Apache Apple PHP

Compiling 64-bit Apache/PHP on Mac OS X 10.5.6

Update: The below installation still works on Snow Leopard with PHP 5.3. You can use the latest and greatest of each library/project below and it will still work. However, there is one gotcha. There is a bug somewhere (PHP blames Apple and vice versa) when compiling PHP. To get around this, run the following on …

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Technology

Search Engines Scrubbing User Data

Post from iPhone: In December, Yahoo announced they were going to reduce the length of time they retain user data to six months. Microsoft also jumped in and said they would do the same and urged Google to follow suit. This is a pretty slimey, anticompetitive tactic disguised as “protecting user privacy”. See, one of …

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Apple

New OS X Mail Behavior

This one caught me by surprise this morning as I was forwarding a message in OS X Mail. It seems if you have a threaded message (at least two levels deep) and you click within a nested level, a new delete marker comes up. Clicking the “x” on the upper left of the box will …

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Google

The Recent Google Knol Furor

I’ve been sitting on this one for a while as I read countless reports on “Knol vs. Wikipedia”, “Why [Knol|Wikipedia] is dead”, “Knol has failed”, “Why Didn’t Google Kill Knol?”, etc. I’m going to keep this one short as a) I see that a lot of people already have already come to conclusion I present …

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Technology

Bolting A Framework Onto WordPress

This took me about 10 minutes to figure out and implement. I’m surprised how easy it was. The first thing I did was create a new template and called it “dynamic”. Any wordpress page that wants to use the framework needs to be created with this template and the content left empty. The dynamic template …

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