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Antisocial Networking Redux

This is pretty much self-explanatory, right? Which LinkedIn button should I click?

Hackintoshed!!

So I’m writing this with my new $350 Hackintosh netbook. I learned about Hackintoshing a few months ago, and was intrigued. I love the Mac OS, but there…

Antisocial Networking

In case there was any doubt that there can be too much of a good thing, here’s a set of social networking buttons I recently stumbled upon (pun…

Semantic Blogging Redux

A while back I posted something about WordPress’ taxonomy model.  At the time I thought it was clever and thought we should use something like it for the…

The Angel of Death

So I decided last Wednesday to finally retire my aging desktop.  It died a peaceful, natural death. The rest were not so lucky…. For some time I have…

True Believer

Joel Spolsky is a big fan of SSDs.  Even when he’s wrong, I like reading his stuff.  But when he’s right, he’s oh-so-right. So, if you’re keeping up,…

Where Facebook Will Fail

Robert Scoble has an interesting (if dated) post called “Why Facebook has never listened and why it definitely won’t start now“.  It’s a good article with many great…

Math, No. Set Theory, Yes.

Jeff Atwood couldn’t be more right when he says I have not found in practice that programmers need to be mathematically inclined to become great software developers. Quite…

Bugs? Features? Defects? Who Cares? I Do.

There was a bit of debate on the issue of bugs versus features I raised in Coding Horror-ibly.  I tried my best to keep it concise, but apparently,…

It’s a Computer, You Can’t Expect it to… Count

So I’m deleting this really big folder from my USB hard drive, and I get the message from Windows: which is odd, because I know there’s over 35,000…

Coding Horror-ibly

I love Jeff Atwood’s blog.  But sometimes, I think he’s smoking crack. His latest post, “That’s Not a Bug, It’s a Feature Request” gets it way wrong.  Regarding…

The Six Stages of Debugging

That can’t happen. That doesn’t happen on my machine. That shouldn’t happen. Why is that happening? Oh, I see. How did that ever work? Hat Tip: Brian Shaler.

When SEO Isn’t Enough

I was looking for a power antenna replacement for my car today, and the top site returned for my search was Installer.com. The web site is so horrific…

Google Trips on Video Chat Rollout

This morning Google announced its new video chat capability with an eye-catching link at the top of the Gmail window.  Clicking the link takes you to this page,…

Putting the “Perma” Back in Permalink

The DotNetNuke Blog module has had a checkered history with Permalinks.  The earliest versions did not use them, so old blog entries never had a Permalink created for…

Taxonomy and SEO

Taxonomy is one of the least understood weapons available for SEO.  We all know the basics of effective SEO: URLs constructed with relevant terms, avoiding parameterization Each page…

Touch-A Touch-A Touch Me

Well, that didn’t take long. HP is already rolling out its new line of multi-touch enabled PCs.  Take a look at the advertisement and see what you think….

Blog Module Moving to Version 4

In a previous post I stated that the Blog module would offer an interim 3.6 release to provide users with a few more features before the team undertook…

New DotNetNuke MSDN-Style Help

Last night I was desperately seeking help for some DotNetNuke core classes, and I came up short.  Fortunately I was able to resolve my problem with a little…

Multi-Touch: Not the Future

Just read a great article about the future of Flash on the iPhone.  At its core the article is dead-on: the issue with running Flash apps on an…