Archive for the ‘Web’ Category

Old-schooling a website…

Posted: 3rd July 2010 by Chris in Development, General, Web
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… for my buddy Sparky. And it’s fun! Gonna throw a bit of HTML 5 in there just for shits and giggles. I’ll let you know how it goes.

Occasionally, lucidity abounds.

Posted: 22nd June 2010 by Chris in General, Web
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I hit a birthday this weekend, and some stuff happened back home with my grandmother that got me thinking. I put up a site a while back, and I guess it’s time to start pushing it: The first badge kind of says it all.

What has happened to Joe Lieberman?

Posted: 2nd June 2010 by Chris in General, News, Rant, Web
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Seriously folks, he has turned into a serious hand-wringer. “Emergency Powers” to take control of civilian networks? What in the world is he thinking? If we get attacked, I say we just issue /b/ carte blanche to respond. I have more faith in those guys than I do in turning networks over to the government. [...]

Hmm, Facebook filtering.

Posted: 18th May 2010 by Chris in General, Web
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I posted the following to my Facebook page and all of a sudden, my profile didn’t show it and chat was disabled: Check your privacy settings while waiting for Diaspora to come out: Could be a routine Facebook error, but I’m wondering if “Diaspora”  or the link triggered a filter. Update. It did finally [...]

Got your back

Posted: 25th March 2010 by Chris in News, Web
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Google pulled the plug on censoring in China. While I’m not quite convinced Google is always acting in my best interest, this time they’ve put their money where their mouth is and appear to be taking a stand. Microsoft, of course, is hemming and hawing and probably looking for a way to cash in. As [...]

No more Lala on Google it seems

Posted: 18th March 2010 by Chris in Music, News, Web
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No more Lala results floating at the top of my Google searches? Apple and Google seem to be locked in mortal combat. Who is going to lose this one? Probably not Microsoft or Amazon. Seems Lala has made a reappearance.

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Episode #2 has me laughing so hard I almost suffocate. As a result, I’m temporarily insane and I just can’t help it. With my new-found skills, taught to me by Donnie Hoyle, I thought I’d get a jump on the iPad. Here are some wallpapers with a realistic ad campaign for the device. 1280×800

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A buddy asked me this week about deploying a Rails app on Linux and my response was close to “life is like a box of chocolates…” Losing my Linux foo seems to be a side effect of becoming Windows stupid because of .NET and MSSQL at work. I try not to be a hater, but [...]

Swine flu blitz

Posted: 2nd May 2009 by Chris in Web
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I wondered how long it would take:

Getting really tired…

Posted: 5th October 2008 by Chris in Rant, Web
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… of whatever Microsoft is doing with their inept search bots. The most informative thread so far is over at webmaster world. I’m still getting the same type of stupid one word searches, but now they have changed it up.  The “form=QBHP” deal is the same, but check out the referral link: Uh hunh [...]