Cool Homemade Keyboard + Interface Bandwidth Rant

December 23rd, 2008

Take a look at this cool homemade keyboard. Plus an accompanying rant about how surely there has to be something interesting in the gap between QWERTY and a brain implant. […] Continue Reading…

Admin Menu Editor For WordPress

December 20th, 2008

Admin Menu Editor is a WordPress plugin that will let you manually edit the Dashboard menu. You can reorder the menus, show/hide specific items, change access rights, and more.

Sort menu items any way you want by simple drag & drop.
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The Tree Link Project – Sponsor A Tree By Posting A Link

December 15th, 2008

Christmas – the time of goodwill and gifts and all that philosophical stuff – is coming. So, in the spirit of the season, I’ve decided to start up an unusual charity project/experiment. Here’s the idea in a nutshell – for every link you point to this page, I will […] Continue Reading…

Fast Weighted Random Choice In PHP

December 10th, 2008

Sometimes you may need to randomly select items from a list so that some items are selected more frequently than others. For example, you might take a list of applications and their download counts, and randomly pick a “featured application” based on the number of downloads.

There are several […] Continue Reading…

How Popular Is WordPress?

December 8th, 2008

We all know that WordPress is a popular publishing platform, but how popular is it really? While I don’t know the number of active WP blogs, here’s a different yet interesting piece of statistics – a chart of the historical Google search volume for the keyword “wordpress”.

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