Blog: 2006

These are the 227 blog posts for 2006. There is also a complete archive.

December 2006

Sat 30:

How to move a subversion repository   #how-to #source-control

Adobe and Office icons   #design

Fri 29:

Account suspended due to spam   #email #site

Mon 25:

Holiday card 2006   #friends-&-family #photos

Thu 21:

Marketing via blogs   #business

Tue 19:

Linerider   #art #games

Sun 17:

Yahoo: the good and bad of ajax   #javascript

Sun 10:

DB Fletcher capstan tables

Sat 9:

Quick links: statue, lego, visualization   #lego #quick-links

Thu 7:

Color tools   #color #tools

Mon 4:

Making Peace in paperback   #books #susan

Fri 1:

Svn annotate all?   #source-control

November 2006

Thu 30:

Tony vs. Paul   #animation

Sun 26:

Tabblo books   #tabblo

Thu 23:

Thanksgiving   #photos

Drawing games   #art #games

Mon 20:

The Wheel

Sun 19:

Stranger Than Fiction   #movies #reviews

Sat 18:

Goodbye Lemon   #books

Non-euclidean juggling   #juggling

Tue 14:

Tired   #me

Sun 12:

Taskbar Shuffle   #windows

Wed 8:

Teh internets   #art #online

Tue 7:

Tabblo 8, Flickr 7   #tabblo

Sun 5:

Box rivets   #crafts #parenting

Sat 4:

Drawing and manufacturing, then and now   #design

October 2006

Tue 31:

Halloween pumpkins   #crafts #parenting #tabblo

Sun 29:

Subversion branching quick start   #how-to #source-control

Sat 28:

White house photoblog   #photos

Thu 26:

The difference between Democrats and Republicans   #politics

Sun 22:

Too dynamic?   #python

Sat 21:

Pygments   #python

Citizendium   #reference

Thu 19:

Slide art   #art

Sun 15:

Funny cat pictures   #funny

Sat 14:

Porter stemming algorithm   #language

Thu 12:

Actual conversation   #funny #malware

Sun 8:

Cameras with wireless   #photos #tabblo

Google code search   #google #search

Fri 6:

A Pale Blue Dot   #space

Tue 3:

Iterator merge in Python   #python

Mon 2:

Glimpsing the garden over the wall   #python #work

Cameras and Wookiees   #reference #star-wars

Design Barcode   #design #japan

Sun 1:

Drying out   #tabblo

Redesign   #site

September 2006

Tue 26:

An emergency at Tabblo   #tabblo

WebInno 8   #gatherings #web

Sat 23:

SQL trivia   #databases

Wed 20:

Do you digg Tabblo?   #tabblo

Sat 16:

Naming planets   #science #space

Fri 15:

Escher-like Google maps   #google #maps

Tue 12:

TechCrunch Tabblo review review   #tabblo

Sun 10:

Show image catalog Greasemonkey script   #javascript #web

Fri 8:

Geek humor   #comics #funny #geeky #unix

Wed 6:

Impoverished exceptions   #exceptions #python

Tue 5:

assertRaisesMsg   #exceptions #python #testing

August 2006

Wed 30:

Frameworks make software easier, but only the easy part   #development #django

Tue 29:

Bronx Science math team, 1980   #me #photos

Mon 28:

White House photo   #me #photos

Wed 23:

Coverage.py v2.6   #coverage #my-code

Mon 21:

Ruby on Rails security flap   #ruby #security

Sun 20:

Dream referrers

Thu 17:

Goodnight Irene   #me #swimming

Wed 16:

New exit strategy: eBay   #business

Wed 9:

The biology of b-movie monsters   #movies #science

Sat 5:

Screen   #unix

Fri 4:

Same-sex marriage bans in Washington and New York   #politics

Thu 3:

IE7 is coming, and fast   #browsers

Helpful un-helpful magic   #databases #debugging

July 2006

Sun 30:

Partition for Python   #python

Sat 29:

FreeJack   #animation #tv

Wed 26:

Nonsensical spam   #malware

Tue 25:

WebInno 7   #gatherings #web

Mon 24:

