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Read XKCD on the iPhone .. Finally

Friday, September 26th, 2008

I always want to read the great web comic XKCD when I’m on the go, but alas half the humor is in each comic’s HTML image title attribute which the iPhone won’t let me see.
Thus I present you with a solution: A nice little bookmarklet you can run when viewing an XKCD comic (or […]

New Basecamp Feature Increases My Ability to Annoy Coworkers by 200%

Friday, April 20th, 2007

People get annoyed when I assign them tasks in Basecamp and check that “notify by email” checkbox. So I added this even more annoying feature:

No, no, it’s not a real Basecamp feature. I used this method to make the fake screenshot. But it would be a fun feature to have, no?

OMG OmniPage, I can’t take you anywhere!

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

I left OmniPage 15 OCR’ing for two weeks, look what it did to my temp folder! I only noticed because the computer started giving me low disk warnings.

Finally, a Use for the ROT13 Bookmarklet!

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

I just needed one quick cheat to get out of this temple place but I certainly don’t want to see the names of all the future levels I haven’t gotten to yet, so ROT13 Selected text!
Here’s the bookmarklet.
(Hope this is somewhat useful. I really should get a personal blog for this kind of stuff)

Finding Time Bombs with Google Code Search

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007

Well I thought a search for “retrun” would return lots of rarely called functions just waiting to be called and crash. But instead all of the misspellings appear to be in the comments only. Perhaps all languages have a way to catch this.
Can you think of other more treacherous typos that could slip […]