Blog: 2007

These are the 166 blog posts for 2007. There is also a complete archive.

December 2007

Thu 27:

A Spot of Bother   #books #reviews

Wed 26:

Asymptote   #graphics #math

Sun 23:

Hashiwokakero   #games #puzzles

Thu 20:

Quick links: wrapper, design, later, launchy   #design #quick-links #tools

Sun 16:

Ancient history: the Digital logo   #design #history

Tue 11:

Human sorting   #python

Mon 10:

Presidential prediction   #politics

Sat 8:

Google chart API   #google #tools

Thu 6:

Extracting JPGs from PDFs   #graphics #how-to #pdf #python

November 2007

Tue 27:

Blameall.py   #my-code #source-control

Sun 25:

Kris Sowersby’s type doodles   #art #typography

Secret print tracking   #malware #printing

Mon 19:

Jelly Blocks   #games #puzzles

CSS frameworks, good or bad?   #css

Tue 13:

Re-throwing exceptions in Python   #exceptions #python

Sun 11:

Planet Saturday   #comics #parenting

Beautiful Code   #books #dev-mindset #reviews

Fri 9:

On the naming of functions   #funny #geeky

Wed 7:

Chris Lomont and the Excel formatting bug   #debugging #math

Tue 6:

Best computer language for a beginner   #education #programming-languages

October 2007

Tue 30:

Flaws in coverage measurement   #coverage #testing

Mon 29:

Halloween pumpkins   #crafts #parenting

Sun 28:

Matt Shlian   #art

Plato and a platypus walk into a bar   #books #reviews

Sat 27:

Debatepedia   #reference

Wed 24:

Continuous line art   #art

Fri 19:

Why we curse   #language

Wikipedia quick search   #reference #search

Wed 17:

Http-https transitions and relative URLs   #how-to #web

Sun 14:

Modular pie-cosahedron   #food #math

Fri 12:

Aptus   #art #math #my-code

Mon 1:

Histogram as image   #graphics

September 2007

Sat 29:

Walk Now for Autism   #autism #help

Python’s super (considered harmful)   #python

Mon 24:

Toy computing devices   #comp-sci #history #lego #toys

Sun 23:

Star Simpson   #society

Brian Dettmer’s dissected books   #art #books

Fri 21:

Schaedler precision rules   #design #tools

Wed 19:

Django favicon   #django #graphics

Sat 15:

Gimp gradient files   #graphics #my-code #python

Thu 13:

An owner’s guide to programmers   #dev-mindset

Connelly Barnes   #blogs #comp-sci #python

Sun 9:

SI prefixes   #reference #science

Sat 8:

Semapedia   #reference

Mon 3:

Transition from summer   #me

August 2007

Sun 26:

Sable-3 photo balloon into space   #photos #space

Wed 22:

Bucky without Bucky   #art

Mon 20:

The Hoax   #movies

Sun 19:

Colorado   #me

Fri 10:

Regular expression diversity   #regex

Thu 9:

Two weak typing problems   #javascript #programming-languages

Sat 4:

Literal answers to rhetorical questions   #funny #language

Fri 3:

Glark and ack   #tools

Thu 2:

New client-side web tools   #javascript #web

July 2007

Mon 30:

Biologists helping bookstores   #books #science

Thu 26:

Neologasm   #blogs #language

Wed 25:

YSlow   #tools #web

Tue 24:

Walk Score   #maps #places

Sun 22:

Geek dessert   #food #python

Coverage.py v2.75   #coverage #my-code

Thu 19:

Simpsons avatars   #comics #friends-&-family

Tue 17:

RIP, Minty Bear   #parenting

Thu 12:

Pikapika   #animation #photos

Wed 11:

Draggable google map routes   #google #maps

Mon 9:

Hyphenate.py   #language #my-code #python

Ben at work   #parenting #photos

Sun 8:

PastaQueen   #blogs

Abject-oriented programming   #development #funny

June 2007

Thu 28:

Things I’ve learned about photography   #photos

Sun 24:

Biplane ride   #me

Sat 23:

Installing apps on Mac   #mac

Fri 22:

Air hogs havoc heli   #toys

Sat 16:

Math factoid of the day   #math #me

Fri 15:

Upgrading from lists to objects   #python

Thu 14:

Tight vote looms on same-sex marriage   #politics

Sun 10:

Giant food ball   #food #math #parenting

Tue 5:

gotAPI aggregated API search

Trulia   #maps

Fri 1:

Python on Planes   #funny #python

May 2007

Thu 31:

Google Maps Street View   #google #maps #places

Tue 29:

