Monthly Archives: January 2011

Dealing with Risk

Lately I’ve been monitoring my risk aversion. I want a life that is achievable only by taking a large number of major risks, yet I have a risk averse disposition. I uncovered today what I think is another one of … Continue reading

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Custom Post Type Archives in WordPress 3.1

When I released Prospress last year, it used a contrived system for creating an index of auctions. This was necessary as WordPress provided no standard method for creating an index page for custom post types. Now that 3.1 is just around … Continue reading

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The Limits of Anonymity

On the back of yesterday’s post about Anonymous Blogging, Ryan Markel has posted about the Limits of Anonymity on WordPress.com. He mentions the WordPress.com privacy policy: We keep the following private data about WordPress.com sites and users: The email address … Continue reading

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Anonymity in Blogging

A friend just sent me a link to his blog. He’s been writing wildly candid stories for more than a year – all under the thin veil of anonymity. It’s clear from his writing that anonymity affords him a great freedom – … Continue reading

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How to Insert a Tick into a Google Spreadsheet

Want to insert a tick mark, like this ✓, into a Google Spreadsheet? It’s easy, just copy this tick ✓ and paste it into a cell. Or if you’d prefer it heavy, copy this check mark ✔. Sometimes such simple … Continue reading

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