August, 2008

  1. A Day in NY

    This weekend’s trip to New York is primarily a chance for me to see a game at Yankee Stadium (Saturday) before they tear it down after the season. However, to book the flight using miles we had to fly in on Thursday instead of Friday, so we got a bonus day to spend doing the…

  2. Twitter Tools 1.5b2

    I’ve got a new beta version of Twitter Tools ready for testing. Twitter Tools is a WordPress plugin that creates an integration between your blog and your Twitter account. This release has a couple of bug fixes (from version 1.5b1) and a couple of new features: fixed a logical bug that made the “exclude replies”…

  3. Around the web

    Muxtape gets shut down. Pandora might get shut down. Everyone is pissed off. A call for patronage. Dumber is Faster with Large Data Sets (and Disk Seeks) Predictions for Apple September Thingy YouTube – 1988 Paul Hunt gymnastics comedy beam routine blackrimglasses – The Frustration of Wanting Something You Can’t Buy How To Launch Software…

  4. Projector Choices

    I need to get a projector for the office and I’m having a hack of a time trying to decide on a relatively cost-effective projector that has a 1280 pixel wide resolution (generally 720p). These two are the current leading contenders: Optma HD70 Sharp DT510 I have a Sharp for my home projector and I’m…

  5. ShareThis 2.3

    There’s a new version of ShareThis out this evening. This release fixes a bug in version 2.2 where the ShareThis button might not be visible correctly if your WordPress theme shows post excerpts on certain pages. ShareThis is a plugin that makes it easy for your visitors to share your content to other people or…

  6. New Lijit WordPress Plugin

    There’s a new and improved Lijit WordPress plugin available for download. This version is one that my company, Crowd Favorite, had the pleasure of helping build. The new plugin makes it easy for you to enable Lijit search from the default WordPress search box, or you can add in the full Lijit widget wijit if…

  7. Around the web

    Fight the Future Macbook + Coffee = Bad – one of those “laugh but also feel kinda sick about it” things. blackrimglasses – Holy Jesus – power of attorney? – I can understand why they need it, but yeah… Memoranda – some good points here. The Long Term Performance of InnoDB – this is completely…

  8. WordCamp Utah

    WordCamp Utah is coming! September 27th is the date – registration is open. I’m quite looking forward to this (particularly since I wasn’t able to make WordCamp SF this weekend), both as a speaker and as an attendee. I’ll probably be flying in Friday mid-day and out on Sunday. Big thanks to Joseph Scott for…

  9. Debugging an XSS attack

    Today I ran across a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attack in the wild. Since the victimized site is run by a friend, I did a little digging to see how the attack was done so I could tell him about the issue and how to fix it. Here is a little background on XSS attacks…

  10. Around the web

    Paul Abrams: The McCain Strategy Is Vintage Karl Rove, the Media Loves It, and the Obama Camp Is Not Taking It Seriously Enough tecosystems – Big Brother is Watching You. On Twitter. Sprint: Sprint Finally Makes Good On 3G Data Capping – this totally sucks. (thanks Eric) Paris Hilton Responds to McCain Ad – “I’ll…

  11. Addictomatic Refreshed

    Addictomatic is sporting a shiny new suit today. The overall look has been updated with a great new design from Bryan Bell, and a number of little features have been added and minor tweaks made since the initial launch. I’ve got a few more screenshots here, but it’s a lot more fun to just go…

  12. Twitter Tools 1.5b1

    I’ve got a new version of Twitter Tools ready to test. This version has a number of changes, including one that has been very frequently requested: Weekly digests! This needs a good deal of testing, help us find bugs Ability to exclude @replies from daily and weekly digests and blog posts Updates to match Twitter…

  13. Around the web

    Font Conference – CollegeHumor video – bwahahaha. John Resig – Keypress in Safari 3.1 Griffin Technology: PowerDock – this is fantastic on so many levels. (thanks Shawn) Beyond REST, or Beyond XMPP? Both? The Q&A – great interview and responses, I expect nothing less from Steve and Joe. MsgFiler 2.0.3 Released! – this is a…