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Orders from the General

June 7, 2006

The General has a mission for all patriotic Americans and their legally registered household staff: WA Utilities Commission seeks public comment on NSA spying: My inner Frenchman is forcing me to post the following letter he received from the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. He says that it’s very important that citizens of Washington State […]

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killing trackback spam

June 4, 2006

WordPress Trackback Patch (1.22) by Elliott Back: Since I’ve been getting a half-dozen trackback spam or more per day, I decide to code up the following to prevent botnets from placing trackback onto my blog. I’ll give it a try. I don’t care that much about trackbacks but it will be interesting to see if […]

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pot, meet kettle

June 13, 2005

Wikipedia and the social construction of knowledge: On Saturday, Dave Winer noticed that his name had been elided from the Wikipedia’s page about podcasting. He wrote: How is Wikipedia going to prevent from this from happening again? That’s a serious issue. It’s not the first time it’s happened. This is why I’ve never been a […]

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a look at AdSense

June 8, 2005

I have wanted to get rid of the AdSense strip for a while now, but I’m in a bit of a cleft stick: I’m just over halfway to the payment point (Google only sends payment when you reach a certain threshold: in my case, it’s in the very low 3 figures — as low as […]

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