Fixing The Feedburner/Google Analytics Campaigns
How many people you think they got working on that Feedburner thing over there? One? Half? A summer intern? A guy who works on it while he watches football? The flaws and problems with Feedburner have been frustrating to say the least, so I was pretty damn excited when, a little over a month ago, Feedburner finally announced that they were integrating the ability to add in Google Analytics...
Fixing the iPhone Smart Playlist Ordering Bug
When I’m home at my parent’s place in North Carolina, I become tech support for the various problems my parents (mostly my dad) have had since the last time I visited. I like the role (especially when I can fix the problem), and it lets me learn things that I wouldn’t encounter otherwise. This Christmas, my dad brought me a problem I’d never had before: the smart playlists...
On RSS Reader's Purported Demise
Let’s talk about RSS and Readers for a second, huh? I’ll say up front that any discussion about this requires forgetting the normal melodrama that accompanies articles claiming that “RSS READERS ARE DEAD!”, which is almost always based on the narrow fact that the author has stopped using one. RSS Readers are nothing but notification services for new content. Period. So...