Never tell me the odds!

January 18th, 2009 @ 5:42 pm
How to Subscribe to RSS Feeds in Mac OS X

At one point I was doing my best to try to read over 100 different blogs each day. It was, in addition to unbelievably time-consuming, very frustrating when I’d see that some large percentage hadn’t been updated since the last time I’d checked. Enter RSS. RSS stands for “real simple syndication”. What does that mean? […]

February 7th, 2008 @ 8:38 pm
Stop Being Broken

My buddy Bry has a brilliant new site: Stop Being Broken! (The exclamation point is not part of the site’s name, although I think it should be.) I’m not just saying that because I have repeatedly asked him for favors, eaten food with him, and met his wife. It’s seriously really good. Check it out!

January 16th, 2007 @ 6:26 pm
CRAM Magazine

Quite nifty! My mini-tutorial — Five Tips for Smarter Playlists — has been published in the second issue of the online pdf magazine CRAM. A few weeks ago I received an email from one of their editors requesting permission to republish the essay. I had actually forgotten all about it. Then this morning someone at […]

January 20th, 2002 @ 1:44 pm
JavaScript Tutorial

Several people have asked me how to add random text strings to a web page, so I thought I’d write a little tutorial. All you need is a text editor and a web site. If you publish your own blog, I’m sure you’ll be able to do this. If you follow these simple instructions, you […]

October 15th, 2001 @ 11:25 am
Blogging

I receive many messages similar to this one: so what if I want to set up a blog and play with it for a bit before I publish it to the world? How would you recommend I go about that? Do I need my own domain and hosting service first? Here’s what I can tell […]