Archive for September, 2009

* wildcard SSL certificate released

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

* wildcard SSL certificate released. I covered Moxie’s work while at Hack a Day.

Family Guy as drawn by Disney

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Embedded above is my favorite segment from Family Guy’s parallel universe jumping episode on Sunday.

Barack Obama’s amazingly consistent smile

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Barack Obama’s amazingly consistent smile. This ‘camera face’ post from 2005 is one of my favorite examples.

Business Card Analysis

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Business Card Analysis

Foursquare badge spoofing

Monday, September 21st, 2009

foursquaredictator

When an application sends an update to Twitter it can specify the ‘source’. The screenshot above shows an update where I used ‘foursquare’ as the source even though it wasn’t sent by Foursquare. No, I don’t think this is a security issue; it can be funny though. (more…)

VIDEO: IIHS celebrates 50th anniversary by crashing modern Malibu into ’59 Bel Air

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

VIDEO: IIHS celebrates 50th anniversary by crashing modern Malibu into ’59 Bel Air

Mission One Electric Bike Breaks World Speed Record

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Mission One Electric Bike Breaks World Speed Record

Scribblenauts review

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

scribblenauts

Scribblenauts is a new Nintendo DS game from 5th Cell. Yesterday was the early launch and I’ve spent quite a bit of time with the game. The overall idea of the game is that you can create anything just by typing in a word. You then use these objects to solve levels. The game’s ROM was leaked last weak and someone managed to dump a 22,802 word list. Many of these are aliases, but it still leaves 4,105 unique objects.

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Revealed: The ghost fleet of the recession

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Revealed: The ghost fleet of the recession (via @docwho76)

Tenori-On Teardown

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Tenori-On Teardown