I try to buy stock in businesses that are so wonderful that an idiot can run...– Warren Buffet, as quoted by Chris Dixon
Installing mysql2 0.2.4 Gem on Windows
Merged all of the working bits from github.com/brianmario/mysql2/issues#issue/8 and accounting for current version: Install Ruby and the Devkit Download the MySQL noinstall win32 package (x64 doesn’t build). Extract. git clone http://github.com/brianmario/mysql2.git cd mysql2 gem build mysql2.gemspec gem install mysql2-0.2.4.gem –– ––with-mysql-include=C:/mysql-5.1.50-win32/include –...
My motives and values are very different. They are so different I want to be...– Ron Conway Drops A Nuclear Bomb On The Super Angels [Email]
I will forever stick up for Catholics and Christians in general. With a small...– Penn Jillette Is Willing to Be a Guest on Adolf Hitler’s Talk Show | Little Gold Men | Vanity Fair Followup to my citation (er, reblogging) of another quote from this interview. Regrettably, it was taken largely out of context and affirmed more the sentiments of the blogger who cited it than...
…the Maniac befriended people so he could kill them. Among his favorite...– The Chessboard Killer: Big Issues: GQ
Archie Moore retaliated with a punch that broke part of the cartilage in...– Paris » Looking For Hemingway
Cameron Moll / Designer, Speaker, Author: Canon 7D... →
cameronmoll: This is a test video shot by Oton Bačar with a Canon 7D at 60 frames per second (fps). Yes, the headline is confusing. It says 1000 fps. What up, Jack? Well, from what I can gather reading through the 300+ comments on the Vimeo page, Oton used a plug-in called Twixtor that artificially…
Mickey lies. Dreams don’t come true.– A four year-old on Disney World. Can Preschoolers Be Depressed? - NYTimes.com And, After toying with a new set of Legos, he told his father, “I can’t do Legos.” He then roundly declared: “I will never do them. I am not a Legos person. You should take them away.”
It’s like arguing that fairies are coming out of my toaster in the middle of the...– Penn Jilette (via inky)
in the world, not of it– A principle of Amish belief, from The Technium: Amish Hackers Pretty poor piece altogether, but this thought stuck with me.
I began to cherish the loneliness of it, the sense that at any given time no one...– Joan Didion on New York, in Goodbye to all That
Real life seemed like a big joke—it was far too dramatic, exaggerated, and,...– That misery called meditation: What seven days of silence did to my head. - By Tim Wu - Slate Magazine
This so-called side-channel attack works by recording the “acoustic emanations”...– How an ancient printer can spill your most intimate secrets • The Register
The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly...– Nassim Taleb, as quoted in The 5-month break comes to an end « Hoehn’s Musings
Schmidt doesn’t seem eccentric (or at least not merely so). He seems creepy.– Daring Fireball: Creep Executive Officer Use DuckDuckGo instead.
Conversation with Joe DiMaggio
Man: Who's gonna take it this year, Joe?
Joe: Well, I have no idea.
Man: What about the Giants?
Joe: Your guess is as good as mine.
Man: Well, you can't count the Dodgers out.
Joe: You sure can't.
Man: Not with all that pitching.
Joe: Pitching is certainly important.
the life we receive is not short, but we make it so, nor do we have any lack of...– Seneca (the Younger) On the shortness of life/Chapter I - Wikisource A useful reminder.
where you have civilisation you’ll find priests– Antonio Garcia Baron, Meeting Spain’s last anarchist
They believed that it was a mistake to separate product development from...– gladwell dot com - the pitchman
Darren Lumar whirled into Atlanta, married James Brown’s daughter, made a lot of...– Atlanta magazine :: November 2009 :: Darren Lumar
I would rather be confused for ten minutes than bored for five seconds.– Paul Abbott on writing, quoting Jimmy McGovern on Charlie Brooker’s Screenwipe.
In my heart of hearts I consider that many pompous expressions, though...– Seneca (the Younger), via Tradición Clásica: The Expression “Après moi le déluge”, and Its Classical Antecedents
Electric Six, Escape From Ohio See also Devo,...
He kept buying me shots of tequila. I decided to just save myself the half hour...– Texts from 631
Text and email are polite invitations to a conversation. They happen at the...– Scott Adams Blog: Phone 09/03/2010
…they’re the sort of dribbling, unpardonable cretins who use the...– Charlie Brooker on My Sweet 16 … Fortunately for whining snotface, the party goes with a bang: she enters looking every inch the cosseted flesh-waste she is, and her and her irritating scumbag friends party on into the night, dancing, shrieking, acting like pillocks, and generally making you...
OH GOD HOW DID THIS GET HERE I AM NOT GOOD WITH GIRL– AUTO-MEME
Tom Waits, Black Wings
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Bribing, it turns out, has as much effect on the briber as it does on the...– Pocketful of Dough - Tips on Tipping See also some less effective implementations: The $20 Theory of the Universe The 20-Dollar Millionaire Hits The Road Will This $20 Change Your Mind? More at thetwentydollartrick.com. From Hacker News: Eat, My Coat, Eat The Hodja was invited to a banquet....