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2019 November

  • Recent Links for 11/29

    I'm trying out this "recent links" series where I highlight some stuff I've bookmarked. I used to just share them via Pocket, which get fed into the links list on this blog, but the problem with that approach was that I don't get to comment on each link about why I shared or bookmarked it. Writing them into a blog post gives me a chance to highlight them too. I've seen some other blogs where they have something like a weekly list of recent links, let's see if that works out for me. Firefox announced a replay feature that will

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2019 April

  • I usually log links to interesting articles that I read over on Pocket, which get fed into the links list on this blog, but that page only shows the most recent ones, so I thought I'd highlight some in a post as well. Recent science news: scientists have managed to image the event horizon of a black hole! Here's a nice article about why that's a big deal and some interesting science stuff behind it. This article on the advantages of stealth wealth reminds me how my mom always gets on my case for wearing old and ratty shirts when

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2008 December

  • Speed Reading

    I came across a website that provided an online Speed Reading Test. Most people I know generally know me to be a fast reader so I decided to take the test. My results: 472 words per minute screen reading, at 82% comprehension, which the website says classifies me as a "good reader". Apparently the best readers can read at 700wpm at 85% comprehension, sounds tough =/ Try the quiz and post your results here. Blogged with the Flock Browser Tags: internet-quiz
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  • links for 2008-06-16

    diesel sweeties: free, creative commons licensed webcomics ebooks The first 2000 strips of Diesel Sweeties have been released as cc-licensed ebooks. (tags: comics web) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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  • links for 2008-06-03

    Yahoo UI Library (tags: javascript framework web) YUI: Rich Text Editor for WordPress Plugin (tags: wordpress plugin yui) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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  • links for 2008-06-02

    30 Websites to follow if you’re into Web Development -- Six Revisions (tags: articles webdesign) blueprintcss -- Google Code (tags: css framework) YouTube -- Developing and deploying an application on Google App Engine (tags: framework web cool) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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2008 May

  • links for 2008-05-26

    Gamasutra -- An Achievement-Centered Online CCG? Designing Kongai Nice game design article by David Sirlin. (tags: gamedev GameDesign) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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  • links for 2008-05-16

    MUTO a wall-painted animation by BLU on Vimeo Wow. The actual animation is a bit creepy, but the delivery medium is awesome. Click and be enriched. (tags:animation video art stopmotion) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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