If you’ve visited even a few blogs recently, including this one, you had to notice widgets here and there that show the faces and aliases of recent visitors. These widgets are served up by at least two similar social networks: MyBlogLog and BlogCatalog. Let’s compare the two, shall we? Both services employ a model in […]
In the last few months, [GAS] has gone down on occasions, mainly because of plugins problems. The one at the top of this list is the WP-Cache plugin for WordPress. Strangely, this problem has only started about 4 or 5 months ago, when I decided to upgrade my installation of WordPress to a new build. […]
Thanks to you guys, [GAS] has won the everybodygoto.com award for most promising tech blog of 2007. This has been a very interesting competition and all the blogs that were nominated are exceptional in their own ways. I hope this early recognition for some of the new ones on the list gives them the momentum […]
We’ve just been nominated by the Everybody Go To blog as one of the most promising tech blog for 2007. If you want to help us win this award (there’s some pretty nice prizes involved), you can go and vote for us right here. Thanks for your support!
By Brian Boyko Contributing Writer, [GAS] Hey – this is Brian Boyko, and I wanted to let you know that I’m going to be contributing on a regular basis to Geeks Are Sexy. I used to be an associate editor at HardOCP.com‘s consumer division, where I wrote OEM computer reviews and have two pretty well-read […]
[Geeks Are Sexy] is currently looking for passionate IT people who are up to the challenge of blogging around five times per week about technology and other IT related topics. Here are some reasons you should consider writing for us: Exposure Write about your passion Improve your writing skills Be part of a community Get […]
I’ve been thinking of implementing a way to reward people who comment on [GAS] for a while now, and I just found out how I would do it. If you look in the sidebar, there’s a new section named “Top Commentators”. From now on, the top six readers who comment the most will have their […]
Tim O’Reilly issued a Draft Blogger’s Code of Conduct yesterday, in response to the blogging ethics questions raised by death threats and other nastiness in comments at Kathy Sierra’s blog. Excerpts: We take responsibility for our own words and for the comments we allow on our blog. We won’t say anything online that we wouldn’t […]