Birdfeed: A very nice Twitter client for your... →
A new Twitter client for the iPhone by a company called ‘System of Touch’. Yes. App actually does look much nicer than other apps.
Melody: Community Powered Publishing →
Hopefully this catches on—seems to address the one shortcoming Movable Type had, as compared to Wordpress.
Once again, to the jerk who ripped off my car stereo: fixing the window you broke will cost $220; yes that is twice as much as the stereo cost when it was new. Brilliant. :(
Dear jerk who broke into my car: that CD player cost $100 in 2002; I’m sure it’s worth all of $20 now. Hope it was worth your while…
Health Benefit? How About Pleasure? →
The NY Times’ Pour Blog has it: happy people live longer. Any analysis of wine deeper than that and it gets too complex to ever really figure out. Reductionist science almost never really works (it just seems to until 50 years later when more is known). Not that this type of science should be discouraged—it is an important means of progressing understanding on very complex interrelated...
HTML 5: Could it kill Flash and Silverlight? →
Exactly. And Air too. Browsers work quite well. No need for buggy runtimes that in reality exist only because they offer alternate development environments. Ease of use for users is more important than the same for developers (it’s a utilitarian argument but there are vastly more users than developers for any given product… :) ).
Hide Time Machine's icon in the Finder →
Macworld’s nice little how-to on making a Time Machine backup invisible so it doesn’t intrude on one’s desktop when backing up. Particularly useful for the Sparse Volume used by Time Capsules. Actually, this will work for any volume (read: disk) that you would rather not have appear in Finder. Note: I’ve seen many other guides for doing this that involve the developer tools...