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Weblog updates

October 12th, 2009

Recently, I received a query asking why the comments were closed on this weblog, even for the most recent posts. The simple answer is that when I leave the comments open, the weblog becomes deluged with a variety of spam and I spend more time worthing through the spam than doing useful things such as writing code or updating this very weblog.

Closing comments was always intended to be a short term solution, but has persisted longer than I originally intended. This morning, to address this problem, I installed reCAPTCHA as a means of leaving the weblog open, but not dealing with offers for little blue pills or whatever the Russians are peddling these days.

I apologize for the inconvenience of having you prove that you are indeed a human each time you want to post a comment, but as recent history shows, the alternative isn’t any better.

Building identity is hard work.

January 25th, 2009

Audacious Software has a new web presence. Originally, I planned to reskin the original site this morning and spend this afternoon making a few last-minute tweaks for the Shion beta release. What ended up happening is that I spent all day working on the website, and I’ll be working tomorrow and Monday to get Shion […]

Audacious Software on the Web

December 23rd, 2008

Since starting Audacious Software as an actual company, I’ve been hard at work on a variety of projects that will help me bootstrap the company and build some momentum for the year ahead. Programming’s been keeping me busy, but I also realize the importance of building a community around the work I do. Some of […]