As spring turns to summer and the graduation season is upcoming, I’m making adjustments as well. As far as this weblog is concerned, that means time to re-focus. My posts over the past years (I’ve been doing this, on one server or another, for at least 7 years) have been on a wide variety of […]
I assigned myself a project for the weekend, writing a little program that I could use to disable comments on blog posts based on their age. Python’s already installed on the Mac, so I figured it’d be pretty easy to use that to make updates to my WordPress database. The first thing needed is the […]
I upgraded WordPress to version 2.3.2 this morning. WordPress 2.3.2 is an urgent security release that fixes a bug that can be used to expose your draft posts. 2.3.2 also suppresses some error messages that can give away information about your database table structure and limits and stops some information leaks in the XML-RPC and […]
For Jeff B. and the rest of us: 12 Important U.S. Laws Every Blogger Needs to Know.
Jon Udell, in Talking to everyone, asks How do you talk to everyone about the transformative benefits of the technologies weâ€™re so excited about, in ways that donâ€™t make people flip the bozo switch and tune you out? How do you tell stories that make the benefits of the technology come alive for people, in […]
For several years now I’ve been a very happy customer of HostingMatters.com, using them for my family’s sites and recommending them to friends and anyone else that asked. Their service is normally quick, friendly and efficent. As of early this morning, though, my site was being redirected to a “suspended” page. When my credit card […]
USA Today, page 1D: Get an earful of the offbeat The surprise about podcasting isn’t that millions are listening — the surprise is that millions are listening to some pretty arcane stuff. No, the surprise — a pleasant one — is that a paper which is so mind-numbingly generic, purposefully so in order to reach […]
I’m still not sure how what sort of productive uses twitter has, but I’m giving it a try.
I’m wondering if any of my friends, family, co-workers, etc. are using twitter, and if so if they’ve found any semi-productive purpose for it. [added later] Rick K. posted about twitter this weekend.
Same thought as last year. Not writing quite as often as I have at other times, but I’m still here.