Archive for the ‘tech’ Category

Blogospherical Ballyhoo

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

From telegram to telnet, from horse messenger to instant messenger — our communications arsenal continues to evolve. Web logs have existed for almost 10 years. So why the surrounding the now-called ? (more…)

Props and Patches: WordPress theme "Lush"

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

When looking for a WordPress theme, it wasn’t long before I happened upon Lush, a theme that Jeriko ported from Typo. This beautiful theme features AJAX searches and an attractive color scheme, and quickly became my hands-down choice. Many thanks to the original Lush Typo theme from and Jeriko’s faithful port. In the spirit of Creative Commons By-NC, I made a couple of changes… (more…)

36,000 Lines of Windows Vista Code Per Day

Monday, March 27th, 2006

The rumor started with the authoritative headline “60% of Windows Vista Code To Be Rewritten“. Although the article doesn’t offer any detailson how the 60% estimate was reached, the story quickly spread. I agree with Alec Saunders’ assertion that this figure is hogwash. (more…)

The Really Sad State of Syndication

Friday, March 24th, 2006
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Syndication has the potential to make browsing more selective and efficient. Prominent web sites have been offering feeds for several years, and many aggregators exist, so Why hasn’t syndication caught on? (more…)