Death to Silos

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One thing I have grown to dislike as a user of the Internet, software, and computers in general is how many sites and software think they are great enough to be alone in their own walled garden. Or silo. What do I mean by silo or walled garden? It basically means that users are inputing… Read more »

Monitor Web Pages That Don’t Use RSS

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For a while I’ve been wanting to find a tool that would monitor a web page and send me an RSS feed when it gets updated. I found a few solutions. But before I talk about the solutions, I first want to ask why there are so many sites that still don’t offer RSS feeds,… Read more »

Enabling OpenID

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I have successfully enabled picklewagon.com as a delegate for my OpenID. This has been something I have been wanting to do for a while. It was a lot easier than I thought it would be. What is OpenID? OpenID.net says it best: OpenID eliminates the need for multiple usernames across different websites, simplifying your online… Read more »