“(Here are) the raw material of facts and thoughts, wood, as it were, so called from the multiplicity and variety of the matter contained therein.”
From Ben Jonson’s Commonplace Book

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Alan Ivey's picture

OS X 10.10 Yosemite Local Development Environment: Apache, PHP, and MySQL with Homebrew

OS X 10.10 Yosemite comes with Apache and PHP pre-installed, but it's not in a great configuration, requires root to make lots of changes, and can introduce issues with file ownership and permissions.


Spelling Bee

According to a recent blog post by Bill Tancer, General Manager of Global Research at Hitwise, the third most popular political candidate search term (as of February 3) was "hilary clinton." Yes, that'


Juiced about Joost

A few months back I heard about The Venice Project, one more video player in the ever-growing field of video players. I’m always curious to hea


Useful Widgets

Being the early-adopting nerd that I am, I've gone through my share of widgets. I've tinkered with every site- and PC-based widget engine from Konfabulator to Yahoo Widgets to Google Desktop.


YouTube is pulling the plug too early

YouTube didn’t make any friends this week when it suspended countless accounts because users had links to content owned by CBS or its parent Vi


Reinventing an Industry

I read an article today, pertaining to the evolution of the gaming industry.


Sweet Home New York

New York City is a BIG place.

Chicago, not so much. But I still miss it.


Google does VoIP

Google just started offering a free "click-to-connect" service that allows you to phone anyone with a listed phone number in Google Local. I think this is a pretty big deal :


Cristen Perks's picture

Presidential 2.008 Site Analysis

So, the election is a full 21 months away and there are already a number of campaigns in "full gear." Being the DC nerd that I am, I went searching for the cool, hip, new features and functionality that campaign sites have for the election.


DrupalCamp NYC 2007

This last Saturday, I was at DrupalCamp here in New York. I went because I:
(a) wanted to meet people that could possibly work with us and


EchoDitto Does Webvideo

Every 30 seconds a child dies because they contracted malaria from a mosquito bite.

I see you like to read printed material. You should check out Nicco's book The End of Big: