John and My Brother with French Fry-Encrusted Corndogs Originally uploaded by newleypurnell. I needed to share this with you, but it’s not even my friends. Via [Jason Morningstar](http://www.meekmok.com/sassy/2006/02/06/bring-them-here-now/).
The [Mongrel](http://rubyforge.org/projects/mongrel/) web server project, in Ruby, by Zed Shaw, is taking shape. With some help from Luis Lavena, Zed’s making his lovely Mongrel run on win32, as a Windows service. The last mail I read at the mongrel-users mailing list had Zed oohing and aahing over the Ruby win32 library: Otherwise it’s incredibly cool. […]
Update 2012: I now go to Slottsstadens tandlÃ¤kargrupp. An elegant gentleman called Semi fixes my teeth. (The rest of this blog post concerns my choices in 2006. Cheers.) In Denmark, dentistry is prohibitively expensive. People go to Sweden to fix their teeth. First, you need a good one to go to. Here is the guy […]
My neighbour Sean Treadway today posted a sad post – he is getting kicked out of the country: > So that’s all folks Denmark has evaluated that my contribution to the country through my freelance work is not of significant value. This is patently horrible. On so many levels. Sean’s one of the really great […]
Albert set up an Instiki [wiki for the upcoming Ruby meetings](http://meetup.delamednoll.se/): and you can also sign up there, to add more glitz to the meeting. And then that got old, and “peterj” started a [Rails.se](http://www.rails.se) wiki, with the same kind of wiki software. We promptly moved our SSRUG, SkÃ¥ne-SjÃ¦lland Ruby User Group, to that wiki. […]
[Loftsramte Eksperter](http://loftsramteeksperter.dk/) (Experts hit by the ceiling) is a beautiful hack of the social welfare system in Denmark. Hacked by great people, social workers, who make sure the folks on welfare do not get their checks “light”. > Vi vil gerne hÃ¸re, hvad eksperterne har at sige om loven, og hvem er stÃ¸rre eksperter pÃ¥ […]
Google Sitemaps contains some free statistics tools for the website owner. Here’s how to start using them. * You need a Google account. The same as your Gmail account. Don’t have one of those? Just ask me in the comments here, and I’ll “invite” you to this service.) * Go the aforementioned page, and “Add” […]
Get the newest (“final”) Prototype library by getting the latest Scriptaculous library. The new stuff in Prototype 1.4 seems to be more stability fixes (extra checking before doing things), and a couple of Rubyisms: `Object.succ` means `this + 1`. `inspect()` to get a representation of an object or element. And there seems to be more […]