Monday, August 31, 2009

Sudden Ominous Music Heard Across US, Nation Panicking (flash)

Officials have not determined the source of the music or what it could portend, but they urge Americans to avoid deserted mansions, woods, and eerily quiet lake cabins (rated PG).

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Redirecting Web Pages Using PHP

You can redirect the root level of your site to a lower level webpage like ) in many ways.

One way to make such a redirection, if you have a Linux hosting plan with GoDaddy, is to make a text file named "index.php" and have the file contain:

//Redirect browser

Place it in the root of the "web/" directory in your hosting space and, barring a lot of complex configuration changes that may have been made previously, it should gentle redirect web visitors from to .

Monday, August 24, 2009

Twitter Analysis Tools

Here are three useful sites for analyzing your tweets/twitter accounts:

  • TweetStats - reveals frequency and timing of your twitter behavior
  • TwitterFriends - examines how and who you connect with and converse with on twitter
  • TweetEffect - shows what impact your tweets had on followers starting or stopping following you

These ought to be only used to organize the underlying realities of what you tweet. Getting lost in the numbers and graphs and forgetting it is about communication and people will not be good.

Friday, August 7, 2009

A Kinder, Gentler Philosophy of Success (flash)

Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure - and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments (rated PG).

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Barbie Girl (flash)

Performed impromptu, in the Krispy Kreme parking lot (rated PG).