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I Haven’t Got Time For The Pain!

Two months ago (give or take) I mused over photo gallery options for my sites. For Ipstenu, I’m now using a WordPress plugin and treating it like a photoblog. For JFO, however, I couldn’t answer it that easily.

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Timing is Everything Sometimes

So I wasn’t paying attention and the WordPress Plugin Competition 2009 (3.0) was announced April 26th. All plugins submitted between May 1 and July 31 are eligible. Ban Hammer went ‘live’ on Sunday May 3rd. It may actually be eligible, since I didn’t release the code when I wrote it. Look, you have to test, […]

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Plug It In, Plug It In

I am not a great programmer by any means. I can hack around and muddle my way through with the best of the great net scapegraces. I’m not the genius who invents a brand new way of doing things. That said, I do, eventually, get annoyed with things enough that I force myself to learn […]

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All a-Twitter over MetraCide

I didn’t come up with that, my friend Hubbit did. Yesterday I was on the 339 Metra UPN (Union Pacific North) train from Ogalvie to home when, right outside the Rogers Park stop, there was a big THUMP and a bump and the train stopped. Right away I knew we hit someone. My first thought […]

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PHP Warnings in my error_log

Oh what to do, what to do!? I have a whole slew of warnings in my error_log that start out like this: PHP Warning: mkdir() PHP Warning: unlink(/) PHP Warning: rmdir(/) Now, the first thing I did was check my php version, and google around, but trying to run a search on an error message […]

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Review of Terminator: The Sarah Conner Chronicles

I preface this with two things. First, I call the show “The Summer Glau Chronicals” (see image to the left) and second, I don’t think Terminator Salvation is something I’ll be watching in the theater. Just not interesting. And yes, I would change that viewpoint if they told me Summer Glau would be in it, […]