Running on Chrome until further notice.
The erratic, unpredictable, unreliable, inconsistent, irregular, changeable, intermittent, uneven, fitful, variable* whims (not to mention the crashes and hiccups and slowdowns and what-nots) of Firefox finally drove me away.
(* Thank you to MSN Encarta online for the synonyms. …)
Haloscan started charging for their comment processing as of the turn of the year. I am changing comment processors and … soon everything will be back hunky dory.
Have you played with Bing yet?
Go on. You know you want to!
Run your mouse along the right edge to pull up a synopsis of the page featured. Browse through the related links.
Convert your URL to a Dickensian quote.
Under an accumulation of staggerers, no man can be considered a free agent. No man knocks himself down; if his destiny knocks him down, his destiny must pick him up again.
From The Old Curiosity Shop
Above quote has been attributed to
[via Bella Stander's twitterfeed]
Down for everyone or just me?
Enter a site. downforeveryoneorjustme.com checks to see if it thinks the site is up.
[via tweet from Jessamyn West]
40 Amazing 3D Fractals Using Apophysis
Apophysis is a free Windows program for designing and rendering fractal flames, available from SourceForge .
tiltshiftmaker.com – Transform your photos into tilt-shift miniatures
What are tilt-shift style photos?
Tilt-shift miniature style photos are pictures of real-life scenes that are manipulated to look like model photographs.
Now you can easily transform your existing digital camera photos into tilt-shift miniatures using tiltshiftmaker.com.
This is an interesting app.
But why would you want to do this?
dm fail! Messages from folks who accidentally post a tweet when they meant to DM.
e.g. Dude, you left your hemorrhoid cream and herpes medications over at my place again!
Real or faked? Does it matter?
Update:Twitter is tweaking their code so that people who are DMing can use either D or DM as the abbreviation for direct messaging.
No more dm fail. Alas.
Learned about Wordle via cygnoir. Played with it with my Delicious bookmarks as the resource.
Saved the Java applet results with CutePDF Writer, then pulled the PDF into Photoshop, messed with it and saved it as a .jpg.
So, a bit early, but heartfelt, nonetheless:
The Pownce Blog — Goodbye Pownce, Hello Six Apart
Pownce is closing down effective December 15th. They’ve added an export function so you can download all your messages. Leah Culver and Mike Malone are joining the engineering team at Six Apart, and bringing the Pownce technology along with them.
[via a tweet from Laughing Squid]