Best description/review of the Watchmen film I’ve read yet that sums up my exact feelings: Fully deserving of its R rating, this is a sad, violent film about sad, violent people where the only one actually saving the world is the villain. While most superhero movies are about action and drama, this one’s a straight-up… Continue reading Who Watches the Watchmen?
Maggie, our overly-sensitive Airedale terrier, has some gnarly claws. I mean, she’s bread for digging up larger rodents and snapping their necks, so one can hardly blame her. It’s just what she is. Her claws are those black, really brittle type that are very tough to trim. The only way to do it that doesn’t… Continue reading PediPaws — Not As Advertised
This is very humbling to me. Last week, at the DocTrain West conference, 25 writers produced a manual for FireFox in just two days as part of the FLOSS Manuals project. The manual is freely available online and is distributed in a Creative Commons CC-BY-SA license. You can purchase a print-on-demand copy of the manual… Continue reading Open Source Documentation
This one is a pretty simple trick and, to be honest, one that a lot of folks probably figured out sooner than I did. With just a little bit of work, you can easily replace oft-used words or phrases in your Flare project with a variable. This is especially useful if you find yourself writing… Continue reading Using Variables with Find/Replace in Flare
I and about 400 other folks attended PodCamp Nashville this past Saturday. Perhaps the idea of a free, volunteer run conference kind of gave me some low expectations (I’d never been to a bar-style, un-conference before). But it was without need as the conference was time well spent. I attended seven different sessions during the day: “From… Continue reading PodCamp Nashville 2009 Wrap Up