost as good. Your own personal mailroom to be …

9 great old punk videos (Plus a few more)

By • Nov 14th, 2006 • Category: Music, Notable Web Stuff

Mark Frauenfelder over at Boing Boing has done the heavy lifting and searched through YouTube for this list of 9 great old punk videos. The …

Sometimes the British Speak Differently

By • May 11th, 2006 • Category: Mumblings, Notable Web Stuff

Someone made a comment on Metafilter about how they were struck with the BBC’s usage of the the term “beat off” being…er, different than the …

GPS Trackers on University of Michigan Buses Plugged Into Google Maps

By • Apr 14th, 2006 • Category: Notable Web Stuff, Transport

Students at the U of Michigan can see where their bus is before they trudge out to the bus stop. Their buses have been outfitted …

My Personal DNA, or the Worst Christian Rock Band Name EVER

By • Apr 7th, 2006 • Category: Notable Web Stuff