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2006-12-20 (Wednesday)


  1. Running Movable Type 3.3 with LightTPD and FastCGI (Tapirtype Blog)

    Detailed instructions for doing this on TextDrive hosting.

  2. FLV Online Converter -

    Free online Flash video converter, can convert YouTube videos into something usable. (via Daring Fireball)

  3. The Taiyo Yuden FAQ - Blank Media - Club CD Freaks

    How to identify which CDs/DVDs were made by Taiyo Yuden. (via Daring Fireball)

  4. How To Choose CD/DVD Archival Media » Ad Terras Per Aspera

    Use DVD+R discs manufactured by Taiyo Yuden, if you can identify it. (via Daring Fireball)

  5. Caring for Your Introvert

    Meet me. Scarily excellent description of being an introvert and why they/we find extroverts frustrating.

  6. Apophenia: suckage explained

    Having no spare time, not wanting any more email, microfame, attention. (via Haddock)

  7. Beautiful Soup: We called him Tortoise because he taught us.

    “Beautiful Soup is a Python HTML/XML parser designed for quick turnaround projects like screen-scraping.”

  8. Proceedings of the Athanasius Kircher Society » The World’s Longest Diary

    For me to come back to whenever I start documenting my life just that little bit too obsessively. (via Boing Boing)

  9. Creating prototypes with OmniGraffle | urlgreyhot

    Not very complicated, but a good idea and a nicely done demo. (via ChrisDodo)

  10. Karen Scott Photography

    Photographer who does actors’ headshots, apparently popular with people at college in the past, for future reference.

  11. The London School of Osteopathy

    Someone at college was recommending these folks as a reasonably cheap way of getting a work-over. For future reference.

  12. The Ten Thousand Things

    I was following this eclectic MP3 blog a while back and somehow missed that Blake Leyh is also music supervisor on ‘The Wire’, which you must watch if you haven’t already.


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    Rapidly tiring of experimenting with gaudy colour combinations in css. Missing my Twitter IM buddy.

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    Sushi place was full so nice veggy lunch insted. Rasberry creme brulee, yum.

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    Off for meeting over sushi lunch. Enjoying the sunshine.