What’s with these multiple posts in a day… Today marks the completion of my Multiple WordPress Updater Script. I’ve already posted a bunch about school stuff, might as well post about work stuff too. We host over 55 blogs at CHNM. It’s up to me to update them when security patches or new versions come [...]
Who doesn’t love a good special effects movie? Of course, when you can’t tell that there are special effects, that’s when you know it’s a good movie. I stumbled upon this article at AmericanHeritage.com, that describes the beginnings of Industrial Light & Magic, George Lucas’ personal special effects company, makers of all cool films (especially [...]
Another rare double-day post. I heard this on a PRI show “The World”. From the site: “The World’s Clark Boyd tells us about an auction taking place tomorrow in Britain. Some of the items up for bid are children’s board games made in Nazi Germany.” The seller has to sell them in Britain because Nazi [...]
My brother pointed me to “Yesterland, a theme park on the Web.” This will be the Disneyland I will remember. The last time (and only time?) I went to Disneyland was back in 1985-ish.
Wow, two posts in a day… I just skimmed through this interview with Con Kolivas a major Linux kernel developer who has quite the Linux development world in frustration. What caught my attention was his ‘history’ of computers. His recollection of the computers history is truly different than I had ever learned or thought of. [...]
The folks over at MIT’s SIMILE have two new projects that are just mindbogglingly awesome. I used the Timeline Project for my research project a few semesters ago about World War II. Now they have a new time line type tool called Timeplot. This project uses a plot graph to display numerical data along with [...]
While doing some work today I stumbled upon a bit of history. The author calls it a story, but that’s what history is, right? Anyhow, it’s a very entertaining and enthralling look at the birth and death (or retirement) of a software program. It provides a lot of insight into the process of making an [...]