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Font that saves ink

“After Dutch holey cheese, there now is a Dutch font with holes as well.”
Author’s claim their perforated font can save up to 20% ink:


February 6, 2009 at 12:45 pm Leave a comment

Displaying HTTP headers

Lynx command to display HTTP headers sent by the web server:

lynx -head -dump “”

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 10:12:29 GMT
Server: Apache
X-Powered-By: PHP/5.1.2
Set-Cookie: SESSe0d93dfb6a1ebb5228864233b3ee2c1f=qss7chjfhg49jvmbhucsvlbgu5; ex
pires=Fri, 20 Jun 2008 13:45:50 GMT; path=/;
Expires: Sun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
Last-Modified: Wed, 28 May 2008 10:12:30 GMT
Cache-Control: store, no-cache, must-revalidate
Cache-Control: post-check=0, pre-check=0
Connection: close
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8

May 28, 2008 at 10:15 am Leave a comment



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April 30, 2008 at 1:25 pm Leave a comment

Randy Pausch

The Brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop people who do not want it badly enough. They are to stop the …other people.

Well worth watching. Ron Pausch lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams:

April 18, 2008 at 4:35 pm Leave a comment

Happy Easter

Snoopy - Happy Easter

March 20, 2008 at 12:25 pm Leave a comment

Lost in translation

Carl Tashian proved that computer translation,  although getting better, has some way to go before replacing humans. Author poses the following question:

  What happens when an English phrase is translated (by computer) back and forth between 5 different languages?

Using his web application we can check what gets lost in trasnlation.

March 19, 2008 at 11:40 am Leave a comment

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