Links shared from today:

"We break out our ugly sticks and beat our desktop into an ultimate nerd power-station!"
(categories: podcast linux xmonad x11 haskell video)

"Advertising is the lobbyist’s last resort because it’s effectively an admission of defeat by those running the campaign."
(categories: news australia lobbyists politics)

"An Irish Republican Army splinter group has vowed to oppose next month's visit to Ireland by Queen Elizabeth II and to keep killing Northern Ireland police officers – particularly those recruited from its own Catholic heartlands."
(categories: news ireland uk politics)