Twitter is a Cocktail Party

Posted by on May 13, 2009 in General, Technology, Web Development | No Comments

Great article about Twitter from Snapps’ Rob Novak, a high-profile Lotus consultant/developer and good friend to my colleague Carol Dobies. Over at his Lotus Rock Star blog, he makes the case for Twitter, and likens it to a cocktail party. Money quote: Just something to consider if you’re squarely in the “why would I care” […]

PDF Linking Reminders

Posted by on May 1, 2009 in General, Technology, Web Development | No Comments

Q) Can you deep link inside a PDF? A) Yes, but only by specifying PDF page numbers. Can’t link to Bookmarks. Link would look like this: Q) Can you specify a link in a PDF to open it’s target in a new window? A) No, not for URL links. They will open in the […]

Some Useful Facebook SEO Information

Posted by on Apr 14, 2009 in General, Technology, Web Development | No Comments

Here’s a couple of links worth reading that pertainto Facebook and SEO/SEM… How to Make a Fan Page in Facebook Why You Need to Make a Facebook Fan Page for Your Website NOW!

In Trouble with Copyright Police

Posted by on Apr 10, 2009 in General, Technology | No Comments

Warner Music correctly identified their unlicensed music in a couple of YouTube videos I posted for our Heath High School reunion in 2008. Videos are still there, but muted. Grumble. Will have to get some new music for those sometime soon. Here… Here… Here… And here…

Dumb ol bracket…

Posted by on Apr 7, 2009 in General | No Comments

Another year, another loss. Matt Selman sums it up for me.

Caffeine levels in various drinks

Posted by on Apr 7, 2009 in General, Technology | No Comments

Found this link at CNN interesting today. From the article… “It is not just coffee that can lead to caffeine withdrawal. While a 6-ounce cup of brewed coffee contains about 100 milligrams of caffeine, tea and cola have about 40 milligrams each, a bar of milk chocolate has about 10 milligrams and hot chocolate has about 7 […]

Resolution for trouble installing FCK Editor for Joomla 1.5

Posted by on Mar 20, 2009 in General, Web Development | No Comments

After installing FCK Editor 2.639b for Joomla 1.5, I was getting this error when attempting to edit an article: “[path]/plugins/editors/fckstyles_template.xml was not found on this server.” Naturally, it was a permissions issue related to the hosting environment. Full description of the known issue is here: (registration required) Crunchy bits follow… Re:server didn’t send back […]

ASP.NET CS0433 compilation error resolution

Posted by on Nov 13, 2008 in General, Technology, Web Development | No Comments

To resolve ASP.NET CS0433 compile errors resulting from a changed code-behind, simply do the following: rename the Bin directory (may need to wait for the processes inside to finish talking to it) visit page in question (will result in an error, just ignore) rename Bin directory back to Bin visit page in question again Ta […]

The Sci-Fi Rejection Letter That Time Forgot

Posted by on Jul 30, 2008 in General | No Comments

Man, I really love Lore Sjöberg’s sense of humor. =)

The Man We’re Voting For

Posted by on Jul 29, 2008 in General, Politics | No Comments

Great Times piece today on Barack Obama’s time as a professor.