Yes, DRM Matters!!!

I have never really gotten into the whole debate over Digital Rights Management, or “DRM,” as it’s usually called. In general, I’m not against the concept: if a product has value and is “for sale,” it’s within the rights of the salesman to take steps to ensure the item is

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PHP Lesson 1: Pretty URLs!

I am going to start a new practice here. Every now and again I’m going to post some PHP code with some explanation. Today, I’m going to write about what I’ve been calling “pretty URLs” and how to create and manage them in PHP. PHP includes a variable in the

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MobileQuo

Eugenia released a little web-let called “MobileQuo” the other day, and it caught my eye. I downloaded it and hacked it up and made some changes. 1. This version is more secure – it won’t let the content of the feed break your HTML. Update: Apparently, the desired behavior is

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Review: Picasaweb vs. Flickr

Now that I’ve successfully used most of the features on both flickr.com and Picasaweb, I decided I would write a short review of the two services. The need for online photo storage is certainly a very real one, and different services have different objectives. Here’s a short breakdown. Read more

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iWeb

So, I built my first website yesterday using iWeb from Apple. The entire iLife suite is pretty cool, and really does integrate like they say. Now, to be fair, the product is young, and it certwainly need some work, but overall — WOW. It was so easy! Click “Complete Story”

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Gates & Napoleon

Man – have you seen the video of Bill Gates and Napoleon Dynamite from PDC 2005? It’s friggin hiliarious. It puts those Matrix videos to shame. Seriously, I was just dying when he said he had some ideas for Microsoft Bob. Ahhhhhh…. I’m a nerd.

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Gates & Napoleon

Man – have you seen the video of Bill Gates and Napoleon Dynamite from PDC 2005? It’s friggin hiliarious. It puts those Matrix videos to shame. Seriously, I was just dying when he said he had some ideas for Microsoft Bob. Ahhhhhh…. I’m a nerd.

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Reinventing E-mail

There’s been a lot of discussion in the last few months about the rapid increase in spam e-mailings, defined loosely by one website as “mass-delivered, unrequested advertising delivered via email or discussion groups.” Many have wondered what should be done, but few have proposed anything truly worthwhile.

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