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Bitcoin Use-Cases: IPFS and the Real, Viable, Plan to Replace the World Wide Web

Back in 2013 I predicted an internet that was no longer client-server oriented like the current, "HTTP" (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)-based internet, but an entirely peer-to-peer internet that no longer has the need of large government and central...
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How I Use Evergreen Ads Inside Facebook to Build Leads

Facebook Evergreen Ads? One of my favorite Facebook ad techniques to build leads that I like to use for clients is to initiate "Evergreen Ads". These are ads that appear within the funnel based on certain actions visitors of me or my client's...
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Do You Have This? Facebook is Testing a GoFundMe Fundraising Competitor

Facebook is testing a new fundraising feature that allows any user to raise money for their friends. Will this be a GoFundMe killer?

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WWDYD? How Dennis Yu Emulates Religious Figures to Build Followers and Loyalty

One of my personal best friends and most admired heroes in the marketing world is Dennis Yu. I'm a bit of an introvert, but when he visits he's one of the few I always always try to find time, have lunch, and share knowledge with. He's one of the...
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Charities: Here is How to Make Your Own Facebook Profile Frames For Your Cause

Possibly in response to Snapchat’s brand geofilters, some time in December Facebook quietly launched a feature that brands have been asking for on Facebook for awhile: Facebook Frames, or Camera Effects! Now any official charity on Facebook can create an overlay for their audience’s Facebook profiles to display their enthusiasm for the brand. Then, in the news feed it will appear with an option for friends to also add a frame. Now every time someone adds a new profile photo, they get asked if they want to add a frame – yours will be one of the first in the directory! Here’s how you do it:

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Finally up!

Well, after a couple days, looking at log after log, a rescue cd boot, and finally realizing I wasn’t loading mod_fcgi properly, I’m up and running. I really need to read up on ruby and...

First Post!

I’m trying out a new blog, yes, on Ruby. It is *very* superior in Web 2.0 technology to most blog software I’ve seen out there. So far I’m *very* impressed! No, I’m not...

Up, Again…

Well, after FC5 bombed on me after an upgrade, I decided FC5 was a little tooadvanced for my server. I decided the best distro for having an older serverwould be Gentoo, so I gave it a try. After 1...

Issues Fixed

If I just followed my own advice (see below – it was actually written in 2004), I would have been able to fix this right away. The rss and caching issues should be resolved now. It was an...

Using Bryar in Mod_Perl 2.0

I’ve made some additions to Bryar 2.6 to allow it to work in Mod_Perl 2.0.Without these changes (see diffs below), you will see random caching problemsbecause it loads Frontend/CGI.pm instead...

Wikilets!

I’ve determined I’m going to get somewhat of a dream added to Jeens. For awhile, I’ve been dreaming of the ability for a blogger to add a small wiki section to their blog entry....

Open Source – The Productive Choice

Recently, our CTO was asked the question by CIO Magazine, who were over interviewing him about BackCountry.com’s use of Open Source Software and our success in using it for a very successful...

System Upgrade

Well, the good news is I’m up on Fedora Core 5 now. The bad news is that because of the upgrade to MP2 and Apache 2.2, many things don’t work now. I had all this working with MP2 at one...

Microsoft, Eat Your Heart Out

A month or two ago, we started hearing rumors that Google is seriously looking into a desktop OS of their own. I snickered at it, with the looming thought in the back of my mind that yes, some day...

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