planning a new attack on the design

i’ve been thinking about hacking the site design again. now that i’ve got the lifestream set up and i’ve seen how it looks in use, i’m thinking of moving things around to make things feel a bit more cohesive and less random. maybe emphasize the “this is what i’m doing right this second” aspect of… Continue reading planning a new attack on the design

do this action for all current items. no, really.

okay, so i’m on windows 7. i’m transferring files (about 300mb of them) from my linux server to my local hard drive. there’s some lag on the network due to the server running a backup to a NAS backup server while i’m doing this. eventually, some file transfer times out and i’m given a dialog… Continue reading do this action for all current items. no, really.

scientific link to autism found; get your tinfoil hats because us loonies were right

in a completely, totally, ridiculously different direction that what the medical establishment has been lambasting at us for years, a think tank has uncovered a probable cause for autism.  you know all those people you think are insane for not getting their kids vaccinated?  well guess what…they’re right. from the article: If it hadn’t been… Continue reading scientific link to autism found; get your tinfoil hats because us loonies were right

ashley morgan gives back to his genesis rocket users with free music

whatever your take on the highly successful twitter method genesis rocket is, upstart blogger‘s ashley morgan has an awesome new tweak to his micropatronage system. all past, current and future genesis rocket customers get access to all his albums plus bonus tracks and exclusives. even if you don’t care about genesis rocket, it’s still pretty… Continue reading ashley morgan gives back to his genesis rocket users with free music

more on the music industry filesharing debate

this post on the uk’s Telegraph shares the results of a recent analysis on where revenue is going.  the short answer: it’s what i, and a lot of other people, have been saying for a long time — the big wigs are losing money but, on the whole, individual artists actually benefit from filesharing, even… Continue reading more on the music industry filesharing debate

stfu, facebook

seriously, facebook? shutup. i’m tired of you telling me not only how *i* should use facebook, but how my friends on facebook should use facebook. it’s one thing to suggest some people i know (although, if i’ve ignored the suggestion for a month, and logged in once a day, every day, chances are, i’m not… Continue reading stfu, facebook