Simile Timeline   #web

Sun 23:

Silliputtimation   #animation #movies #parenting

Fri 21:

Spamlent Green is people   #malware

Thu 20:

Sue and Ned’s excellent adventure, part 3   #gatherings #me

Unnecessary censorship   #funny

Wed 19:

The diversity of digital media   #video-games

Tue 18:

Web 2.0 over thin pipes   #web

Not being a dot-bomb 2.0   #business #star-wars #web

Sun 16:

Sue and Ned’s excellent adventure, part 2   #gatherings #me

Fri 14:

Sue and Ned’s excellent adventure, part 1   #gatherings #me

Sat 8:

Quick links: Etch-A-Sketch, Linea, Fancypants, Lost Mac ads   #ads #animation #art #mac #quick-links #video-games

Fri 7:

Black tie at the White House   #gatherings #me

Sat 1:

One less beta   #tabblo

June 2006

Wed 28:

The Vietnam of computer science   #databases

Tue 27:

All you can eat Buffet   #business

Mon 26:

Wedding toast   #friends-&-family

Thu 22:

On the fate of entrepreneurships   #work

Mossberg Tabblo review in the WSJ   #tabblo

Tue 20:

At the movies: Sarah Silverman and OCD   #movies #reviews

Fri 16:

Math factoid of the day   #math #me

Tue 13:

Web application framework stacks   #django

SQL ordering   #databases

Sun 11:

Mentos + Diet Coke: an illustrated guide   #food #science

Scent of a Robot   #music #robots

Sat 10:

ASCII world cup   #sports

Digital Equipment Corporation   #history #me #work

Fri 9:

Fortress   #programming-languages

Revenge breeds revenge?   #society #war

Sun 4:

Google really has turned a corner   #google

Sat 3:

Robot Chicken   #funny #star-wars #tv

50-year-old bug   #debugging

May 2006

Wed 31:

Garamond Premier Pro   #typography

Tue 30:

The perils of stock photos   #ads #photos

Mon 29:

SQLAlchemy   #databases #python

Sat 27:

For best results, write your own ad-hoc data representation   #architecture

Thu 25:

Haaarg, world!   #parenting

Wed 24:

Human spammers   #malware

Tue 23:

Introspection via pseudo-objects   #architecture

Mon 22:

Dunder   #python

Sun 21:

top   #unix

Sat 20:

Ten things I hate about commandments   #funny

Thu 18:

Attributing climate-change data   #science

Mon 15:

Announcing Tabblo   #tabblo

Erlang vs. Java, by Ben   #art #java #programming-languages

Wed 10:

Color calibration   #color #help #printing

Tue 9:

WebInno 6   #gatherings #web

Sun 7:

Magic is all around us   #funny

The wave   #boston #sports

Sat 6:

Search engine indexing limits   #search

Fri 5:

ASCII maps   #maps

Triaging bugs   #development

April 2006

Fri 28:

Why is reliable software so hard?   #exceptions

Python tuples are not just constant lists   #python

Big Hug   #autism #parenting #photos

Thu 27:

The IT Crowd   #tv

Wed 26:

Code Monkey   #development #music

Python tuning tips   #python

Sun 23:

Advanced sudoku strategies   #puzzles

Sat 22:

QA is a misnomer   #development

Pimp my snack   #food

Thu 20:

C.R.A.P. design   #design #web

The brick testament   #lego #religion

Five truths about code optimization   #development

Mon 17:

Working hard, or hardly working?   #work

Sun 16:

Who is Homer’s boss?   #tv

Ride to laundromat lands cabbie on sold-out stage

Wed 12:

How to feel miserable as an artist   #how-to #philosophy

Client-side PHP   #javascript #php

Fri 7:

A variant of the LAMP stack   #web

Marketing Biathlon   #business #comics

Thu 6:

Japanese Rube Goldberg machines   #japan #machinery

Tue 4:

Spirit loses a wheel   #space

Mon 3:

Stick figure and Lego cakes   #cakes #lego

Sun 2:

Web frameworks, seriously   #django #python #ruby

Sat 1:

