A really goofy Firefox extension

Abe Vigoda Status : When Firefox starts up, this extension automatically fetches Abe Vigoda’s current status, and displays it in a small panel on the status bar. It periodically does so again every so often, so that you always have relatively recent information on Abe Vigoda’s status. I’m going to have to learn to write … Continue reading “A really goofy Firefox extension”

Add this site’s quote of the day to your page with Javascript

Want to display this site‘s Quote of the Day on your web site? Just copy the following code and insert it anywhere on your web page.

See it in action here. You can also check out the the last 30 quotes of the day.

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(via Google Blog) If you’re a blogger (or a blog reader), you’re painfully familiar with people who try to raise their own websites’ search engine rankings by submitting linked blog comments like “Visit my discount pharmaceuticals site.” This is called comment spam, we don’t like it either, and we’ve been testing a new tag that … Continue reading “rel=”nofollow””

Firefox users ignore online ads

(via the The Laporte Report) Firefox users ignore online ads, report says: Internet Explorer users are at least four times as likely to click on Web ads than Firefox users, a German advertising technology company said last week. The company, Adtech, found that during October and November, only 0.11 percent of Firefox users ever clicked … Continue reading “Firefox users ignore online ads”

AIM Status Indicator

Many people have asked how I’m able to display my AIM status on my web site. Here’s the code to make it work: <img border=”0″ align=absmiddle src=”http://big.oscar.aol.com/AIM_ID?on_url= ON_IMAGE&off_url=OFF_IMAGE“> Where: AIM_ID is your AOL Instant Messenger ID ON_IMAGE is the “on image” (e.g. http://blahblahblah/on.gif) OFF_IMAGE is the “off image” (e.g. http://blahblahblah/off.gif) See it in action here. … Continue reading “AIM Status Indicator”