Continuing with some customizations for AmphetaDesk, I created a simple change to the default template that lets you quickly jump from each news source. AmphetaDesk Template
Using the AmphetaDesk news aggregator is great, but I wanted a way to synchronize my channel list between various places (home, work, etc.). I made a simple modification which uses an FTP site to keep the channel lists coordinated no matter where you are. AmphetaDesk FTPstore enhancement
I just finished another good story from World War II: In Harm’s Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis…. I had heard of this book at some point and had added it to my Amazon “wish list”. There was the reference from Jaws that always interested me, so finally we bought the paperback and my wife and I both read it. I came away from the book with a couple of distinct thoughts: 1) there were a lot of people in the US military at fault for the incident; and 2) those boys really went through hell after the ship…
Now I’ve got a new challenge for my site: go through Mark Pilgrim’s Accessibility series. I’ve been following along over the last 30 days, so the challenge now is to see how much of this I can accomplish with CityDesk. For most of the tips, Mark gives instructions for Radio, Movable Type, Blogger, and other weblog tools. CityDesk probably isn’t the best tool for weblogs, but this should be an interesting exercise.
Well, it’s not quite like book reports I used to do for school, but I decided to start tracking books I’ve read. It also gives me a chance to play with Amazon’s new interface to their data. For now, I’m simply linking to the titles on Amazon’s page, but will expand on this later. Books I’ve Read