Archive

September 2016

The Most Ancient Music Known To Man   17 September 2016

September 2015

I Could Care Less   18 September 2015

August 2015

How to change text fields to a real UUID type for Django and PostgreSQL   28 August 2015
I made a cell phone   18 August 2015

June 2015

How to adjust car mirrors correctly   12 June 2015

April 2015

Passwords for the Manly Man   14 April 2015

February 2015

A Cooking Show For The Rest Of Us   19 February 2015
SpiderOak is serious about privacy   19 February 2015

September 2014

How the sun sees you   26 September 2014
Fame and the Internet   25 September 2014
What is Functional Programming?   19 September 2014
David Mitchell on Machines   5 September 2014

August 2014

Posting a sentry   15 August 2014

June 2014

Developers Don’t Just Build   12 June 2014

May 2014

Thinking Like A Bézier Path   28 May 2014
Balance Your NSNotification Observers   2 May 2014

April 2014

A Conference Call in Real Life   16 April 2014
Stuff   13 April 2014
Let's Photograph All Life   13 April 2014
Stepping Into The Future   10 April 2014
The Future of Programming   10 April 2014
Heartbleed Bug   10 April 2014
Virtualised Radio   7 April 2014
The Expert   3 April 2014

February 2014

A Whine About NSDate   27 February 2014
Make One And Pass It On   2 February 2014

November 2013

Defining the term Unit Test   27 November 2013
What Screens Want   24 November 2013
The Overview Effect   20 November 2013
Software quality in the wider world   13 November 2013

October 2013

Government Transparency   22 October 2013
Why Great Software Takes Time   10 October 2013
Change The Way You Look At The World   3 October 2013

September 2013

You Need A Budget   10 September 2013

August 2013

Re-signing Enterprise iOS apps   5 August 2013

May 2013

One Stilt At A Time   10 May 2013
A Giant Notice Board   8 May 2013
Is TDD worth it?   6 May 2013

April 2013

A Good Overview of Bitcoin and Currency   23 April 2013

February 2013

So How Is Poverty, Anyway?   14 February 2013
Clay Shirky on Love, Internet Style   12 February 2013

January 2013

Route requests based on the HTTP Accept header in Django   15 January 2013

October 2012

Air Play is not Air Work   18 October 2012

September 2012

Brilliantly Bad Networking   27 September 2012

July 2012

Paying the ARC __bridge toll   31 July 2012
Bass Bored   20 July 2012
Four Minutes of 'English'   16 July 2012
Signing code   15 July 2012
How hard can it be?   10 July 2012
Technical Debt   9 July 2012

June 2012

How To Get Strong   14 June 2012
Get Paid More   13 June 2012
Prepare for Zombie Attack   9 June 2012
Buying Happiness   6 June 2012
Learn to read a sentence of Chinese in 3 minutes   5 June 2012

May 2012

Do not let this happen   29 May 2012
Words that don't exist in English   29 May 2012
A simple git workflow   22 May 2012
Apps and websites   15 May 2012
The Graphing Calculator story   9 May 2012
Amazing Dancing   5 May 2012
Motivating children to learn   5 May 2012
Self evaluation   5 May 2012

April 2012

Forgetting Your Life Expectancy   28 April 2012
John Cleese explains how to foster creativity   28 April 2012
Stay Conscious and Alive   28 April 2012
Talking with your hands   27 April 2012
Why is Estimating so Hard?   26 April 2012
Overthinking   1 April 2012

January 2012

Not Piracy   18 January 2012
Educating about character   16 January 2012
Perspective   15 January 2012
Memory Myths   15 January 2012
Australian Exceptionalism   9 January 2012
The rising importance of Free (as in speech) Software   3 January 2012

December 2011

Threw It On The Ground   28 December 2011
The Secret History of Kim Jung Il -- written by one of his high school teachers   22 December 2011

October 2011

Apple - Remembering Steve Jobs   6 October 2011

September 2011

George Lucas Strikes Back {HD Trailer} - YouTube   22 September 2011
CUergo: Sitting and Standing   22 September 2011
Why Some Languages Sound So Fast - TIME   11 September 2011
Daring Fireball Linked List: Steve Jobs and the Eureka Myth   6 September 2011

August 2011

xkcd: Password Strength   18 August 2011
How to Liberate Your Data from Google (And Why It Matters That You Can)   4 August 2011

July 2011

David Mitchell's Soapbox: Blurry logos on TV sport - video   20 July 2011
David Mitchell's Soapbox: LOL - video   3 July 2011

June 2011

xkcd: Connoisseur   26 June 2011

April 2011

How the iPhone knows where you are | Phones | Macworld   30 April 2011
Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong | Video on TED.com   28 April 2011
Moving bikes stay upright but not for the reasons we thought   20 April 2011
Git Cheatsheet   20 April 2011

March 2011

ignore the code: Skype 5 for Mac   31 March 2011
C++ Internals | www.avabodh.com   31 March 2011
Carbon Tax   28 March 2011
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's Star Wars - CollegeHumor video   16 March 2011
Australia’s Justice & Police Museum exhibition: Crooks | Monoscope   15 March 2011

