I’ve finally gotten around to posting a howto for joining Ship of Fools, and all of the statistics seem to be working alright. I’m now going to start work on a thorough techno-advocacy page, and allowing (authorized) users to post updates to overt. Then I may add what seems to be the only real draw to personal web sites: pictures! Who knows, maybe my IP logs will turn up more than localhost for once…
I have finished a “smart agent” for the SETI@home team page that updates the team statistics and downloads current team information into a table. To view it, visit the Ship of Fools page. I’ll be touching up the format and adding some more info pulled from SETI@home, and I may start storing information in a db so I can calculate trends over time.
The Ship of Fools SETI@Home team page now allows users to update and view team statistics. Next: a tutorial for setting up SETI, and adding statistics tracking. Maybe a statistics database? Who knows.
Because of the recent fiasco surrounding DVD’s and the MPAA and (De)CSS, You’ll often hear me complain about this injustice or that. Before forming an opinion on the issue, be sure to do a little reading and thinking. Get the skinny on the case from my side and their’s. I won’t try to make the arguments again. Then, (if you choose light and not darkness), help promote my delinquency and grab the source and binaries I’ve mirrored here and here.
I’ve moved most of the site content into a small access database to save coding time. I now add items through a web form which interfaces with an ODBC driver. I now plan on maturing the content of the side bar.