Jul 6th: A future note to self - if you're trying to build and install PECL modules but your /tmp is mounted as noexec, you can manually set PECL's temp dir using pear. Yes, this makes little sense.
If you were a fan of Chris Sawyer's Transport Tycoon Deluxe (and you should be), then OpenTTD is probably worth a try.
Jun 30th: In a similar vein to my drunk kitchen, the katering show is worth watching. Only 6 short episodes to catch up on.
Jun 30th: Lucky peach's state of ramen edition is pretty great. It's been sitting in my tabs for 6 months now, so putting it here makes more sense.
I've been meaning to try my hand at making marinated soft-boiled eggs for a while too.
Jun 30th: After getting a one kilo cube of tungsten, I need to go deeper. Plutonium is dangerous and Platinum is crazy expensive, but what about Osmium?
If you were a fun of MrWong's Soup'Partments in the 2000's, then you'll feel some nostalgia for Chicken Street.
Jun 25th: As a color blind human, this New Republic article on color perception is pretty interesting. The book is probably worth a read.
On a slightly nerdier bent, this explanation of the packfile format is pretty great too.
May 12th: This article about the inclusion of AIM support in MSN messenger and the fight to obscure the protocol is pretty interested - also covers some Microsoft history and why some things are the way they are.
I'm closing out some 2014 tabs, so have a few useful links.
Want to make a game, but don't know how to get started? Sortingh.at is a great step-by-step resource.
Using Google Apps-for-business and group mail is bouncing? Follow these instructions to switch to "proper" groups.
Think you can recognize your developers from their commit messages? git-game turns it into a neat game where you try to figure out whose entire message was just "fuck" the most often.
Want a machine that make tortillas at the press of a button? I DO. flatev is the answer.