Month: February 2014

  • Hide Comments and Trolls with Shutup.css

    We have always figured that internet trolls were sadistic psychopaths, but now we have data proving that “people who engage in trolling are characterized by personality traits that fall in the so-called Dark Tetrad: Machiavellianism (willingness to manipulate and deceive others), narcissism (egotism and self-obsession), psychopathy (the lack of remorse and empathy), and sadism (pleasure […]

  • Valentine’s Day with Batman and Catwoman

    Before you settle down to celebrate Valentine’s Day by binge-watching the second season of House of Cards, here’s a true love story featuring Batman and Catwoman with music by Lolita Ritmanis.

  • Coworking in Ventura

    I’m coworking today at Connect Ventura with fellow Automatticians Bryan, Ryan, Erick, Konstantin, and Kevin.

  • Simperium: Real-time Syncing from Automattic

    Earlier, I had mentioned Automattic’s two great acquisitions of 2013, Cloudup and Simplenote. Part of the Simplenote acquisition was the data layer behind it, Simperium. Simperium is technical magic. It’s a data layer which, as simplified as I can make it, provides real-time syncing. If you were to open the Simplenote app on your phone […]

  • All Clear

    The Southland Ghostbusters have cleared Sarah at Brave New World Comics.