Saw this comment today on the Slashdot article about ISPs throttling P2P connections.
[…]Limiting bittorrent because it can be used for illegal downloads is like scrambling ESPN because people make illegal bets on football games. –azzuth
+1 insightful from me.
Saw this today in my iGoogle. How true sir!
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. – Douglas Adams
We all know that Google loves Douglas Adams.
KGW is running a story that PC Club is shuttering their doors effective immediately. I quickly called the local Salem store and talked to one of my favorite techs there, Adam. He confirmed the story. I hesitated for a few moments out of shock. I regained my thought processes and thanked him for all his help over the years and wished him luck. It is a sad day for Salem. Our computer stores are dominated by big box chains and junk resellers. If anybody knows of a good store in Salem where I can get parts and advice, I’d love to know about it. Otherwise, newegg.com is by new best friend. For the parts at least…
Sean Catchpole recently updated his idTabs plugin. I wrote about version 1 some time ago, but haven’t really looked at it since. Come to think of it, I should have subscribed to his RSS feed…done.
As jQuery.UI is still in beta and the tabs demo is broken, I didn’t want to jump into that yet (Rick has), just for a simple tab interface. Klaus has depreciated his tab plugin too in favor of jQuery.UI. The idTabs plugin made it too easy to plugin to my unordered list and it just works without lots of extraneous code.
The first 90% of the code accounts for the first 90% of the development time.
The remaining 10% of the code accounts for the other 90% of the development time.