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A new client for my most recent startup:

Earlier this year I began a startup venture dedicated to helping people listen to their favorite websites and blogs. At, we partner with established and quality content creators to produce podcasts from their blog posts. This helps bloggers reach a new audience in a new medium at no risk and no cost.

Miranda Marquit

The current business model and business practices of social media has never been my cup of tea. When given the choice between advertiser supported or paid, I prefer paid services. With ad supported social media networks, the users are the products. has always intrigued me with their model and their core values.

I'm giving it a shot, my account is:

I am a creator, not a consumer

It always feels good to be a job creator! I've been having issues with one of my offshore employees for the past couple of weeks. She was given a simple, repetitive task to find certain websites for me. Because of some understandable delays on her end, and the impending deadlines of my own, Amazon Turk is a great replacement.

1And1 Phone Harassment

Upgrade from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7

After a lot of preparation, I've finally upgraded this site from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7. The DEV upgrade worked out well enough that tonight I upgraded PROD.

Here are the main Drupal guides to use:

Drupal Quant module

At a recent Drupal meetup, someone recommended the Quant Drupal module for better site analytics. If you're using Drupal 7, it's a pretty easy install. But for Drupal 6, which all my production sites currently run on, there are 2 dependency modules. One of them, Chart API, requires a patch to fix a divide-by-zero error.

SQL Saturday #146 in Nashua, NH


Google Bends Highways (possibly space and time)

According to Google Maps' new Earth view, this highway overpass takes over the street underneath. Still Ranks #1 for Pub Cheese Recipes

Don't say I didn't warn you. But my little expriment forever ago due to a bar bet is still keeping this site #1 for the chosen search term: "pub cheese recipe".

Gotta love it, I know I do.


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