For those of you that manage your own wordpress blogs, I started using EasyWPUpdate, a script written by Brian Layman that auto-upgrades wordpress blogs. From my initial experience, I highly recommend it. After downloading the script, I entered path info to all my blogs, ran the script, and Presto! All blogs upgraded to 2.1. Very [...]
TechCrunch recently featured SmugMug, an online photo sharing site. They never took venture and are not a free service. They have a great story. They have a great service. They are profitable. (They even use a Jotspot wiki.) Ignore the buzzwords, ignore the magazines, ignore the business books and gurus. There is no 2.0. Good [...]
Tonight our heart is with Melodie, who at age 33 has lost her husband and soulmate. Tonight our heart is with Reece, six weeks from birth, who will never get to meet his father. Tonight we sit in stunned silence, unable to speak. Tonight we look for reasons, knowing they will not be found. Tonight [...]
I don’t normally do much beyond “mark as spam” when I get boilerplate email from headhunters, but this one was a winner. Subject: urgent requirement for product manager-santa cruze CAHi Scott, i have a very urgent requirement for product manager,santa cruze CA.please let me know you you would be interested .please send me your updates [...]
I was helping my sister in-law pick out a laptop this weekend on the Dell website. Somewhere in the myriad of confusing choices, the wizard asked us to choose a battery type for the laptop. I’m not exactly sure where the line is for offering “too many choices” but this one crosses it by miles. [...]
Jul and I had a chance to go to Michael Mina this weekend. Michael has a totally unique style of presenting food; one primary ingredient is presented three different ways. I highly recommend it for anybody in the vicinity of San Francisco. .
Over the last three years, 40% of all automobile related fatalities are alcohol related. Last year this resulted in over 16,000 deaths. 70% of these accidents are caused by drivers at, or just over the legal limit. In my mind there are two categories of people who drive drunk: 1. Complete idiots These people know [...]