Here is a post from the Unix/Linux StackExchange explaining why the tilda is used to represent a user’s home directory.
“I’m kind of a harpoon snob, and let me say, that thing is gorgeous.”
– Amy Wong
Today the White House changed the threshold for the We the People site from 25k to 100k. Now the White House can brush off 100k people instead of 25k when they ignore a petition.
Brilliant! To me that sounds like government operating at 4x the efficiency compared to the old rule.
Very neat article about how kids in Japan learn multiplication.
Here are some great instructions from iphonedevsdk.com’s forums about running iOS 5.1 on Snow Leopard and Xcode 4.2. Only a month or so to go before I can finally upgrade my laptop and this won’t be an issue anymore but this workaround will help me get a little bit more use out of my ancient system.