Feed Reader Best Practices #1

I just dropped ComputerWorld’s SharkTank from my feed reader.  I’ve been cleaning up my subscriptions.  I have way more subscriptions then humanly possible to consume (and he’s not human – so don’t interrupt me).  When I started using Google’s reader I had imported my feeds from another tool that organized feeds differently.  I ended up …

Rockpile

I was listening to XM Radio’s Deep Tracks program hosted by Bob Dylan today when they played “Teacher Teacher” by Rockpile.  It’s one of those familiar songs you (or at least I) could not place.  I knew I’d heard it before but couldn’t recall where (or better when).  Google comes to the rescue and I discover the …

Gas Tips

The following snip has been posted a dozen times around the internet.  I received it in an e-mail from my favorite propagator of urban myths so I have to be a little careful simply posting without some caveats.  It’s interesting but the source is as yet undetermined.  The jury is out regarding the accuracy of …

Transclusion enabled Rich Text Editors

I am intrigued by the concept of transclusion. Briefly, transclusion is defined as the inclusion of part of a document into another document by reference.  Ted Nelson conceptualized the approach in his 1982 book Literary Machines.  Ted Nelson is arguably one of the great visionaries of the field not only proposing transclusion but also the more …