fun with about:*
Mozilla family of browser supports a variety about: commands. Today I searched inside the source code to see where they have been implemented and the complete list of the commands it supports. Here is the list Firefox supports. Type these urls in your Firefox browser for countless hours of fun (for very low values of fun).
Link: source code
ingenious use of the HL engine
This looks very obvious in hindsight, but I am sure not many would have thought about this. This guy uses the HL's source engine to produced a model of the Kaufmann House by Frank Lloyd Wright. Using the Source Engine, as opposed to more traditional Architectural Software, allows the use of dynamic lighting and a real-time walkthrough of the scene in high resolution.
Links: the HL map for Kaufmann House and a walk through available here
I hate autoconf. Enough said. link
The web 2.0 blogger mindset "blog it and Digg it and Meme it and... we're done, NEXT". link to the quote
Liferea is almost the rss reader I have been looking for. If you are looking for a linux desktop rss reader, do give it a spin.
back from Delhi
I was out of Bangalore (had to go to Delhi) from 12th to 17th Jan and I did not have access to net at that time. I noticed that Delhi is still an iPod free city and it really is cold there