Unlike many bloggers, I blogged for a decade before moving to WordPress. That meant I had a pile of old posts with no tags on them. One of the nice things about WordPress is that you can use the tags in conjunction with a plugin like Similar Posts to display links to related content at [...]
I found an account of Commodore’s rise to prominence on a vintage computing forum. It’s interesting reading.
The plugin I was using, FT Facepress II, decided to quit working, so now I’m trying to get the official Facebook WordPress plugin working. If it does all it says it does, Facebook comments about blog posts will also show up here (and not just on Facebook), which would be nice. Update: It appears to [...]
I recently had a task: Find an industry best practice that says you need to remove all rights or permissions or groups from the account of a former employee, rather than just disabling the account. There was only one problem. I could find no such thing. None. Nothing. In fact, I expect this blog entry [...]
Veteran blogger John Dominik reported yesterday that upgrading to Firefox 13 fixed some problems for him. So of course he’ll be thrilled to know that Firefox released a new version the very next day. The. Very. Next. Day. From a security standpoint, there are two things to like about the new version.
If you want the difference between true, honest-to-goodness journalism and blogging, this Slashdot story is a good place to start. The key is the word “reporting.”
I typically enjoy the blog Ghacks.net, but its entry What do you like most about Windows XP? isn’t one of its finest moments. It starts off with a hostile tone, calling XP buggy and insecure, then states that some people will cling to it anyway, and never demonstrates its assertions about XP’s inadequacies. XP is [...]
I couldn’t tell you the last time I thought about Joy Division, and then one of my college classmates posted a story about a stash of Joy Division and early New Order master tapes showing up in the basement of a former bank, along with guns and gold (but presumably, no butter). Yes, the jokes [...]
Rupert Murdoch doesn’t understand the difference between piracy and linking. So I’ll explain it in terms any middle-school-aged kid should be able to understand.