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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 2008-06-17

    fairleads: Rails 2.0 and Scaffolding Step by Step (tags: ruby programming howto rubyonrails) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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    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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    Video -- Earl Nightingale: The Strangest Secret | Creating a Better Life (tags: lifehacks video ) [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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    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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  • links for 2008-01-18

    Project Euler -- Computational Problems I think this can be used as a source for tech interview problems. Haven't gone through many of them though. (tags: puzzles programming) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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  • links for 2008-01-17

    Flash Preview of Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (tags: flash games) Kotaku -- Work and Play: A Peek Inside the Lives of Gaming's Greatest I like looking at shots of people's desktops. It feeds my geek envy. (tags: games industry screenshots) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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2007 October

  • links for 2007-10-29

    The Right Brain vs Left Brain test | PerthNow This is awesome. It's not a trick, and if you concentrate enough you can make the test go either way. (tags: cool psychology) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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  • links for 2007-10-19

    STREET FIGHTER WORLD Wow, Street Fighter IV. That probably determines my next console... (tags: games) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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    FMAHQ.com Full Metal Alchemist scans (tags: manga) Null -- This website doesn't exist! One Piece scans (tags: manga) Step By Step: Share a Printer on Your Home Network -- Lifehacker (tags: howto) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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2007 August

  • links for 2007-08-11

    VML -- the Vector Markup Language -- path element Just need to note this for work. 🙂 (tags: tech) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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  • links for 2007-08-04

    Customizing the 2007 Office Fluent Ribbon for Developers (Part 1 of 3) (tags: programming windows) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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2007 July

  • links for 2007-07-28

    SlideRocket (tags: flex) Demo of Virtual Ubiquity's Buzzword web word processor recorded by Dan Bricklin (tags: flex) Picnik -- Photo Editing Webapp (tags: flex) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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  • links for 2007-07-23

    YouTube -- Algorithm March with Prisoners The inmates at a prison in Cebu perform the Algorithm March from Pythagoras Switch (tags: music weird pinoy) YouTube -- "Thriller" The inmates at a prison in Cebu perform the "Thriller" video. This has got to be a really entertaining prison. (tags: music weird pinoy) Gang Kidnaps Gamer to Get Password Using Fake Orkut Date -- Gizmodo Oh those crazy lawless Brazilian gamers! (tags: games funny) Sirlin.net — Your source of shocking insights on game design » Playing to Win Index Sirlin's book "Playing to Win" can be read for free on his website.

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2007 June

  • links for 2007-06-22

    The Official GS Manga! This page has Fan-translated Phoenix Wright manga (tags: games manga) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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2007 May

  • links for 2007-05-28

    Blogging Ultima A blog about playing through each one of the Ultima games, in sequence. I should do this. For Final Fantasy. When I retire or something. (tags: games) jmonkeyengine.com -- About Java game engine (tags: java programming gamedev) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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  • links for 2007-05-25

    Yawgatog.com -- Resources -- Magic: The Gathering Comprehensive Rules Changes from Set to Set (tags: magicthegathering) Yawgatog.com -- Resources -- Magic: The Gathering Oracle Changes from Set to Set (tags: magicthegathering) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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  • links for 2007-05-02

    Amazon.com: The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich: Books: Timothy Ferriss (tags: books-to-look-for) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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2007 April

  • links for 2007-04-15

    Tech Life Most start-ups fail -- Rands In Repose: 1.0 (tags: entrepreneurship articles software) Rands In Repose: Free Electron (tags: hackers productivity software) Rands In Repose: Taking Time to Think (tags: articles productivity software) quixoticals: The Most Frustrating Super Mario Mod Ever What an unspeakably cruel pair of stages. (tags: games funny) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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  • links for 2007-04-03

    Nikon | Universcale A flash webapp that shows you a scale of everything in the universe. Gives a nice sense of perspective. (tags: flash cool) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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2007 March

  • links for 2007-03-26

    Desktop Tower Defense Okay, I wasted about an hour of my time playing this. On easy mode. And I couldn't finish it. I suck on tower defense. (tags: flash games web-games) How-to: Installing Ubuntu Linux on a usb pendrive | Debian/Ubuntu Tips & Tricks (tags: howto linux usb) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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  • links for 2007-03-25

    Chiz Escudero Real Ultimate Facts!!! (tags: politics ) Coding Horror: Top 6 List of Programming Top 10 Lists (tags: programming ) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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  • links for 2007-03-21

    Understanding Your Intelligence -- The Best Resources | steve-olson.com I want to read all of those... (tags: lifehacks) [Note 2020 Jan] all delicious links have been imported into the links list
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2007 February