Monthly Archives: June 2010

June 22, 2010


Essentially a diff tool on steroids, with support for images too. OS X only, $29.

June 21, 2010


A tool by Google for accessing Google services via the command line. Works on Linux, Mac and Windows – though installation on the latter two platforms requires some trickery. On OS X, I used Homebrew to install pip (brew install pip) before installing googlecl (pip install googlecl).

June 14, 2010

E3 2010

The event starts today, and ends on Thursday. IGN has an E3 channel on YouTube that will broadcast live streams of the press conferences.

June 11, 2010

The World Cup schedule

The 2010 World Cup starts today with two matches: South Africa vs. Mexico and Uruguay vs. France.

Update: Twitter has created a dedicated World Cup site that may be interesting to check out once the matches are underway.

June 9, 2010

The Totalitarian Buddhist Who Beat Sim City

Vince guy spent four years wallowing in equations and graph paper building a totalitarian Sim City hellscape called Magnasanti, racking up a population of six million and claiming to beat an otherwise unbeatable game.

I urge you to watch the video of the process – it’s fascinating, as is the article. I wonder what Will Wright would say if he saw this?

June 8, 2010

Safari 5

Thoroughly enjoying it, though I’d like to know how to get Safari Reader to detect articles on my site. Maybe it’s because I’m using <article> elements to denote entries.