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Posts in the DMOZ category

BMW’s M12 - 27 Mar 2003

Before today, I never knew that BMW made an M12. I just checked their site and found no mention of it. I found out about when I was reviewing a site submission to the X Personal Homepages category and found some pictures (that he may have yanked from another site). Wow. That’s one mean-looking car.

google, opera & dmoz - 30 Jul 2002

I’ve noticed that google is no longer caching blogs on a daily basis, but I don’t know why. Googlebot doesn’t appear to be spidering blogs as much as it used to either. Has Google lost its taste for weblogs? Did we overstep our bounds with the google bombs or is the Googlebot just tired of […]

right on time - 25 Apr 2002

I’ve been noticing that the time on my desktop computer at work has been slowly straying from the correct time. I’ve been meaning to setup xntp for a while now but I never got around to it. Last night, I thought it was a certain time, only to look at my watch and realize it […]

Wahoo I’m on Yahoo - 26 Mar 2002

I just found out from reviewing my referrer logs that I’m listed on Yahoo as a web log now. The strange part is that last time I looked there was no description. I guess the reviewer at Yahoo was so astounded by the site that they were speechless (or “typeless” as the case may be). […]

dmoz editor - 01 Oct 2001

I’ve decided to become a dmoz editor so that I can help out with search engines and have a say in what gets indexed. I don’t think it will take too much time and ideally it will be of use to others as well.