Category: Tech

Making WordPress Faster with Apache, Varnish and W3 Total Cache on Amazon AWS EC2 with CloudFront CDN

Update: There is now a much more complete tutorial to installing Varnish with W3 Total Cache and Amazon CloudFront here. [teaser]This post will help you speed up and optimize your WordPress blog on Amazon AWS EC2 with Apache, Varnish and...

/ January 26, 2013

Great Template for a Web-based Online Resume (CV)

Update: I’ve updated my resume and am not actively using this template at this time. I’ve been using QBKL’s Bold Resume/CV Template to create a web-based online version of my own resume. The template costs $8 and requires knowledge of...

/ January 18, 2013
Find out if a movie or tv show is streaming on net flix

Is it on Netflix?

Can I Stream It is a useful search engine for finding whether a movie or TV show is streaming on Netflix or for sale on iTunes or Amazon’s Instant Video. They also have a handy popular streaming summary for Netflix.

/ December 27, 2012

Why a Free and Open Internet Matters in Seattle

Effective July 1st, Qwest and Comcast subscribers will have to pay an additional fee to stream Netflix movies and they will no longer be able to make calls with Skype. Actually, we’re making that up, but that’s what could happen...

/ June 11, 2012

Model Net Neutrality Ordinance for Seattle

Update: Be sure to read our backgrounder – Why a Free and Open Internet Matters which describes how the ordinance works, why it’s necessary and our theory of change. Recently, we wrote that local communities could take inspiration from Pittsburgh’s City Council...

/ June 5, 2011

Raised, in part, by Radio Shack

Update: Thanks BoingBoing for linking. My lil’ sister writes in to say, “you forgot to mention that you never let your little sister play your video games and she used to cry” and now she’s a corporate lawyer. Thanks also to CrunchGear...

/ April 29, 2010