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.