A pedant that hangs out in the dark corner-cases of the web.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

From the Tidy config options quickref

Update: If you agree that tidy should at least offer the option to use tabs, add your voice to Tidy Feature Request #1698567.

Tidy never outputs tabs.

HTML Tidy Configuration Options Quick Reference: tab-size

That's just stupid.

Sunday, January 21, 2007

Updated: My Favorite Podcasts


- Teknikal Diffikulties -
An excellent sketch comedy podcast.
The Onion Radio News
Quick, daily satirical headlines.
The President's Weekly Radio Address
A weekly, satirical presidential radio address.
Comic Strip Live: Stand Up Comedy
Stand up comedy. Warning: bad words.
 NPR: Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
NPR's game show about current events. Think It Pays To Be Ignorant or Hollywood Squares.
NPR: Satire from The Unger Report
Short satirical opinions from NBC's Brian Unger.
Rory Blyth: The Smartest Man in the World
Humor from the funniest Microsoft employee.
alt.NPR: What Would Rob Do?
Rob's view of various issues.


This American Life
Fascinating audio shows, built on a theme.
NPR: All Songs Considered
A diverse music program.
NPR: Open Mic Music
More diverse music, from artists who have not yet sold their soul to the RIAA.
They Might Be Giants Podcast
Free songs from TMBG.
alt.NPR: Benjamen Walker's Theory of Everything
Random, odd storytelling. Fridays.
alt.NPR: Love and Radio
More odd stuff, somewhat similar to This American Life. Every other Friday.
Cory Doctorow's craphound.com
Sci-fi stories and talks about copyfight issues.
Escape Pod
Sci-fi stories.
Escape Pod Classic
Reruns of the sci-fi story show.
Horror fiction.
Spaceship Radio
Old sci-fi radio shows, with commentary and interpretation.
StarShipSofa: Science Fiction and Sci Fi podcast
Informal discussions of science fiction authors, by a duo with a thickish Northern-Irish brogue.
Movies 101
Movie reviews from KPBX.
KCRW's Watching Television
Television review program.
NPR: Sunday Puzzle
NPR's Sunday morning word puzzle from Will Shortz.


this WEEK in TECH
Leo Laporte's flagship audio program. Panelists (including the colorful John C. Dvorak) discuss the week's news.
Boing Boing Boing
Cory Doctorow and crew discuss the latest stories on Boing Boing.
Guys drinking beer and discussing the top sites people have recently submitted to digg.com.
Net @ Night
Formerly Inside the Net, another Leo Laporte podcast that discusses Internet news.
Security Now!
A security news show from Leo Laporte.


NBC Nightly News (audio)
The complete nightly news as an audio program. Note: you may still get phrases like "what you are seeing..." or "this is the scene...", since this is just the audio track of the TV news.
NPR: Shuffle
A daily collection of stories from Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and other NPR programs.
60 Minutes Podcast - Selected Segments
The 60 Minutes interview of the week.
NPR: Playback
Top news stories from 25 years ago.
MSNBC Countdown with Keith Olbermann
A selected segment from the last episode of MSNBC's Countdown.
KCRW's Le Show (Harry Shearer)
Harry Shearer, voice of Mr. Burns and many, many other Simpsons characters, hosts this political news show.
The Alternative Source
News omitted by the big networks, from KPBX.

Tech News

Slashdot Review
Technology news and editorials from Slashdot, digg, reddit, and other sources.
APM: Future Tense
A short technology news program.
Distrowatch Weekly Podcast
Linux news.
LQ Podcast
LinuxQuestions.org Linux news program.
LQ Radio
LinuxQuestions.org interview show.
The Register - Radio RTFM
Strange radio drama created by mashing up the week's technology news.
EFF Line Noise
News and alerts from the Electronic Freedom Foundation.
Technology news.
HDTV and Home Theater Podcast
News and discussion about HDTV.

Gaming News & Discussion

GameSpot presents The HotSpot
Gaming news and discussion.
alt.NPR: Press Start
Gaming news and reviews.