Pronouns in Three Rings
Via a quick linguistics lesson, Dan explains how Three Rings handles volunteers' pronouns, and how it might need to improve…
Email Tracking and Paperless Banking
Dan's paperless baking gets taken away when he doesn't consent to them tracking when and where he reads their emails.
Hot Shots, Part Dream
Dan shares a dream in which he starts a meme about a non-existent 80s kids TV show inspired by a…
After only two years at Automattic, Dan's now been there longer than most. Wait, what?
Minification vs the GPL
Does distributing only minified code violate the GPL? What about if the "minification" is minimal and hand-done as part of…
From Synergy to Barrier
Disenchanted by a lack of platform support, Dan switches from Synergy to its fork, open-source competitor Barrier.
Making an RSS feed of YOURLS shortlinks
After switching his personal shortlinks from S.2 to YOURLS, Dan dusts off his XSLT experience to make himself an RSS…
Dan Q’s been blogging since the 1990s, mostly about his life, technology, programming, relationships, hacking, and games.
He lives in Oxford, UK with his partner and her husband in a polyamorous V-shaped thingy, and their two children. Until he finds something that rhymes better, he describes himself as a magician Automattician on a geoposition-mission.
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