Celebrity tweeters on the internet

I’ve been a tweeter on twitter since May 2007 (signed up during a slow conference session). It started as a way to keep in touch with friends and colleagues in remote places; now it is kind of a habit. Since my tweets go out on the public timeline I am mildly considerate about what I… Read More »

Staying connected on the road

As our RTW trip comes to an end I thought I’d document how I’ve stayed connected to my life in the e-world. These things are my sanity ties back to regular living: Google Reader: blogs from friends, colleagues, ACM/IEEE publications and fun sites like PhD Comics Podcasts: BBC Newspod, Buzz Out Loud, Guardian Science weekly,… Read More »

Upgrading wordpress 2.7 to 2.7.1

I was just trying to upgrade WP 2.7 to 2.7.1 and got this error: “Downloading update from http://wordpress.org/wordpress-2.7.1.zip Unpacking the core update Fatal error: Cannot redeclare pclziputilpathreduction() (previously declared in /home/sneely/webapps/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-automatic-upgrade/lib/pclzip.lib.php:5421)” It turns out that the problem was from the WordPress Automatic Upgrade plugin. Ryan posts that this is because WP 2.7 has its own… Read More »

Twitter tweets on my wordpress blog

Clearly travelling and updating this blog are not compatible. To increase the activity here at steveneely.org I’ve installed http://rick.jinlabs.com/code/twitter/ to display my recent tweets. It was a simple download and unzip to wp-content/themes task. I had to update my WP theme as the old one didn’t support widgets properly, so we’ve got a new look… Read More »

Feed me simple

On our travels we’ve been keeping a blog with updates and photos. It seems like a better way to let people know what we are doing than the mass email shot approach (which no one really reads and you always offend someone by forgetting to add them to the list). I keep up-to-date on blogs,… Read More »