Stephen Worth, Director of the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive, recently did a guest-blogger spot on Boing Boing where he featured over a dozen music-related clips. Each clip is a breadcrumb to DVDs, CDs and other links which an interested reader should review. Worth’s point, and I share this view, is that even the recent past contains … Read more
Archive for January, 2010
My experience at a past company closely reflected the first few slides in this presentation. Ops and development didn’t seem to trust or respect each other. Ops resisted new code because they’d been bit by bad code before, and development didn’t think ops were doing their jobs properly. Thankfully, I was a developer who had … Read more
The heartbreaking story of the rise and fall of Jerry, “The World’s Most Human Chimp”, as raised by Jack Dutton. Jerry became popular after Dutton noticed that Disneyland was to be built right near his orange grove. Dutton built his own jungle theme park with Jerry as the main attraction.
“Ipredator gives you an encrypted tunnel and changes your public IP-number to an anonymous one.” The service is subscription, € 15 for 3 months. Not bad for secure private internet. Or I could set up my own VPN. Why haven’t I done that yet?
Great quote from 1978 movie The Driver. Also sampled in Funki Porcini’s “The Deep”. Someone pulling this line out after hearing some sad sack tale would be a jerk. A jerk, I tells ya. Filing this for later.