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“(Here are) the raw material of facts and thoughts, wood, as it were, so called from the multiplicity and variety of the matter contained therein.”
From Ben Jonson’s Commonplace Book

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A cheat sheet for images on social media

A new year means it's a good time to take care of some housekeeping. After taxes and getting used to writing 2016 on everything (thankgoodness checks are largely a thing of the past), the next obvious item on everyone's list is to make sure their social media game is on point. 

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Auto-Karma at AutoAdmit

It's not nice, I know, to gloat over another person's misfortune, but in this case I think it's alright to marvel at the wonders of Karma.

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pretty darn cool

A free flash-based 3D globe? That's scriptable? Neat! Throw in some IP-based geocoding courtesy of hostip.info and you've got yourself a demo.

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Twitter.ca

As you might've heard, Twitter has just announced a Canadian number for the service. If you're a non-Canadian, you may be wondering what you're missing.

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And the winner is...

The Sunlight Foundation has just announced the winner of their mashup contest. And while our entry didn't take the gold, we're honored to have it named as a finalist.

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Eastern Market, Thanks for the Goat-Gouda

I opened the fridge door and peered in. Alone on the second shelf (yes, I need to go grocery shopping) sat a small, flat brown paper bag. There was

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My hill of beans.

It’s been seven months since the Clinton Global Initiative’s 2006 Annual Meeting, but I find myself coming back to President Clinton’s closing session remarks frequently:

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Numbers Aren't Just Numbers

Ed Felten has an interesting post up this morning discussing the 09-f9 HD-DVD key and why the net has been replicating it so enthusiastically.

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Rapid Video Response: Speed Kills

Last week Congress passed a emergency war spending bill that granted for President Bush's request for a $124 billion in emergency funds to continue fi

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Hey, Watch This!

The other day we were faced with a dilemma: one of our clients needed to be able to upload daily (and sometimes hourly) videos for posting on their site - videos that were encoded as MPEGs, but needed to be FLVs.

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Comparing SSL server certificates

Today a client sent us a new server certificate for their site. Not being involved in the process, I wasn't entirely certain that the certificate was matched to the appropriate private key.

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