Why blog and comment spam isn't going away

Submitted by yelvington on March 7, 2010 - 11:11am

Every one of us who opens up a website to public conversation faces a daily annoyance: blog and comment spammers. Cleaning up after them becomes a morning ritual.

Google, a mix of scammers and legitimate businesses, and global economic inequities all play a role in creating a system that guarantees this problem will not go away any time soon.

Review: 'Drupal 6 JavaScript and jQuery'

Submitted by yelvington on February 6, 2010 - 12:45pm

Let's start with a confession: I don't like JavaScript. I don't like object notation and I don't like programming languages where whitespace (line enders) is significant. I cut my teeth on C, and I am suspicious of any deviation from its spartan truth. I also don't trust power windows and think the Volvo 240 was the pinnacle of automotive engineering, just to put it all in context.

Looking for journogeeks

Submitted by yelvington on February 2, 2010 - 2:01pm

Life is change, and we've had some great people change their lives by leaving Morris DigitalWorks to take on new challenges in the Web consulting and development world. We're sad to see them go, but excited when they wind up working on cool projects like Whitehouse.gov.

So we're looking to grow a new crop of wizards, and in the mix we're going to be recruiting some journogeeks.

Blows against the empire: iPad, Chrome, HTML5 and Android

Submitted by yelvington on January 31, 2010 - 2:03pm

It hasn't been a good month for Microsoft. First Google with its Nexus One, then Apple with its iPad, have highlighted how its empire is in risk of falling, replaced by a new mobile world in which Microsoft is irrelevant.

Most revolutions fail because the revolutionaries can't stay united. This one is no different. And there is plenty of skirmishing among the revolutionaries.

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