Most comment spam is pretty easy to identify and avoid. I almost got tricked by a recent one, though. Just a tip for y’all. If you want your comment to stay and be taken seriously, it’s generally a good idea not to have your comment’s website be a porn website, even if you write a… Continue reading The spammers are getting clever
Category: Blog Announcements
Whom do blog spammers think they’re fooling?
I’m always appreciative of comments on my blog, even from those who disagree with me (as long as people can be civil about it). It’s one thing to know “X visits have been made to your blog,” but it’s another to know what people actually think (I agree / I disagree / I sort of… Continue reading Whom do blog spammers think they’re fooling?
Leave the designing to the designers
My wife saw my new WordPress theme (the one I tweaked to be more consistent with my Ubuntu tutorials) and had a fit (she’s a graphic designer and can’t stand anything ugly). So, at her request, I’ve switched back to my old theme (Simpla). Of course, I think it’d be great if she could design… Continue reading Leave the designing to the designers
Some new additions to UbuntuCat
I’ve migrated over my old essays from the Psychocats website to this blog. I’ve put the correct date on the entry when possible. For a bunch of essays (the ones I didn’t have dates for), I put the date as 15 August, 2002—which is my closest guess as to when they were written. I got… Continue reading Some new additions to UbuntuCat
I’m starting up a Ubuntu blog just as an experiment. Maybe it’ll continue. Maybe it’ll die. I don’t have a schedule for when I write. Call me irresponsible. Call me unreliable. Throw in undependable, too. If you’re reading this, I’m glad you’re here. Welcome! At the same time, this is my blog, and if you… Continue reading Some disclaimers