Final Fail of the Year

This is just a quickie to let you know that I haven’t been receiving notifications from Disqus about new comments pending approval. This is my own fault for reasons I’ll explain, but I’m working on replying to them all now.

Death in the Digital Age

Because it’s New Years Eve, and I’m kind of a morbid asshole, I thought I’d harsh your alcohol-induced buzz with some grim reality by asking the question: What happens to your online content when die?

The Perfect Geek Cocktail

With the holiday season upon us, I thought it might be fun to highlight two posts that were simply made for each other that can add some spark to your geeky holiday plans.

Twitter Gets Down to Business

Twitter has taken the first steps of what will no doubt be a long journey towards providing more native support for businesses using their micro-blogging platform by introducing the new (beta) Contributors feature.

RSS SNAFU

Hey, just a quick note to apologize if I’ve flooded your RSS feed reader with older posts that pretended to be new today. I was trying to set my feeds to show the entire story instead of the short excerpt they currently display in RSS readers, but ran into a bit of an issue.

Find the Perfect Web Icon Every Time

As much as you may hate the phrase “Web 2.0”, you have to admit, websites and web applications look a helluva lot better now than they did just a few years ago. But what if you’re a better programmer than you are a designer?

Microsoft Web Developer's Summit 2009

I had the opportunity this week to go out to Redmond, Washington to attend the Microsoft Web Developer’s Summit at the MS headquarters. For this summit, about 25 leaders in the PHP (and PHP project) community were invited out to sit down with members of the MS product development teams and provide critical, honest feedback…