Fri Nov 30
Thu Nov 29
2. Bad spelling.
Tue Nov 27
Mon Nov 26
“ He was not enthusiastic about the picnic, but, then, no more were the ladies – no one was enthusiastic, yet it took place. ”
From A Passage to India
Oyster on the half shell
Fri Nov 23
Paul Rand: form and content
Tip Leopard Web Receipts folder
When you buy something online using OS X 10.5, you can “print” your order confirmation directly into the
~/Documents/Web Receipts folder. Choose Print from the File menu, then click Save PDF to Web Receipts Folder in the PDF menu.
Thu Nov 22
“ When you turn your car on does it return the favor? ”
Tue Nov 20
Tip Accented letters on the iPhone keyboard
If you press and hold down a letter on the iPhone keyboard, such as the letter N, after several seconds a list of accented versions, such as Ñ, will appear.
Push this button
Mon Nov 19
“ Grab and eat, grab and drink; for this world from which we must eventually depart is like a wedding party. ”
The Talmud- Eruvin 54a
Sat Nov 17
Earthrise / Earthset from Japan’s KAGUYA lunar explorer
“ I’m in a faraway place. But I’m all right because you’re coming to rescue me. ”
Princess Peach, in a letter to Mario
Thu Nov 15
Dawn Landes – Young Folks
Wed Nov 14
Tue Nov 13
2. To turn or rotate (the foot) by adduction and inversion so that the outer edge of the sole bears the body’s weight.
Mon Nov 12
Tip Quick Look from the command line
Leopard ships with a command called ‘qlmanage’. The -p option shows a preview of the file specified:
qlmanage -p thefile
You can extend this by creating the following shell script to prevent the output from displaying:
qlmanage -p $1 >& /dev/null &
“ When I start seeing rap stars flashing euros instead of U.S. dollars, I know our economy is in trouble. ”
Leonard Nimoy’s Ballad of Bilbo Baggins
Sat Nov 10
Kate and Patrick at Nick’s wedding
Fri Nov 9
“ If people aren’t complaining that it wouldn’t work in the real world, it’s probably not worth writing about. ”
David Heinemeier Hansson
Thu Nov 8
2. The conditions and processes of fossilization.
Wed Nov 7
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – 100 Days, 100 Nights
2. To change sides; apostatize.
Tue Nov 6
Pierre Henry – Psyché Rock
“ I love all programming languages, except for several. ”
Sun Nov 4
2. The use of ultimate purpose or design as means of explaining phenomena.
3. Belief in or the perception of purposeful development toward an end, as in nature or history.
Sat Nov 3
Tip Class Variables
In his RubyConf 2007 Keynote presentation Matz stated that, as a general rule, you should not use class variables.
“ The suits people are surrounding us. ”
Matz, on Ruby becoming “Enterprisey”
Fri Nov 2
“ Models are perfectly beautiful, but without sufficient training make terrible neurosurgeons. ”
Marcel on Beauty