Freelish.us an alternative to Del.icio.us bookmarks plus microblogging

The people from StatusNet have released freelish.us, intended to be a social bookmarking site to replace the almost dead del.icio.us. And I say intended because its more than that. Its actually a modified instance of the status.net microblogging software, so you can... Emacs Identica-mode microblogging client v1.0 release

Emacs Identica-mode microblogging client v1.0 release

I’m very happy to announce the release 1.0 of the Emacs identica-mode microblogging client. Its been a while since the last release, and its been for a good reason! The main improvements are: – HTTP backend rewrite The backend that makes the HTTP... More ugly stories about depending on cloud computing

More ugly stories about depending on cloud computing

Depending on “the cloud” to provide all software has increasingly shown some of its issues. What’s strange is that not many people are concerned about it. Google marking all sites as unsafe Google marked all search results as unsafe websites, and... Make Emacs yasnippet work with html-helper-mode

Make Emacs yasnippet work with html-helper-mode

Yasnippet is a great emacs minor mode that lets you have lots of code snippets easily at hand. Also you can create your own snippets in a very easy way without needing to write them in emacs lisp. Basically, like textmate shortcuts for emacs. I use html-helper-mode to...

Soviet-like antipiracy campaign targeted at kids in Mexico

The mexican newspaper El Universal published a contest for kids sponsored by IMPI (the organization that in charge of “intelectual property” and patents in Mexico) which invites kids to report to the IMPI for any “piracy” acts their parents,...