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all in the family

i’ve been active online since the earliest days of the web & blogging since january, 2002 – so it shouldn’t be very surprising that my family would be really involved online as well…
my wife karyn has a blog dedicated to her family, faith and her hobbies such as needlepoint – you can find it at [...]

upgrading to lastest version of wordpress

i’m always terrible at keeping up w/ upgrades, but finally blocked a few hours to upgrade this blog since there was a thunderstorm rolling through our town and i knew i wouldn’t be able to go for a mtb ride until it passed…
i love the way wordpress tells you it’ll take no time at all [...]

testing zemanta

from their about page:
“Zemanta is a revolutionary new platform for accelerating on-line content production for any web user. Any user-created text (a blog post, article or web page) is directly “read” by Zemanta, which recognizes all contextual content. Zemanta then combs the web for the most relevant images, smart links, keywords and text, instantly serving [...]

6th page 6th photo tag

my friend brian tagged me, rules are simple: go to the sixth page of your flickr stream, and post the sixth picture that’s listed, then tag six more people.

i was a little concerned that i would end up w/ a not-so-interesting photo but was glad when i saw which one was the lucky tagged shot…
this [...]

personal soa – where you post is irrelevant

service oriented architecture is considered a loose coupling of services that allow for diversified backends to be joined via a web service integration into a unified frontend – this in the past was primarily considered the domain of business practitioners – i am over simplifying it of course so apologies to all my fellow techies [...]

of wordpress, twitter & friendfeed…

i use this wordpress blog to post about personal stuff as opposed to my typepad blog which i use for my emerging media, technology & career related stuff – i also have been sending all my tweets in digest format via the great alex king’s twitter tools plug-in to this blog as a lightweight way [...]

another upgrade

i’m about to upgrade to v2.3 of wordpress, after recently upgrading to v2.2.3 and a new theme (myjournal – which i really like)…
turning off all plugins and then getting to it – see you on the other side
maybe this will fix the category sql errors that seem to be plaguing my current version [...]

mobilizing the blog

Mobilized at Awakened Voice Blog
saw this post from my friend rob, and agree w/ his perspective – making this blog available to mobile devices makes a lot of sense – the plugin was very straight forward and just appears to work…
update: oh yeah, bookmark this url on your mobile to take advantage of this capability [...]

blogs, blogs and more blogs

i love testing new tools and platforms, it sort of comes w/ the territory when you have the background and dna that i have – plus i’m usually curious when it comes to emerging media and technology trends – some i embrace after my initial exploration, some i write off as probably ok for others [...]

testing flickr to wordpress

marist student unionOriginally uploaded by glemak.
setup this blog w/in flickr so that i could post to this as well as my typepad blog, still experimenting…
haven’t had time to tweak w/ wp since the weekend, but definately have been bookmarking lots of good posts and wp recommendation blogs…
really like the extensibility of the platform as well [...]