Are Long URLs Wasting Bandwidth?
Twitter clients (including the default web interface) auto-tinyURL every URL put into it. Clicking on the link involves not one but *2* HTTP GETs and one extra roundtrip.
How long before tinyurl (and bit.ly, ti.ny, wht.evr...) are cached across the internet, just like DNS?
Driver's Licenses with Digital Watermarks
It includes a reflective image (of a loon)...
- a worthless lazy fellow
- large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes
- addle-head: a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought
I wonder why an entire state in the US wants a lazy, worthless person incapable on serious thought for identification purposes!