Archive for June 2007

OnMyList: Bushisms: Todays Top 10

10. We cannot let terrorists hold this nation hostile or hold our allies hostile.: 9. You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test.: 8. It’s clearly a budget. It’s got a lot of numbers in it.: 7. Too many OB/GYN’s aren’t able to practice their, [...]

Damon Dash looks to cash in on the social networking craze – June 1, 2007

At least he’s honest… heh… Damon Dash looks to cash in on the social networking craze – June 1, 2007: Dash’s new Web venture is BlockSavvy, a site aimed at what he dubs the “urban-lifestyle demographic.” When I ask what motivated this endeavor, Dash answers bluntly, “Money.” When I ask him to elaborate, he turns [...]

Hundreds Click on ‘Click Here to Get Infected’ Ad

Hundreds Click on ‘Click Here to Get Infected’ Ad: The fact that 409 people clicked on an ad that offers infection for those with virus-free PCs proves that people will click on just about anything. haha, I’d like to see a breakdown of operating system as well or did they equate PC to Windows? well, [...]

email parameter to gravatar is case-sensitive

I just installed the gravatar plugin to my comments display, I was able to see Tiffany‘s gravatar but not mine, I went in and edited my comment, changed my email address to all lower case, it worked. Looking at the code for the plugin, it uses an MD5 hash for the email parameter, so uppercase [...]

We’ve launched OnMyList! Check it!!

After a small private launch last week, I am very excited to announce that we have publicly launched OnMyList!! Our beta testers love it, and I hope you will too! The 3 most important things to do with OnMyList: Check it out! Join it! Upload a profile pic! You can look through other member’s lists, [...]

“Calamari” iPhone ad

Just saw the “Calamari” iPhone ad, I’ve been to Pacific Catch a couple of times, and I don’t think they serve calamari, lol… to be fair, the guy searched for “seafood”, which they do have… Technorati Tags: apple, iphone

digital_denim’s Samurai contest jeans 7 months update

We skipped a month, but these are 7 months pics of the evolution of the contest Samurai’s from digital_denim, contestant #2 of the supercontest. (If you are looking at this in an RSS reader, most likely you will have to view this post in a web browser to see this slideshow). Sorry I didn’t take [...]

More on broadband speed, Comcast this time

Drove back to Santa Clara just now, ran the test at home with my Comcast HSI, the San Jose server is dead slow but when I used the SF one it shows pretty decent speed: When I use the Speakeasy speed test it shows crazy fast speed though: Download Speed: 21623 kbps (2702.9 KB/sec transfer [...]

Verizon typical EVDO speed in SF

I’ve been working in SF with my EVDO connection all week this week, I ran a speed test with a lot of other network apps and browser tabs opened, here’s the result, not too bad actually. Technorati Tags: evdo, speed, verizon

Technorati got some serious latency problems right now

I used to have a “view blog reactions” widget from Technorati in the single.php and index.php of my template, today I just noticed my blog is loading REALLY slowly, after 5 minutes of investigation I narrowed it down to this Technorati script: <script src="http://embed.technorati.com/linkcount" type="text/javascript"></script> <a href="http://technorati.com/search/<?php the_permalink(); ?>" rel="linkcount"> View blog reactions </a> I [...]