Goodbye, Google Reader; Hello, Tiny Tiny RSS!

Posted on 24 June 2013 by jose

With Google Reader's impending retirement, I found myself needing to find an alternative for my RSS aggregation/reading needs. I did a lot of research and tried a few web-based replacements (Feedly, Commafeed, Newsblur), but I found that the heavy load of other transitioning users made those services slow to update, especially when I could compare them to my still-live Google Reader view.

Another WordPress Update

Posted on 12 August 2007 by jose

I finally took some time to update to WP 2.2.2. Naturally, this update broke Democracy again, so I have to go through my mini-hack that lets it work with WP-Cache and figure out what changed from the original 2.0 to 2.2.2. I also have to go through my plugins to figure out what else I broke. I'm starting to feel nostalgic for Drupal's file structure. More on that later.

Dammit, Debian

Posted on 12 February 2007 by jose

It's been 20 days since Wordpress entered unstable. Why the freeze? I thought we had something special. Coffee?

Actually, I'm still waiting for Wordpress 2.1 to enter Debian testing, so I can try it out on before I go and frag Uh, I mean, deploy it on But I'm getting antsy. I want to play with the new toy, just like everyone else. I could just install from source, but I like having the Debian-sanctioned packages.

Not so quick update

Posted on 08 February 2006 by jose

I finally got website hits from below the equator (hello, Kiwis and Aussies!) and also got hits from Korea and Norway. Greetings all. I guess this means I need to update the map page. I think it's really cool that I can use Google Maps to get a vague idea of where my visitors come from, even the indexing spiders. (I realize that, which does my IP to geographic coordinate conversions is not the most accurate in the world, but I have to assume that it can at least get countries correctly.

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