Many people struggle to get CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) enabled on their site to allow transmission of JSON, XML, or some other sort of data from one script to another, running on different domains. Simply adding Header always set Access-Control-Allow-Origin “*” to .htaccess doesn’t do the trick for me.
Here’s what worked for me on Apache version 2.4.33… Continue reading “enabling CORS on Apache” »
Ever wanted to send a message to every Wisconsin state senator and representative in the legislature? Here are their email addresses:
Continue reading “email the entire Wisconsin state legislature if you want” »
During a recent Sunday afternoon cruise, I collected the names and locations of all the WiFi routers in range of my car. Some of the access point names are creative, listed here. (I omitted the many openly vulgar ones one would expect to find in a college town.)
Plays on “WiFi”
Pretty Fly For a WiFi
So fly for wifi
WiFi Art Though Romeo?
WiFi? Why not Zoidberg?
4OH!4–Dont Trust Our Wifi
4Fer my wife-i
99 Problems, but WIFi ain’t one
A Lannister always pays his wifi
AINT NO WI-FEY
Bill Wi the Science Fi
The Creepy Wifi from Doctor Who
Continue reading “results of a recent wardrive” »
Remember when designing anything: users will find the most efficient way to use your product, even if it’s not how you intended.
Test your product by pretending you have no time to deal with it.
In case you need a complete CSV list of US counties for your next… killer app or whatever:
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