The transcendent challenge of our time [is] the threat of radical Islamic...– Op-Ed Columnist - The Endorsement From Hell - NYTimes.com. Words fail me.
If It’s Too Social, You’re Too Old →
Funny, two weeks ago I came to the same conclusion.
NIST is holding a competition to replace the SHA family of hash functions, which...– Schneier on Security: The Skein Hash Function. This could be even more fun to watch than AES was. Hmm, with all those amateur submissions, perhaps some amateur cryptanalysis is in order?
Cruz - A Social Browser for Mac OS X Leopard →
New name, new screencasts, new release. Check it.
Apple is publicly opposing Proposition 8 and making a donation of $100,000 to...– No on Prop 8. Way to go, Apple, and nicely put.
Know what else is great? Now, finally, ten years on, I know that the Semantic...– Learning to Fear the Semantic Web (Ftrain.com). Surprisingly worthwhile reading despite the dramatic title.
Handshake is the free app for your iPhone™ or iPod Touch™ that makes it easy to...– Handshake for OS X iPhone. Hooray, the latest iPhone finally catches up to the original Palm Pilot! (thanks to a third party)
“The Fucking Short Versions of Great Movies”, often not as short as you’d think…
Overall, Martin’s take on the pattern is “avoid it when...– Stevey’s Blog Rants: The Universal Design Pattern
Don MacAskill » Hot technologies I care about -... →
Good list. I agree about Drizzle, ZFS, AWS, mecached, big RAM, Nikon D90, and iPhone App Store. Not sure about the Sun Fire X4140, as I’ve been buying HP servers recently and am not sure how they compare. I’m skeptical about Flash and OpenSocial. Curious about the Onkyo TX-SR806.
If I could take ten software development books to a desert island, The Elements...– The Programming Aphorisms of Strunk and White - Coding the Wheel
I don’t think that PHP is the best way to build Web apps. But increasingly, I’m...– Get In the Cloud. It’s a shame that a platform as (arguably) bad as PHP is the one with (arguably) the best hosting support. Is this just another example of Worse is Better?
Photojojo » The Smartest Camera Strap Ever →
I just bought an UPstrap, but I gotta admit, the R-Strap looks like it’s more my style.
Interpreting our state constitutional provisions in accordance with firmly...– Connecticut Ruling Overturns Ban on Same-Sex Marriage. Well done! It’s a shame that Obama and Biden oppose same-sex marriage, but I suppose it doesn’t matter much since deciding these things doesn’t fall within the purview of the executive branch.
The big win is saying “screw you” to KDE and Gnome and all those crap Linux...– Daring Fireball Linked List: Google’s Open Source Patches to Wine. -1 Flamebait, not even work rebuking.
The Outbreak →
A “Choose your own adventure”–style zombie movie. Sweet…
Our records indicate that your subscription to ConsumerReports.org will be...– From email re: “Your ConsumerReports.org Subscription”. I think this is the first auto-renewal that I’ve ever been proactively notified about—I usually only discover them after the fact, while reviewing my credit card statement. Bravo, Consumer Reports! The rest of you, please take...