Automattic finds a better way to Twitter

There is some buzz around the announcement of Prologue, Automattic’s – the makers of WordPress – new ‘group twitter’ application. It seems to be more of a presence tool than anything else: We’re fans of Twitter around here, in fact many Automatticians have accounts, but while the format appealed to us it really just whetted […]

Update complete

The update to WordPress 2.2.1 is complete.  Comments are back, and luckily, it looks like the old comments weren’t lost.  Sorry for those who were looking to get the Grand Central invites. It looks like most of the plugins are working normally, except the sideblog plugin.  I’ve deactivated that one. Back to normal blogging…

Update underway

With comments down, I figure this is the best time to attempt an upgrade. The site will be transitioning over to WP 2.2.1 today, so pardon the broken links, etc. Thanks, Nitin Update: The upgrade seems to have gone without a hitch, and commenting is back as well.

I couldn’t agree more

Toni Schneider, CEO of Automattic (makers of WordPress, Akismet, etc.), recently posted on his blog about his desire to have a ‘Firefox computer’: I run a PC at home and a Mac on the road. Their respective operating systems just don’t get me very excited these days. The only thing I care [sic] about is […]

Automattic gets funding

It goes without saying that I believe WordPress is the best blogging application available today. This week Automattic, the company founded by Matthew Mullenweg – developer of WordPress, annouced it had received “a little funding“. That’s great news for all WordPress fans, especially those who use Automattic’s WordPress.com. Like most open source applications, not all […]

New theme time again!

Well, I shouldn’t say that with such excitement, since I put a lot of time into customizing Squible for this blog. Overall I like the look of this theme, but as it stands today, it is awfully flaky on some browsers….especially the beta Microsoft IE 7. I know that is more the fault of the […]