Remember when the RIAA and Metallica sued Napster virtually out of existence and eventually turned its legal firepower on consumers, ensuring the dominance of the compact disc format and stamping out any sort of digital distribution of music?
So this happened. It’s like the spambot put the original post through an automated translator and back, attaching its spam link at the end for good measure.
One of the rare cases where I will encourage you to read the comments.
A severe-warned thunderstorm that produced quarter-size hail in Hanahan missed my part of West Ashley to the northeast this afternoon. However, this thunderstorm produced an outflow boundary which intersected with the seabreeze over the Charleston/Dorchester county line to generate new showers and thunderstorms. These thunderstorms pushed east and dropped a brief amount of rain and a little wind before moving on to the southeast.
Summer is the best.
I took some opportunities this past weekend to get my feet really wet with the GoPro’s time-lapse shooting capability. Here’s a couple hours of shots watching the skies ahead of a potent evening thunderstorm on Hilton Head Island.
Here are my slides from my WordCampCHS talk, “WordPress at Peak Performance.” I call it the “Radio Edit” because I had just too many slides to fit in 50 minutes. I’ll look at shoring up the content for that part of the presentation, complete with full notes, to release soon. Embedded PDF is below; you can also find it on SlideShare.
Today is the day we’ve all been waiting for — South Carolina’s first WordCamp, right here in Charleston. Here’s the schedule.
My BoomTown colleague Jason “Frock” Finneyfrock is on at 9am talking about how we use Vagrant and Puppet to maintain development environments; I’m on at 2:30 with an overhauled version of my August 2013 WordCamp Charleston talk, WordPress at Peak Performance.
If you weren’t able to get a ticket (we sold out on Thursday!), never fear — the sessions are being recorded. I’ll update when they are posted to the Web.
If you were able to get a ticket, I sure hope to see you out there! It will be a fun time and I hope you learn a lot.
Get your tickets, yo!
I can only see peering agreements between companies and ISPs increasing costs for what we would find as acceptable speeds now and choking off innovation online for those except the most capitalized (or connected), and that is a damned shame.