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From Ben Jonson’s Commonplace Book

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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.

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Congress and the Blogs

There is something happening this week in Congress (I know, hard to believe). A bill call HR 1606 is coming up for a vote on Wednesday. The bill is

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So, what's the point of SXSW (and all of this)

Last night I found myself trying to explain SXSW Interactive and "the point" of this whole convergence to some college friends here in Austin.

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The SXSW Experiment

It looks like the honor of "First SXSW Post" will fall to me, by virtue of being horrendously bored during Saturday's keynote address (the 37signals/Coudal crew, of whom I have a longstanding and very well-founded dislike).

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Chris Bell Wins Primary

There was a party in Houston last night when EchoDitto client Chris Bell won the Democratic gubernatorial primary and the chance

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The hits keep on coming

If you're interested in picking up some selections from a Grammy-winning recording artist after last night's awards ceremony, you're in luck. Not only is there a substantial library of these recordings available online, but there's new material being released just about every week.

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Raising money online – it’s a paradigm change, happening

In the February 2006 issue of Wired magazine on page 54, “Click Here to Donate,” a  graphic illustrates the results of recent disaste

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Families USA: Talking about technology

Mike and I had the pleasure recently of speaking on a panel at the Health Action 2006 Conference, sponsored by Families USA and moderated by Luis Hestres.

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Surprised

It's true what they say — how your life can change in an instant. It was just three weeks ago that I learned my father has a brain tumor. Sinc

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Little Things that Caught My Attention

I've recently seen some news that caught my attention. I like to keep my posts short and sweet, so here is a Hershey's kiss:

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