Monthly Archives: February 2013

Andy

February 28, 2013

Jetpack 2.2: Likes

Automattic releases WordPress.com's Like buttons to the rest of the web. Slow and steady wins the race?

Jetpack 2.2: Likes

If there's one thing we've learned about the web- it's that people really like to like things. That's why the latest version of Jetpack introduces a "Like" feature. The new feature enables a "Like" area at the bottom of your posts and pages. A button…

Andy

February 27, 2013

The Runner's Dilemma

Better re-read this if we're actually going to do the Warrior Dash/Tough Mudder thingy.

The Runner's Dilemma

It's around this time of year that I start getting "the running emails." These are well meaning- enthusiastic potential clients who have signed up for a marathon- half-marathon- or tough mudder-type of event and are usually coming to me for a simple training program. Running was one of my first fitn…

Andy

February 26, 2013

App.net Just Went From Twitter Clone To A Scale Model Of Something Much- Much More – Forbes

More on App.net and what it could mean (even if it ends up being a successful proof of concept).

App.net Just Went From Twitter Clone To A Scale Model Of Something Much- Much More – Forbes

When Dalton Caldwell launched App.net in August it appeared to be a clone of Twitter with the twist that users had to pay for the privilege. The service has attracted 32-000 users in those six months- heavily weighted towards developers and tech insiders. But the fact that App.net has started as a n…

Andy

February 26, 2013

Aspartame in Milk Without a Label? Big Dairy Petitions FDA For Approval

Artificially sweetened milk is the stupidest idea since low calorie orange juice.

Aspartame in Milk Without a Label? Big Dairy Petitions FDA For Approval

Two powerful dairy organizations- The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF)- are petitioning the Food and Drug Administration to allow aspartame and other artificial sweeteners to be added milk and other dairy products without a label.

Andy

February 25, 2013

#joinus on App.net

App.net invites are open – it's a user-supported social network framework – curious to see it grow: http://join.app.net/p/bctvwdgxgy

#joinus on App.net

App.net is a different kind of social platform. We're building a real-time social service where users and developers come first- not advertisers. Help us create the service we all wish existed.

Andy

February 25, 2013

Woman Admits Leaving Baby To Die On Road

This is actually the presumed prologue for a play I wrote in college called 'Roadkill.'

Woman Admits Leaving Baby To Die On Road

An Illinois woman admitted to leaving a baby to die along a rural roadside five years ago. The woman- Katie Stockton- is already under arrest in the suspected death of two infants. The infants' bodies were in the trunk of an impounded car that belonged to Stockton. It was sitting in an impound lot f…