Month: 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

/ February 28, 2013
Department of Defense and Homeland Security Seeking Javascript Help

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...

/ February 27, 2013

Huge Kids Sale!

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

/ February 27, 2013

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...

/ February 26, 2013

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’...

/ February 26, 2013

WTF? Seattle Hates French Letters

Can anyone shed light on this campaign?

/ February 21, 2013

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.

/ February 21, 2013