So you wanna start a blog?. Since its now possible for newcomers to the blogging world to set up a Blogger or WordPress.com account in mere minutes without the slightest idea about what one is doing or why, it seems like 98% of the blogs on the Web boast but a half-dozen erratic posts before… Continue reading So you wanna start a blog?
David Pogue: A Spam Fighter Is Overzealous but Can Learn. Sick of anti-spam software that slows down your PC or spam-filtering services that require a monthly fee? The Spam Cube may be your best option. By DAVID POGUE. [NYT > Technology]
Easy DIY online database. Lazybase is a simple database application for creating simple online databases. Here's the feature list: No logins. A secret URL gives editing access to the database Create new types of items, or use the samples provided by Lazybase View lists in many ways, on maps or on graphs Link types together… Continue reading Easy DIY online database
4 options offered to fix Storrow tunnel. State officials have unveiled four options to fix or replace a half-century-old tunnel on Storrow Drive, raising the curtain on a mammoth construction project that could require at least 18 months and up to four years of major construction on one of Boston's busiest thoroughfares. [Boston Globe —… Continue reading 4 options offered to fix Storrow tunnel
Rails 1.1: RJS, Active Record++, respond_to, integration tests, and 500 other things!. The biggest upgrade in Rails history has finally arrived. Rails 1.1 boasts more than 500 fixes, tweaks, and features from more than 100 contributors. Most of the updates just make everyday life a little smoother, a little rounder, and a little more joyful.… Continue reading Rails 1.1: RJS, Active Record++, respond_to, integration tests, and 500 other things!
Pope sees expanded role for cardinals. VATICAN CITY — Giving each of his new cardinals a gold ring that symbolizes their bond to the papacy, Pope Benedict XVI yesterday used an ancient ritual to reinforce a modern point: He intends to rely ever more heavily on cardinals for advice. [Boston Globe — Front Page]
It's a great time to start a business. Caterina Fake has a peculiar list of reasons why starting a company today is a bad idea. I say it's never been a better time to start a business. You know, the kind that develops a product or service and asks money for it. Yes, it's a… Continue reading It's a great time to start a business
I finally got a chance to watch a couple of episodes of the new BBC series Doctor Who. I loved the original and the new one seems great so far.
Today Boston's Archbishop Sean was made one of 15 new Cardinals of the Catholic Church.
Annenberg Center Principles: Net Neutrality. (Via boingboing) In February, the Annenberg Center for Communication at the University of California convened a group of senior communication experts to discuss the hot topic of net neutrality. They agreed on a set of principles: The Annenberg Center Principles for Network Neutrality The goal of the Annenberg Center Principles… Continue reading Annenberg Center Principles: Net Neutrality