Digg vs. Reddit – Comment Tag Clouds

November 5th, 2008

Indeed, my inescapable tendency for invention procrastination has given us yet another piece of useless but potentially amusing statistics. The idea is simple : take 5000 recent comments from both Digg and Reddit and create two tag clouds using Wordle. In theory this should provide a bird’s-eye overview of […] Continue Reading…

Custom Favorite Actions For WP 2.7 (Beta)

October 31st, 2008

The upcoming WordPress 2.7 will include a “favorite actions” feature – a dropdown menu that is supposed to contain quick links for easy access to select dashboard pages. The dropdown starts out with a few preset links, and new links can be added by plugins.

Power To The Users
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Always 5 Years In The Future

October 28th, 2008

Browsing popular science/tech news sites often creates an impression that great new advancements and products are just around the corner, but somehow they seem to never actually arrive. Common examples include super-efficient solar cells and cures for cancer or AIDS. If one is to believe the news stories there […] Continue Reading…

JavaScript Splitters And Resizable Panels

October 23rd, 2008

In this post I’ll review* several splitter components for JavaScript. A splitter is usually a vertical or horizontal bar that you can drag to change the size of the surrounding elements. Most splitter scripts also depend on, or are part of a JS framework, which may be an important […] Continue Reading…

Cache Cleaner For WP Super Cache

October 22nd, 2008

WP Super Cache is an excellent caching plugin, but sometimes it seems to have problems with deleting expired files. For example, even though this site typically gets at least 3000 pageviews per day, and I’ve set WP Super Cache to delete expired files every 1000 requests (the lowest setting), […] Continue Reading…