Archive for March, 2007

Today I read Matt Cutts‘ post about URL Canonicalization, and decided to finalize my URL structure. I implemented my canonicalization with mod_rewrite in Apache. I found a helpful introduction to mod_rewrite. So which is better: http://www.joshuamclark.com or joshuamclark.com? For some time, I preferred the former, simply because I didn’t like the way the latter looked […]


I’m already experiencing the migratory potential of my OpenID. Over the last few days, when logging in with my OpenID at Highrise, WordPress would not redirect me back to Highrise. I broke down and created a backup username and password temporarily. But then I realized this was a good opportunity to test OpenID migration to […]


A recent trip to Half Price Books To buy the pick-axe tome — Status? Delayed by second look At book from different home: King Ottokar’s Sceptre, most awesome of tales From the awesome Adventures of Tintin. With an awesome new axe and a childhood pal The sitch, I must say it, was win-win. And so […]


JanRain, the team behind Jyte, seems to be doing some good work with OpenID. They are a free OpenID Provider and have an anti-OpenID-spam-bot captcha system. Enter your OpenID once, complete a captcha, and your non-bot status is communicated to consumers through an exposed API. Nice!


Today I cruised over to Highrise, the new contact management app developed by the 37Signals guys. I went to create an account, and saw that they, too, are supporting OpenID authentication. I decided now was a good time to get my OpenID setup. To setup OpenID, you have to decide a) what URI you want […]


“They can’t take that away from me. Nooo, they can’t take that awaaay from me.” Do you spend all your days in Google Reader? j-s-jjj-k- -sS. Are you tired of reading the same thing everywhere? Want something fresh? Well guess what, blogging ain’t dead folks. Get yourself a domain, subdomain, wordpress, blogger, whatever. Start writing! […]


Inaugural Post

15Mar07

I’d write something awesome but I’m heading to Red Robin for lunch. Later peeps!