My 2010 In Music, According To Last.fm

20 December 2010

It was a pretty predictable year. Most Played Artists They Might Be Giants Yasunori Mitsuda The Smashing Pumpkins R.E.M. Weep Most Played Songs Weep – Right Here, Right Now Misfits – I Turned Into a Martian Weep – Let Me Weep – Snow Scenery AND Weep & Weep – Calm Down (tie) Weep – When […]

Making Websites Is Hard

18 December 2010

For Example: Someone on Twitter suggested that a group of engineers should get together on a weekend and build a Delicious clone. In anticipation of this mystery group of people sitting down and doing this, I thought I’d make a quick todo list for them.

The Gamification Encyclopedia

13 December 2010

Being a wiki resource on the topic of Gamification: What is Gamification? Glad you asked: Gamification is the concept that you can apply the basic elements that make games fun and engaging to things that typically aren’t considered a game. Bit of an unwieldy word, but descriptive enough.

Jawbone THOUGHTS

09 December 2010

Thoughts is an iPhone application for sending audio messages to individuals or groups. It isn’t so much a replacement for voicemail or phone calls as a non-blocking way to talk to people without butting into whatever they’re already doing.

CKEditor and IE7

07 December 2010

If you’re using the WYSIWYG content editor CKEditor for a project, and you’re having problems (primarily in IE7) that have no cause which you can uncover, it may be because your textarea is named “description”. This knowledge would’ve saved me many hours today, and judging by these google results I am not alone.

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