XSSed page rank list   #malware

Mon 28:

A Digital Remake   #python #typography

Sun 27:

Škoda cake   #cakes

Sat 26:

Visual tricks   #art

Wed 23:

Getting started with Python   #python

Mon 21:

Chaoscope   #art #math

Elegant web typography   #presentations #typography #web

Sat 19:

Roy Zimmerman’s Defenders of Marriage   #funny #music #politics

Wed 16:

Origami mask for sale   #art

Python SSL support in Windows and opening MSI files   #python #windows

Tue 15:

Cygwin path pickiness

Mon 14:

High power job   #work

Thu 10:

Scoble on autism   #autism

Thu 3:

Making history   #history #tabblo

April 2007

Sun 29:

Strictness and correctness   #xml

Fri 27:

Capacity planning for LAMP   #administration

Wed 25:

Moleskinerie   #art #blogs

Sun 22:

Help with NSF forensics?

Sat 21:

Xss with utf-7   #characters #malware

Fri 20:

strfry

Wed 18:

Debbie Downer   #funny #tv

Tue 17:

Email senders fight back?   #email #malware

Sun 15:

AutoHotkey   #tools

Sat 14:

Five minutes to kill (yourself)   #video-games #work

Fri 13:

SQL on Rails   #funny #web

Thu 12:

Kurt Vonnegut, 1922–2007   #obituaries

Wed 11:

Monty Python and the Holy Trek   #funny #movies

Mon 9:

SpeedFan   #tools

HP and Tabblo in the New York Times   #tabblo

Sun 8:

My .pdbrc   #debugging #python

Fri 6:

Across the street from the Sphinx   #places

Thu 5:

CSS naked day   #css #site

Wed 4:

The eye is 576 megapixels   #photos #science

Tue 3:

Tabblo PhotoCube   #crafts #tabblo

Mon 2:

Thinking with type   #typography

Sun 1:

Ben’s Kirby cake   #cakes

March 2007

Fri 30:

LilyPond   #music #typography

Thu 29:

Random HTML factoid: no '   #web

Mon 26:

Debugging (in) my sleep

Thu 22:

HP acquires Tabblo   #tabblo

Tue 20:

Hex words, updated   #geeky #language

Sun 18:

Retarded   #autism #society

Gesundheit and adventure game studio   #parenting #video-games

Sat 17:

It Works on My Machine   #development #funny

Wed 14:

XSS bestiary   #malware #security #web

Sat 10:

Cakehenge   #cakes

Wed 7:

Half a decade   #site

Sun 4:

Firefly press   #boston #typography

Paper models as matter transporters   #crafts #quotes

Fri 2:

Presentation tips   #communication #how-to #presentations

February 2007

Wed 28:

William McVey’s PyCon notes   #pycon

Mon 26:

PyCon   #gatherings #pycon

Wed 21:

Meatcake   #crafts #food

Sat 17:

I’m going to PyCon   #pycon

Fri 16:

Origami Polypolyhedra   #art #math

Wed 14:

Two new editors   #ides

Mon 12:

Looking for a contractor   #tabblo

Sat 10:

Science from jimfl   #science

Launchy   #tools #windows

Fri 9:

Indexed   #blogs

Wed 7:

Walk on (cornstarch and) water   #science

Tue 6:

Helvetica movie   #movies #typography

Mon 5:

Until Uru Ki cake   #cakes

Sun 4:

Get firebug   #css #javascript #tools #web

January 2007

Wed 31:

Tabblo valentines   #tabblo

Sun 28:

EURIon constellation

Sat 27:

Business card cube photos   #crafts

Tue 23:

Wikipedia and nofollow   #malware

Sun 21:

Stopping spambots with hashes and honeypots   #malware #site

Thu 18:

The Fitful Flog   #blogs #crafts

Color parsing brainteaser   #web

Wed 17:

Damien is available!   #friends-&-family

Sat 13:

Five things you didn’t know about me   #me

Thu 11:

Ubuntu cookies   #crafts #food #unix

Wed 10:

Python assignment trickiness   #python

Tue 9:

Wobbly tables   #math

Mon 8:

CampaignMonitor blog   #blogs #email

XUnit patterns   #testing

Sun 7:

SpaceMonger v2   #tools

Sat 6:

Vim help   #ides #unix

Brand new   #blogs #design

Fri 5:

Busy christmas   #tabblo

Tue 2:

All triangles are equilateral   #math

Mon 1:

Awesome   #language

IntelliTXT   #ads

Last day of 2006, Boston common   #boston #friends-&-family #photos