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18 May 2009

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Just tongued my MagSafe power adapter to see if it'd shock me (or @JackWorks, really). Took a bit, but it did. Worse than a 9-volt battery!

@ 6:05 p.m.

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Just emptied my Trash and went from ~45 GB available to 262 GB available. Hope my Mac Pro appreciates the new breathing room.

@ 4:30 p.m.

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Listening to the new Danger Mouse/Sparklehorse album for the fifth time today, streamed exclusively on NPR: http://bit.ly/u9xQt Great album.

@ 3:56 p.m.

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Enjoying the new Grandaddy album (woohoo!), streamed on NPR: http://bit.ly/VpUzp

@ 12:48 p.m.

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Django tip: Caching and two-phased template rendering | Holovaty.com

Adrian Holovaty describes a clever technique they use at Everyblock to render templates in two phases — the first to generate and cache the expensive, data-intense part of the site; the second to render the final, uncached bits (the “You’re logged in as…” bit). Includes code

www.holovaty.com/writing/django-two-phased-rendering/