Links for 11th December 2008

Fresh from the clogged tubes of teh intarwubs…

  1. No new coal – the calling card of the ‘green Banksy’ who breached fortress Kingsnorth

    "The £12m defences of the most heavily guarded power station in Britain have been breached by a single person who, under the eyes of CCTV cameras, climbed two three-metre (10ft) razor-wired, electrified security fences, walked into the station and crashed a giant 500MW turbine before leaving a calling card reading "no new coal". He walked out the same way and hopped back over the fence." Moxie!

    Tagged with: UKenvironmentactivismprotestguerilla

  2. Subversion Demystified using WordPress

    "… the basics of how to get started with Subversion (SVN) using WordPress as an example in order to speed up your work flow as a blogger." Hmmmn.

    Tagged with: wordpressadministrationsubversionSVNupgradescommand-line

  3. Widgets Reloaded: WordPress Plugin

    "The default WordPress widgets have always been a bit limiting, but that’s all about to change. The Widgets Reloaded plugin will give your widgets the boost they’ve been needing. This plugin replaces several of the default WordPress widgets with new widgets that’ll give you far more control than you’re accustomed to." This could be very very handy indeed.

    Tagged with: wordpresswidgetspluginwebdev

  4. How to: Redirect users to a specific url using a 301 redirection

    "Do you know that WordPress have a built-in function to redirect users to a specific url?" I didn't, actually, but I do now.

    Tagged with: wordpresswebdevredirect301

  5. Creative Destruction: Time To Make Companies Small Enough To Fail

    "If we grant the premise that some of these companies are too big to fail, and they absolutely need gov't bailouts to make them work, then why not set the terms of the bailout as being that they need to use the money to become small enough to fail? That is, they can get the money, one time only, and then need to look at breaking themselves up into separate pieces (even competitive pieces) that, by themselves, are no longer too big to fail. "

    Tagged with: businesseconomicsinnovationbailoutschumpeterUS

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