TCA (my initials)

April 30, 2007

the tackboard (v.0.1.67)

Filed under: Doodling — TCA @ 4:30 pm

¤ Green Challenge
    [Slate]
¤ Vituperation Toxicity
    [Daily Kos]
¤ Doodle Wars
    [gapingvoid]

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the tackboard (v.0.1.66)

Filed under: Doodling — TCA @ 1:55 am

¤ The Year 2099: Hell on Earth
    [Wired]
¤ Mind-reading toys for your child
    [MSNBC]
¤ Open Letter to George Tenet
    [No Quarter]

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April 29, 2007

the tackboard (v.0.1.65)

Filed under: Doodling — TCA @ 1:34 am

¤ Carbon-neutral chic
    [New York Times]
¤ Abstinence advocate in sex scandal
    [Slate]
¤ Mark Jenkins: Street Installations
    [Outside]

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April 28, 2007

Mac apps I can’t live without

Filed under: Doodling — TCA @ 5:43 am

Primary web browser is Camino.

RSS reader is Safari.

Google Reader is my current beta test–I’ve spent far more time playing with it than I care to think about.

I’ve been using Blogspot as a web app since it emerged from beta earlier this year. Blog template’s HTML is valid–after a bit of tweaking by yours truly.

Can’t live without TextWrangler–a freebie from Bare Bones Software.

Terminal.app is my favorite Darwin application.

GIMP on Apple X11 is my favorite ported open source software.

Graphic Converter is refined shareware. When used in tandem with Photoshop Elements, it’s a thrifty substitute for Photoshop CS. Your mileage may vary.

iClock brings back functionality lost in the transition from OS 9 to OS X. It’s shareware that gives you lots of good features for the price.

Tiger. I’ve never had a kernel panic. Software crashing on it doesn’t require a reboot very often. With little effort I can disable features that I don’t like–temporarily or permanently.

the tackboard (v.0.1.64)

Filed under: Doodling — TCA @ 5:33 am

¤ Coffee talk with Bill Richardson
    [New York Times]
¤ Harry Shearer: New Orleans door-to-door
    [Huffington Post]
¤ Adult Swim 2007 highlights
    [MovieWeb]

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April 26, 2007

the tackboard (v.0.1.63)

Filed under: Doodling — TCA @ 10:48 pm

¤ Will Karl Rove get away with it?
    [TPM Muckraker]
¤ Car bombs don’t count
    [McClatchy]
¤ Big Comedy backs Al Franken
    [Associated Press]

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the tackboard (v.0.1.62)

Filed under: Doodling — TCA @ 6:24 am

¤ Playstations give Stanford 400 TFLOPS
    [IDG News Service]
¤ DoD knew about Walter Reed for years
    [MoJo Blog]
¤ A peek behind the curtain
    [This Modern World]

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April 25, 2007

Wolfowitz is a git

Filed under: Doodling — TCA @ 1:01 am

Frustrations boil over at meeting
[New York Times]

Lawyer likens turmoil to Duke rape case
[New York Times]

Warhawk brought down by affair of heart
[London Times]

World Bank chief won’t resign
[Washington Post]

Harry Shearer: Just a question, Wolfie
[Huffington Post]

Plenty of blame to go around
[Harper’s]

White House cutting its losses
[MoJo Blog]

Directors nix family planning policy
[Think Progress]

Neocon hacks given key positions
[Think Progress]

Germany expects him to resign
[Think Progress]

April 24, 2007

the tackboard (v.0.1.61)

Filed under: Doodling — TCA @ 4:41 pm

¤ McGovern, Cheney grumpy old men
    [Los Angeles Times]
¤ I want my Google Government
    [Electronic Freedom Foundation]
¤ Sheryl Crow TP thing was a joke
    [Huffington Post]

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the tackboard (v.0.1.60)

Filed under: Doodling — TCA @ 1:42 am

¤ April 24 is Equal Pay Day
    [AAUW]
¤ Waste bloats defense budget
    [The Plank]
¤ Blogs vs. newspapers: Sourcing
    [Online Journalism Review]

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