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WordPress.com security violated

April 14, 2011

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Here’s the public announcement: Security Incident — Blog — WordPress.com. Why are they emphasizing having a strong and unique password? I think it’s the right thing to suggest in this case. My understanding is that the attackers could have accessed the database containing the users’ obfuscated passwords. Usually the passwords are salted and hashed (and I […]

Blog stats for 2010

January 2, 2011

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[Generated automatically from wordpress.com] The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 89,000 times in 2010. If it […]

BloGTK installation on Ubuntu 10.04

November 7, 2010

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I wanted to try BloGTK to write my WordPress blog posts, as suggested by the Apps for WordPress.com page. I installed it on my Ubuntu 10.04 machine from the Software Center, then launched it from the Applications -> Internet menu, but it didn’t start. I could only see on the task bar that a window […]

Connecting FriendFeed, WordPress, Twitter, Facebook and Google

May 23, 2009

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I’m always searching for a way to work less while doing more. I like to be present on FaceBook while having many updates on Twitter and posting on my blog, and I want to have time to wander on my favorite websites. What I managed to do was entangle all these activities together. And if […]

Python script to post RSS (or atom) feeds to WordPress

May 16, 2009

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This blog used the “Blog Posting” functionality of del.icio.us service to post a daily round-up of del.icio.us bookmarks. I wanted to do something similar for liks that I did not want to bookmark (news, twits). I tried Digg, but: Submitting a story is a long process. Digg Blog posting is buggy It would create another […]