A couple years ago I helped build this site for researchers at Yale studying the effectiveness of various “get out the vote” efforts. Scott Beauchamp (a colleague from my Winfire days) dropped me a note yesterday saying the site was linked in a couple of places from a great article on Slate discussing the contrasting […]
UPDATE – …and we’re back! I’ll be updating plug-ins and tweaking things a bit, but you should be able to post comments again. I’ll be taking the blog down for a few minutes as I upgrade to the latest version of WordPress. If all goes well, we’ll be back in a few minutes.
Google has added yet another application to the Google Apps suite. Google Sites gives you the ability to create collaborative workspaces on-the-fly, at no cost. If you’ve got a Google Apps account, you’ll be able to create an unlimited number of these sites. You can restrict access to specific users, open it up to all […]
I had a perfect day yesterday, going down to Huntington Beach with Lynn and the dogs. We rode our bikes, played on “Dog Beach” and generally wore ourselves out in the fresh air and warm sun (see pics on Flickr). We capped the day with dinner and movie (Atonement, which I do not recommend). Today […]
I did some housekeeping here at www.jeffhester.net today, cleaning up some problems caused by legacy files being mixed in with the latest WordPress 2.3.2 stuff. In the process, I made a number of changes. One change that I particularly like is the inclusion of ContentRobot’s very cool iWPhone plug-in (see the screenshot for an example […]
I’ve got a lot of little projects cooking right now, and today is my day to play catch-up. Before I give you a rundown of today’s schedule and the varied projects I’m juggling, let me give you a peek at my weekend. Yesterday I took the day off — not such a bad idea considering […]
UPDATE #2, 6:31PM PST – The site is pretty much put back together. I’ve updated the theme, reinstalled, activated and configured most of the plug-ins and widgets. I still need to create a rule in my .htaccess file to handle 301 redirects from the old Moveable Type static pages (which no longer exist), and a […]