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Lowering The Theming Barrier with CSS

Andreas writes about some of the work going into the GTK CSS Engine. “Back at GUADEC in Birmingham, when Garrett proposed using css-markup for widget themes, I thought it sounded a bit too cracky to be doable. Rob’s recent work, however, looks really sweet and since every designer and his mother out there knows css, […]

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On Feedback

Ubuntu is a big project. Hundreds of teams, thousands of contributors, millions of users. Every day the project grows by a fraction of a percent, but the fraction is bigger than you might think. With such a wide ranging and diverse community, growth in the project happens at an intense rate. We are not the […]

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Banshee Kickin’ It

Just wanted to throw out a big woohoo to Bockover and co over at Banshee for kicking out Banshee 1.4. I am a big fan of what they are doing, and they are doing some really neat work. The 1.x series is really kicking. The only thing I would really like to see and what […]

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The Shade Of The Ecosystem

One of the things I love about human nature is that it can be so unpredictable at times. It is this essence of the human condition that generates untold surprise and pleasure, tender moments that define us in so many ways. Unfortunately, the very same condition causes clued-up people to write essays of total unparalleled […]

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Book Meme

“Remix is an essential act of RW creativity“. – Remix: Making Art And Commerce Thrive In The Hybrid Economy, Lawrence Lessig. From Ben, the latest meme: Grab the nearest book. Open it to page 56. Find the fifth sentence. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions. Don’t dig for […]

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On Change

There has been a lot of talk recently about change. One or two of you may have noticed that some new guy has been voted in as President Elect. There is no doubt that this is a momentous time for the United States to have the first African American president voted in with such enthusiasm, […]

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Ricky Martin. Metal King.

In the tradition of showcasing amusing metal-related videos, Mighty Mike Basinger sends me this nugget: See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor. See the vid here. Mike, you have to much time on your hands, brother.

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