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An Irishman in Georgia

Gavin is in Telavi in Western Georgia. Not the first place in the world I’d go on holiday, but he’s having an interesting time, including almost being arrested. The naval base at Poti, where Russian soldiers destroyed most of Georgia’s navy

WordPress

WP Plugin: Import your Flickr comments

I have had a plugin running on my photoblog In Photos for quite a while now that imports comments on my Flickr stream into my blog posts. It prefixed “Flickr:” to the username and linked back to the Flickr comment. Due to overwhelming demand (two people asked!), I cleaned up […]

Automattic , Web , WordPress

Is Flickr under attack by spam?

Has anyone else noticed an increase of spam comments on Flickr lately? I noticed my first spam comment there only last week, complained about it, and the comment and user were both deleted shortly afterwards. I thought nothing more of it. This morning I got an unwelcome shock when I […]

Web

Useful Uses Of RSS

Rich Ziade has listed a number of ways to use RSS more creatively than just reading news headlines from blogs. One of my favourite non-blog rss feeds is the Flickr Interestingness photo feed which isn’t listed, but I’ll have to look up the comics feed mentioned above! 🙂

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