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Step 1: Make these 1024x1024. Step 2: Rename them iPad backgrounds. Step 3: Profit! (Seriously, though, these would make nice desktops if you can make them into landscape [and/or wide-screen] formats.)
Toggle Commented Apr 19, 2010 on Monday Morning Textures at Me, Me, Me.
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dave added a photo at Make A Face
Mar 31, 2010
Perhaps I'm unusual in the 'give up and go away' behavior, but it's ironic that turning on anonymous comments might actually reduce the total number of comments you get.
This is maddening. It seems like TypePad should be able to store my comment while they send me away to log in at myopenid, but instead, when I come back, I'm presented with a blank comment form. 90% of the time, I decide it's not worth the effort of recomposing my thoughts. I suppose that might be a win overall for the Internet, but then again, it inspires rambling such as this. I'm fairly certain there's a way to preserve that comment text. I know there are limitations in lengths of query strings, cookies are clumsy, and popping up a new log in window has issues, but seriously, is it at all acceptable that it just ditches the text? (And yes, I could also be smarter about noticing I'm not logged in before I jot down my thoughts, but it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2010 at davebug tweets
That would make for a great ad for Duck (if they could confirm it was their brand).
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He sounds bitter: “This is actual science, not ‘Avatar,’ ” said Richard O. Prum, an evolutionary biologist at Yale and co-author of the new study, published in Science.
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I momentarily thought Michael Jackson had dinosaur tattoos.
Toggle Commented Feb 4, 2010 on Sweet Dino Ink at Me, Me, Me.
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Looks like he already got his two front teeth for Christmas.
Toggle Commented Dec 23, 2009 on My Favorites at Me, Me, Me.
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It's hard to take her seriously after she admits to regularly pouring eggnog in her coffee. But seriously, I think the take here is along the lines of your hypocrisy hypothesis, but in that she's trying to justify her arbitrariness and inconsistency by insisting that anyone making any choices is making arbitrary and inconsistent ones. The funny thing is, I agree with her, but not because of this plant hoo-ha. It's more that once you start tracking down animal use in foods, you inevitably realize you're going to have to draw a line somewhere. Do you eat foods transported to the grocery store by vehicles using trucks that have vulcanized rubber tires? "Although not present in the finished product, animal fats are typically used as lubricants in the vulcanization process." It's likely impossible to live completely, truly vegan (especially if you consider insects, or especially bacteria), but there are better arguments for that than to suggest that it's unethical to eat a plant because it responds to stimuli.
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From our alderman (ward 23), but apparently across the whole city: I've recently been getting calls about the trash pickup or should I say the lack of trash pickup. In order to save money the street department is experimenting with going to once a week trash pickup. This may or may not work, the plan is to see whether not adding more Dumpsters in the areas were heavier trash is picked up would make difference. They estimate they would save approximately one million dollars if this plan works. At a time when we're going to furlough employees this could be an important job saving action. If the trash pickup is a problem for you please let me know. I will work to get extra Dumpsters in the alleys or possibly larger Dumpsters in some areas. If this does not work... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2009 at davebug tweets
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Dec 3, 2009
dave is now following David Jacobs
Dec 2, 2009
I mentioned before that Typepad has a simple/easy way to share a post on a related Twitter account. That works well for people wanting to tweet about their blog posts and pull people into visiting their blog. It's not quite what I want to do, but it's possible Typepad could tweak that feature more easily then my previous Twitter-to-Typepad thought: I could use the TypePad Compose page (and/or bookmarklet), write my Tweet as the headline, and click 'Share this post.' Presumably body text isn't required. The main problem here is that the shared Twitter post has a link back to the specific blog post. That's not ideal for a couple reasons: The blog post linked might often have no additional content, which leads to a weird/confusing/annoying follower interaction for those who click the link. The URL uses up precious characters.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2009 at davebug tweets
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Nov 30, 2009
dave is now following Josh Boelter
Nov 30, 2009
How I'd love to use this blog - I post to Twitter, and end my tweet with #db (for davebug, though #tp or whatever would work), like so: Settled on Pratt knot as my go-to. It's a quirky method but ends with a good medium thickness, symmetrical knot. #db Then that would post here as the title of a new blog post, with no content. I would head over here, edit the content to add something like this: and save it out for friends to comment on. Unfortunately, there's no such Twitter-to-Typepad functionality right now. I could go in reverse, post that thing here and have it send to Twitter, but I'm not really interested in driving my Twitter friends to my blog (since that would, presumably, largely include a URL here), but would rather think of this blog as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2009 at davebug tweets
Welcome to TypePad! This is a sample post you can edit or delete later. Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2009 at Davebug's blog
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Nov 30, 2009