I like to keep my pickup's ol' worn out distributor gear on my desk. Mechanically minded folks stick around for the story and a conversation, others quickly check their phones for an excuse to be on their way. It doesn't catch all the gear heads, but it's a good start. » 1/22/13 12:15pm 1/22/13 12:15pm

Get to the gym and lay off the donuts, you are the majority of the weight that 5hp kart is lugging around the track. After 10 years at a desk job the only time I'm going to beat the rail thin 12 y.o. hotshot is if I punt him to the back of the hairpin, which the establishments frown on. » 1/09/13 2:44pm 1/09/13 2:44pm

Use program specific settings in Logitech Setpoint to assign a different button to middle click in Chrome/FF/browser-of-choice, then you too can open all your links in a new tab. I loathe the middle click on my MX too, but so many CAD programs require its use that I just had to build the muscle memory… sometimes it… » 8/07/12 4:05pm 8/07/12 4:05pm

Unfortunately this isn't a new concept for Craigslist. They've always had a focus on local communities at the expense of convenience, extensibility, and innovation. They've been attempting to shut down and block 3rd party applications since day one. It's too bad they're taking legal action, I'd much rather see them… » 8/07/12 12:39pm 8/07/12 12:39pm