Posts Categorized: I’m a geek

caps lock day

today is caps lock day. one of the few things i hate more than caps lock day is when someone puts up signs around the office claiming it’s caps lock day in comic fucking sans ms. so i whipped up a quick easter-egg. include the following code somewhere in your javascript files and enjoy the… Read more »

Exposing YouTube’s Shortlink with Greasemonkey

Last week, I was surprised to find that YouTube does not promote its shortlinks prominently on the video pages. Sure, it’s trivial enough to transform the regular url ( into its shorter counterpart (, but let’s face it, we’re all a bunch of lazy sobs. To cut a long story short, I pieced together… Read more »


Today Google added a background image to their search page. And since a lot of people really seem to dislike things that change, a lot of people started to complain about this new ‘wallpaper’ feature. All of a sudden, Google isn’t white enough, looks too much like Bing, loads too slow, and blah blah blah…. Read more »

Let It Be

There was a question in my mailbox about the where and when of Meat Loaf’s cover of “Let It Be.” According to the liner notes of the “Not a Dry Eye in the House” single, it was recorded for ABC’s Nightline. But as anyone who knows how to string a few keywords together would have… Read more »