• I like Kottke’s thoughts on pinging/sweethearting. In South Africa, the equivalent was to give someone “3 rings”. You’d call, let the phone ring three times and then hang up, to let them know that you were leaving now/home safely/needed calling back. I suppose it doesn’t mesh so well with cellphones tho.
  • Ten Reasons Gay Marriage Should Be Illegal. Worth spreading around
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle is a GREAT framework for explaining the microformats principles. I’ll definitely use it when next trying to explain the concept!
  • Although I desperately want to attend the London Web Frameworks night (and indeed I’m even near London that day), I’m flying out from Gatwick at 2030 so I don’t think my chances of manipulating the British transport system are quite good enough :-\
  • Chess is a lovely and heartwarming little anecdote. Libraries shouldn’t just be storage places for books, but centres of the community. This kind of thing makes the reality closer to the ideal.