Monthly Archives: August 2011

What the Founding Fathers intended

One of our favorite appeals to authority in the US, when discussing politics, is to invoke the image of mythical figures from 1787 making grand speeches that support our current views on any given policy in 2011.  I use the … Continue reading

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Just F-ing Do It

(I worked up this image a while back intending to write this post in response to something going on at the time, but I was lazy and never did it.  Seeing the image again prompted me to, well, just f-ing … Continue reading

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Caught in the Spam Trap

Spam is a problem.  We’ve all experienced it, our inboxes clogged with it, training spam filters to try and keep up with the ever more creative ways of misspelling various pharmaceuticals.  We’re always on the lookout for a better way to … Continue reading

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ReadFeeder Beta begins

I started sending out ReadFeeder.net beta invitations this week!  I won’t lie and say it’s been smooth sailing, but the bugs that have been caught were easily fixed, and I’ve personally fully switch over to it.  Since I documented the … Continue reading

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Take the ReadFeeder tour, signup for the beta program

Last night I updated http://www.readfeeder.net with a feature tour and a signup form for the upcoming Beta Testing program.  For those who have been following ReadFeeder’s development on this blog, the features won’t come as a surprise, but they’re at least … Continue reading

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ReadFeeder.net

As we get ever closer to ReadFeeder going live, two very important milestones have recently been met.  First and foremost, I have registered the domain name readfeeder.net, which will be the eventual home of the live service.  Secondly, I’ve just … Continue reading

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