February 2011

Real Life Model of M.C. Escher’s “Waterfall”   18 February 2011
Schneier on Security: Societal Security   16 February 2011
The Escapist : Video Galleries : Zero Punctuation : iPhone Games   11 February 2011

January 2011

Great animation: why we can't walk straight - Boing Boing   11 January 2011
People Who Touch Your Junk Venn - Chart Porn   6 January 2011
List of common misconceptions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   6 January 2011

December 2010

How to Make Wealth   21 December 2010
Mobile Opportunity: What's really wrong with BlackBerry (and what to do about it)   15 December 2010
What the F-86 can teach us about software development - Managing Metrics   10 December 2010
Were atoms real? - Less Wrong   10 December 2010
Tablets   6 December 2010
Remiel: Making the leap to SSD on a MacBook   6 December 2010
After secrets: Missing the point of WikiLeaks | The Economist   2 December 2010
Movie Quotes - Subzin.com   1 December 2010

November 2010

20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web   19 November 2010
“Son, as soon as someone puts their hands on you…” | SebastianMarshall.com   12 November 2010
growth, diet, obesity, nutrition, tall children, short children   11 November 2010
CENTER OF PHONE ETIQUETTE   10 November 2010
The Agile Inception Deck « The Agile Warrior   9 November 2010
Altar egos | smh.com.au   8 November 2010
YouTube - BEN KENOBI: PRIVATE JEDEYE   3 November 2010
Flash Vs HTML5   3 November 2010
Australian Innovation: Misunderstanding the brain is bad for business   3 November 2010

October 2010

Scale of Universe - Interactive Scale of the Universe Tool   28 October 2010
Paul Buchheit: Serendipity finds you   25 October 2010
YouTube - Original District 9 Short Film   19 October 2010
YouTube - 8-Bit Dr. Horrible (Act 1)   18 October 2010
Canvas Rider   13 October 2010

September 2010

Uncle Bob - The Three Rules Of TDD   30 September 2010
YTTM.tv - Pick a year, click refresh, and TRAVEL THROUGH TIME.   28 September 2010
Children under four and children with autism don't yawn contagiously   17 September 2010
VexFlow - HTML5 Music Engraving   16 September 2010
Penn and Teller interview - Telegraph   16 September 2010
Bill Murray on Ghostbusters 3, Get Low, Ron Howard, and Kung Fu Hustle: Celebrities: GQ   16 September 2010
xkcd: Password Reuse   14 September 2010
Bouncing Beholder [JS1k entry]   14 September 2010
Biolab Disaster   14 September 2010
Contrast | The Blog | There are no small changes   9 September 2010
Domestic Conflict, Explained By Stock Photos « The Bygone Bureau   8 September 2010
Why Users Fill Out Forms Faster With Top Aligned Labels | UXMovement.com   2 September 2010

August 2010

Journalism Warning Labels « Tom Scott   17 August 2010
Words on Devour.com   13 August 2010
CBC News - World - A split in linguistic personalities   13 August 2010
Questions and Answers on the JailbreakMe Vulnerability - F-Secure Weblog : News from the Lab   11 August 2010
Letters of Note: The Tiger Oil Memos   11 August 2010
The Psychology of Happy Passwords - Blog - Our Writing - Ordered List   5 August 2010
YouTube - English Swear Words   3 August 2010
Halo 2600 by Ed Fries   3 August 2010

July 2010

Mac & the iPad   31 July 2010
The Setup   26 July 2010
The Top Idea in Your Mind   23 July 2010
Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning   8 July 2010
YouTube - Rinocerose - Cubicle   2 July 2010
Matthew Yglesias » Another Reason for Congestion Pricing   2 July 2010

June 2010

Remiel:   17 June 2010
Create Your Own Happiness: Make Feeling Good Your New Religion | tinybuddha.com   13 June 2010
When can I use...   7 June 2010
Beginner's Health and Fitness Guide   4 June 2010

May 2010

Ask a Korean!: The Korean's English Acquisition, and the Best Method to Master a Foreign Language, Guaranteed   27 May 2010
YouTube - The latest version of the LittleDog Robot   26 May 2010
Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution! | Video on TED.com   26 May 2010
YouTube - RSA Animate - Drive   25 May 2010
Wire Stories Details   24 May 2010
Video JS | HTML5 Video Player   24 May 2010
LongURL | The Universal Way to Expand Shortened URLs   24 May 2010
This is how Apple rolls | Tablets | Macworld   17 May 2010
inessential.com: The non-linear relationship of coding effort and results   12 May 2010
Spark (attrakt.se)   11 May 2010
Motivation   11 May 2010
Games from Within | Going The iPad Way: All You Wanted to Know About Creating Universal Apps   11 May 2010
Understand The Web · Ben Ward   7 May 2010
ongoing by Tim Bray · HTML5 and the Web   7 May 2010
What Every Developer Should Know About URLs   5 May 2010
The New Yorker: From the Archives: Content   5 May 2010
Your Office Chair Is Killing You - BusinessWeek   3 May 2010

