There was a weird sense of coming home to roaming around in the world. One of the things I love about limited access alphas and betas in World of Warcraft… is that the community is generally speaking non-toxic. I spent a good chunk of the night chatting away with random people in general about what we remembered about the early days of Warcraft. It is weird but I have sorta missed feeling like I had a community that is worth communicating with. Sure there are excellent people in a good number of the games… but in the post Dungeon Finder reality no one talks to anyone else. This means that general channels are left to the devices of the people who just want to make trouble for others, and a secret to my sanity for years has been disabling them entirely. I’ve missed an era when it was okay to hang out and chat in a public space, and if nothing else that was refreshing about the Classic Beta. … [Read more...] about Unexpected Installables
Agile management practises have rapidly gained popularity over recent years and are now employed by companies operating all over the world. I am a professional developer who works for a large UK consumer website that strives for continuous improvement in management processes. So not only has this helped me to learn the insider knowledge of how the “big boys” run their websites but it has also taught me how to manage my ownpersonal blogging projects much more effectively with a few simple techniques anyone can use. … [Read more...] about What Can You Learn from Agile Management Techniques?
The survey highlighted some actionable user concerns over display advertising: … [Read more...] about Statistics from Around the World
If you are a regular reader of my blog, you must be knowing about ShoutMeLoud server shifting. We started our journey from Dreamhost > Knownhost > Linode > Hostgator and now again Knownhost. Knownhost is a managed VPS, and you can learn more about it on my earlier post on what is managed VPS. … [Read more...] about Good-bye HostGator! Welcome Knownhost