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Saturday, February 16, 2008

Reddit Outage - Promoting Ron Paul

I just went to Reddit to see what was happening on the social network to find that the network is down (it is having a 503 - service not available issue). What I really thought was interesting is that Reddit has a link to Ron Paul's web site.

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Saturday, January 26, 2008

Will the Real IE Please Stand Up?

Having read Chris Wilson's (IE Platform Architect) explanation of Microsoft Internet Explorer 8's handling of compatibility modes, you just have to laugh--or cry--in exasperation. After years of almost encouraging sloppy web pages, IE 8 has gotten standards religion, almost.

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Monday, January 21, 2008

A Story Buried w/more Diggs than Buries Is a Shout to Blame?

This post tells the tail of how a few stories where posted to Digg and as they gained traction they where buried with only 1 bury. Is it possible that the shout caused this?

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Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Don’t be upset when you get buried, it happens to everyone

Today the full extent of the Digg bury brigade was revealed. Some stories are getting almost 500 buries!

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Digg’s Top Buried Stories Revealed

Well, “revealed” is perhaps too strong a word: Top Buried Stories is just another feature of Ajaxonomy’s Bury Recorder, which records the number of buries (negative votes) for all Digg stories.

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Monday, January 14, 2008

Google unveils new slicker faster iPhone-specific interface

The new Google iPhone interface looks very slick and is apparently very fast.

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Sunday, January 13, 2008

Game Development using the Yahoo! User Interface

This story shows some examples of games built using the Yahoo! User Interface. It is a high level overview and does not go into the code. It includes links to multiple games.

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Thursday, January 10, 2008

Google Chart API Tools

This post tells of some tools and scripts that make it easier to use the Google Chart API.

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