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This blog is now defunct, but you can find more stuff over at my personal site

Mid-April Link Dump

I think I might switch to posting links gradually via Twitter once this site’s redesign goes live…

Eurovision Song Contest 1977 talkback
Running a live event is all about keeping your cool when things start to go wrong…
Dark Horse Presents
It pains me to link to MySpace, but some of the comics are worth the shame and humiliation.
Acts as ASP.NET (a Rails Plugin)
A bit of a cheap shot, but this April Fool does highlight some of the reasons why some ASP.NET developers are abandoning Microsoft’s standard way of using it (or abandoning .NET altogether).
Super Mario in 14kB Javascript
Glitchy in various browsers, but clever work nevertheless.
Star Wars comes to Holyhead as Darth Vader strikes back in Jedi’s back garden
If George Lucas had grown up in Holyhead, Star Wars probably would’ve featured a binbag-wearing, crutch-wielding Darth Vader in the first place.
Best Story Ever
A few good ones in the comments.
Predator Rap
Yep, it’s the entire ’80s classic in six and a half minutes.
Oklahoma Leaks Tens of Thousands of Social Security Numbers, Other Sensitive Data
When the entire query is in the URL, does it go so far beyond standard SQL injection that we need another term?
Rethinking business cards
Cards are all about initial contact, so it’s more important for them to be interesting than solidly covered with every possible method of reaching you.


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— Greg, 16th Apr, 8:36pm

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