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And Disquiet.com Turns 20 Years Old
"I try to write at Disquiet.com every day, and plan to continue to. I often quiet down toward the end of the year, making plans for the one to come. Another year lies ahead, a year of more daily recommendations of online listening, of interviews with musicians, coders, and artists (three categories that exist in combination far more than they did in 1996), and field notes. If you’ve read this far — by which I mean this article, not for two decades — I just want to say thanks. It’s a central pleasure of my life." I too have greatly enjoyed discovering Marc's writing - and the Junto. I might really have to do something about the absence of writing in my life again.
blogging  music  marcweidenbaum  writing 
december 2016 by infovore
Calepin
"Calepin reads Markdown-formatted, plain-text files stored in your Dropbox and converts them into blog posts for you." Which is pretty clever.
blogging  markdown  blog  tools  toolchain 
december 2011 by infovore
MarsEdit 3 - Desktop blog editing for the Mac.
MarsEdit 3 is out; the headline feature is the WYSIWYG mode, but for me, the headline features are syntax-highlighting, support for Wordpress Pages, and integration with Lightroom's library. Sadly, it's 10.6 only, and my knackered MBP is 10.5... but it's an upgrade I'll be making asap.
blog  editor  software  osx  mac  blogging  marsedit 
may 2010 by infovore
Custom Post Types in WordPress 3.0
"Why would we want to play around with custom fields, or add stupid meta boxes in the Edit Posts page and then teach our clients and/or content managers to use them? Why not just get rid of all those stuff and have them seperately in your main menu, and the meta boxes are customized to match the exact needs of certain post types." Which is exactly how I use Wordpress in commercial installations, and every time I hack around this, I long for proper Top Level Things. This is a great feature, and it's going to make my life considerably easier. Let's hope they don't screw up the 3.0 release.
wordpress  development  customisation  cms  blogging 
april 2010 by infovore
Ryanair: "Lunatic bloggers can keep the blogosphere" | Media | guardian.co.uk
"Ryanair can confirm that a Ryanair staff member did engage in a blog discussion. It is Ryanair policy not to waste time and energy corresponding with idiot bloggers and Ryanair can confirm that it won't be happening again." Ryanair's social media strategy is pretty much on-brand, it seems.
marketing  socialmedia  blogging  brand  ryanair  ohdear 
february 2009 by infovore
All Things Seen and Unseen » Similar Posts
Jolly good - easy to configure and get going, nice templating, and fast, because it's based on a databased index. Also, it looks like it's very actively maintained. Now added to this blog!
blogging  plugin  tools  useful  php  wordpress  recommendation  similarity 
february 2009 by infovore
Mapping the Brainysphere: 29 blogs switched-on gamers should read « Subject Navigator
Lots of good stuff in here, and, indeed, most of the blogs I started following this year. Somewhat flattered to have snuck in myself. It's a great starting point if you're interested in the games-crit-o-sphere, and nice that representative posts have been pulled out from each blog.
games  criticism  blogging  blogs 
january 2009 by infovore
Twenty Sided » Blog Archive » My Comment on a Comment on Your Comments
"The comments on this site stand in stark contrast to the childishness and idiocy that flourishes elsewhere on the net. I know it, and I know I’m fortunate in this regard." A nice thank-you note from a really rather good writer and gamesblog.
writing  comments  blogging  internet 
june 2008 by infovore
Z-list - Vox
Simon Wistow with a sensible, insightful post - starting from Andy Baio's remarkable discovery of Milliways - on how the web (and bloggers) need to grow up, and how telling smart people "you don't get the web" isn't actually an answer at all. Bravo.
journalism  blogging  waxy  infocom  simonwistow  publishing  writing 
april 2008 by infovore
Chyrp
"Chyrp is a blogging engine designed to be very lightweight while retaining functionality. It is driven by PHP and MySQL (with some AJAX thrown in), and has a pimpin’ theme and module engine, so you can personalize it however you want."
chyrp  blogging  microblogging  php  tumblelog 
february 2008 by infovore
Telegraph to become OpenID provider : January 2008 : Shane Richmond : Technology : Telegraph Blogs
"The Telegraph will soon become the first newspaper in the world, and the first British media company, to become an OpenID provider. Readers will be able to begin using the service from the end of February." That's an interesting - and savvy - move.
openid  publishing  journalism  blogging  newspapers  telegraph  uk 
january 2008 by infovore
My default WordPress setup: 17 must-have plugins | FactoryCity
"Recently I took a look at the numerous WordPress blogs I maintain and decided to extract some of the best plugins I use across them." - for once, a decent list, with some stuff I should look into on it.
wordpress  plugins  blogging  weblog  software  opensource 
january 2008 by infovore
WW1: Experiences of an English Soldier
Quite remarkable, if only for its density and level of detail.
history  blog  ww1  military  blogging 
january 2008 by infovore
Zenphoto » Download
"Zenphoto is an answer to lots of calls for an online gallery solution that just makes sense. After years of bloated software that does everything and your dishes, zenphoto just shows your photos, simply." Looks rather good. Thinking about this.
photography  photoblogging  blogging  tool  opensource  application  php 
january 2008 by infovore
kitschbitch
Katy is blogging again. Hurrah! It looks good, so far.
blogging  friends  media  planning  advertising 
january 2008 by infovore
WordPress 2.3: Canonical URLs « Mark on WordPress
A detailed explanation of the Wordpress 2.3 implementation of resolving to a single canonical URL.
wordpress  seo  url  blogging 
september 2007 by infovore
sevennine | WP Audioscrobbler
One of the better looking Wordpress plugins for dumping out Audioscrobbler data.
blogging  wordpress  plugin  last.fm  audioscrobbler  music 
february 2007 by infovore
Development Blog › WordPress 2.1 “Ella”
Wordpress 2.1 is now out. Probably better check this out, then...
wordpress  cms  blogging  software  opensource 
january 2007 by infovore
How WordPress Spoils Developers at The NeoSmart Files
I want to write more on this in the future, but essentially: what a load of rot and hyperbole.
hyperbole  blogging  blogs  software  wordpress  development  nonsense 
january 2007 by infovore
YouTube - i'm blogging
I WANT YOU ON THE PHONE BUT I ALSO WANT YOU BLOGGING
blogs  blogging  humour  video  funny 
december 2006 by infovore
stevenberlinjohnson.com: Five Things All Sane People Agree On About Blogs And Mainstream Journalism (So Can We Stop Talking About Them Now?)
if you're writing an article or a blog post about this issue, and your argument revolves around one or more of these points -- and doesn't add anything else of substance -- STOP WRITING. Pick a new topic. Move on. There's nothing to see here.
blogs  journalism  media  blogging 
august 2006 by infovore
BuzzMachine » Blog Archive » The last presses
Jeff Jarvis rambling on as ever - some good quotes in it, though
journalism  newmedia  publishing  web  blogging 
july 2006 by infovore
I am learn
learn is a perl script that outputs english. what better proof of concept than to dump output to a blog?
ai  blogging  language  linguistics  naturallanguage  perl 
october 2004 by infovore

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