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The Second Click and Lijit Search Wijits

Mon, 02/11/2008 - 04:28 -- rprice

If you haven't noticed the lovely Lijit search wijit on the left sidebar here, please leave your feed reader and come check it out. This is a very interesting concept to me - they're taking the Google Personalized Search tools and providing a very user-friendly (and statistical) interface to the tool. A mash-up with a business model? Amazing. I've also read on their blog that they're going to start tracking comments on your sites as well and I suppose integrating that with the other statistics and search metrics you're already getting. Good times.

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OLPC and other Sub-Notebooks as a Weapon for African Cyber-Crime? Nope.

Fri, 02/08/2008 - 01:24 -- rprice

OLPC As I was sitting in a café here in London yesterday, I picked up the Guardian's Thursday Technology Section and saw this rather large story a few pages in - there is a picture of some cute African kids with XO laptops, but the headline read Crime fears as cheap PCs head for Africa

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Interesting Brits and Aussies (and Floridians, Michiganders)

Fri, 02/01/2008 - 21:48 -- rprice

I've certainly noticed the work of Russell Davies before, but somehow I thought he just blogged about food, because he's written a book about 50 great cafés around the UK called Egg, Bacon, Chips & Beans with an accompanying café blog, as well as one called a good place for a cup of tea and a think.

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Orlando Geeks + Charity = My Suggestion

Thu, 01/31/2008 - 11:01 -- rprice

At BarCamp in September there was a food drive, and I think for what it was the project was considered a success. I like the idea, and I would gladly give food to local needy families.

Another way our event could have an impact on the world is by participating in the One Laptop Per Child Project. $200 is a lot of money for one geek to give on her own, but if a group of 200-500 geeks donated $10+ each, we could buy 10 to 25 laptops.

Simply Give

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Turning Over

Thu, 01/24/2008 - 23:49 -- rprice

I've now been working with Petentials (yes, it's live) for...

drumroll please...

375 DAYS!

I feel no need to say anything else about the matter, but this is the longest job I've ever had, and the longest contiguous amount of time working with a client. We are way past the "client" stage.

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Drupal Easy

Wed, 01/23/2008 - 16:23 -- rprice

A while ago, Charlie and I were talking about how we could share our love of Drupal with the rest of the world. Our natural desires to create original content and extend the reach Cervo Systems helped us develop the idea for a website, a podcast and a community around making Drupal accessible to people with no knowledge of programming.

Welcome Drupal Easy to our family.

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