My neighbour Sean Treadway today posted a sad post – he is getting kicked out of the country: > So that’s all folks Denmark has evaluated that my contribution to the country through my freelance work is not of significant value. This is patently horrible. On so many levels. Sean’s one of the really great […]
Albert set up an Instiki [wiki for the upcoming Ruby meetings](http://meetup.delamednoll.se/): and you can also sign up there, to add more glitz to the meeting. And then that got old, and “peterj” started a [Rails.se](http://www.rails.se) wiki, with the same kind of wiki software. We promptly moved our SSRUG, SkÃ¥ne-SjÃ¦lland Ruby User Group, to that wiki. […]
[Loftsramte Eksperter](http://loftsramteeksperter.dk/) (Experts hit by the ceiling) is a beautiful hack of the social welfare system in Denmark. Hacked by great people, social workers, who make sure the folks on welfare do not get their checks “light”. > Vi vil gerne hÃ¸re, hvad eksperterne har at sige om loven, og hvem er stÃ¸rre eksperter pÃ¥ […]
Google Sitemaps contains some free statistics tools for the website owner. Here’s how to start using them. * You need a Google account. The same as your Gmail account. Don’t have one of those? Just ask me in the comments here, and I’ll “invite” you to this service.) * Go the aforementioned page, and “Add” […]
Get the newest (“final”) Prototype library by getting the latest Scriptaculous library. The new stuff in Prototype 1.4 seems to be more stability fixes (extra checking before doing things), and a couple of Rubyisms: `Object.succ` means `this + 1`. `inspect()` to get a representation of an object or element. And there seems to be more […]
Performancing’s blog plugin is really productive for bloggers. Get it. Quick. Then hit F8. (Um, you need Firefox, of course. It’s XUL.) It’s the blog plugin to end all others.
Jason writes about Battle of the Bands and how he and Goaty (the wife) studies the kids. Goaty had a good time identifying cliques and social heirarchies in the various fast-moving packs. I had a good time watching the performers pull out moves they had obviously perfected in front of basement mirrors – guitars were […]
Some of the genius of Skype is their very open attitude to their corporate story. People like telling it, and it is “viral-enabled” already in itself. My Dad can tell it to me. But when they also create very easy-to-use buttons and widgets that people can add to their websites, and put a great deal […]