July 7, 2008
Although many websites produce just white noise, simplynoise.com is the first one that’s totally honest about it – and lets you choose your flavor.
June 21, 2008
Wordle creates beautiful word clouds from text that you supply.
Via Bruno Giussani who’s got more examples.
June 17, 2008
Michael Ogawa has created stunning videos showing animated commit activity for various open source projects.
Watching one where you know something about the people and history is fascinating – for me it’s obviously the one about the Apache HTTP server.
Via Sander Temme.
April 15, 2008
In my lightning talk last week at ApacheCon, I presented the results of a scientific analysis to demonstrate that the ASF needs a project with a name starting with K and another starting with Z.
Since then, I’ve been contacted by top executives from two projects which are about to spinoff the two missing groups. Multiple NDAs, including stone engravings on the Amsterdam pier, prevent me from giving more details here, but stay tuned.
March 25, 2008
Geek trivia question: when do you need svn delete CVS?
Answer: when (like me) you’re silly enough to commit CVS metadata directories to your svn repository ;-)
January 26, 2008
Picture by www.paulthewineguy.com and Auguste Rodin. Lol. Geek creativity factor++!
Find more of those at Flickr.
January 16, 2008
If so you can watch His Steveness’s keynote – edited down to 60 seconds by the mahalo folks. Excellent! Incredible! Revolutionary!