THURSDAY, NOV. 5, 2015
MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015
TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015
Tue., March 3, 2015, 12:04 p.m.
Just as an experiment, the Spokesman-Review is extending the commenting period for stories and blogposts from our current two day window to three days. The reason for this change is because we wanted to give people a longer opportunity to comment on our blogposts, which...
THURSDAY, JAN. 29, 2015
Thu., Jan. 29, 2015, 11:43 a.m.
Comcast, the application, is a Go app for simulating internet conditions experienced by users of Comcast, the cable company.
TUESDAY, JAN. 27, 2015
Tue., Jan. 27, 2015, 11:56 a.m.
If you had a Playstation account prior to May 15, 2011, you're eligible to participate in their class action settlement for the April 2011 data breach (aka, the first time the Sony was hacked.) Fill out yer form!
FRIDAY, JAN. 16, 2015
Fri., Jan. 16, 2015, 11:17 a.m.
So, day one of my hippie crystal deodorant test went well. I asked my girlfriend to smell me, but the results were inconclusive*: I'm not going to sniff you, this is awkward –Kelsey Regardless of the empirical evidence, the anecdotal evidence from my own smell-o-meter...
THURSDAY, JAN. 15, 2015
MONDAY, JAN. 12, 2015
Mon., Jan. 12, 2015, 12:45 p.m.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google has stopped shipping security fixes for Android devices that operate on Android versions 4.3 and earlier. Dubbed Jelly Bean, version 4.3 was released on July, 2013, updating phones that had originally shipped with 4.1 and 4.2. Devices...
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7, 2015
Wed., Jan. 7, 2015, 5:58 p.m.
You don't need to take selfies. You need to take belfies.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 31, 2014
MONDAY, DEC. 29, 2014
TUESDAY, DEC. 9, 2014
Tue., Dec. 9, 2014, 7:38 p.m.
I'm not old enough to have enjoyed Pac-Man during its heyday, but I am old enough to have had it on my Atari. I'm also old enough to have been around people who really dug it. (Somewhat related, our online director, Gina, is apparently a...
MONDAY, SEPT. 8, 2014
Mon., Sept. 8, 2014, 2:22 p.m.
Last week was low on tabs, high on action. Check them out. http://www.nwprepsnow.com/almanac/ Most of last week was spent working on NWPrepsNow.com, the collaborative Spokane-area high-school sports site that combine's the SR's text and photos with KHQ/SWX's video coverage. It's a pretty cool site, if...
TUESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2014
Tue., Sept. 2, 2014, 1:41 p.m.
Last week's tabs development heavy, since it's been crunch time here for a few projects. I'm also posting them late, for the same reasons. Anyway, check 'em out: http://celery.readthedocs.org/en/2.1-archived/configuration.html http://chase-seibert.github.io/blog/2010/07/09/djangocelery-quickstart-or-how-i-learned-to-stop-using-cron-and-love-celery.html http://sebastiandahlgren.se/2012/11/13/using-celery-for-asynchronous-messages-in-django/ Celery is a Python script we use here at the Spokesman to perform various...
TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2014
FRIDAY, AUG. 22, 2014
Fri., Aug. 22, 2014, 7:37 p.m.
Welcome to the new feature I'm adding to the Tech Deck called "Dan Gayle's Tabs for the Week," where I'll share the best of all the Firefox tabs I have open by the end of the week. A lot of the links shamelessly come from...
WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014
THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
Thu., July 24, 2014, 3:13 p.m.
This is the most amazing Kickstarter project ever. No words are needed to describe the awesome. For more details, and to sign up for the (ALREADY FUNDED!) Kickstarter, check out the Bunch O Balloons campaign page here.
TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
Tue., July 22, 2014, 4:36 p.m.
I'm a big fan of electronic music, so I thought I'd share with you this collection of the best drops ever. It is a very serious thing, these drops, and I am a very serious person. If those drops are too mega for you, perhaps...
MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014
Mon., July 21, 2014, 6 a.m.
It's a brutal, turn-based Rogue-like game with no save points and no mercy. I still haven't survived longer than a few hours before I die from a traumatic head wound or massive internal bleeding. Like some nightmare version of Groundhog's Day, I start over again...
THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014
Thu., July 10, 2014, 12:46 p.m.
If you haven't noticed, Summer is in full swing, and that means that the eternal struggle between the sexes over the A/C is also heating up. While not particularly a "tech" thing, I was curious if there was any science behind why women prefer the...
THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014
Thu., May 29, 2014, 3:46 p.m.
Adobe just recently released three weights of their new Source Serif Pro to the public under the SIL Open Font License, and I couldn't be happier. I am a self-avowed font nerd, and I'm super stoked to see that Adobe is continuing to add to...
WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014
Wed., May 28, 2014, 2:44 p.m.
My name is Dan I am teaching some journalism students some HTML/CSS at Eastern Washington University. Specifically, I'm embedding a tweet. Right here. Like below this. Can you see it? That's an embedded tweet. A rejected high five is one of the biggest insults there...
FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014
Fri., April 11, 2014, 4:09 p.m.
Any commenters that log directly into our Disqus commenting system are advised to change their passwords due to a security vulnerability announced by Disqus.com. http://engineering.disqus.com/2014/04/10/heartbleed.html PLEASE NOTE: This applies ONLY to users who use their DISQUS account to comment, NOT users who comment using their...