May 2008

You know what's wrong with society today

There aren't enough men in fezzes who are present for reasons unclear to you.

Posted Sat 31 May 2008 19:40 (+1200)

Selenium RC Firefox 2 support on Ubuntu Hardy

You may find after upgrading your Ubuntu boxes to Hardy Heron that Selenium RC stops working with Firefox. Here's how to fix it.

Posted Mon 26 May 2008 20:52 (+1200)

Cognitive surplus

Clay Shirky made a great presentation on gin, TV, and the cognitive surplus that answers the “where do people find the time” question non-net people ask us about (say) Wikipedia – America spends on the order of 100 million person-hours a weekend just watching the ads alone. Put even a fraction of that towards participatory projects, and you get a lot of stuff.

Posted Thu 15 May 2008 17:29 (+1200)

Things not required in wars

(Citations needed.)

Posted Thu 15 May 2008 17:13 (+1200)

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