WordPress has turned on its annual snowfall and it will be available until January 4. To turn the snow on or off on your blog, go to Dashboard > Settings > General and scroll to the next-to-last item on the page…. Read More ›
Apparently we have a president-elect who likes or even prefers communicating via Twitter to whatever audience frequents and gets its sometimes-fake news from social media. For better or worse (I think worse), they all seem content to bypass our mainstream media. Not that the… Read More ›
Just a note about the Pied Type comments policy. First-time commenters are asked to provide a valid URL or email address. The information will not be shared with anyone. If you’re having trouble commenting, or have not previously provided this information, try registering with a… Read More ›
Google’s Street View Trekker camera was introduced three years ago, but I didn’t discover it until today in a story about Trekker sites in Colorado. Trekker cams, it seems, let you tour places on Google Maps that are not accessible to automobiles…. Read More ›
Here’s another cartoon about all the university students complaining about the terrible injustices (“micro aggressions,” “hurtful speech,” etc.) they’ve endured on campus. Thought I’d get it in while I’m still contemplating the issue. The interesting thing about this cartoon, however,… Read More ›
CAPTCHA makes you prove you’re a person, but it’s not smart enough to censor itself.