Posts Categorized: General

Back to WordPress

I’ve moved my site back to WordPress from Drupal.  I’m just more comfortable developing for WordPress, which means I can make some cool plugins and such.  Also, I can update posts from my phone so maybe I’ll be able to update more than once a century….

Overhaul the US Patent System

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57464191-94/judge-oks-apple-injunction-on-samsungs-nexus-phone/ This is but the latest in on-going show of fighting with lawyers instead of features.  And to make it perfectly clear, while this example is specifically about Apple, they’re not the only ones at fault. I really don’t understand how an injuction can be issued for a unified search interface…  Search engines have been… Read more »

New Rig

I’ve taken the plunge and pieced together my new rig for business/gaming: Case: Corsair Obsidian 800D Motherboard: EVGA Z68 SLI Processor: Intel Core i7 2600k Ram: 16GB Corsair Vengeance (4 x 4 GB) DDR3 1600 MHz Power Supply: Corsair Professional 650AX Video: EVGA GeForce GTX 560 1024MB Monitor: Dual Asus VS247H-P I eventually plan on… Read more »

New Site

I was finding a lot of odd… quirks with WordPress, so I decided to switch over to Drupal. At the same time, I modified from varnish connecting back to an apache backend to connecting back to an nginx backend – and I dropped to a 1.7 second load time, even with disqus enabled. That’s insane…. Read more »

Firesheep for Android Faceniff

A good friend of a coworker posted about a new android app called Faceniff. It will sniff traffic on the current wireless network for passwords – just like Firesheep. Except it runs on an android-powered device. Check it out here