Category: How It Is

  • Email Verification and Unsubscribing

    Email Verification and Unsubscribing

    Sometimes you want to scream at the phone when you can’t do something as simple as close an account.

  • Shlinky Dinks

    Shlinky Dinks

    For a number of reasons it was time to move on to new things. I was looking for a better, more modern solution to running my own short URLs. There are a lot of reasons people want these. When I started with them, it was because Twitter had limits and I wanted to control my…

  • There Are No Top Influencers

    There Are No Top Influencers

    We need to care less about the personal aggrandizement of a few select individuals, and more about the collective success of the WordPress project.

  • On Behavior and Respect

    On Behavior and Respect

    Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself. The friction tends to arise when the two are not the same. There is no more hollow feeling than to stand with your honor shattered at your feet while soaring public reputation wraps you in rewards. That’s soul destroying. The…

  • Hiatus: Irregular Updates

    Hiatus: Irregular Updates

    From here out, updates will be irregular.

  • Monitored Automation

    Monitored Automation

    Trust but verify what your systems are doing.