28 March, 2002
It's been a quiet week of Easter vacation so far, verging on mind-numbingly-dull. There have even...
It's been a quiet week of Easter vacation so far, verging on mind-numbingly-dull. There have even been surprisingly few blog-worthy entries, possibly because Internet access has been down for most of the week -- thank you, Windows 2000. Kicking off:
The Illustrious Ed sent me the story of the iBong. Please draw no conclusions of any kind.
Nigel followed up with this mildly condescending but very amusing exhibition of Russian greeting cards. Yay for stern-looking baby chickens and enormous, humanoid egg-people.
Oekaki BBS is a quite intelligent Java-based drawing applet hooked up to a messageboard system: you draw, you post your drawing immediately, and people comment. Fascinating to play with, and also for seeing what other people draw. There's a certain topical cross-pollination from Smut (which is where I found the link) but some of them are really quite good.
On the geeky side of things, SysInfo for NT is the replacement for Hack-it! that I've been looking for. Take control of your windows, dammit!
Thanks to Graham (yes, I know the link is broken, send me the right one then!) for pointing me to boom selection, and specifically Smells like teeny booty. Excellent track.
These bastards won't give me a job because I'm a student, and therefore do not represent long-term earnings potential for them.
My upcoming update to this site features a stupidly complicated Content Management System. Coincidentally, Slashdot ran an article on Content Management Nightmares, which was timely. According to people who know, Vignette is still something of a market leader, which is staggering, because Vignette is just appallingly bad. And finally...
Stop press! Fat dancer leaves band!