Monthly Archives: July 2013

Ignore what you don’t understand.

This should be a basic law of the Internet, if it isn’t already. It’s what we do in RSS, or any XML-based format. If you encounter something you don’t understand, don’t worry, just ignore it. The person who put it … Continue reading

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Starting to play with Bootstrap 3.

They just announced a release candidate (or I just heard about it) and spent a bit of time this evening checking it out. The way I do that is by putting together a demo app that does something basic, that … Continue reading

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Why no toolbar/bookmarks in Chrome on tablets?

I might be missing something, but Chrome on Android and on the iPad is missing something that every other browser has. Why no icons at the top of the window? For example, this is what the browser window I’m using … Continue reading

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Step-by-step: Using the new img feature in Fargo.

No one seems to be getting this to work. 😦 So here’s the step by step instructions. Get the URL of an image on the clipboard. In Fargo, click the + icon in the left margin. Enter a title. Press … Continue reading

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The role for my new Nexus 7.

Yesterday I got a new Nexus 7 from Google via Amazon. I hadn’t been this excited about a new product in a very long time. Maybe “excited” is too strong a word. Maybe interested would be more accurate. Somewhere between … Continue reading

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New RSS feature in Scripting News feed.

This morning there are a couple of new features in the Scripting News feed. The features are those explained in a post on July 28. The new channel-level elements davewiner dave.winer.12 What can you do with them? If you’re an … Continue reading

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An idea for Kindle books.

One of the reasons I like reading on a Kindle is that I can look up words I don’t know by clicking and holding. It’s a way to increase my vocabulary, and decrease my frustration. It’s especially useful when reading … Continue reading

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More Monday morning Fargo features.

The changes are detailed on the Worknotes page for Fargo 0.98. As with 0.97, these are nice-to-have fixes and little features that make Fargo a little easier to use. This is the place I like to get to with a … Continue reading

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Anthony Weiner in the NYC mayoral debate.

Moderator: Now we have reached the point in the debate where the candidates take out their penises and show them to the audience. I’ll ask for a bit of polite applause, no cheering or booing please. Christine Quinn: Excuse me.

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Couple of suggestions for Fargo bloggers re Disqus comments.

Regarding Disqus comments: You can turn off the links to articles, if you don’t care about revenue. Here’s how: Go to the Disqus dashboard. In the left column, click on the site you want to configure. Click the Settings tab. … Continue reading

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