Archive for January, 2012

Links for this week – productivity pr0n and vagina. Not productivity vagina, just regular vagina

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Link backlog

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Crunk Feminist Collective: Conflict is Forever

Ars Technica: Hands-on Hacking Wifi Protected Setup with Reaver

Ars Technica: Security firm finds hacker forums offer n00b hackers training, lulz

Big Loose Comics: Unemp-Lloyd

Unclutterer: An Unclutterer’s Perspective

Unclutterer: Seven Routines and Guidelines to Live As An Unclutterer

Unclutterer: Get Organized in January

Fark: Passengers on a full bus wouldn’t give up their seat to a pregnant woman because in the words of one rider, “She chose to be pregnant” Comments

Fark: Japanese department store loses its copy of the 7 words you cannot say on television just in time to start a new advertising campaign, w/Not safe for work language poster results (Language is NSFW) Comments – Fuckin’ awesome

Freelance Switch: Make Your Web Site More Mobile Friendly

Slashdot: Are Programmers Ruining The Design of eBooks?

Freelance Switch: I Am Not A Web Designer

Beyond The Wand: stuff

Manboobz: Vamps and Tramps but No Camille Paglia

Freelance Switch: Linkswitch

Slashdot: Introversion and Solitude Increase Productivity

Fark: Dog saves owner’s life from abusive boyfriend. Battered women’s shelter takes in both. Spiffy tag standing in because Hero tag has something in its eye Comments

Fark: Couple clears weeds and trash from public land near their home. Does the city a) thank them b) reward them or c) tell them to buy a license for the work or put the weeds back? Comments

Fark: Stationery chain offers porn-themed products in back-to-school sale. Who could possibly have a problem with that? Comments

Sociological Images: stuff

Slashdot: Ask Slashdot: How To Advance A Programming Career

Slashdot: Book Review: Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development

Fark: Supreme Court to ABC attorney arguing FCC case: “Can you prove that public nudity isn’t always indecent?” Attorney points upward, to impressive collection of bare asses carved into frieze ringing Supreme Court chamber Comments

Slashdot: Facebook Adds Ads to News Feed

Freelance Switch: Connecting on LinkedIn

Slashdot: Facebook Helps Give Hacking A Good Name Again

Freelance Switch: Gathering Client Testimonials

Fark: Headline: “High school boy places genitals on lunch table.” But the real story is the photograph the editors chose to run, along with what happens when you click it Comments – Linked because of this excerpt from TFA: “Nothing screams ‘unfulfilled potential’ like a hack penis prank.”

Slashdot: Data Hogs: The Monsters Carriers Created

Fark: Today’s Fark-ready headline: “The long, sordid history of bestiality in America.” Apparently, it used to be blamed on the animals Comments

Fark: Comments

Fark: Gay marriage is legal. Marijuana is decriminalized. Health care is free. But apparently, polygamy is illegal. Well, no country is 100% perfect, right? Comments

Slashdot: Are Maker Spaces The Future of Public Libraries?

Pervocracy: Functional – a TV show about funcitonal relationships. I would so watch this show.

Sociological Images: Uncovering the Secrets of Dark, Mysterious Austria

Slashdot: Canadian Library to Loan Out People

Beyond the Wand: stuff

Ars Technica: Sculpteo Aims To Be The Etsy of the 3D Printing World

Links for this week

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Any given day I pick out several stories in my RSS feed reader to follow up on, and so far they’ve just been building up. In an effort to un-flag some of them, I’ll be linking to stories that caught my interest this week:

VeganWiki updated

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

VeganWiki’s been getting the shit spammed out of it lately. If you want to have a good laugh, the logs are a testament to how much spam fighting I was doing.

I googled around, but it looked like most of the spam-fighting functionality was added after my version (0.11). While in Yosemite, I took a couple hours to upgrade it to the latest version, 0.18, and install captchas. We shall see if this stems the tide of robots. I think it will be a temporary fix, at best.