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10 February 2011

Links

  1. How did WordPress win?

    Byrne Reese, ex of Six Apart, on why WP has won out over Movable Type. A shame, but then I always start new blog projects in WP these days. (via Waxy)

  2. Paul Haggis Vs. the Church of Scientology : The New Yorker

    Long, long article about Scientology, focused on the screenwriter/director Paul Haggis who left after 34 years. Fascinatingly weird.

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    @mildlydiverting But it’s probably true!

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    @stml Will it be dressy?

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    @antimega This explains a lot.

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    Unplugged the landline to stop the robots from calling me. I could have sworn I ticked the box for the other future.

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    @ianbetteridge If the kids are aged 30-60, those men are going to be getting on a bit... Ha ha, do you see what I did? I’m so funny! :)

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    Solution: Use a flat-head screwdriver to turn the mangled cross-head screw into a mangled flat-head screw! Success! Me King of the Bodgers.

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    @paulpod I'm removing the drive, but it's necessary to remove this solitary screw before anything else.

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    Thanks for suggestions all... May have to visit someone with more dramatic tools than I have to hand. "Easy", ifixit.com said.

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    @paulpod Hmm, not sure they'd get in there. :(

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    How do I remove a tiny, stubborn crosshead screw from a hard drive when I've ruined the crosshead in trying? Bugger.

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    Drizzly, sickly, procrastinatory stumble through the drizzle to buy labeller ribbon and Torx screwdrivers.

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    @megpickard @aleksk Nonsense! I always find 140 characters to be entirely adequate to convey the subtlest of nuance, so long as one is capab

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    At home with a groggy cold and Keynote.

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    @megpickard @aleksk But you can't unlike smthg on FB enough to be negative which I assume she means. Like>Unlike returns you to ambivalence.