I have been edging towards WordPress for some time now, and recent comment abuse on AdvisorBits has pushed me over the edge. So, for the first post of 2013, I am please to unveil the newest version of my now 11 year old blog AdvisorBits. Since I had to rewrite the CSS anyway, I decided to use the 114o grid … Read the rest
MT 5.1 supports modern versions of IE (ummm not really), and then they make death jokes about a browser? (I didn’t even get the joke.) It confirms my opinion of Six Apart as unprofessional, and I don’t really want to be associated with that.
And Melody… which I was really prepared to like… wont work unless I build my own … Read the rest
Google Safe Search is a setting you can enable at Google so that when you search their index you will not see any results they consider “adult”. This presents a decision for certain businesses. They may have words in thier nomenclature that would otherwise be considered adult. I have heard a story of an aviation company that was filtered by … Read the rest
The latest version of Movable Type, MT4, comes in three distinct flavors, plus an enterprise version. Since I work with small businesses, and individuals, I thought I would take a minute to go over the various features and license terms as I understand them.
MTOS (Movable Type Open Source)
I have seen the company call this the “core” product, that … Read the rest
Movable Type Open Source, MTOS, has been released as a stable version (4.1). No more nightlies for us. This is a good thing, as it can now be safely consumed by a wider audience. (I don’t know about you, but “here’s what I did today” lost its charm after I couldn’t paste it to the refrigerator anymore.)
And there’s … Read the rest
Pandora’s box is open.
Bridges have been burned.
Things will never be the same.
Its the first day of the rest of our lives.
Insert silly metaphor here.
Anil Dash said
As of today, and forever forward, Movable Type is open source. This means you can freely modify, redistribute, and use Movable Type for any purpose you choose.
Sure enough … Read the rest
I have never really used Flash for anything. My attitudes and knowledge of it all stem from experiences gained around 2000. When I read Dan Webb’s post about how he was going to start to learn more about the newer versions of Flash, I had a kind of smart-aleck response: Ya sure, if it runs under X Windows on … Read the rest
Kathy Sierra at Creating Passionate Users has asked the 21st century metaphysical question:
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If my Cingular cell phone sends me a MySpace alert and I’m not there to get it, do I exist? But email, IMs, social networking, and blogs are nothing compared to the thing that may finally cause time as we know it to cease. I’m talking,