Of course Germans have jokes. They’re just not funny.
To download video from YouTube, drag the bookmarklet below to your bookmarks toolbar. You can then click on it whenever you are visiting a YouTube video URL to download the FLV video featured on that page.
This was made possible by ctrl-c.org YouTube API. I put together the bookmarklet because Adobe’s 32 bit Flash plugin is usually not very happy in a 64 bit environment on GNU/Linux. Now I can watch everything fullscreen in MPlayer.
You know global warming is getting worse when someone start to live blog it.
Unfortunately, I haven’t had any interesting to say in English for a while. I’m currently keeping myself busy with the building of a music studio, bloging in Swedish and my studies. Hopefully there will be some brand new spanking news about one of my side-projects in the near future.
I hate my new keyboard, it can’t speal.
I’m thinking of translating an operating system into Ramsay. How about this for a reboot dialog?
I’m so fucking annoyed. We shutting it down and starting it up again!
I have been using GNU/Linux as my main desktop OS since 2002, but today was the first time I’ve seen “Linux” being explicitly mentioned in the system requirements for a regular run-of-the-mill hardware product:
Windows Vista 1) / XP (SP1 and above) / 2000 (SP3 and above)
Mac OS (10.x and above) Yes
Linux (2.4 and above) Yes
The product? A Kingston 1GB Datatraveler 100. Yes, I know, it should work with any OS supporting the USB mass storage class. I just thought it looked sweet.
Success is something you have to learn, like seeking certain peoples advice and then run the opposite direction with it.
When I turned on my desktop computer this morning the Gmail tally in my taskbar had some trouble logging in. Worried that I had lost my internet connectivity (not that unusual if you’re a Blixtvik customer) I fired up Firefox and logged into Gmail. It worked. Then I noticed the Older version link at the top right hand corner and realized that Gmail version 2.0 had arrived!
It’s not just faster. Or the undo messages in a paler shade of yellow. The URLs are finally meaningful. For example:
Show you All Mail, while…
…is a specific mail, in this case a draft.
This past summers participation in Googles Summer of Code has really revitalized the K-3D project to some degree. Especially with the realization that we1 need both more regular users as well as developers, to keep interest in the project alive and as a reason to continue development.
One of the suggestions was to create demos of K-3D as screeencasts. In my own experience a screencast tell me more about an application and the work flow than a screenshot or tutorial ever will. Over the previous week-end Joe Crawford2 really applied himself to the task and spent ten hours making this quite impressive introduction to K-3D.
My apologies for the poor quality. Google Video resized and transcoded the hell out of it while Joe’s original TechSmith video is razor sharp.