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Entries from August 2006

Aug 7, 2006

Missed the TED conferences? Watch it on iTunes for free

Each year, the TED conference brings together a bunch of extraordinary, sometimes controversial, people to talk about technology, entertainment, and design. Past speakers have included Bill Gates, Frank Gehry, Jane Goodall, Herbie Hancock, Peter Gabriel, and Larry Ellison. If you missed past conferences or need a recap, you can now download the best of TED […]

Aug 3, 2006

Ah hah! Build easier, more efficient web pages with Server Side Includes

After posting Design like a pro: 20 web design tips last week, I began to put some of those tips into practice myself. Today, I discovered Server Side Includes (SSI)—a technique so simple, I’m offended no one told me about it. SSI allows you to reuse a piece of code without having to hand code […]

Aug 2, 2006

Wired Magazine celebrates productivity

This month’s Wired Magazine cements the cult of productivity with a celebration of how-to’s for “work, live, and play.” Master satiricist, Stephen Colbert, graces the cover and has an article called “Be an Expert on Anything.” The full issue’s available on newsstands now, but if you’re cheap, the special insert is available free online and […]

Aug 1, 2006

Stay hip and cool with Flavorpill

Even if you’ve turned into a yuppy without realizing it, you can still be cool again. Just visit Flavorpill and subscribe to one of the free weekly newsletters listing the latest local cultural events in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and London. Topics covered include art, books, music, fashion, and world news. The […]