Archive for June, 2007


Monday, June 18th, 2007

I recently discovered while searching for a google maps application to find crime data. What an incredibly easy site to use. Lots of data here too that you can browse visually. You can find pretty much identical data at and even get specific by zipcode. City-data isn’t quite [...]

Hooded prisoner holds his son

Monday, June 18th, 2007

A picture of a hooded Iraqi war prisoner holding his 4-year-old son at a U.S. detention camp, by Associated Press Photographer Jean-Marc Bouju, won the World Press Photo of the Year award Feb. 13.
The photo was made during a rare moment of humanity in a war zone, Bouju said, when a father who had been [...]

Remove / Redirect WordPress Dashboard to Write / Post

Monday, June 18th, 2007

The default WordPress installation has one fatal flaw: the default admin page, aka Dashboard. This is possibly the ugliest and most useless thing about WP. It was present in version 1 and is still here in WordPress2. I’ve seen a lot of solutions: plugins, renaming files, code hacks - most I don’t [...]

One third there

Saturday, June 9th, 2007

The personal photo gallery has been upgraded. I’m now running gallery2 and have configured appropriately. I’m probably going to take some time eventually here to theme it to look like the rest of too. Hopefully it will be easier than it was for phpBB or WordPress.
Next steps:

Install WordPress2
Verify data integrity from [...]

Upgrading soon

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

I’m going to be upgrading the log soon. Probably going to WordPress2.x and then also upgrading my semi-private photo area (not my gallery) to Gallery2. I’ll move some of the photos to other places so they won’t be public and then the rest will be open to everyone so you guys can look [...]

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