And we were all snickering at the parking cops on segways…
A gallery of the covers of the journal Advanced Materials. Click to
embiggen. Read the issue summaries to discover that you know
Sometimes the answer to nasty materials is not to dispose of them but
to reuse them. I say it’s more than sort of sustainable.
A good summary of the chaos in Guatemala caused by the death of lawyer
Rodrigo Rosenberg. Social media’s role in this crisis is big. (I hate
the term social media.)
If you’re posting video to one of the video sharing sites you might
want to have a look at Markus Weiland’s review of their
ownership/copyright/privacy policies. (Do they own your video?) Anyone
For WordPress users a collection of hacks taking advantage of custom
fields. I particularly like the first one — post expiration dates. (I
have not had time nor inclination to look carefully at all the code.
Use at your own risk.)
Distributed translation efforts for TED talks. There’s also supposed
to be a new trick in the transcripts. Select a bit of text and go
directly to that portion of the video. Haven’t found it yet. Will
Neil Giaman reminds us that we do not own the right to an author’s
future output just because we bought the first book in a series. Some
days he just makes me nod my head and smile.
Unintended coincidence. Tomorrow I leave to cross the country. May
14th also marks the 205th anniversary of the beginning of Lewis and
Clark’s cross country trek.
Zen image of the day.
This is likely to be the last Morning Linkage until I return from the road.
Occasional trip reports to WL or follow along daily with words and pictures on: