C.C. liked Daemon

Go read C.C.‘s review of Daemon. Steven Vore also liked it. Next up, Matt Cutts bought a copy for his summer vacation. I’m a man on a mission. If you are reading this blog, chances are you like tech. You will love this book.

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Obama and MySpace

Maybe you saw the news about Barack Obama taking back his MySpace profile from a volunteer. Jerome Armstrong, co-author of Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots, and the Rise of People-Powered Politics with Markos Moulitsas (the guy behind DailyKos) shared his thoughts on what this meant, and Joe...

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Photography lessons

Saw the full moon last night over our back deck, and remembered reading in The Digital Photography Book that there were some cool ways to use Photoshop to take two shots of the same image, then combine them to show the moon in its detail while simultaneously...

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Naperville needs Democrats

I couldn’t stop chuckling at this article in yesterday’s Naperville Sun: With Democrats controlling all three prongs of Illinois government – the House, the Senate and the governor’s administration – Naperville needs an insider to fight for the city, Mayor George Pradel said. “It makes so much...

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Blogroll chaos

Picking up the thread, Erik points out that there’s a lot of room for improvement when it comes to blogrolls. I’m not sure that FeedBurner’s the right answer to solving all of the things he points out (traditionally, we republish and/or manage existing info, rather than creating...

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Housekeeping

In between mowing the hay, getting the garden ready and chasing the kids, I got a little housekeeping done on the site today: Fixed the search engine. It was pointing to the internal WordPress search engine, which wasn’t working. I didn’t have the energy to debug that,...

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