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Server Issues Resolved

Server Issues Resolved

I’ve worked out and resolved the MySQL serv­er issue that kept my blog sedan­tary through­out this past week­end. Give me a lit­tle time and I’ll have respond­ed to everyone’s com­ments and updat­ed the Saturday Slant page to tie into the below…
SVG Finally Starting To Come Alive

SVG Finally Starting To Come Alive

The W3C has just announced the first SVG Competition, this one to design a SVG Tiny greet­ing card of 30k or less. The win­ner receives a Nokia 3650 tri-band GSM hand­set. “Announcing the first offi­cial SVG Mobile Competition. Nokia have pro­vid­ed…
Plan To Reduce Spam:  Tip

Plan To Reduce Spam: Tip

I got this e-mail from Arianna at http://​blog​.real​i​ty​crutch​.com/ about my Plan To Reduce Spam: “Hi I liked your spam plan, I’ve been doing what I can but didn’t think of key­ing address­es, great idea. I looked to see how you cre­at­ed a safe…
Shortcut To Change Search Bar

Shortcut To Change Search Bar

Recently I received the below ques­tion from a read­er. I answered the read­er, but I thought I would also share the answer with any­one else who might be curi­ous. “nice site. I’ve bor­rowed your blogroll code its great by the way. Do you…
Portfolio Expanded

Portfolio Expanded

Portfolio SampleI’ve updat­ed and expand­ed my online Portfolio to include over a dozen new items in the areas of Web Design, Web & Flash Design, Promotional, Advertising, Magazine Layout, Magazine Makeover, and Merchandising.
I Made Dis (for SysMetrix)

I Made Dis (for SysMetrix)

ONW skin for SysMetrixI made dis skin (actu­al­ly two), On Night’s Wings ver­sions 1 and 2 for SysMetrix. Over 300 down­loads in 48 hours. Version 1
Version 2
AOL Blocks Links From LiveJournal

AOL Blocks Links From LiveJournal

Slashdot | AOL Blocks Links from LiveJournal “Last week, AOL began block­ing all HTTP requests with ‘www​.live​jour​nal​.com’ Referer head­ers. This is a com­mon prac­tice by image host­ing sites to pre­vent off-site link­ing of their images and ‘band­width theft’. However, in…
Bruce Chizen for Gov of Cali

Bruce Chizen for Gov of Cali

Is it too late to nom­i­nate Bruce Chizen for California Governor? To para­phrase Jack Kennedy, “A PDF on every web­site, and PostScript in every print­er.”…
Fourth Crow Movie In Post Production

Fourth Crow Movie In Post Production

A Boy and His Bird News reports updates on the fourth The Crow movie, star­ring David Boreanaz (“Angel”, “Buffy, The Vampire Slayer”), Tara Reed (My Boss’s Daughter), and David Ortiz (“Miss Match”), is the fourth dark fan­ta­sy film…
Miramax:  Unfair Telling Friends Movie Stinks

Miramax: Unfair Telling Friends Movie Stinks

I’m very inter­est­ed in, and more than a lit­tle amused by, Hollywood’s sud­den dis­il­lus­sion­ment. Read the arti­cle (I’ve quot­ed the entire thing in Continued) and you’ll see the whin­ing of Hollywood stu­dio execs. Waah! Our big-budget mar­ket­ing cam­paigns aren’t dup­ing peo­ple…
Shopping For Cell Service

Shopping For Cell Service

After an expe­ri­ence ear­li­er this week with T-Mobile (for­mer­ly VoiceStream) Customer Service that still has be too incensed to ratio­nal­ly dis­cuss it, I’m shop­ping for new wire­less ser­vice. I refuse to give T-Mobile any more of my busi­ness. The choic­es, how­ev­er,…
Welcome To Adobe GoLive

Welcome To Adobe GoLive

For the love of mike, folks, change the damn title! The below link will run a Google search for the phrase “wel­come to Adobe GoLive”. It will give you more than 230,000 results! Google Search: “wel­come to Adobe GoLive” Why? Because…
New Tools On This Blog

New Tools On This Blog

Subscribe to com­ments on my blog! Perform push-button for­mat­ting on your com­ments (and new posts even)! I’m very excit­ed (but incred­i­bly weary) after build­ing into this here blog some new and cool features/plugins. They’re so cool, in fact, that I’m…
Piece of Web History

Piece of Web History

This seems so far away now, almost as far away as the inven­tion of the print­ing press. I’m nos­tal­gic and hum­bled at the same time. WWW-Talk Jan-Mar 1993: pro­posed new tag: IMG…
Metallica Sue Over E, F Chords

Metallica Sue Over E, F Chords

MTV​.com - News - Metallica Sue Canadian Band over E, F Chords Metallica is such a pompous, self-important, power-mad band. Maybe if they put half as much ener­gy into their bom­bas­tic, overblown, weak­ly writ­ten music, they might not have to expend so…
Defacement Challenge... Anyone Hit?

Defacement Challenge... Anyone Hit?

Anyone hit by the web van­dal­ism con­test? From Web van­dal­ism con­test results unclear | CNET News​.com: “While some 500 Internet address­es cor­re­spond­ing to defaced Web sites were sub­mit­ted to Zone​-​H​.org, the inter­mit­tent acces­si­bil­i­ty of the site meant that hun­dreds,…
Blogs Could Be Targets

Blogs Could Be Targets

I think blogs will be a pret­ty big tar­get… “CNN​.com - Will hack­ers attack 6,000 Web sites in 6 hours on July 6? - Jul. 3, 2003 WASHINGTON (AP) The gov­ern­ment and pri­vate tech­nol­o­gy experts warned Wednesday that hack­ers plan…
Weapons of Mass Destruction, Google Style

Weapons of Mass Destruction, Google Style

Trust me for a minute. Follow these steps:Goto Google In the search blank type, with­out quotes: “weapons of mass destruc­tion” Don’t hit “Google Search.” Instead, press “I’m Feeling Lucky” Read. Laugh. Hit me with a track­back ;-)…
Going (Ding)Bat-ty

Going (Ding)Bat-ty

From here, kadyelle­bee: “fonty­ness” June 28, 2003, I wound up fol­low­ing a trail that led me to an incred­i­ble ding­bat and fleu­ron resource here: FontGarden Dingbats.Sample from FontGarden.com’s ding­batsMost of the ding­bats are free­ware. A few are inex­pen­sive share­ware, post­card­ware, dona­tion­ware,…
It's The Little Things (Echo)

It's The Little Things (Echo)

In the replies to last week’s Saturday Slant Jewdez men­tioned the fact that, in the screen shot of My Current Desktop, my taskbar replace­ment is shown to have a min­i­mized brows­er parked on Jewdez’s blog. First, I wasn’t aware until I post­ed that…
MP3s Here, MP3s There, MP3s Everywhere!

MP3s Here, MP3s There, MP3s Everywhere!

I dis­cov­ered today that I have over 5,000 MP3s27 Gigabytes!spread across three hard­drives. Enough is enough. I’m pos­i­tive that a fair por­tion of them are dupli­cates. But how am I to tell with­out crawl­ing them one at a time? Afterall,…