A Second iPad Thought
caseyliss: How happy would it make your grandparents if you said “Not only do you not have to worry about a whole computer, but [thanks to your 3G enabled iPad] you don’t have to keep paying for your cable modem (or in the case of my grandparents, WebTV). Oh, and PS, when you come to visit or go on vacation, you are still online. And also, it will actually make having a digital camera easy.” ...
I was studying something else about this on another blog. Interesting. Your...– Comment Spam I received on a post about ‘The Whites’ on my brother’s hiking blog. These spam bots are becoming much better though, compared to previous attempts.
Overheard in Krystal
Discussing how small the screen is on a netbook: “Actually when you maxima-size it, it’s not too bad”
Replacing iPhone LCD
I received my iPhone replacement LCD last night. This morning I took the whole thing apart and replaced the screen. Everything was going well until one of the VERY last steps… reconnecting the last cable. I went to replace the cable and it didn’t fit well. It was just big enough that it wouldn’t hold in place on its own. I tried for 30 minutes or so and while the screen...
@cacacoimbra: @twtfelipe: Wow, last time I updated my resume was in 2007… (NO, I’m NOT looking for a job - It’s for a grant application) Devia procurar um emprego. (translation: “you should look for a job”) Even Felipe’s young niece thinks he should get a job!
8 minutes on Obama’s first year, by Lawrence Lessig: An analysis of what’s really accounts for the failures of this past year, and why regardless of your politics, you should be pushing for real change. (via marco, dalasverdugo, everyone)
Anticipating the Apple Tablet: When journalism... →
I have to agree with Paul Carr here. I spend a little time each morning catching up on all the tech news and for the last two weeks and likely the next two weeks, all that anyone is talking about is this RUMORED Apple tablet. You all know that I am a pretty big Apple fanboy. I’m typing this on my work mac, with my personal mac upstairs, both are connected to my Apple router and can print...
True confession(s) Tuesdsay:
onemoretimewithfeeling: mikepayne: c-newt: I absolutely hate it when the mat on the bathroom floor is wet. I have to dry off completely before I step out of the shower. If I don’t, when I walk in the bathroom later, I will step on the mat and get my socks wet, and that’s just a lot for me to handle. This is sometimes problematic when I have people stay over, because they don’t share the...
If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin’.– From a chain email about advice from an old farmer.
Rogozov’s self operation was probably the first such successful act undertaken...– Auto-appendectomy in the Antarctic The only doctor in an expedition to the Antarctic in 1960, comes down with a case of appendicitis. Performs his OWN appendectomy! Really cool story
Doctors Without Borders - Haiti Support →
Here is the direct link to Doctors without Borders’ donation page.
Haitian Earthquake Relief – itsjustlight.com →
A list of charities with links to their donation pages for relief in Haiti. I gave to Doctors without Borders, but there are MANY to choose from. These are all legitimate charities. If you don’t want to do that, You can text “HAITI” to 90999 to donate $10 to Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti
Have a great day and, for the record, I am truly sorry about my hair; it’s...– Conan O’Brien (via andrew)
Harvest Electricity From WiFi Signals →
pile: Induction baby! wow.
and now it's time for cars sliding down a hill →
kylecooper: Lollers. This is in the Highlands, haha. (via becausegettingthereishalfthefun)
The whole thing is turning into a nightmare of rules and regulations. And you...– Netflix Stabs Us In The Heart So Hollywood Can Drink Our Blood Netflix made a deal with WB to not allow rentals of new releases until after 28 days after it is released on DVD. They think this will cause more people to go out and buy the DVD. I think more people will pirate it, or just wait...