Simpson Quotes

Cool Mandi’s House of Simpson Quotes.

Guide Horses?

We’re all familiar with guide dogs, but I had never heard of guide horses. They are awfully cute!

SETI@home stats in XML

You can now retrieve SETI@home user statistics in XML format.

Mozilla Link Prefetching

Mozilla 1.2 now includes link prefetching – something to experiment with this weekend.


From a 1997 article by John Ashcroft: The Clinton administration would like the Federal government to have the capability to read any international or domestic computer communications. The FBI wants access to decode, digest, and discuss financial transactions, personal e-mail, and proprietary information sent abroad — all in the name of national security. To accomplish […]

Our Next TV?

Since Michele has been bitten by the redecorating bug (I think she’s watched one too many episodes of Trading Places), I have this funny feeling that one of these will be our next TV.

A Font & Typography Weblog


Usability Research

From the Wichita State Univiersity Software Usability Research Laboratory: research on optimal web design and their Usability News newsletter.

Scanning Your Car Radio?

The Sacramento Bee ran a story yesterday entitled The signs have ears in which a company (Alaris Media Network) claims that their freeway billboards scan passing cars and determine which stations their radios are tuned to, then tailor the ads displayed based on the information gathered. This seems highly unlikely to me – we’re talking […]

Did Quark Matter Strike Earth?

Researchers looking for evidence of strange quark matter have identified seismic events that might indicate the passage of strange quark matter through the Earth. One event occurred on 22 October, 1993, when, according to the researchers, something entered the Earth off Antarctica and left it south of India 0.73 of a second later. The other […]

keep looking »