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 »