Right now, the WordPress dashboard is my least used and most visited page in the admin. I don’t know the history of why it was made and the decisions about it along the way. It seems like the why might be “because we needed a place for users to go when they logged in” and expanded from there.
George Stephanis and I created a nifty little WordPress plugin over the last couple days for funsies called Hugh.
Hugh allows to add a widget to your site that does one thing and one thing only. Hugh allows anyone on your site to change the color of your blog theme!
Who’s idea was it to go to Montreal in January?
I’ve been asked this question a few times when explaining to friends, coworkers, and my family that I was headed to Montreal in January. The answer was simple: “My team’s idea.”
There are the useful parts of the internet, the horrifying parts of the internet, and the brilliant parts. Here are just a few of the more delightful websites on the web filling up my bookmarks folder. Enjoy.
Over the past few months, I’ve been trying out various search engines to avoid being consumed by The Google. DuckDuckGo’s initial appeal for me was that it doesn’t track me, but over time, I grew fond of the way it displays results and some of the rando cool features.
Is there a place for permanency on the web?
If you walk into any library, you’ll find books older than any computer. There are archives of newspapers that go back decades. We have access to photos as old as the art of photography. There’s some sense of permanence with the archiving of these items.
I live in mild terror of a single question. It usually crops up when I meet someone for the first time. It’s not because the question is a difficult one for most people. In fact, it’s one many people enjoy answering.
What do you do?
Well, shit. I guess it’s time for me to attempt a meaningful answer to this. Here we go.