October 2003 Archives

FSBO vs Realtors
I recently sold my home. Even knowing what I do about real estate, I used a Realtor. And unless your job is real estate, I’d suggest that you do as well.
October 18, 2003 - 559 words, 64 comments

Popcorn deadline
The last day for popcorn orders is approaching.
October 17, 2003 - 64 words,

I’ve acquired BlogSnob, an advertising service for Weblogs.
October 15, 2003 - 244 words, 10 comments

Tab Wraps
How to keep CSS tabs from wrapping to multiple lines.
October 10, 2003 - 74 words, 11 comments

Filtered Comments
Content filtering won’t do a thing to prevent comment spam.
October 10, 2003 - 126 words, 8 comments

Off Target
Siemens marketers need to learn plain English.
October 9, 2003 - 52 words, 3 comments

Personal firewall advantages
A NAT router cannot is protect computers on your network from the other computers on your network.
October 9, 2003 - 138 words, 1 comment

NAT is not a firewall
A NAT router simply denies incomming traffic that it doesn’t understand. That’s one function of a firewall, but not the only one.
October 8, 2003 - 442 words, 11 comments

Online Readability
You would think that a newspaper would know something about readability, but the Boston Globe is proving otherwise with their Web site.
October 6, 2003 - 306 words, 15 comments

Spam and Vandals, part 2
My theories about spammers acting like graffiti artists appear to be correct.
October 5, 2003 - 216 words, 5 comments

MT Consulting
If you are using Movable Type on your site, I can help.
October 3, 2003 - 111 words, 1 comment

OSCommerce button set
A replacement set of buttons for OSCommerce
October 3, 2003 - 54 words, 8 comments

Alternate URLs
What happens if someone visits wwe.yoursite.com? Or doesn’t add the www? Will they still find your site?
October 3, 2003 - 142 words, 3 comments

Flash Navigation
As with any tool, you should think carefully about whether Flash is the right tool for your application.
October 2, 2003 - 176 words, 5 comments


Turkey Legs (May 30)
Product naming gone awry.
Speaking for Geeks: Your Slides (Dec 17)
Tips and tricks for creating great slides.
Speaking for Geeks: Writing Your Talk (Dec 14)
Don’t wait until the night before the talk to write it. Crazy, I know.
Speaking for Geeks: Tell a Story (Dec 13)
Telling a story keeps your presentation focused, keeps your audience interested, and makes it easier for you to remember your talk.
Speaking for Geeks: Where to speak (Dec 11)
You've got a great idea for a talk. How do you find conferences to submit it to?
Speaking for Geeks: Getting your session accepted (Dec 10)
Your conference speaking submissions are not getting accepted because they're bad. Here's how to make them better.
Speaking for Geeks: What Should I Talk About? (Dec 9)
Don't wait for that conference to come calling before you start planning for it.
You should speak at conferences. Yes, you. (Dec 8)
Developers, you should give talks at conferences and your local meetups. It's easier than you think, and you’ll improve your career.

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