One of the things I’m tossing around for improving the accessibility of the research the scholars at my office is to start working with them to develop infographics to accompany the papers they produce. Although the process has gone more the direction of “I’ll do all the work and produce
Node The ReadMe directions work pretty quite well, this is mostly just another build-specific set of directions, simplified. Getting the right dependency versions proved to be something of a pain, but the directions for dependencies while I was getting TileMill up and running are the same. If you’re already moving,
Sitting around and most certainly not using it for what you think I am, I put together two quick scripts to test hotlink protection. Typically, hotlink protect just checks for the client’s referer in the header, which should be the primary domain for the site. Anything other than that as
Getting TileMill up on Ubuntu 11.10 is pretty straightforward following the directions on building from source. The only snags seem to be that the one-line install for npm didn’t work and I had to grab the repo and follow the readme to get it moving. A couple minor hiccups: I
In addition to all the fantastic work they’ve done with Drupal modules in the past, the guys over at Development Seed have been working on MapBox for a while. These guys have shifted their impressive creative machine in the direction of mapping and come up with a fantastic product. Add
After mistakenly removing the Spotify native client a few days ago, I found myself stumbling through the dark and running into a brick wall – the rpm repo had disappeared! It seems that the guys at Spotify had been working on the Linux client in their spare time and the
Everybody has their own preferences, here are mine… at the moment.
Having just finished the first pass at a single site xml RSS feed reader for Android, I can say that the world of mobile technology is stunningly impressive. To draw a quick comparison, less than a year ago I was using a phone (albeit overpowered for lack of paying for
Giving KDE a whirl, one of the first things I found that I miss from gnome is the ability to right click and add a remote server location to the desktop (or wherever you are).
This is pretty impressive. I might want to check on extending the capabilities, depending on what Blog API can do. The app does allow taxonomy, so I suspect there is a significant amount of extensibility based on cck fields.