Meddling Googlers

May 20th, 2008

Google has done it again. Just today, I discovered they have banned a specific keyword Google Trends because it was being used to estimate search volume of other keywords. This makes me, as the Cheshire cat would say, vaguely discombobulated, and willing to consider some far-fetched conspiracy theories. [...] Continue Reading…

WordPress Plugin : Move “Publish” Away From “Save”

May 13th, 2008

I’ve created a simple plugin based on an idea somebody posted on WordPress Extend Ideas –

Right now, when you’re drafting a WordPress post in WP 2.5.1, the “Save” and “Publish” buttons are right next to each other.

It’s generally a bad thing in user interface heuristics to put [...] Continue Reading…

Digg : Some Useless Comment Stats

May 12th, 2008

As part of a little side project, I’ve written a script that determines the most “dugg” and most “buried” comments for the day. It can also find the discussion thread that contains the most diggs. Only popular submissions are checked for comments.

I’ve put it up at The [...] Continue Reading…

How To Become a Vampire

May 8th, 2008

I was looking at some search stats and noticed that this question (how to become a vampire?) was more common than you might expect. Every day, nearly 100 people were looking for a way to join the ranks of the stylish undead. “An interesting topic for a little tutorial”, [...] Continue Reading…

1539 Things To Do When Bored

May 1st, 2008

Things to do when your bored. Have no idea about what to do when you are bored? This extra-large list of stuff might help. [...] Continue Reading…