upgraded to wp 2.0
Following the true half-geek tradition pursued at chiperoni.ch, I’ve upgraded to the latest version of WordPress. So far everything looks like it’s working fine. Please leave a comment if you stumble across an error. I guess, I’m curious to see how Akismet will help to curb spam. Thanks wp for fixing so many bugs. As […]
New Flickr Toy on my Laptop
Fun: just installed Slickr.
Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
useful: Illustrator Tutorials via del.icio.us
Why You Should Blog…
I’d like to point you to this posting, which sums up a lot of things i’m discovering about blogging: Why You Should Blog Even though many of my long postings* never reach publish status, writing is a great way to reflect on stuff. And I love saying, “I’m blogging this”… *The short postings do get […]
AJAX Translator
Cool translator interface: AJAX Translator Goodbye to pulldown menus and submit buttons! Love the typo “Protoguese”…
Designing Icons
for future reference: Anatomy of an Icon Source: Swissmiss
I couldn’t think of the German word. Instead I used this word to describe what I was trying to say: ADJECTIVE: Tastelessly showy: brummagem, chintzy, flashy, gaudy, glaring, loud, meretricious, tawdry, tinsel. Informal : tacky Source: garish. Roget’s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995. and surprised myself what vocab is hidden in the back […]
Basel Blogger Meetup: ze details
Cyberwriter’s posted the venue for tomorrow’s meeting: We’re meeting at the Restaurant Auf der Lyss at 18:30.
Catherine Chikwakwa
Catherine Chikwakwa, long distance runner from Malawi, won today’s Silvesterlauf in Zurich. Again. Well done!
Tag, comment & rate the web
yet another tagging tool: Shadows
How to learn from your mistakes
Here’s a link that has been lingering in draft status for the last couple of months: How to learn from your mistakes I’ve been meaning to write up some of my own thoughts on this topic. But so far I haven’t got round to it yet… So here’s the link instead. How do you learn […]
Swiss weather in Swiss German
Stopped by at the Swiss TV blog for the very first time, and do you know what: “es hudlet”, “es chuutet”, “es strääzt” oder “es chunnd ganz schöön cho schütte” Looks like I’ll need to learn more Swiss German dialect to find out what kind of weather’s being forecast for tomorrow. Just wondering if there’s […]
Google’s Ten Golden Rules
stumbled across this Newsweek article at Kottke.org: At Google, we think business guru Peter Drucker well understood how to manage the new breed of “knowledge workers.” After all, Drucker invented the term in 1959. He says knowledge workers believe they are paid to be effective, not to work 9 to 5, and that smart businesses […]
Online version of Malawi’s Daily Times
My Google Alert for Malawi now includes articles from the The Daily Times. Looks like another major malawian newspaper has joined The Nation online. Just noticed that Google still considers its Alerts service as “Beta”… I’ve been using alerts for a quite a while now. In time the definition of a beta release will change […]