This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Monthly Archives: August 2005

Internet Sieges and Cybercrime

By |August 25th, 2005|

Is the goverment doing all it can to deal with internet crime?  In extortion e-mail’s broken English, someone identifying himself as Tony Martino proposed a classic organized-crime protection scheme. "You should pay $10,000," Martino wrote. "When we receive money, we stop attack immediately." The e-mail even promised one year’s protection from other […]

Google Talk

By |August 24th, 2005|

Google comes out to compete with Yahoo and Skype, offering a free, minimalistic IM client that integrates VoIP. Requires a GMail account. Need a GMail account? Anyone that joins LinkedIn and adds me as a contact (search on Stan Shinn with email can email me and I’ll send you one. Read more about Google’s new […]

Book Blogging — The Next Big Thing?

By |August 24th, 2005|

Book blogging — writing books using the blogging process — is starting to show promise. Note these blog efforts that are making it into print:
Julie Powell’s “Julie & Julia” is the season’s most unusual memoir — a writer’s efforts to master the recipes of Julia Child — and a possible breakthrough for bloggers. Based on […]

Google planning IM service

By |August 23rd, 2005|

Should be interesting!  Google is set to introduce its own instant-messaging system, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. Such a move would mark an expansion by the Web search leader into text and also voice communications. Citing unnamed sources "familiar with the service," the Los Angeles Times said that Google’s instant-messaging program […]

Zoomerang and Survey Monkey

By |August 23rd, 2005|

Don’t let the odd name fool you—this is a nice survey package that is free for limited use. It competes well with other well known survey packages such as Zoomerang. Survey Monkey offers a free limited account that stores 100 responses. The “Professional” subscription ($19.95 per month) allows 1,000 responses. If […]

Double-Click and Wikiwyg Your Wiki

By |August 22nd, 2005|

Wikiwyg is a very cool way to add Wysiwyg editing to your existing Wiki frameworks. Check out the demo — very nice!

Amazon offers short stories for 49 cents

By |August 22nd, 2005|

This definitely bears watching:  On-line book store Amazon.com,, in what could be a literary equivalent of snacking, is now selling short stories, and even alternate chapters or single scenes from novels, for 49 cents each. Read more at Reuters.com

Draw Freely

By |August 22nd, 2005|

I’ve long used OpenOffice.org‘s robust Draw tool (too bad they don’t have a better name!). Now comes Inkscape, another cross-platform, free, open source drawing tool with capabilities similar to Illustrator, Freehand, and CorelDraw that uses the W3C standard scalable vector graphics format (SVG). Some supported SVG features include basic shapes, paths, text, markers, […]

How To Be Productive Working From Home

By |August 19th, 2005|

A very nice article for all those telecommuters out there. My favorite tips: Stick to a schedule. Treat your days like a “regular” work day. Many people have found that a 9-5 or 10-6 schedule really helps keep them on track and productive. […]

gVisit.com – Track visitors to your website using Google Maps

By |August 17th, 2005|

A really cool way to showcase the wide audience which visits your site. gVisit.com shows a map of the last few visitors that came to your site. How it works… Register your website. Copy and paste a single line of JavaScript to your website. It is […]