RSS in plain English

25 04 2007

A video tutorial explaining the basics of RSS, as simple and elegant as Common Craft’s inimitable paper-and-marker technique.

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Researchers Break Internet Speed Records

25 04 2007

“Operators of the high-speed Internet2 network announced Tuesday that the researchers on Dec. 30 sent data at 7.67 gigabits per second, using standard communications protocols. The next day, using modified protocols, the team broke the record again by sending data over the same 20,000-mile path at 9.08 Gbps.”

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Complete Live CD List !

25 04 2007

Exhaustive list of all linux distros, with direct link to download page, wikipedia article, and distrowatch page, its worth a look

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Hack Attack: Control multiple computers with a single keyboard and mouse

25 04 2007

You don’t need a KVM to share one keyboard and mouse amongst several different computers. All you need is the free, cross-platform application, Synergy. It connects one keyboard and mouse to any computer on your network, making a dual- or triple-computer setup work more like a dual- or triple-monitor setup.

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Condi Rice subpoenaed tomorrow?

25 04 2007

“In a congressional investigation into the intelligence (or lack thereof) leading to the Iraq invasion, subpoenas may be issued tomorrow to force Condi to testify. Time to fire up the amnesia machine once again!”

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Learn to professionally slice in CSS with this 9 page full-featured guide!

25 04 2007

A concise, 9 page full-featured guide for anybody who is interested in becoming a CSS web designer, CSS Slicing Guide teaches you how to take a layout straight out of Photoshop, or infact any graphics program, and turn it into fully standards compliant XHTML and CSS with superfast loadtimes. Check it out!

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301 Useless Facts

25 04 2007

“1 Americans are responsible for about 1/5 of the world’s garbage annually. On average, that’s 3 pounds a day per person. 2 Giraffes and rats can last longer without water than camels. 3 The ZIP in “ZIP code” means Zoning Improvement Plan 4 40% of McDonald’s profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.”

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