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Archive: December, 2004

December 22, 2004

Year end blow out.

Oh, I suppose I should update this site once in a while. Please accept my seasonal apologies. After a few weeks of unintentional hiatus, the available domain name of the week is odorate.com

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

December 15, 2004

Casading style pods.

Well float me left in a wrapper div. How handy would a complete, browsable style sheet reference on your iPod be? Very. If nothing else, this is a great way for web developers to expense iPods as employee education benefits. But don’t stop there… here’s how to add your own hyperlinked notes to your third-gen … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

December 12, 2004

Typogöttershirts!

Give it up for Spiekermann, and represent your inner Erik. Flash a bit of Frutiger around Adrian’s town. Show Kurt that you care about all things Weidemann. Typogöttershirts, baby!

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

December 8, 2004

Ping me up.

DNS Stuff makes light work of most of my geekish network analysis needs, and pretty much does everything that Sam Spade used to do. Before the network glitches, spurious blackholing and other issues beyond their control sort of made the useful bits fall off one by one. Via Bifurcated Rivets

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

December 8, 2004

Newtons around the (Wired) world.

Leander Kahney is a most consistent and entertaining purveyor of tales and ephemera culled from the frothing communities of both Mac and Newton users. True to his style, he has just published a Wired News article featuring none other than one of my favorite pet projects, the Newtons Around The World gallery. Fittingly entitled The … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

December 2, 2004

Music to my ears.

Finally. Not that I had been tapping my foot impatiently, just waiting for the privilege of spending more coinage on music or anything. But, finally. As of last night the iTunes Music Store officially became canuckified. And there’s none of that goofy exchange rate nonsense to get knotted up about either. Apparently the dollar is … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

December 1, 2004

Link love removal machine.

That fact that URL Removed exists doesn’t surprise me in the least. Why it’s showing up in my referrer logs is another question altogether. Here’s a screenshot and the background audio file archived for posterity. And on a related note… Replace Me!

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.