Killing whitespace in the new “improved” Google Reader

I know that plenty of peo­ple have gripes about the new Google Reader inter­face.  Those gripes revolve mostly around mod­i­fi­ca­tions to the social and shar­ing com­po­nents.  I tend to not use those, myself, opt­ing to instead fol­low the trail of pos­si­ble blogspam to the orig­i­nal source, then man­u­ally shar­ing that on social sites. No, my gripe … Continue read­ing Killing white­space in the new “improved” Google Reader

Death to the Google FavIcon! (A How-To Guide)

Not too long go, I griped about the new Google FavIcon. I don’t like it. My friends and cowork­ers don’t like it. In fact, we all tend to agree that we like the con­test entry it was based on more than the result­ing icon. Google’s Current FavIcon FavIcon from André Resende that it was based upon I … Continue read­ing Death to the Google FavIcon! (A How-To Guide)

LJ Cleaner Greasemonkey Script

If any­one is inter­ested, I wrote a Greasemonkey script that removes Delicious and Twitter cross-posts from your LJ friends page. It does not com­pletely remove them, but col­lapses them into a sin­gle place­holder line. You are then able to click through to the post and see the con­tent. In that way, it’s like an enforced lj-cut tag. The … Continue read­ing LJ Cleaner Greasemonkey Script

My Firefox Plugins

This is mainly for my own ref­er­ence, although I fig­ured the list could be ben­e­fi­cial to oth­ers. These are the plu­g­ins and Greasemonkey scripts I am using under Firefox. They’re also doc­u­mented (and updated) at Adblock Plus @ Ever been annoyed by all those ads and ban­ners on the inter­net that often take longer to … Continue read­ing My Firefox Plugins

Firefox 2, Electric Boogaloo

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at, so I am slowly try­ing to migrate myself to Firefox 2.0 on the Mac. I have been using it at work and fig­ured … Continue read­ing Firefox 2, Electric Boogaloo