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Monthly Archives: May 2007

A taste of Carnaval

A la Carnaval from Andrew Mager on Vimeo

168 hours without Internet

That’s right, one week. I used to say that I couldn’t last 24 hours, but when you drive 2,700 miles across the country, you are bound to spend some time offline. In that time span, you can miss a lot of stuff. For instance, Facebook just got a lot crazier. You can use their open [...]

Tumblelogs are easy

To make a simple analogy: If blogs are journals, tumblelogs are scrapbooks. That’s the first line in Tumblr‘s FAQ section, but I like Wikipedia’s definition better: A tumblelog is a variation of a blog, that favors short-form, mixed-media posts over the longer editorial posts frequently associated with blogging. Common post formats found on tumblelogs include [...]

UNIX: Password Smarts

From UNIX For Dummies: Like every UNIX user, you should have a password. You can get along without a password only under these circumstances: You keep the computer in a locked, windowless room to which you have the only key, and it’s not connected to any network. You don’t mind whether unruly 14-year-olds borrow your [...]