April 2010

TouchScroll, a scrolling layer for WebKit mobile [update] « Uxebu.com – the Ajax and JavaScript Experts   30 April 2010
Blowing up HTML5 video and mapping it into 3D space « Craftymind   22 April 2010
Akihabara   22 April 2010
HTML5 presentation   20 April 2010
"Infographic" on Flickr - Photo Sharing!   12 April 2010

March 2010

tecosystems » Why I Am Against Software Patents   25 March 2010
Dissecting iTunes links   25 March 2010
Ask H&FJ: Four Ways to Mix Fonts   25 March 2010
The Story of Bottled Water   23 March 2010
YouTube - Cycles   19 March 2010
Still waiting for my HTTP-scanner. (Scripting News)   17 March 2010
Helen Fisher studies the brain in love | Video on TED.com   17 March 2010
Daniel Kahneman: The riddle of experience vs. memory | Video on TED.com   17 March 2010
Best of the Past: Trainer Tells All – What I Have Learned About Health and Fitness – Fitness Spotlight : Fitness Spotlight   17 March 2010
Corporate Information - Our Philosophy   16 March 2010
Quitting the Paint Factory by Mark Slouka « adamantine   10 March 2010
Xtranormal | Text-to-Movie   4 March 2010
I read a lot of threads about being lonely, sad or unhappy in general. : reddit.com   4 March 2010

February 2010

Turkey: Archeological Dig Reshaping Human History - Newsweek.com   24 February 2010
The Danger of Lying in Bed   24 February 2010
Jesse Schell’s mindblowing talk on the future of games (DICE 2010) « fox @ fury   24 February 2010
Jamie Oliver's TED Prize wish: Teach every child about food | Video on TED.com   23 February 2010
Clients From Hell : Client [A California law firm]: “For the home page...   18 February 2010
Cell phone subscriptions to hit 5 billion globally | 3GSM blog - CNET Reviews   18 February 2010
YouTube - The Muppets: Beaker's Ballad   12 February 2010
YouTube - SOUR 日々の音色 (Hibi no neiro)   9 February 2010
HTML5 Theora Video Codec for Silverlight | Alp Toker   9 February 2010
Twitter Reactions - Google Chrome extension gallery   8 February 2010
DVCS for Enterprise use   1 February 2010

January 2010

How to Pare Your To-do List Down to the Essentials - Stepcase Lifehack   25 January 2010
Op-Ed Columnist - The Happiest People - NYTimes.com   8 January 2010
Things UNIX can do atomically — Crowley Code!   7 January 2010
The Third & The Seventh on Vimeo   7 January 2010

December 2009

10 Words You Need to Stop Misspelling - The Oatmeal   31 December 2009
PBS | Ombudsman | Lehrer's Rules   24 December 2009
Watch This: 70-Minute Video Review of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace | /Film   23 December 2009
The Known Universe Scientifically Rendered For All to See | American Museum of Natural History News   23 December 2009
Panic Blog » Q: “Once in a blue moon” is a rare event. But what does “blue moon” really mean?   23 December 2009
A Brief History Of The English Language   23 December 2009
Life   18 December 2009
Why Are Europeans White? (E1) - a knol by Frank W Sweet   15 December 2009
Change blindness experiment - Boing Boing   15 December 2009
35 Powerful Photos That Tell A Story - Noupe   11 December 2009
BPS RESEARCH DIGEST: Psychologists find a drug-free way for fears to be unlearned   10 December 2009
YouTube - [HD]自主制作アニメーション『the TV show』   8 December 2009
RCA student radically improves the UK plug | ICON MAGAZINE ONLINE   7 December 2009
Alex Payne — Criticism, Cheerleading, and Negativity   7 December 2009
New Zealand Book Council: Going West - Video - Creativity Online   3 December 2009
How the brain filters out distracting thoughts to focus on a single bit of information   3 December 2009
Compass: Did Darwin Kill God? - ABC TV   2 December 2009

November 2009

The Power (and Peril) of Praising Your Kids   26 November 2009
Local branches and patch queues   5 November 2009

April 2008

Food with attitude   14 April 2008

August 2007

A fix for password prompts when using SharePoint from Office 2007 on Windows Vista   16 August 2007

July 2007

The best Mac Terminal services (remote desktop) client   17 July 2007

December 2006

Safety warning for copy protection   18 December 2006
Making Plone work with Apache and Active Directory on Mac OS X   18 December 2006

January 2006

Windows 2000 full cpu load issue   20 January 2006

December 2005

Users and software - clicking dialogs   15 December 2005
Lessons learned in error handling   15 December 2005
FreeBSD ports via authenticated proxy firewall   15 December 2005

March 2005

You know what *that* means   1 March 2005

November 2004

Microsoft Windows Scheduled Tasks   4 November 2004

September 2004

First Post!   23 September 2004