Fail Whale spotted off the coast of Twitter

So, I just had my first viewing (I think) of the Fail Whale. Very cool. I’ve heard plenty stories about the Twitter Fail Whale and have now seen it for myself. A rare sighting (like any whale, ofcourse) the Twitter Fail Whale arrives when Twitter’s servers are at capacity with the number of tweets passing […]

Custom WordPress Widget – Recent Posts

I’ve just finished the first round of coding of a widget idea I had for my blog this afternoon. This widget is to display recent posts. Yeah, I know, a “recent posts” widget comes bundled with WordPress. This widget is different. 🙂 In a short sentence, this widget does the following: “Give me a maximum […]

5+ Must-see websites for the web 2.0 chef

I have always enjoyed cooking and food in general. I welcome to thought of experimenting with flavours and trying something new and different…but not too out there. I remember, many years ago, watching my mother pull out all kinds of recipe books from a cupboard, and scuffling through them at break-neck speeds, trying to find […]

Design Dosage – Daily Inspiration

“Inspiration! Get your inspiration here! Step right up! Step right up!” Designers and developers alike are always searching the web for the latest trends in design and code. There are many websites offering tutorials, tips and commentary on the latest innovations in the web fabric. Design Dosage is a recent addition to that list. A […]

Blogging…now with threads!

With the release of WordPress version 2.7 came a host of new features and details. A redesigned administration console with a vast array of new features, a range of features to streamline admin-to-user conversation and threaded comments. As I mentioned in my first post, this theme is still in testing phase. Thus, I have added […]

Beedle the Bard – Tales for Charity

“The Tales of Beedle the Bard”, by J.K Rowling, is a recent addition to the popular Harry Potter book series by the same author. In the Harry Potter series, Rowling tells the story of a young wizard, destined to take part in one of the greatest battles between good and evil that ‘Muggles’ (non-magic folk) […]

The first post

Here it is, at long last. “Lost In Mattyville” is live. 🙂 I have, over the last few months, been experimenting with several ideas for themes, content, an approach, etc…and here it is, version 1.0 of “Lost In Mattyville”. On this blog, I intend to discuss trends in technology, design, the web, music, WordPress and […]