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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

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

Corporate Personhood to Cost Seattle $500,000 to Settle Phone Book Lawsuit

Update 2: There is now a followup: Why you should care about Seattle’s phonebook debacle? Update: This post did not include an estimate for the city’s own legal fees. The city retained Summit Law Group as outside counsel on the case which...

/ February 21, 2013

Street Photography in Seattle

Had a fun day with my friend Ish shooting in Seattle today – in part to honor our teacher Neil Lukas who passed on last year. View more photos from our street shoot.

/ February 14, 2013

SpotRemote: A Spotify remote for iPhone

I’m a regular user of Apple’s iTunes Remote application for iPhone. It lets me listen to my music upstairs while controlling my iTunes downstairs (I have speakers upstairs wired to the downstairs media center). Now that I’m subscribing to Spotify and using...

/ January 31, 2013

IKEA Standing Desk for $109

Inspired by Lifehacker’s Standing Desk’s on the Cheap, I put together this IKEA standing desk solution for $109. It took me about an hour to assemble. In the picture, I’m using a Goldtouch Go Travel Keyboard but I’ve switched to...

/ January 28, 2013

Making WordPress Faster with Apache, Varnish and W3 Total Cache on Amazon AWS EC2 with CloudFront CDN

Update: There is now a much more complete tutorial to installing Varnish with W3 Total Cache and Amazon CloudFront here. [teaser]This post will help you speed up and optimize your WordPress blog on Amazon AWS EC2 with Apache, Varnish and...

/ January 26, 2013