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Lennart Green Magic Amazes TEDrs

Lennart Green, the foremost close-up card magician of the world, dazzled the audience of TED 2005. I caught the video today on my Zune and was thrilled. His show is very entertaining, quick witted, and his foreignness is close to my heart (Green is from Gothenburg, Sweden). The TED video…Continue Reading

Where’s “My” Community?

I am imagining a better WordPress. For those of you who don’t know, it’s the engine behind Gradin.com, as well as countless other blogs on the Interweb. I have been using WordPress for several years now and I really enjoy it. Its many features have grown, and grown on me.…Continue Reading

WordPress 2.3 Update

I’ve just successfully completed my WordPress 2.3 update. As far as WordPress updates go, this was a pretty big one. So big, in fact, that I actually followed the instructions and disabled (most) of my plugins to be sure the site worked after the update. I knew however, that disabling…Continue Reading

WP Plugin: Notify on Draft Post

I contribute to a few other blogs out there as I’m able, all of which are WordPress-based like this one. A seemingly simple function has been lacking in my mind, and the community seems to agree with me. But for some unknown reason, the answer has not been produced until…Continue Reading

Spontaneous Glitches

As I was working on my post for Disney World just now, my site encountered a spontaneous glitch. As such, I’ve had to stop writing for now and work on the problem at hand. The result of the problem is that I no longer seem to be able to use…Continue Reading

Tag Problems in WP 2.1

Blast! I thought I had read that tag problems weren’t being seen using Bunny’s Technorati Tag plugin. That’s what I’m using (in lieu of the Ultimate Tag Warrior) and I’m having problems with tags. I’ll research this tonight to find out what’s going on. It’s going to suck if all…Continue Reading

Pictures are Back Online

Nobody bothered to tell me my pictures weren’t being displayed on the site any longer! You people are sleeping on the job! The problem is, I rely on Flickr’s API to show pictures here. As is clearly stated in their documentation, the API is subject to change…often. And I’m using…Continue Reading

Optimal for OPML

I discovered Optimal while looking for ways to render OPML as HTML. OPML, for my purpose and many of those reading this, is what RSS is to data, for RSS. That is, an OPML outline describes a list of feeds, each of which consist of an RSS feed for another…Continue Reading

Still Waiting for Adobe Reader to Load?

For all of you that have asked, here’s a link on how you make Adobe’s Reader 7.0 load faster: Jonathan Hardwick: How to make Adobe Reader 7.0 load faster He’s a done an excellent job of explaining the process, but I’ll summarize for you here. Adobe Reader 7.0 Optimizer Edit…Continue Reading