More WordPress gripes

I’ve kept a running list of more head scratcher moments with WordPress.┬áReturning to using WordPress daily after years away, I’m seeing these things with fresh eyes again. I’ll probably be adding more to this post over the next few weeks. The idea of a media library I remember using WordPress occasionally a few years ago, …

Ev’s assholishness is greatly exaggerated

There's been a bunch of stories lately about Ev Williams, co-founder of Blogger and Twitter upon the occasion of him leaving Twitter to do his own thing. Some are outright calling him an asshole. This Business Insider story of Noah Glass and Twitter's early days has a whole speculative piece on how Ev might be …

What? Fortuitous is back?

Everything I've learned about casual podcasting: An exhaustive how-to guide on getting starting thinking about and recording, editing, and publishing your first podcast. via fortuito.us For the last few years, I've regretted letting my long essay/business tips blog Fortuitous go fallow, and I've been thinking of bringing it back many times whenever I feel the …

come break bread with us at the Old Timers Ball

SXSW is coming up and as it has gotten bigger, it has gotten harder to find friends, so Kevin Smokler, Kevin Newsum, and I thought it would be nice to throw an “Old Timers Ball” for ye olde school webloggers to meet, greet, and catch up with each other on the first Friday night. It’ll …

Fewest days in the month = least commitment to sparkle motion

I'm going to try making a daily post to this site during the month of February. While Twitter has taught me to be fierce editor, I've spent so much personal time whittling down ideas to their essence that I never post anything more substantial anywhere else. The other day someone mentioned that I might be an …