Alister MacLean's Force 10 From Navarone is another old hardback I bought at the Senior Thrift store in Pine, Arizona mainly as decoration for my bookshelf. But like Casino Royale and Sands of the Kalahari I end of enjoying them more off the shelf. Published in 1968, this version's pages are ...

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This image is from the imagination of Bryan Mathers who releases similar sketched ideas under a Creative Commons license on his Visual Thinkery site. As he describes his work: These visual thoughts are usually a result of a conversation, stumbling across a blog post or someone tweeting some verbiage at me. All ...

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Often in my web work, I need to extract a logo or element from another web site. The old right/control click does not work if the image is set by a more elaborate CSS extension (e.g. the background image for a header). Today I used a trick I know I ...

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Is a country merely constituted by a census of number of supposed inhabitants? It memes so. Via, I believe a recommendation on YouTube (based upon algorithms that absorb my activities), last night I watched the english translation of the documentary Facebookistan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCyO5uT9XfU In this country, there are people who delete their content, but ...

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When I followed the link from this tweet from Alec Corous Dr. Alec Couros https://twitter.com/courosa/status/720975365460647936 I knew I had to make it into a DS106 Daily Create. Sure it was from 2008, and I am not sure if Ze Frank did or is still doing the book, but that's now what ...

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You could smell the self-righteous fuming over the intertubez when Evernote announced changes in their free plans. Here is a little lesson in human nature. No one likes having something taken away from them by someone else. It's easy to predict the reactions: Outright anger from people who used a product for years ...

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How much surprise comes out of a thin little book! I've had this hardback copy of Ian Fleming's Casino Royale on my shelf for a number of years. To be honest, it was from a batch of old books I purchased mainly for having a variety of old books to ...

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