This post reviews (the good and limitations of) the new AppleTV and takes a short peek at the dystopic digital future these amazing devices are building. Orwell was a profit that only saw a small glimpse.
I initially setup my Facebook account with a ton of information about me: where I went to school, was born, have lived, blah, blah, blah. I also created accounts on other social network services, providing them with a lot of personal information as well.
The DuckDuckGo search engine does not track users. It makes no effort to send you the results it thinks you want after studying your search patterns. It makes no effort to send you search results based on corporate payment. It does provide search results that include images, news, places, and can even be restricted to […]
Open Web? Did you know that when you use your Facebook account as your login credentials to another web service, you are providing that web service with all of this information about you and all of your friends?
Tah dah! A while back I discovered a really nice bit of code for creating footnotes while writing a blog post. I don’t recall what I was reading now, but the author included several citations as he wrote. Each footnote had a raised numeral1 that served as a link to the footnote at the bottom […]
I occasionally actually overhear conversations about the next big thing all around the bay area. After all, this is the epicenter of the tech industry. In this post, I’m going to let you in on what I think “the next big thing” is going to be! Reflecting on the Recent Past Back in 2003 – 2004 […]
I’ve been rather quiet on the blog front for a couple of weeks now. I’ve been busy at work on my blog behind the scenes. Very busy indeed! But I’m now back to posting. Welcome A2! I’ve spent the past several weeks switching hosting companies: from MediaTemple to A2. My experience with MediaTemple between March […]
Today is an important milestone in the ongoing updating and upkeep of my blog. This is the first “test” post to the mySQL database that lives on the A2 server, my new hosting company. You probably will not be able to read this post until after I pull the switch on changing where tt.us lives: moving […]
I’ve used WordPress for 4 years now, ever since version 3.0 was released, but I’ve never written about my favorite WordPress plugins; so, this post is way overdue! Even though I actively use a high number of WordPress plugins, 37 plugins, I’ve decided to only write about the 3 plugins I literally use every single time […]
Optimization Been working like a madman on my blog—optimization under the hood. You know: part of the 10 year celebration has been sprucing things up a bit moving forward. Aside from the new look, which is temporary, here’s a list of some of the improvements: MediaTemple Is Now the Temple of Doom At one point […]