Ma.gnolia: Ma.rk'd This Week

by sbh on Sunday - 3 August 2008

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I spend time surfing the web everyday. I admit it. I am not ashamed. Here are the pages I marked this week on Ma.gnolia:

The MBA myth – (37signals)

The MBA myth - (37signals)

I’ve got a few business ideas of my own. So, this thought really made an impression on me.

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Let’s talk about DVCS

Let's talk about DVCS

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Five-Signs-That-You’re-Living-Beyond-Your-Means: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance

Five-Signs-That-You're-Living-Beyond-Your-Means: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance

It was good to see this list, as Nat and I do not fall into any of these categories. Test yourself!

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Walkscore City Rankings

Walkscore City Rankings

“Walk Score helps people find walkable places to live. Walk Score calculates the walkability of any address.” — Hmmm…there’s Houston at #26. Maybe I should move…?

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Get Started With Django – Webmonkey

Get Started With Django - Webmonkey

Marking this for later…looks good…

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70 Beauty-Retouching Photoshop Tutorials | Tutorials | Smashing Magazine

70 Beauty-Retouching Photoshop Tutorials | Tutorials | Smashing Magazine

Generally these are too heavy-handed. But I’m going to mark this for future reference, in case I run into a need for any of these techniques.

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“How to Write With Style” by Kurt Vonnegut

Vonnegut, one of the greatest of America’s 20th century writers, offered up this delightful advice.

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Semantic Django – Tools for semantic stuff in Django

Semantic Django - Tools for semantic stuff in Django

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Django signals (Mercurytide)

Django signals (Mercurytide)

Yeah. This was all new to me. Very nicely written (and well-designed) explanation.

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Django cheat sheet (Mercurytide)

Django cheat sheet (Mercurytide)

“Have you found that, no matter that you use the same functions and methods every day, you can’t quite remember the syntax? Us too. That’s why we’ve written a cheat sheet for Django.”

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First Two Django Screencasts – Eric Florenzano’s Website

First Two Django Screencasts - Eric Florenzano's Website

Can’t say I’m a fan of Eric’s design here. But I like the screencast for setting up the dev environment on a mac.

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JeffCroft.com: Top ten things that suck about Django, revisited

JeffCroft.com: Top ten things that suck about Django, revisited

Croft goes through an old list of complaints he had about Django.

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