Category Archives: Projects

DIY Menorah: Built In A Day from Hardware Store Supplies

So that happened (as mentioned in the title). We misplaced our family menorah, and Hanukkah this year was upon us, so naturally it was buy or build decision time. Like most of the world’s 1%, I purchase far more than I make (heh, layers of meaning there perhaps), but I thrive on those moments when […]

Google++ Extensions

NEW  Golden View Popup Link Keeper In-page, intelligent link saving Chrome browser extension app integrating:  Twitter,     Google+,     Friendfeed,     Google Search,   Pinterest,   Pocket (formerly Read It Later),  Instapaper,  and Pinboard Golden View for Google+ – Chrome Extension – Initial Release July 18, 2011: Chrome Web Store Install page (short URL: ) Details: Compatibility: Chrome only (see below for cross-browser scripts) Discussion: on Google+ Code Project: […]

StackOverflow Question Dashboard Userscript

stackoverflowQdashboard userscript Question Dashboard for (plus meta, serverfault and superuser) – page analyzed and indicators shown for key information. Downloads: stackoverflowQdashboard hosted at stackoverflowQdashboard hosted at github Greasemonkey (Firefox) and GreaseKit (Safari) compatible.       stackoverflowQdashboard.user.js: SEE Configuration section for available options.            

Microwave Oven UI Standard Project

Microwave Ovens: Failure is not an option. In our household if the microwave breaks down, I have less than 24 hours to relieve the crisis. And by 24 hours I mean 24 minutes. Kiefer Sutherland has (or had—I have no idea) a whole television season to work things out. I have no such luxury (nor […]

friendfeedTranslate – userscript and bookmarklet (new!) for integrated language translation

friendfeedTranslate A bookmarklet and greasemonkey script that translates friendfeed posts and comments from one language to another (e.g. Farsi to English, German to French, English to Simplified Chinese, etc). Source language of each entry/comment is auto-detected and converted to chosen destination language. Bookmarklet (bookmark/favorite script) & User Script (greasemonkey/greasekit) Note: the bookmarklet is currently only […]


friendfeedClip ( aka ffclip ) A greasemonkey script that inserts a clipboard widget into a FriendFeed page to locally save (cookie-based) FriendFeed entry links. Links on clipboard can be cleared all at once or individually. The clipboard is scoped to the URI directory path (so, a separate record of links is maintained). There are at […]

Smugscope Custom Smugmug Ui

SmugscopeCustomSmugmugUi A greasemonkey script that removes default SmugMug Categories [or more precisely, whichever ones are defined in the categoriesToHide variable of function removeCategories()] from form select on create new gallery interface. Other features beyond cleaning up the category dropdown for new galleries will likely be added in a future version. Downloads Source Code: Installer: […]

SmugScope Beta

SmugScope beta coming soon. Custom filtered, linkable gallery listings of your SmugMug photo and video collection. EDIT 2009-02-28: The beta is now here: SmugScope.


friendfeedCommentImg A greasemonkey script that replaces link text with an image (inserts an img element in DOM) within friendfeed comments where the URI has an image extension. Example by code: Cygnus Loop Super <a href=””>…<a> becomes Cygnus Loop Super <a href=””>… <img src=”” height=”100px” style=”vertical-align:middle” /><a> Example by rendering: Cygnus Loop Super… becomes Cygnus […]


Ziparcy is a WINNT shell script (“batch file” as it was called in the DOS–Win9x days) that can be scheduled to create/update an encrypted zip/archive of your files (and directory structure). This script leverages two other free utilities: 7-zip and wget. Downloads Ziparcy – v0.8 Ziparcy Repository Zip Documentation (in the script comments)