And you know what? I have no idea whether my numbers on those services are good or not. I don’t know what I’m supposed to do about them. In fact, though I love Chartbeat, the information that I get from them that means the most… Continue reading →
Dronenet: How to build it. Another possible collision of cheap hardware and ubiquitous networks. This stuff is way cool.
In the last three recoveries, however, America’s economic engine has emitted sounds we’d never heard before. The 1990 recovery took 15 months, not the typical six, to reach the prerecession peaks of economic performance. After the 2001 recession, it took 39 months to get out… Continue reading →
There’s no standard conventions around shipping documentation with plugins, and it would be nice if there was. One idea: include a /docs/ folder with text files in markdown. Those documents would automatically show up in your wporg plugin profile.
He said people who were right a lot of the time were people who often changed their minds. Some Advice From Jeff Bezos
Quick plugin idea from a conversation with Scott from Grist: use Post By Email available on WordPress.com to funnel press releases, story ideas, etc. into the dashboard. Upon importing, these would be saved to a custom post type that allows you to comment on the… Continue reading →
The key question: how can we better conceptualize the switch from an economy of scarcity to an economy of abundance? Last night, Leah and I had the fantastic opportunity to fly down to San Francisco to hear Tim O’Reilly speak about the birth of the… Continue reading →
Leah just posted a challenge: @danielbachhuber Want to do the blog-a-day 30 day challenge? — Leah Olson (@LeahROlson) August 18, 2012 Of course I instantly thought: why isn’t there a plugin for this? It would give you prompts on what to write about, possibly based… Continue reading →
Prompted by this thread, it would be neat if the plugin directory supported translations for documentation and FAQs. This could be support for secondary copies of the plugin readme with the locale as a part of the filename (e.g. readme.en_GB.txt).