Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2013’

How to install Apache, PHP, MySQL and phpMyAdmin on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

This is a very clear, easy to follow tutorial: Install and configure Apache, MySQL, PHP and phpMyAdmin on OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion

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Dod Links

Using Javascript to Keep Us Safe From Terrorists

Someone buy the Federal government a Safari Online Subscription before we get attacked again by terrorists. Apparently, the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security regularly make use of my blog for help with Javascript: I rest easier knowing that the hunt for terrorists has a few less undefined function errors. I guess I’m doing my part to keep …

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Huge Kids Sale!

Here’s how one Seattle neighborhood is dealing with our obesity epidemic:

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Phonebook Stack

Why You Should Care About Seattle’s Phonebook Debacle

Update: In response to my public records request, the City of Seattle reports it has paid $264,503 in outside legal fees during the Yellow Pages Lawsuit. Reading through the comments on BoingBoing about Seattle’s proposed $500,000 settlement with phonebook companies highlighted for me how misunderstood the issues of corporate influence are and how predictable our responses are as concerned citizens and activists. This case has …

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Swift Dorner

Is The Onion the Web’s Archie Bunker?

Anyone following The Onion the past few weeks probably shouldn’t have been surprised by its offensive Oscar tweet about Quvenzhane Wallis. In recent weeks, they’ve mocked the burning alive of former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner, the murder of Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and regularly joke about racism, domestic violence and misogyny. Anyone outraged by the Wallis tweet probably hasn’t …

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WTF? Seattle Hates French Letters

Can anyone shed light on this campaign?

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Le Canard Non

Best Activist Stickers Ever – Le Canard Non!

This is the best activist sticker ever and all other activist campaigns should just shut down now and acknowledge this: Stop the Duck Boats! I’m not certain if this campaign relates in any way to the Seattle Hates French Letters campaign.

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