I know that URIs are not the same as URLs but they are pretty much the same for when you are talking to most people… Just found this gem from the W3 consortium: What makes a cool URI? A cool URI is one which does not change. What sorts of URI change? URIs don’t change: […]
From Reddit: In the past couple of years, the following countries have stopped using the dollar as their reserve currency or have dropped their currency’s peg against the dollar: China, Japan, Kuwait, Syria, Iran, Libya, Russia, Malaysia, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Switzerland, Norway and some other Scandinavian countries, Some Balkan countries, Many East European currencies.
Thomas Beatie is was born a woman, but is now legally a married man. But his wife was not able to conceive so he discontinued his hormone treatments in order for them to have a child: Wanting to have a biological child is neither a male nor female desire, but a human desire. Doctors have […]
In case you didn’t hear: I got a job with Six Apart. Makers of TypePad, Vox and Movable Type. Post comments/congrats and San Francisco lunch invites here.
I love Michelle Obama. She is smart and funny and graceful. Let the record show I would rather have her be the president for her sheer practicality and unabashed authenticity. You can tell she is the one that grounds their relationship. You always feel she is just one step away from kicking ass (either physically […]
Astro and Downy just had another schoolgirl paw-slapping fight. Again, Astro pulls back a paw and he’s got a wad of Downy fur in in his claws (don’t worry: Downy is long hair and so remains unscathed). Astro then stares down Downy and eats Downy’s fur in front of him. That is some Viking, Vlad-the-Impaler, […]
I was talking with a trusted colleague last night on Skype and we were batting back and forth what we thought would be the effect of the recession on the online business scene. I’m kind of a pessimist. Each time the credit crisis spreads to a new sector of the financial ecosystem the Fed dumps […]
Terrible and awful whether it is a complete mistake or not: Adriana Torres-Flores, 38, arrested on charges of selling pirated CDs, had been ordered held by a judge because the Mexican immigrant is in the country illegally. Torres-Flores … used a shoe as a pillow to sleep in the holding cell, which had two benches, […]
Oklahoma state rep Sally Kern: According to Kern, homosexuality poses a greater danger than terrorism. Just listen to the angry and confrontational imagery laced throughout her speech. When Kern states that she is in jeopardy by just making her comments, what kind of jeopardy is she alluding to? This is fear mongering at its worst. […]
They’re talking impeachment? Fucking impeaching of a state governor for seeing a sex worker? That’s as stupid as impeaching somebody for lying about a blowjob. Oh wait. If he used tax-payer money to see the whores, then yeah that is a problem of integrity and that should be exposed. But a politican seeing a prostitute […]