Sanity check: Media Temple, SpamAssasin, IMAP, & the iPhone

  • November 9th, 2008

There is no denying that Gmail spam filtering is top notch. On average, I was fortunate enough to deal with less than 10 spam emails per week that managed to get through the Gmail spam filter. A free email service that offers accurate spam filtering? What’s not to like? From my own experiences over the […]

WordPress; manage, reduce, and prevent comment spam

  • May 6th, 2007

An ideal blogosphere would be free of comment spam – solicitations for enlarging your manhood with knock off drugs, wooing the lady with tried and true sex tips, or drug pedaling bots which believe that BBCode is a compatible comment format for WordPress blogs. The WordPress Discussion Options SubPanel offers a Comment Blacklist filter: When […]

Designers, don’t give your work away for free

  • February 11th, 2007

Designers who receive email inquiries for work are undoubtedly familiar with emails from potential clients requesting additional background info, portfolio links, questions regarding previous jobs, or samples. For those that do receive these inquiries, never fall victim to "clients" requesting proposals on your behalf as a preliminary test proving your value and ability to deliver […]

Play the Technorati Spam tag game!

  • September 5th, 2006

What happened to our beloved Technorati? Technorati makes it easier to find adult content by providing popular keywords which result in the freshest possible pornographic / spamuni related material. So here are the rules for the game. Since it would be wrong to assume, I invite anyone to browse through the current popular tags on […]

33Rockers content scraping

  • August 29th, 2006

I tried ever so hard to withhold the temptation to post the following rant. Unfortunately, the offending individual continues to do the wrong thing. I’d invite readers to point their attention to http://33rockers.com/. Ignore the fact that the site is – at the time of posting – running a modified 5ThirtyOne V2 theme. The same […]

Tame OS X Mail Spam with SpamSieve

  • August 3rd, 2006

After going through a privacy / paranoia phase concerning the use of Gmail as my primary account, I eventually made the decision to go with a hosted email solution [Dreamhost] that would provide a little more control and peace of mind. Although Gmail does offer POP access, I yearned for the convenience of IMAP. Having […]