Vox Veterana is live!

What the heck is Vox Veterana? It is my buddy Tim Boggs’ new blog. Tim recently returned from his second tour in Iraq and finished his BA. He blogged for the last couple of years at One Bored Soldier. Be sure to stop by, say hello and thank him for his service.

Dave Winer on the future of web publishing

Dave Winer on stage now is going to start with a story (I can’t tell if he started it yet) and then move into questions.  Dave is describing it as something like a blog post.  Like podcasts, unconferences, and similar…ideas based on the idea of social media. Dave says that Tim Berners-Lee had the first blog, … [Read more]

Rashmi Sinha, Slideshare, Designing Massively Multiplayer Social Systems

Rashmi Sinha of Slideshare is talking about second generation social networks.  Her deck is on Slideshare, of course…now I’m saying this not just so you can follow along, but because the my power supply for my laptop just bought the farm.  Brian Oberkirch and I were sniffing the air wondering where the ozone burning smell … [Read more]

Jeremy Zilar of the New York Times on the Gray Lady's blogging efforts

Jeremy is the technologist behind the NYT blogs.  There are 100+ blogs right now there and growing.  Okay, a lot of spiffy stats on their bloggy prowess, but let’s get to the meat of the issue… Jeremy’s first point is about teaching.  Sharing how you use this new tool and medium.  Opening the conversation.  We … [Read more]

Jeremy Zilar of the New York Times on the Gray Lady’s blogging efforts

Jeremy is the technologist behind the NYT blogs.  There are 100+ blogs right now there and growing.  Okay, a lot of spiffy stats on their bloggy prowess, but let’s get to the meat of the issue… Jeremy’s first point is about teaching.  Sharing how you use this new tool and medium.  Opening the conversation.  We … [Read more]

High Octane WordPress…making WP go faster

First off, this is getting into the hard-core geeky stuff.  Barry Abrahamson is giving us the in and out of how to make a WordPress install crank faster. Most of you should know that your basic install of WP on a basic server can handle a huge amount of traffic without having trouble handling it. … [Read more]

Matt Cutts: no Google doesn't hate you, just your code–SEO tips from Google

Matt Cutts is on the stage giving us all the inside info from Google and da man himself. Simple stuff, basic stuff.  Don’t have your blog in a directory called wordpress…using blog is best.  Personally I like having it in the root, but I get it. Flipping the title and the blog name…very key.  Write … [Read more]

Matt Cutts: no Google doesn’t hate you, just your code–SEO tips from Google

Matt Cutts is on the stage giving us all the inside info from Google and da man himself. Simple stuff, basic stuff.  Don’t have your blog in a directory called wordpress…using blog is best.  Personally I like having it in the root, but I get it. Flipping the title and the blog name…very key.  Write … [Read more]

Designing web-based applications…Designing the Obvious

Robert Hoekman, Jr. is about to take the stage…okay he’s actually been on stage prepping for a few minutes, but you know what I mean. Rather than being about designing websites, per se, rather it’s about web-based apps.  Now here is a great thing about Robert…he had a whole presentation set up and he scrapped … [Read more]

How to contribute to WordPress

Getting Involved with WordPress Lloyd Budd and Mark Jaquith … on being a part of this phenomenon… Lloyd, who squashes the bugs (or tracks them), and Mark who has contributes to the code (like post preview…thank Mark…who also works at b5!). Lloyd made an impassioned speech that we all contribute to WordPress by using, blogging, and … [Read more]