Dork on break

Even dorks need a break some time, and this dork is taking off the month of July. I am going to visit all my old friends in Nuevo Leon that I haven’t seen for about 10 years and I plan to check email every other day or so and possibly upload pictures from the road . . . → Read More: Dork on break

Make your blog mobile friendly

Always those pesky mobiles and the lack of standards for them. Bleah! I looked into mobile support for web a year ago. If you think web browser CSS support is flaky, it goes double for mobiles.

However, I can envision mobile professionals wanting to chill out and browse blogs on their handhelds while they wait . . . → Read More: Make your blog mobile friendly

How to tell your neighbors your web exists

Do you ever want to know who your blogging neighbors are? Or websites geographically near you in general? Even better, would you want an easy way for them to find you? GeoURL is here to help. GeoURL asks you to place two metatags in the head of your website and it helps you generate them . . . → Read More: How to tell your neighbors your web exists

Eleven Signs that your blog sucks

Stumblers, readers, friends, and surfers, I beg your indulgence just this once. Permit me to take a break from providing you the high quality dorkage that you’ve come to take for granted and let off a major bitchy rant. If I don’t do this I’m going to blow a gasket! What’s causing my consternation? Rampant . . . → Read More: Eleven Signs that your blog sucks

WTF is Ping.fm?

Ping.fm purports to let you update a bunch of social sites all at once. It is in beta now, and you have to have the current betacode to get an account. The current betacode is “letmeping”. They keep changing it. I have no idea how long that code will be good.

I found a valid . . . → Read More: WTF is Ping.fm?

Volunteer for Librivox

It seems most bloggers are very busy trying to suck money from the internet. If tweaking and promoting of your blog doesn’t eat every last second of your time, consider giving something back. I recently found out about Librivox — an all volunteer project to provide audio of public domain literature. Librivox is the natural . . . → Read More: Volunteer for Librivox

Avoid the phish

A old school phish typically involves an Instant Messenger or email message asking you to click a link. This tried and true technique uses bogus links, and this article shows you how to detect them. Newer phishes bite you at a different level. They feed you “good” links but then they cause the good links . . . → Read More: Avoid the phish

Scoutle: another layer of automation?

I have been struggling to get started with Dojo and Ning lately. Both these technologies are fairly new and the number of books about on Dojo is severely limited, and as far as I know there are no books on Ning. So I would like to hook up with some other developers who are knowledgeable . . . → Read More: Scoutle: another layer of automation?

Take Action against Credit Card Fraud

Another database: CRACKED A recent security breach of a local online merchant prompted me to write this post. As a shopping cart software author and former security analyst at Symantec I know the nuts and bolts of security from several perspectives. Credit card fraud is a huge and growing problem. See my article about credit . . . → Read More: Take Action against Credit Card Fraud

How to make an audio post

http://static.colleenweb.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/uploads/2008/06/audacitytest.mp3

Links referenced in the post:

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The body of this post is audio. You should be seeing a little player icon. One of my test computers failed to display it. If you can’t see it, leave me a comment with your OS, browser and version so we can compile some data for . . . → Read More: How to make an audio post

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