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Kung-Tunes is a widget for making your iTunes recently played items into html. Pointless and egotistical, but here it is.

Here’s a tip if your song titles use a foreign character set: Kung-Tunes produces a UTF-8 encoded file, so you can add this:

meta http-equiv=”Content-Type” content=”text/html; charset=UTF8

to the “header” pane of the “formats” dialog to help web browsers render the text correctly.

A little smaller than I expected, but a very pleasant computer sales experience. It’s great to see all the products side by side for comparison shopping, especially the different sizes of Apple flat panel displays. I was also impressed by the sales staff. Plenty of people available and very friendly.

Next door to the Apple Store was the Gap, with a large sign hanging in the window advertising cotton drawstring pants with the tag line “Quick Draw”. Coincidence?

Chuq points to this wonderful page in the blog of Michael Barrish. I completely agree. Yes, I’d hire him.

This page shows an error that Adobe can’t be very proud of. Can you spot the error?

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My son Staffan was asking me for some addition problems a few months ago. I gave him a CD with 5 songs on it and asked him to add up the times of all the tracks on it. After about two minutes he came back to me and complained: “Daddy — this problem has a problem. If I follow the instructions, it gets all wrong. See, I added up the numbers in the tens column and I get an 8, which is strange because the total time shouldn’t be 14 minutes and 83 seconds, because thats more than a minute. The answer is really 15 minutes and 23 seconds.”

I showed him this graph and asked him what the numbers on the bottom meant. After a minute, he said “Heyyy, there’s something missing somewhere”. He’s 5. Someone at Adobe is ought to be really embarrassed.