Monthly Archives: February 2007

You know what has to happen — White Porcelain!

Usually these moments are reserved for the dusty confines of Black Rock City, NV. However, a couple of fun stories hit BoingBoing today and as I was digging into this story about the Family Auto Mart, I found Wakkie Nu

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Hmmm… does feedburner actually work?

Well, I followed all of the CommunityServer directions to implement feedburner. Does it actually work? I’m not getting any feeds. Comments #1 re: Hmmm… does feedburner actually work? Peaboy12:00:00 AM Monday, Feb 12 2007 Feed works fine silly rabbit #2

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Flickr badges, Snap, GeoMap, Feedburner and Search — updates to the site

I’ve changed a number of things on my blog, since I’ve updated the blog to CS 2.1 with ASP.NET 2.0. You will only see these changes if you visit the pages. Added a Flickr badge to display photos from my

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Even if I’m drunk, I won’t take this bet

Scott Weise decided it would be a good idea to bet on his beloved Bears this past weekend. He was so sure the Bears would win, that he vowed he’d legally change his name to “Peyton Manning” if the Bears

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My first Ruby mashup – placing geotagged photo data on a Google Map using flickr.rb

To help me learn Ruby, I created a mashup that takes a photo from Flickr, extracts its geotags and places the location of the photo on a Google map. Yes, I know that Flickr already has this functionality thru Yahoo

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Programming Ruby

Found a great online book today, called Programming Ruby. Just started going thru it, but it appears to be a great resource. I’d also encourage anyone learning Ruby to take a note from Tom and install the FireFox plug-ins. Once

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Adding Links to BlueDot and Newsvine in CommunityServer 2.1 Posts

I just spent a little bit of time investigating how to add BlueDot and NewsVine links to end of each of my posts via CommunityServer. If you are running your own CS 2.1 with DotNet 2.0 (like me), simply install

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Super Bowl Party at Mike’s Place

  Mike is a HUGE Bears fan. His parents used to own season tickets which they acquired back in 1933 at Soldier Field – they’ve recently stopped renewing the tix in the new stadium. Anyway, Peaboy , Ellen and I

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Mailbox Peak – Feb 2007

Michelle, her dog Brutus and I decided to trek up Mailbox Peak today. It’s been a while since I went hiking, so this was a welcome retreat. It was raining a little bit, but mostly it was typical February weather.

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Giving it to you as hard as I can!

The Moon Rulz! I had a hard time getting Ruby running under IIS. I’m beginning to believe that it doesn’t work. That’s been a pain in the ass so I decided to blog about something else. I want to rant

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