Archive for June 2009

WordPress Hacking

This site runs on a lovely piece of software called WordPress. It is Open Source (meaning available to anyone for free) and used on millions of websites around the planet. It has a commercial arm as well, so the company is able to employ software programmers to make sure WordPress is stable and secure. I…

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Lessons from Software Updates

Have you ever noticed how, when you’re staring a deadline right in the face, your computer forgets what a printer is? Or your printer decides it doesn’t like the paper size? Or some other weird never-happened-before glitch shows up in your work day? That happened to me when I was on a project deadline in…

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