Around the web September 2, 2008 gordon.dewis.ca | Bounty offered for a location-based profile manager for the BlackBerry Curve Democratic convention: A stage and a performance fit for a president | World news | The Guardian – view from abroad. Bare Bones Software | BBEdit 9.0 Release Notes – some really great stuff in here, Michael has a good write-up as well. The Palin Pick – Geof has some thoughtful words here. YouTube – Dobson crony prays for rain on Obama’s Speech in Denver – it’s almost funny, if it wasn’t so… so… words fail me. Value of starting versus closing – I’ve historically been in the “starting is more important camp” but I’m starting to come around to the “importance of the innings” camp a bit. Palin has security experience b/c Alaska is close to Russia – *sigh* WP Super Cache 0.7 – the dupe content killer – time to upgrade. Optimizing Yahoo! Search for the iPhone Internet Explorer 8 Search Suggestions AT&T BlackBerry Bold To Launch September 12th? – the “let’s make it look like an iPhone and see if people don’t notice the lack of a touch screen” model. French doctors use laser to destroy brain tumor in conscious patient – not that i trust Engadget as a source for breaking medical news, but whoa. McCain Hires GOP Operative Who Helped Smear Him in South Carolina in 2000 (thanks John) Matt Mullenweg & Joseph Scott Discuss The WordPress Themes Directory Absolutely the easiest exercise program ever devised – I’ve generally had success with a similar plan, though I’ve been backsliding a bit of late due to travel and a wrist injury. Time to buckle down again. My Relationship With Apple Is Like My Relationship With The Republican Party – and a great response from Andrew Coda 1.5 – yes, I have licenses for just about every Mac text editor out there. The Overlooked Organizational Issue – if the bloggers can see it, certainly someone in the front office can as well. Right? CodeIgniter session changes when using a database – I’ll be updating some apps to use this. Inspecting and Hacking HTTP – I’ve used LiveHTTPHeaders quite a bit, started during FeedLounge development back in the day on a tip from Scott. Top Websites That Aren’t (Yet) Mainstream – there’s definitely “tech mainstream” and “real mainstream”. A good reminder to step outside the monkey house for some perspective every once in a while.