Leonard and Sumana's personal notebook

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Compfight / A Flickr Search Tool: Better than flickr search

Where You Can Go by Bus or Train | New York-New Jersey Trail Conference: Hikes from public transit

35mm Stock Footage : Free Movies : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive: We've got that B-roll

Numbers API: I like this a lot

Mastering Key Bindings in Emacs | Mastering Emacs: Truly useful

The History of Phone Phreaking Blog: Bell System Technical Journal Finally On-Line: How the phone system used to work (I guess I just can't link to the PDF)

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Debian -- Details of package moreutils in sid: I think every Unix utility should have its own individual package.

Doc⚡split: Kaboom!

ffmpeg audio/video manipulation: Useful.

http://www.berkeleylug.com/?p=204: Don't deal with this now, but come back to it when looking for a project.

Twitter phishing scam Boing Boing: If only there were some way to work this incident into my WS-REST paper.

Using XMLHttpRequest - MDC: sendbinary

Open Data: Reddit useful for something?!

FS#5863 : Banshee library import fails to load files: There must be some legal plausible-deniability reason behind the fact that I had this problem in 2009 and the same fix worked

https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/363892: The dell-3stack thing worked for me, still no skype though

The Curious Cook - The Curious Cook - Keeping Berries Fresh - NYTimes.com: This seems to work as advertised.

Dingoo Digital A320 | The unofficial english support site: And here's the site for the device I have in real life

http://fourmilab.ch/cgi-bin/Yoursky: Thanks for making it easy to get trivial details about the future right.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_common_surnames: Rachel touts this as an invaluable resource for writing

Installing Ubuntu 8.04 with full disk encryption « YC’s playground: This was quite helpful.

http://www.ubuntu-unleashed.com/2008/04/howto-crack-rar-7z-and-zip-files-with.html: Can't imagine why I'd need this, but it's a useful thing to know about

valhenson: Disabling the touchpad while typing: Things I never realized would help me

FOSSwire » Speed up your system by avoiding the swap file: Worth a try.

odvr - Google Code: For when the voice recorder arrives

HOWTO: PulseAudio Fixes & System-Wide Equalizer Support - Ubuntu Forums: For when we upgrade the PVR

Fundable Online Fundraising — Welcome: Fund, my minions!

The Rational Street Performer Protocol: Well, at least it's less confusing than micropayments

Entries in Life - Hey, Mzungu!: Best Constellation species name yet

Envy: I guess I keep forgetting about this and having to rediscover it.

compfight / a flickr™ search tool: A better search

HOWTO undelete removed files and directories on an ext3 file system: From the "dammit" series

dmiessler.com | study | lsof: Secrets of lsof -- revealed!

TSA | Transportation Security Administration | Wait Times: Wow, an actually useful service from the TSA

The New York Public Library, The Branch Libraries: frickin' DRM'd ebooks, etc. at NYC Public Library

eBooks and eAudio - SFPL.org: San Fran public library members get free Safari Techbooks access

getting home safe on Flickr - Photo Sharing!: Great story, spooky photo

Sources of Industry Information: note to self: look up library subject guides *before* falling down on your own

Nearby playgrounds:

30 RD, 45-46 STS
29 TO 30 AVES, 21 ST (near post office)
38 ST, 31 AVE & BWAY
HALLETS COVE & VERNON BLVD (s of 4th street)
hoyt playground
HOYT AVE, 19 TO 21 STS (closed)
HOYT AVE, 24 ST TO CRESCENT ST (closed)

http://brail.org/transit/nyc.html: Great subway path finder

: Google maps key: ABQIAAAAf0zHDUdV4rDyb7ZrDQvh_hQtg4wlmdXbBy0kmHQnX9W6ROgRPxRQ4Lk0TIkYsAGfHbc8CgsrOIkOAw

Why do they not welcome our/horrible displays of power?: Crummy is down because the nameserver died. Here's the IP.

Learn about Incorporating a Business - Incorporation Information: From the other kevin

PookMail.com: Pook-Mail is Spook-Mail! (OK, no more Dr. Bronner for a while)

Fake Name Generator: 1001 household uses. ALL-ONE! Dilute! Dilute! OK!

: JW/JqyXMzCsv7k/dxqR9E9HF+jiSgbDL : google api key

: c686683eb7d60cba40e550fde9a6b369 flickr key

: rsync -avz /home/leonardr/writing/Ruby\ Cookbook/mirror/ leonardr@crummy.com:public_html/writing/RubyCookbook

: batteries: 2032

PSNUP : There you are

Taint.org MoinMoin Wiki - AlsaSoftwareMixing: This looks promising

XHTML Quick Reference Guide: Home: This will put an end to people emailing me about NESTABLE_TAGS once and for all.

Proxy List: More tools should have built-in proxy juggling support, I suppose

http://www.sigalert.com/map.asp?Region=Bay+Area: This is awesome (from Kris)


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