Links of Note for March 8, 2011

From the link blog:

  • URL Hunter game takes place entirely in your browser's address bar, courtesy of HTML5.
  • Can't update really old rubygems 1.0.1 on Mac OS X Server 10.5 - Geoff Coffey's Posterous.
  • How to use the new host-a-website feature on S3.
  • Airport 'Nude' Body Scanners: Are They Effective? The Government Accountability Office -- Congress' investigative arm -- concluded in a report last year that AIT scanners might well not have found the explosives concealed in the underwear of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab.
  • White Rock Local Market returns this
  • Apparently spell checkers were included in the President's budget cuts.
  • Leading Off (3/8/11). Leading Off Is DMN-Free Today. Finally, if you didn't notice, your favorite early morning FrontBurner feature was compiled today without use of the Dallas Morning News, whose paywall was officially erected this morning. I think we can all agree -- subscribers and non-subscribers alike -- that the phrase "officially erected" makes us a feel just a little uncomfortable.
  • Our mayor just sued the city to cover up the release of an embarrassing police report. When's that election again?
  • Chefs for Farmers dinner at Highland Park Cafeteria benefits Family Place. Some of the best chefs in Dallas are teaming up with their favorite farmers to bring a cafeteria-style Chefs for Farmers dinner at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 13.
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