Category Archives: Computer

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Microsoft’s Windows Live Local – Beta

Maps, Driving Directions, & Close-Up and Satellite Views of the World

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Wikipedia – Your Resource to the World

Wikipedia. It’s everything you ever wanted to know; and now you don’t need to be afraid to ask.

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Merry Hacking Christmas

So, I go up to the in-laws place for Christmas, having a good time — someone asked me about my photos and wanted to see some. I told them I had a bunch out on […]

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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