A Random Walk down Link Street

Some Security Now! podcast has me linking to SSL Explorer.

Being aware of NaturalMotion.com may be of use to me in future.

I still fail to appreciate JSON and reading “Converting Between XML and JSON” by Stefan Goessner still rolls right off me. Here’s a quote from “HOWTO: Use a Web Proxy for Cross-Domain XMLHttpRequest Calls”:

Use JSON and dynamic <script> tags instead of XML and XMLHttpRequest. You can get around the browser security problem altogether by making your web services request directly inside a <script> tag.

For some reason, I think this advice is related to “Yahoo worm demonstrates AJAX threat.”

Adobe InCopy reminds of that word processor in the Quark Publishing System from the early 1990s, copy desk (?). However, InCopy should have far more respect for XML than Quark.

The Meaning of ‘Ubuntu’—Explained by Nelson Mandela” says it all… What’s really sad is that there may be too many Africans who are embarrassed about not finding a direct translation for the English word “love” into their “native” language—such folk do not understand what it means to live in a world where there is so much love that there is no need for the word “love.” Love requires hate… Ubuntu is just Ubuntu.

I think it’s illegal for me to link to http://thepiratebay.org/. I’d rather use Netflix.com… really…

Arthur Widmer passed away last May. I will assume that he refused to participate in any documentaries about him—otherwise not making a documentary about his life seems to be quite an oversight.

You can never know enough about the HOSTS file.