Visualizing Data Is Fun… Confusing… and Possibly Useless.

I created this little image (ok, it’s large) based on the players of Triviosity.  Each line represents a user, while each column represents a game played.  It’s kinda neat to see that the early joiners play a lot.  It’s also kind of neat to see that about every so often a user sticks around.  It’s […]

Just a Log

Applications, especially ones that run over and over again with zero persistancy (of the application itself) like a web app needs logging. It’s important to be able to log different types of messages to different places and fortunately Zend_Log is so extensible that it can log to almost anything you can think of. My typically […]

Happy 10-10-10 and More.

Happy 10/10/10 which is kind of cool, but mostly annoying by itself. Seeing as 101010 is binary for 42, Happy ultimate answer to the ultimate question day. Also, Happy Canadian Thanksgiving. Also, Happy Ubuntu Day.  They released Ubuntu 10.10 18 days early so it could fall on 10.10.10.  So if you’re an Ubuntu fan and […]