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Author: Rowan Rodrik


For a Vimperator user like me, Goosh (the unofficial Google shell) is an obvious replacement for Google's normal search page. Read More »

Finnix Linux Live CD

Finnix is another Linux Live CD. Like SystemRescueCD, it's not intended for the average desktop user, and does not include any desktops, productivity tools, or sound support, in order to keep distribution size low. But Finnix is based on Debian, not Gentoo.

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Silk icons

Silk” is a smooth, free icon set, containing over 700 16-by-16 pixel icons in strokably-soft PNG format. Useful for web projects.

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Damn Small Linux

Damn Small Linux (or DSL) is another Linux distribution that deserves a closer look someday. It's light enough that it should even run on a 486DX with 16MB of RAM and it can run fully in RAM with only 128MB of RAM.

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SystemRescueCd is my favorite Linux live CD's for system recovery and related tasks. It is based on Gentoo and comes with all the right toys to make me happy. :-)

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Keyword Research Tool

If I ever have to do some SEO again, I'll try the Keyword Research Tool to make some improvements to my keyword selection process.

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Sabayon Linux

Sabayon Linux seems like an interesting distribution to try some day. Maybe.

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Technique for extracting hierarchical structure of networks

Aaron Clauset, Cristopher Moore and M.E.J. Newman published a paper in Nature about the automatic extraction of hierarchical structure of networks: Hierarchical structure and the prediction of missing links in networks. There's a free PDF of the paper on Mark Newman's personal website. Read More »

Social suicide

The 10th of October, 2009. This was the day that I committed social suicide. Now, I'm dead. I can't begin to tell you how peaceful it has been since I died, but I will anyway: “It feels fucking great!” Read More »

10 Tips for Budding Web Programmers and Designers

Some things that every new web developer should know.

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