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Alex Chousmith

Alex Chousmith

Google’s Crisis Response Crisis Map

Yesterday was the first time I had ever experienced an earthquake while sitting in a movie theater (at least from what I can remember), and today was the first time I learned about Google’s Crisis Response Crisis Map. Coincidence? Whether you want to track Earthquakes around the globe, watch out for Tropical Storm / future Hurricane Isaac, or any of the other items tracked by the GDACS – Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System – that is the place. Someone should use the map & icons to simulate what it would have looked like throughout the course of John Cusask’s 2012…

Don’t Fear the Internet

Great advice, and even greater resources for peoples interested in learning more about the mystical magic that is HTML and CSS. “Through short tutorial videos, you’ll learn how to take a basic wordpress blog and manipulate the css, html (and even some php!) to match your aesthetic.” In super clean design and super straight forward tutorial videos. What more could you ask for? Well done, Jessica Hische and Russ Maschmeyer. Don’t Fear the Internet.

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

I missed this one last week from Holiday Matinee, but I will certainly try to remember not to miss it this Thursday. Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Jerry Seinfeld finally gets his show about Nothing. If Nothing is coffee being shared by comedians who happen to carpool to their coffee-serving destination. Trailer after the jump… Read More

Sezio Brings Back the Golden Hill Street Fair

Am I allowed to take up some 937px of vertical blog post space with a rad poster? We’ll see, I guess. Props to Sezio for bringing back the Golden Hill Street Fair, next week Sunday July 22nd. With a lineup of Family Wagon, Jeans Wilder, Little Deadman, The Tree Ring, Cuckoo Chaos, and The Donkeys on the top spot, this should be a good one. Poster designed by Dylan Ousley.

Disable W3 Total Cache for Mobile User Agents

I know what you are thinking – W3 Total Cache is awesome – why would you want to NOT cache your WordPress site’s pages for Mobile users? The answer is, when you have a separate mobile-optimized version of the site all ready for them to view, but due to aggressive page caching, the redirects are not happening. Read More