aku-aku: v.. To move a tall, flat bottomed object (such as a bookshelf) by swiveling it alternatively on its corners in a "walking" fashion. [After the book by Thor Heyerdahl theorising the statues of Easter Island were moved in this fashion.] source: LangMaker.com. Aku Aku also has another meaning to the islanders: a spiritual guide.
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Posted by dav at 2005 October 5 02:22 PM
File under: Geek

Hey how about blank white web pages (no relation)? I was catching up on some blog reading today, and found a cool new underground web commenting system that allows you to add comments to any website. The premise reminds me of a dot-bomb company my friend Tim worked for, Crowdburst, but this one is 2^w00t times better since it's in ruby and using it initially required you to edit your /etc/hosts file (otherwise the http://hoodwink.d/ URL is gonna bite ya, l33t!). That's no longer necessary, since there's a way to achieve the same effect with a new ruby proxy app called MouseHole (that's an alternative to Firefox/Greasemonkey), but it's still cool.

Building on top of all that, is Wasteland, a forum site that appears as a blank white web page to the uninitiated, but is full of juicy goodness for the wise.


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