Step 1: Buy the Domain I usually use Namecheap or Misk to buy the domains. Step 2: Change the Nameservers On Namecheap, go to your domain page, then to the Advanced DNS section, and under DNS/Host Records choose Custom for the Domain Nameserver Type. Then I go and enter in my custom domain name servers. … Continue reading How I Make a New Flipside Website
If you read tech news or startup news, you are probably numb to it. “Here is a new startup that will revolutionize our daily lives.” “This site promises to forever change the way we communicate.” “This one is a new twist on local deals.” “You can watch videos or listen to music—but with your friends.” … Continue reading Jitterbunk. Bunk Your Friends.
. Check out the cs181 final project that we just made. It’s a text based adventure game, with a little console in the browser where you can explore some history and cases relating to press freedom for bloggers. Play the Game Here project by me, Eric Conner, and Zach Galant. Browse the code on github
How about this for 5 seconds of internet fame? thekeesh.com made it to #7 on the Hacker News front page, and right about then the server crashed. I’ll take it. You can say it was a bad server configuration or you can say it was at least 20 hits at the same time… its up … Continue reading thekeesh.com on Hacker News
If you’ve been on the internet in the last couple years, you may have stumbled up FMyLife, or My Life is Average, or Damn You Autocorrect, or any number of sites in this genre. The genre is sites that let you post little bits of content around a certain theme, and they are usually similarly … Continue reading Popular Site Template, a site that lets you make silly websites!
This is another one of those things on the internet that has gotten popular in the last year. It’s big brands trying to be funny like they are your friend. And it has become a really popular marketing strategy. It’s not being funny in a ‘let’s make funny commercials’ kind of way, although to me … Continue reading Commercial Comedy
Ok. Let me explain. Knowing about new tech companies is like knowing about indie music. There is this sort of template conversation you hear over and over again and you can literally replace band with startup and it makes complete sense. When people talk about indie music, it’s cool to know about obscure bands. For … Continue reading Startups Are Like Indie Bands
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non-trivial This is used to describe something that most people would just call “hard.” However cs people need to make sure to tell you that it’s actually “not extremely easy.” You will probably find a cs person using non-trivial where it should not be used. For example, “Doing the laundry is completely non-trivial.” well-defined ambiguous … Continue reading Small But Growing List of Words Computer Science (and probably Math people) Use Too Much