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

new look for jazzsequence.com: presenting jazzsequence::metal::

i’m still putting the final touches on the site, but the new redesigned look is here.  the theory is based on some stuff that has been floating around the net about how websites will become more like lifestreams.  since i’ve never been really happy with any single lifestream client (and i’ve tried a bunch), i… Continue reading new look for jazzsequence.com: presenting jazzsequence::metal::

Finding a web host that doesn’t suck…for dummies

I wrote this up originally for the Arcane Palette site, but for fun I’m reposting it here, too, because I think it’s fairly useful information.  Enjoy! *   *   * We’ve all been there at some point. You’re on the phone with some bored dude behind a computer anywhere between 200 and 9,000 miles… Continue reading Finding a web host that doesn’t suck…for dummies

Finding a web host that doesn’t suck…for dummies

class=”aligncenter” We’ve all been there at some point.  You’re on the phone with some bored dude behind a computer anywhere between 200 and 9,000 miles away who may or may not speak English like a native but whose name is invariably something as innocuous as John.  He sounds like he might know what he’s talking… Continue reading Finding a web host that doesn’t suck…for dummies

more thoughts on new jazzsequence design

i was thinking a bit more about what i want from the new redesign, and how i want to integrate feeds and activity streams from other sites.  in particular, i was thinking about what om malik talks about in this post on what he sees as the evolution of blogging.  one point he makes is that,… Continue reading more thoughts on new jazzsequence design