WordPress Comment Spam

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It’s been the bane of the ‘blogger since almost the beginning of ‘blogging. Lucky for us we’ve got Akismet to help us remove the worst offenders (over 7,500 to date on this site alone). Unfortunately, that doesn’t get all of them, and recently I’ve been getting a rash of one word comments (“Interesting,” “Nice,” etc.)…

All Your WP Themes are Belong to Us

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Thanks to my buddy Mike Dopp, all us WordPressers now have a source for about a bazillion themes, go look! UPDATE: It looks like some of these themes may have various Malware built into them. As with anything you download from the internet MAKE SURE YOU SCAN YOUR DOWNLOADS with an up-to-date antivirus/anti-malware utility PRIOR…

Pownce Invites

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Kevin Rose is at it again… Now he plans to combine (“mashup”) twitter and instant messaging (or something like that). Right now it’s by invite only, so if you wanna try it out, email me and ask me nicely and I’ll consider inviting you (my invites are limited).

ASP.NET Error: It is an error to use a section … beyond application level

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Today while trying to run a web application that a couple other developers and I are working on, I got the following error when trying to run the application. This error then pointed me to my web.config file. It is an error to use a section registered as allowDefinition=’MachineToApplication’ beyond application level.  This error can…

Russia Shuts Down AllofMP3.com

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The music download website whose activities threatened to scupper Russia’s entry into the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has been shut down. Allofmp3.com, an VERY inexpensive pay-per-song downloading service/site, was closed without much fanfare recently. Reportedly, the Kremlin sought to end the United States’ criticism that Russia was failing to clamp down on music and video…