Google Circles   #google

Web frameworks: RoR is the winner   #django #python #ruby

March 2006

Thu 30:

Peacenik designer t-shirt   #design #politics

Wed 29:

Hapland 3   #video-games

I hate filling out forms

Tue 28:

The adventures of scaling   #web

Sun 26:

Migrating interest   #my-code

Thu 23:

How not to run an ad service   #ads #business

Lost Rhapsody   #tv

Tue 21:

Quick links: finance, accent, sliderule, disturb   #quick-links

Sat 18:

Lightsaber for $33 in 33 minutes   #crafts

Entrepreneurial proverbs   #business

New idioms for old   #python

Thu 16:

Why I got fired from Apple

Baseball’s best burger?   #food

Wed 15:

Caption contest answer   #comics

Tue 14:

Modifying library code   #development

Who can name the bigger number?   #math

Sun 12:

Riven and Cone birthday cakes   #cakes #lego

Sat 11:

Producing poo   #development

Techy crafts   #crafts #lego #quick-links

Bliss Diss   #juggling

Fri 10:

MoMB   #design #online

Thu 9:

Pixoh   #business #photos

Sun 5:

Big Adventure in the Big Apple: A Sketchbook   #art

Everything in the same minute   #coding #debugging

Digi-Comp   #history #toys

Fri 3:

Many features of the product are unavailable

Thu 2:

Jason McElwain   #autism #sports

Wed 1:

An extraordinary act of public obedience   #cars #law

The problem with checkboxes   #ui

February 2006

Mon 27:

We’re hiring   #tabblo

Microsoft iPod packaging   #business #design #funny

Sun 26:

Extreme Yo-yo   #juggling

Sat 25:

Monospace fonts compared   #coding #typography

Fri 24:

The Generator Blog   #blogs #games

Simpsomaker   #comics

Mon 20:

I’m back   #site

Sat 18:

It will probably be dark for a while   #site

Fri 17:

Say goodbye to nedbatchelder.com   #site

Thu 16:

Juggling to the Beatles   #juggling

Spelling words   #parenting

Mon 13:

Things that bug me about two-dimensional programming   #coding #python

United dragon ad   #ads

Sat 11:

I have to use my Gmail account in Google Groups?   #google

Fri 10:

Autism Saturday   #autism #parenting

Zillow   #reference #typography

Programmable web mashup matrix   #web

Wed 8:

Usability testing on the cheap   #how-to #testing

Sun 5:

PCG: Cog in Perl   #cog #perl

Sat 4:

Copper comic   #comics #how-to

Brokeback to the Future   #funny #movies

January 2006

Tue 31:

Using Eclipse   #ides #java #python

Mon 30:

The QA mindset   #quotes #testing

Sun 29:

Fractal Tic-Tac-Toe

Thu 26:

Quick PIL tip   #graphics #python

Mon 23:

Dirty podcasts   #audio

Sun 22:

Video game maps   #maps #video-games

Unwitting bloggers and witless structured blogging   #feeds #online #semantic-web

HTML screen scraping and sgrep   #tools

Sat 21:

JavaScript as a real language   #javascript

Wed 18:

Tricky rowspan tables   #web

Tue 17:

TerraPass   #cars

Mon 16:

Toshiba Tecra M3 review   #hardware #reviews

Thu 12:

The Conversations Network   #audio

Lead in power cords?   #hardware

Tue 10:

Inventing XML Languages   #xml

Tecra M3, nVidia and Dell 2005fpw?   #hardware #help

Sun 8:

Meeting doodles   #art #work

Sat 7:

Email validation again   #email #php #regex

Tattooed nerds   #geeky #obsession #video-games

Fri 6:

Every OS Sucks   #funny #geeky #mac #unix #windows

Ruby milestone   #perl #ruby

Thu 5:

Network speed tests   #networks #tools

Email validation in PHP   #email #php

Wed 4:

Quoting hell   #development #php

Mon 2:

Reddit   #online

Sun 1:

Joel Spolsky is a crotchety old man   #comp-sci #education #java

Happy 2006   #philosophy