Links for 10th March 2009

Fresh from the clogged tubes of teh intarwubs…

  1. How to stop the drug wars

    "… the war on drugs has been a disaster, creating failed states in the developing world even as addiction has flourished in the rich world. By any sensible measure, this 100-year struggle has been illiberal, murderous and pointless. That is why The Economist continues to believe that the least bad policy is to legalise drugs." YA RLY.

    Tagged with: economicspoliticssocietydrugsprohibitionlegalizationpolicy

  2. CSS Light Box

    "This is the click version of the CSS Light Box that with a little bit of 'expression' can be made to work in IE6." CSS gallery geekery.

    Tagged with: csslightboxgalleryHTMLthemingimageswebdev

  3. Combine and Minify Your Javascript and CSS!

    Does what it says on the tin; could come in quite handy.

    Tagged with: webdevcssjavascriptcompressionminifyminimizer

  4. The three act plot in fiction (a guide for writers)

    "NB: as always, keep your mind that ‘rules’ about plot structure are supposed to be didactic rather than rigid absolutes. Great storytelling often breaks conventions or invents its own rules." Of course! Useful little summary.

    Tagged with: writingplotactsplottingfictionarcnarrative

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