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As part of our belief in respecting our users, we give them an ad-free experience and respect their privacy by not collecting any information about them (Instantbird contacts our servers only when checking for updates, or in the unfortunate and uncommon event of a crash).

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 06/30/11

buzzwords in the news

Newswordy: Word of the day

Beware of links to external news sites with heavy and/or intrusive advertising.

Posted by joe.jenett on 06/28/11

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Posted by joe.jenett on 06/27/11

'one trick pony'

unformat microid |ˈmīˌkroid|

unformat microid ("Microid" in short) is a mac OSX native app that makes it easier to work with texts from different sources. The app functions as a step between the copy and paste actions of the user, stripping the stuff in the pasteboard from everything except plain text.

Posted by joe.jenett on 06/26/11

running the numbers

Remembrance of Links Past

Measuring link rot with a computer program is tricky because URLs have a number of different decay products...

Posted by joe.jenett on 06/25/11

'pretense of empowerment'

The "walled garden" becomes a prison for reality
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/20/11

checks your CSS code

CSS Lint

CSS Lint is a tool to help point out problems with your CSS code. It does basic syntax checking as well as applying a set of rules to the code that look for problematic patterns or signs of inefficiency...

Posted by joe.jenett on 06/16/11

interesting concept

AES text encryptor

Note: This is not an endorsement. Use at your own risk.

Posted by joe.jenett on 06/15/11

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Posted by joe.jenett on 06/13/11

'a living computer nightmare'

FaceFacts
[onfocus]
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/12/11

'dithering filter' (OS X)

HyperDither – "an OS X image processing utility that converts color or grayscale images to 1 bit black & white using a sophisticated dithering routine"


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Posted by joe.jenett on 06/10/11

'all emotion, no intellect'

How the 'Thumbs Up/Like' Button is Dumbing Users Down
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/07/11

audio visual arts

soundtoys – "established to provide a space for the exhibition of exciting new works by a growing community of audio visual artists, while also providing a forum for discourse around new technologies and the nature of soundtoys..."
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/06/11

'travel time maps'

Mapnificent – "Shows you areas you can reach with public transport in a given time."
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/05/11

empowering paralyzed artists

EyeWriter Initiative
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/02/11

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Posted by joe.jenett on 06/01/11


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