This is the fifty-second post in a series that I call, “Recovered Writing.” I am going through my personal archive of undergraduate and graduate school writing, recovering those essays I consider interesting but that I am unlikely to revise for traditional publication, and posting those essays as-is on my blog in the hope of engagingContinue reading “Recovered Writing, PhD in English, Teaching College Writing, Assignment Design: Team-Based Competitive Blogging with Portfolio Integration, July 1, 2008”
WordPress.com informed me today that it’s my seventh anniversary with their service and blogging platform. Seven years ago, I transitioned from a non-dynamic iWeb/mac.com blog that I began concurrently with my MA in Science Fiction Studies at the University of Liverpool. My original intent was to record my experience living abroad and share my learningContinue reading “Seventh Anniversary with WordPress.com”
I am surprised by the level of spam that dynamicsubspace.net received last night. I usually get one or two spam messages per week that I have to moderate. It was for this reason a long time ago that I now moderate all messages that appear on my blog. Last night, I received over 30 non-automaticallyContinue reading “The Night of Spam”
Over at the WordPress.com, The Daily Post blog offers responses from other #postaday2011 participants here: Post a Day Participants Have Much to be Proud of. I think committing to a post a day has been a positive choice on my part. I have been writing more on my blog, and I have been writing a greaterContinue reading “I Post Daily, and I Am Proud”
I switched DynamicSubspace.net today to a new theme called Pilcrow. It is very customizable while maintaining a very clean and easy to read design. I will change the header later, but the books should do for now.
As you may have noticed with my recent Flickr test post and short article about Jabba’s Throne, I have linked my WordPress Blog at dynamicsubspace.net to my Flickr account. Instructions for doing so can be found here. I wish that I had known that this was possible a long time ago, because it certainly simplifiesContinue reading “Connecting Your WordPress Blog to Flickr for Easy Photo Blogging”
WordPress (this blog’s host and content management system) announced a change to blog stats today. The big shift for quickly seeing traffic is a move from a point and line based graph to bars. I am a fan of bar-based graphs, and I have to concede that there is something sexy about the new look.Continue reading “WordPress’ Sexy Stats”
I guess its the part of me that thinks fondly of installing the pre-release BeOS on my PowerMacintosh 8500/120 back in 1996 that always brings me back to the Regulus WordPress theme by Binary Moon. It will have to do for now.