Why do I feel a need to blog daily? There seems to be some kind of consensus or norm in the blogosphere that blogs should be updated daily. Several blogs about blogging recommend posting daily and blog search engine Technorati’s rankings are correlated to a blog its freshness. There is both an internal and an… Read more Essay: The Perceived Freshness Fetish
I recently worked at a friend’s house and I was trying to connect to their wireless networked called “GORGONZOLA.” I thought that was a pretty funny name until I noticed the names some neighbors had given their networks. One was called PAKISTAN and another was called Jesus Christus is Heer (Jesus Christus is Lord) which… Read more What is your network called? Or: a religious wireless network war?
I recently celebrated my 1000th bookmark on del.icio.us and mentioned some things I would like to see implemented such as usage data: revisiting links data sorting your list by frequent use attempts to double post a link (as an indication of importance) Erik kindly offered to talk about possibly implementing some of these features by… Read more More thoughts on del.icio.us
I just passed the thousand bookmarks on my del.icio.us account and the winner of the number 1000 entry is: Semapedia.org as recommended in a comment by Erik. Close candidates were: number 999: Quickeo – Private file sharing with a simple email! and number 1001: Code bloat – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia I started using del.icio.us… Read more A thousand del.icio.us bookmarks
This image displays the QR code that contains the URL of my blog.1 A QR Code is a matrix code (or two-dimensional bar code) created by Japanese corporation Denso-Wave in 1994. The “QR” is derived from “Quick Response”, as the creator intended the code to allow its contents to be decoded at high speed.… Read more Visit my blog by scanning my QR Code
Michael Stevenson and Erik Borra developed the Whatever Button for Firefox which makes your life so much easier: Pay Submit Send Whatever At almost every turn on the Web, we are asked to say yes. Yes to registration, yes to membership, yes to personal recommendations. Yes is said for us, with pre-filled checkboxes that read… Read more The Whatever Button – Now for Firefox!