Switched from WordPress to Blogofile


I really like WordPress for the huge number of themes and utilities that it has. What I don't like, though, is the need for constant vigilance to make sure that your blog hasn't been hacked. When I started the conversion, I found two blog posts that had been secretly altered …

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Twitter phishers are after your password


I was burned by this one! Graham Cluley writes a nice article on his blog called Twitter phishers are after your password

What was really appalling to me was getting burned by this screen:

Fake twitter login screen

Twitter, like Facebook, lets you use other sites by handling authorization. I'd been having serious problems …

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Cargo bikes for greener business deliveries in congested cities


These cargo bikes seem really neat for emissions free deliveries in the city. Do wonder about security - not only the cargo being stolen but the whole bike.

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Greasefire - automatically find greasemonkey scripts


This Greasemonkey script Greasefire looks interesting but it doesn't run on Firefox 3.1 beta, which I'm running now. I find the Greasemonkey scripts for Google Reader very helpful. It'd be nice to look into later.

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Smart Google Reader Subscribe Button


If you're like most people, you've got more feeds in your news reader than you can keep up with. What's neat about this script is that it not only makes it easy to subscribe but also shows you if it's already in your subscription list. If it is, it's shown …

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Enter credit card number to see if it has been stolen scam.


It's almost tempting to implement this just to see if anybody enters their info, isn't it? Scam fail

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Google Reader - Colorful List View


If you're like me and like to read your feeds sorted by tags, you'll find yourself jumping from blog to blog. Some Greasemonkey styles for Google Reader drop the feed name to save space, making it hard to tell articles apart.

Color is an efficient way to cue people that …

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Florida boy, 12, arrested for farting in class


Gotta love our zero-tolerance society showing up in situations like this: Florida boy, 12, arrested for farting in class

Does anyone doubt that if this was the principal's kid it would be handled differently?

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Global Warming & Epistemology


Matt Maroon in Global Warming & Epistemology articulates far better than I can the reasons for believing that global warming is happening, is caused by mankind, and needs to stop as soon as possible.

Nobody can be right about everything, and the nature of climate change is that the ultimate decisions …

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MyAd Display Case for businesses


We're starting to talk about some of the things that we've been working on with MyAd.com. One of my favorite features is the Display Case Display Case, which lets you put items you've posted on MyAd in a widget on your own site.

Many businesses have a site that doesn't get …

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