Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: May, 2012

Bookmarks for May 19th through May 20th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for May 19th from 23:24 to 21:50: Dan @ Regal Lloyd Center 10 – foursquare – @hondanhon: YOU SUNK MY BATTLESHIP (@ Regal Lloyd Center 10 for Battleship w/ 3 others) http://t.co/ldyoTngq […]

Bookmarks for May 17th through May 19th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for May 17th from 16:05 to 17:58: A Simple Suggestion | Sebastiaan de With’s blog – Yes, bing would look better with the Metro design language applied to it Dan Harmon Is […]

Bookmarks for May 16th from 12:20 to 22:48

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for May 16th from 12:20 to 22:48: Letters of Note: Love, Dad – Beautiful. DAE notice that when Tony Stark mentioned shawarma in The Avengers… : movies – Yeah, I remembered to […]

Bookmarks for May 14th through May 15th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for May 14th from 12:07 to 14:54: The Future of OAuth: Your Health Insurance and Where You Eat | Flickr – Photo Sharing! – @hondanhon: A new addition to my OAuth is […]

Bookmarks for May 13th through May 14th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for May 13th from 15:04 to 09:59: Klout and the Department of Homeland Security / CBP – Oauth | Flickr – Photo Sharing! – @hondanhon: @iamdanw Just for you: http://t.co/deTv31YB Klout and […]

Five things I’ve been thinking about

Five things I’ve been thinking about recently. The influence of popular video game culture on film and vice-versa: see – Battle: Los Angeles and its close tracking to a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare game (SPOILERS: Character backstory, deployment to FOB, assignment of civilian rescue operation, ambush in a smoke-filled urban environment, identification and rescue […]

Bookmarks for May 10th from 01:33 to 13:51

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links from Twitter and Pinboard.in for May 10th from 01:33 to 13:51: Instagram – @hondanhon: RIP Maurice Sendak @ Wieden + Kennedy http://t.co/VYqvyT54 Twitter / john v willshire: I lost count of the number … – @hondanhon: RT @willsh: I lost count of the number of things […]

Bookmarks for May 9th from 00:53 to 17:37

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links from Twitter and Pinboard.in for May 9th from 00:53 to 17:37: Space Quest Sequel Finally Gets A Kickstarter | Rock, Paper, Shotgun – This isn't really a bookmark about the Space Quest/Two Guys Kickstarter project, more an observation in general about Kickstarter. If you believe what's […]

Bookmarks for May 7th through May 8th

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links from Twitter and Pinboard.in for May 7th from 00:49 to 22:57: More hyperwall images – Although this might instead be "powerwall-2" given the url The hyperwall: A multiple flat-panel display wall for high-dimensional visualization – Bookmarked mainly for this: "Example of a 7 7 hyperwall display […]

Out of Office: Thanksgiving

I got a few replies about this one. Hello Many, many years ago, America’s forefathers (but not their foremothers) apparently endured much hardship and were only able to survive because of the willingness of the Turkey, a heretofore ill-loved bird, to sacrifice itself to feed a band of colonists struggling to forge fresh lives. To […]