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Self Promo, Web 2.0 style, meets a book launch

Hilarious. [via Matt Yglesias] Direct YouTube link.

Apple Color Picker Hex

Apple Color Picker Hex

Apparently there’s a downloadable addition to the Mac OS color picker that’ll let you work with colors in HEX (essential for web work), according to this article on the Mac OS color picker. Just installed it. You can grab hex colors after you sample using the magnifying glass, or type in hex and see the […]

Freedom: Shut off the internet for a time

Freedom: A little shareware app for Mac OS that will shut off your network (read: internet) access for any time between 5 minutes to 8 hours. And once it’s off, the only way to get internet access back again is to restart the computer. Have downloaded it and tried it (briefly) on the laptop and […]

A search inside Das Kapital for the phrase "owners of capital": 0 results.

Das Kapitalizt Snopsen Leichtgläubig Sitz im lieben

Got this anachronistic quote in email from my brother, who works in financial realms. It was forwarded to him from someone else, and he passed it onto me. And so, I pass it onto you (with comments): “Owners of capital will stimulate the working class to buy more and more of expensive goods, houses and […]

The man speaks truth

What I’m most looking forward to after the election I will finally get my brain back. It’s been extremely difficult for me to focus on anything but the election since about midway through September, which has not been a good thing; I admit I’ve been one of those people who has been refreshing FiveThirtyEight.com like […]

Change dot gov

The transition website is up. I love the domain name. The cool thing about the dot-gov upper level domain is that there are a lot of cool names available (unlike, say, dot-com names). I visited the site yesterday, encountered password protection. Earlier saw a pretty rudimentary coming soon. But it’s now here. I’m tickled by […]