Digest for June and July 2007
Every month I publish a digest post collecting the best of Internet Duct Tape. Here you go!
One Year Ago
Here are some articles that are still timeless.
IDT Labs Software Updates
IDT Labs is where I track software projects I’m working on.
- [WORDPRESS] Akismet Auntie Spam update
Ever have one of those weeks? Akismet has decided that all comments from me are spam and there’s nothing I can do about it, other than politely emailing the blogs I regularly post to and asking them to go dumpster diving for me. I’ve updated my Akismet Auntie Spam script for Firefox to deal with some of the issues I’ve had.
- [THEME] Preview of themes for the Sandbox Design Competition
The Sandbox Design Competition as come to a close. I only managed to get two designs in under the wire. You can see previews here .
- [FLICKR] Always search for CC licenses photos
I’ve updated my script that forces the Flickr search box to remember that you’re searching for Creative Commons licensed photos. It fixes a problem with the advanced search box.
- List of Software
I’ve put together a list of all the software I’ve created. I’ve oh-so-intelligently organized it by the websites they interface with. Check it out if you haven’t already.
It’s All Geek To Me
- Book Review: Overclocked by Cory Doctorow (and Fair Use Day)
Short stories from the guy who does Boing Boing
- TV: When Good Heroes Go Bad
Finished watching Season 1 of Heroes
- How to synchronize your iPod (or iTunes) to Facebook using Last.fm
Show off your playlists on your Facebook profile… automagically.
- Facebook Applications and Privacy – How to Configure Facebook Applications
All my peeps are on Facebook now. This is a guide explaining the privacy settings for all those newfangled applications.
- Be My Friend (on social network sites)
Friend me up on Facebook, StumbleUpon, del.icio.us, etc.
- Community Starts with Communication: 5 Tips to Building Your Readership
- 3 Surefire Ways to Advertise Your Blog on a Shoe String
- Climbing Out of Category Hell
I did a major reorganization finally.
Quick Blog Tips
- Tim Ferriss’ Four Minute Blog Training – The 9 Rules You Need to Know
- FeedBurner Tip: Create a private area for your RSS subscribers only
- WordPress Tip: Create a Digest Post in 3 Seconds
- CSS Tip: Building 3D Buttons with CSS for the Sandbox Theme
- WordPress CSS Tip: Design for Sandbox Theme in a sandbox
- Win Cash Prizes for your CSS Design for Sandbox
Best of Feeds — Link Posts
- Best of Feeds – 58 links – programming, tips, business, code, design
- Best of Feeds – 41 links – blogging, humor, geek, lifehacks, facebook
- Best of Feeds – 37 links – google, blogging, facebook, wordpress, tips
- Best of Feeds – 24 links – design, tips, facebook, blogging, games
- Best of Feeds – 34 links – readerlinks, blogging, facebook, startup, iphone
- Best of Feeds – 26 links – blogging, tips, writing, comics, comments
- Best of Feeds – 21 links – programming, code, development, geek, lolcats
Most Popular Posts for June and July 2007
- 3 Surefire Ways to Advertise Your Blog
- How to synchronize your iPod (or iTunes) to Facebook
- I was on vacation :)