Check out this cool INSERT ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE feature in MySQL 4.1. This will make some logging code I have much easier and cleaner than it currently is.
[inurl:yahoo.com search], no results found. This search worked fine days ago. Contrast. This is why WordPress.org search is broken. Any suggestions for better web search API providers? I loooove the way Yahoo provides results as serialized PHP in addition to XML (every API provider should do that!) but the underlying search product seems to be built on a shaky foundation.
How to shoot a bullet through your startup, this applies internally to big companies too — just replace “angel” or “VC” with VP or CEO.
Bill Gates meets Jay-Z, for real. Definitely a fashion mismatch.
Nick Bradbury says “Any new Web 2.0 company that hasn’t considered the spam problem automatically isn’t worth my time.” I forget who said it, but my favorite definition of social software is “things that get spammed.”
Have you seen the new US money they’re printing? I had gotten used to the 20s but I got a 10 at the grocery store the other day and it really surprised me — it’s totally orange. I miss the green. Bringing things full-circle, my second blog post ever was about meeting the US Treasurer and talking about the new colors. The more things change…
Akismet has a new spam and ham stats zeitgeist page, guess which is bigger. Not an inspiring trend.