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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. engadget.com
  • Can’t update really old rubygems 1.0.1 on Mac OS X Server 10.5 - Geoff Coffey’s Posterous. gwcoffey.posterous.com
  • How to use the new host-a-website feature on S3. scripting.com
  • 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 Saturday.pegasusnews.com
  • Apparently spell checkers were included in the President’s budget cuts. curry.com
  • 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? blogs.dallasobserver.com
  • 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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Links of Note for March 7, 2011

From my new link blog:

  • 9:44 PM - Freeloaders beware, the Dallas Morning News starts charging for online content tomorrow. orrenmedia.com/2011/03/0…
  • 2:41 PM - Everyone wants to blame the tunnels now. Personally I think they’re kinda cool. | Walkable Dallas-Fort Worth says downtown Dallas’ tunnels crippled city center. www.pegasusnews.com/news/2011…
  • 2:39 PM - This is an interesting set of questions about Bradley Manning, the alleged wikileaks source. www.dvorak.org/blog/2011…
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