25 February 2009

Boreded Ceiling Cat makinkgz Urf n stuffs

1 Oh hai. In teh beginnin Ceiling Cat maded teh skiez An da Urfs, but he did not eated dem.

2 Da Urfs no had shapez An haded dark face, An Ceiling Cat rode invisible bike over teh waterz.

3 At start, no has lyte. An Ceiling Cat sayz, i can haz lite? An lite wuz.4 An Ceiling Cat sawed teh lite, to seez stuffs, An splitted teh lite from dark but taht wuz ok cuz kittehs can see in teh dark An not tripz over nethin.5 An Ceiling Cat sayed light Day An dark no Day. It were FURST!!!

-- Genesis 1
(LOLCat Bible)

14 February 2009

Boehner's Disgust

though, it does seem to be taking a little while to get those government transparency websites up-n-running.
[ recovery.gov ]

13 February 2009

09 February 2009

Early Creed

I had no idea Creed Bratton plays
a character of the same name on
the TV. And I further had no idea
that, for a few years (in the 60's),
he was in a band called:

    The Grass Roots

Ah -- The craft of life -- 'tis better to stay atop it than be trampled underneath.

(that's what she said)

05 February 2009

Inside Baseball (circa 2006)

This is an extremely target'd post. You should probably only bother with it if you are among the very small team of creative and wonderful folks who worked on the netscape.com portal prior to its demonstrably failed Digg-like makeover in June of 2006:

And for those folks who were there to witness firsthand -- fair warning: listening to this excerpt from TWiT #180 (1-Feb-2009) just might make you ill -so- you may want to skip it too.
For the Record: Peter is quite correct -- Netscape.com numbers CRASHED when Jason overhauled it. The evidence was clear while his product was still in beta, but he rushed to market anyway. Complaints from folks who wanted to revert to the old portal-like design were voluminous (and quite venomous).