Around the web December 21, 2009 Bit.ly Responds to Goo.gl and Fb.me With Custom URL Service – Interesting. toffee insanity! – Not sure I could take this on, but it’s tempting to try for our office cookie exchange. Rands In Repose: Gaming the System – a must-read, as usual. Daring Fireball: PastryKit – I’m looking forward to playing with some of this stuff in the near-ish future. PRNG: Pseudo Random Noise Generator: How to Screw Your (Open Source Software) Customers – hmmm. Lose it! – Succeed at weight loss using your iPhone – Interesting that the iPhone app preceded the web site/service. You Can Change Anything In WordPress. What? and What Problems Face The WordPress Community? (It Answers) – More in the Q and A series I participated in. Carrington Blog bbPress Theme Carrington – The beauty of Open Source. Trade Official | U.S.S. Mariner – only x more days until pitchers and catchers. 2010 HTC Roadmap leak – Fill your boots! – CoolSmartPhone.com – I think I’ll be jumping ship from the BlackBerry to an Android when something like the Salsa is available with a fast processor. I actually really like the Palm Pixi form factor, but the processor is said to be a real dog. Verizons Palm Pixi Includes Wi-Fi – If only the keyboard wasn’t so miserable to use. Maybe it’s better without the recessed area on the Pre. Former NFL star Dave Pear is sorry he ever played football – Jeff Pearlman – SI.com – I can no longer watch football the way I did a month ago. The Future of Education, As Glimpsed Through an iPhone – Interesting.