“Old” Mainly Linguistics Stuff from College Days

This morning I got inspired to go over some relatively old stuff that I worked on in college. There are several linguistics projects that I think are pretty interesting (the first three especially): Phonological Analysis of a Second Language Arabic Phonemes Represented by the Spanish Letter “J” Indo-European Cognates in Psalm 23 and the Beatitudes …

Is Google Code using IIS?

I was attempting to browse our Shepherd Interactive repository on Google Code this morning, and I was getting a 404 error (screenshot). What shocked me was that it was a Microsoft IIS “The page cannot be found” error message. Can it be? Is Google Code using IIS?

Efficiently Serving Custom Web Fonts

Note 2009-10-07: Paul Irish published a Bulletproof @font-face syntax, which is a much better way to specify cross-browser downloadable fonts. His technique deprecates what I outlined below. Good work, Paul! Update 2008-09: Removed superfluous “+” from last RewriteRule. Update: Acknowledged that Ben was pointing to a solution by John Allsopp. Ben Galbraith at Ajaxian recently posted again …

Updated Site

I’ve finally put together my website. I’ll be posting thoughts on this blog from time to time, mostly about web development, but also about culture, cycling, and life in Portland. This code on this site is XHTML5; it’s my first draft of the theme, so I’ll be making improvements over time. I also want to …