Monthly Archives: November 2007

Cyberstalking of Free Speech

This state has gone nuts since the release of the Megan Meier story. If you hadn’t heard of it, Megan was a young girl, 13 going on 14, who killed herself after receiving cruel taunts on her MySpace account. It … Continue reading

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Experiments: SVG Clock

I thought I would go into some detail on some of the experiments I’ve been trying out on the site, starting with the SVG clock in the sidebar. A major advantage of SVG is that you can actually see how … Continue reading

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The Next Good Thing

A VC wrote: My view, for those who haven’t been reading this blog for a long time, is that all of this privacy stuff is way over the top. You need to disclose what you are doing and Facebook has … Continue reading

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Face About

I watched with some interest the fooflah about Facebook’s Beacon. On the one hand, I think the application serves a useful purpose–it provides a dose of reality for those who have been extolling the virtues of the ‘social graph’ in … Continue reading

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Patterns

Speaking of which, is it just me or do you all see a specific pattern in the number of comments per post in my own displayed line graph?

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Comments Line Graph

I had promised a WordPress pluggable version of the comments line graph and here it is. The line graph application is in two pieces: one to place in your theme directory and include in your page template; and a plug-in … Continue reading

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Even the Mistakes are Fun

Anne Van Kesteren: A new survey reveals that at least Microsoft and IBM think the HTML charter does not cover the canvas element. I have to wonder, when reading the survey results, how much the people who voted actually used … Continue reading

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