Linux.com discusses Personal wikis: Three small, simple alternatives: "Wikis aren't just great tools for sharing information and collaborating on projects. They also make excellent personal information managers. With a personal wiki, all of your to-do lists, notes, and appointments are at your fingertips in form that's easy to use and maintain."
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These kids had waaaaaaaay too much time on their hands this summer…
Who doesn't like cupcakes? Cupcake Bakeshop by Chockylit is a whole weblog full of cupcakey goodness.
An old favorite: Microsoft Windows Errors – in Haiku…
Windows NT crashed.
I am the Blue Screen of Death.
No one hears your screams.
Yesterday it worked.
Today it is not working.
Windows is like that.
Your file was so big.
It might be very useful.
But now it is gone.
You mean… I could have gotten a PhD degree for watching Star Trek?
It's the PhD thesis that boldly goes where no thesis has gone before. Djoymi Baker watched 700 episodes —624 hours without ads — of Star Trek and its spin-offs, dating from 1966 to 2005, in the name of research… It may sound like torture for those with an aversion to William Shatner's campy theatrics but, six years and 90,000 words on, it has earned Dr Baker a coveted chancellor's prize for excellence at Melbourne University. And the respect of academics and Trekkies alike.
The ever-young, ever-beautiful Goldberry brought the following to my attention… a hilarious riff on the first classic film trilogy of the twenty-first century…
Bob Sutton explains Marge's Asshole Management Metric and its use in the world of work.
get GNU/Linux ! is a new Linux advocacy site. It explains what Linux is, the advantages Linux has over Microsoft Windows, and how to obtain Linux.
Mirror files across systems with rsync: "You use more computers and operating systems to get your work done today than ever before. But how do you keep your files synchronized between them? Plenty of OS-specific tools can mirror folders, but you need something cross-platform and highly customizable. You need the 10-year-old command line file mirroring utility called rsync."