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Links for Wednesday, July 16, 2008

  • The Fresh Air Fund – “The Fresh Air Fund has provided free summer vacations to New York City children from disadvantaged communities since 1877. This is your summer to help!
  • Seattle: Steve Coast presents – “Come hear how OpenStreetMap is changing the mapping world and learn what made 46,000 people get involved in this initiative. This event is open to Microsoft and non-Microsoft employees alike.
  • jQuery Sparklines – “This jQuery plugin generates sparklines (small inline charts) directly in the browser using data supplied either inline in the HTML, or via javascript.
  • Successful Soul: Warren Buffet’s 7 Secrets for Living a Happy and Simple Life – “I just naturally want to do things that make sense. In my personal life too, I don’t care what other rich people are doing. I don’t want a 405 foot boat just because someone else has a 400 foot boat.
  • Iotop – “Iotop is a Python program with a top like UI used to show of behalf of which process is the I/O going on.
  • Danny Choo: Stormtrooper Portal – “The Empire rolls you. Watch the video!