Author Archives: Dave

Dave has worked in the tech industry for the past 20 years. He started his life with computers in 1979, selling Apple II's at a local computer shop when he was 13. Needless to say, he's seen quite a few things change with technology since then.
 

Savannah Water & Sewer – Hate ‘Em

Okay, add Savannah Water & Sewer to the hate list — they’re just another company that goes out of their way to shows who cares least. I call last Friday to get some answers to […]

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New Tunes to Dig On

It’s been some time since I heard any decent music… you know, music other than this processed, copied crap that gets cranked out for the baggy-pants wearing, juvenile delinquent types. (Probably gonna piss a few […]

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Feeling sensitive and creative, I decided to try my hand at writing a plug-in for WordPress. I wrote a small, simple plug-in to parse Slashdot's RSS feed and return the top headlines. You can specify the number of headlines to return and whether or not to return the headline description with each headline. The headlines are returned as links, so you can click into them to link to Slashdot's full stories. It's a nice plug-in to throw into your sidebar (or wherever) -- after all, news for nerds is stuff that matters! Here's a sample of plug-in in action:

Slashdot.org Headlines


Fatal error: Call to undefined function SlashdotHeadlines() in /home/dwolf/davewolf.net/wp-content/plugins/exec-php/includes/runtime.php(42) : eval()'d code on line 5