New server

I just moved my blog to a new server. I also installed WordTwit, which is supposed to send blog updated to Twitter. And this is a test of it. And in theory, the update will go out to Facebook as well. That is all I have to say. Read post »

OpenID and iPhone apps

I am trying to find an OpenID implementation that is similar to the way that Facebook Connect’s login mechanism works on the iPhone. I can’t find anything, which is very surprising. Does anybody know of an open source OpenID consumer implementation for iPhone OS? And if you don’t know of one, are you looking for one? If I can’t find one, I am going to have to write my own, and it’s something that I Read post »

Facebook lost some data

I’m not sure how widespread this was, but I got an email from Facebook saying: Subject: Please reset your email notification settings. Unfortunately, the settings that control which email notifications get sent to you were lost. We’re sorry for the inconvenience. To reset your email notification settings, go to: http://www.facebook.com/editaccount.php?notifications Thanks, The Facebook Team And on the Facebook home page, this appears at the top: Apparently, it’s quite widespread, but that’ Read post »

My far-too-liberal Facebook friend policy

I have 197 friends on Facebook. I don’t think I have 197 friends in real life. When I first signed up to Facebook in the northern autumn of 2006, I had less than 10 friends. That was when I was in France, and most of the people I knew there were either still students (the poms) or had just finished university (the yanks). And Facebook was very big at universities in those two countries. (Back in New Zealand, however, Read post »

The end of some of my sports picks applications

During the Rugby World Cup, I stared an application on Facebook: France 2007 World Cup Picks. It had that stupid name for trade mark reasons. (Another app turned up a few weeks later called Rugby World Cup complete with the real logo, but it didn’t have anything to do with the IRB.) It now called Rugby Picks and is following the Heineken Cup. At its peak, there were 35,000 users. The peak was about halfway through the competition, Read post »