18 May 2013

Wordify for OSX Makes Fun Word Art Out of Photos

Wordify is a fun little OSX app that takes any photo from your hard drive and converts it into word art (like in the header image above). It’s a single-purpose app that does what it says, but with a few more features could be really exceptional.

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17 Feb 2013

ShadyURL Makes Normal URLs Awesome

“Don’t just shorten your URL, make it suspicious and frightening”. This clever twist on url-shortening services could quite possibly be my new favorite thing ever.

23 Jan 2012

Detecting Fraud in Facebook Contests

Whatever your feelings on Facebook, it’s pretty clear that it’s here to stay. If your company or organization has considered running a promotional Facebook contest, this is crash course in detecting fraud because if your prize is worth anything to anyone, you will encounter fraud, without exception.

28 Apr 2011

iPhone/iPad Apps for Coders and Sysadmins

It wasn’t that long ago that I scoffed at the idea of the iPad, or at least thought it would never have any place in my tech toolkit. I finally broke down and got one, and it’s changed the way I work, largely because of the number of fantastic apps

16 Jul 2009

If Chuck Norris Had Designed Linux…

What started as an off-handed comment on Twitter quickly turned into a meme that had tons of people involved. It all started with “If Chuck Norris designed Linux…”. Hours of hilarity (and a good bit of tweet stream flooding) soon ensued.