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@ryanmgreene Internet sentiment is a bullshit excuse.If they stay, KU fans will be welcoming the Henry bros with open arms. No doubt.

July 1st 2009, 12:26 a.m.
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At the park in NY keeping @jlsisme's nephew entertained http://twitpic.com/8z2e7

July 1st 2009, 4:02 p.m.
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@ryanmgreene *drool* I'll be havig me some of that in August

July 1st 2009, 4:45 p.m.
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Just got home to Jackie's sisters, where there was a creepy goth kid sitting at the end of the hall. Laughing as we tried to unlock the door

July 2nd 2009, 12:16 a.m.
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Being tourists around NYC with the rest of the Berg family, and @jlsisme as tour guide.

July 2nd 2009, 9:35 a.m.
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http://twitpic.com/922py

July 2nd 2009, 1:22 p.m.
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On top of the rock again, this time on a cloudy day. http://twitpic.com/922lz

July 2nd 2009, 1:21 p.m.
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Trademark violation much? http://twitpic.com/939h0

July 2nd 2009, 7:02 p.m.
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@LJWJKealing our frontpages can get pretty heavy. It'd be just as inconsiderate to make them wait through a full load to find a mobile link

July 2nd 2009, 8:38 p.m.
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@LJWJKealing agreed. If you can't redirect to mobile version of that page, dont redirect at all

July 2nd 2009, 9:21 p.m.
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Off the train in Somerville, NJ. Looking for refreshments, then off to our hotel... Somewhere else near here in NJ for the wedding.

July 2nd 2009, 9:40 p.m.
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@illWay that's the way to do it

July 3rd 2009, 1:45 p.m.
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And a close up q http://twitpic.com/968ts

July 3rd 2009, 3:04 p.m.
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:: Drool :: http://twitpic.com/968ny

July 3rd 2009, 3:03 p.m.
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Just saw my first Ford GT http://twitpic.com/968i3

July 3rd 2009, 3:02 p.m.
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@scott_mccaughey At least your old boss spent his money on some damn fun rides

July 3rd 2009, 4:54 p.m.
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@almcafee ugh. I wanna go to a buck night vs the white sox! Eat another hot dog for me

July 3rd 2009, 9:50 p.m.
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@jtauber That's exactly how we started building HTML/CSS for Scripps' latest newspaper sites. Direct to template URLs with proper extension.

July 4th 2009, 12:25 a.m.
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Checking out the Princeton campus http://twitpic.com/99lii

July 4th 2009, 10:30 a.m.
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@mattheisig Sounds like a miserable day on the water, I'm sure

July 4th 2009, 10:54 a.m.
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@mattheisig Make sure to leave no undone task in your wake

July 4th 2009, 12:49 p.m.
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Back at the hotel after a lovely 4th of July wedding/BBQ

July 4th 2009, 9:46 p.m.
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@LJWJKealing Congrats!

July 4th 2009, 11 p.m.
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On the ground in Chattanooga. 100 miles of highway still separating me and @jlsisme from a couple hours in a comfy bed.

July 6th 2009, 12:25 a.m.
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Home late but safe in Knoxville. Time to rest up for a long week at work.

July 6th 2009, 2:43 a.m.
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Doing all the work I did last week all over again after templates were deleted while I was gone. What a waste.

July 6th 2009, 10:24 a.m.
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@onemoreryan Nope. I'd edited the templates live on the server, was waiting for a code push to verify they worked before committing changes

July 6th 2009, 12:57 p.m.
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@simonw I too prefer indentations all up in my blank lines

July 7th 2009, 10:49 a.m.
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This is one of those weeks where TextMate rocks my world.

July 7th 2009, 10:47 a.m.
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@jacobian Slicehost is highly-recommended at http://djangofriendly.com/hosts/ Mosso hasn't had a lot of activity (it's still pretty new)

July 7th 2009, 10:57 a.m.
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@fimoculous Our sites at Scripps (http://www.redding.com/ for example) were inspired by MSNBC's horizontal groupings as well

July 7th 2009, 7:53 p.m.
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It's late. I'm finally heading home. And not working on anything even remotely productive.

July 7th 2009, 10:23 p.m.
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@logancollins Eesh. ku.edu has been trying so hard this last half decade but still can't get it right

July 8th 2009, 8:24 a.m.
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Regretting upgrading to FF3.5 so quickly at work. Even with latest updates, Firebug is wonky and YSlow won't work at all for me.

July 8th 2009, 9:35 a.m.
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@codekoala So far Firebug b07 seems a bit better. Also, my "View Source" actually views source again today, thank science.

July 8th 2009, 9:52 a.m.
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@xemion I'm on the 3.5 release, with Firebug and YSlow updated this morning. So far Firebug 1.4.0b7 seems better than b5. YSlow ain't workin

July 8th 2009, 9:51 a.m.
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@codekoala Yeah, empty view source pages sucked. Can't directly connect that problem to the Firebug plugin, though. Regardless, it's fixed.

July 8th 2009, 10:14 a.m.
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Busy with the Scripps UX team prepping to launch a couple new sites for Knoxville this afternoon.

July 8th 2009, 10:21 a.m.
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@kevingraves Have any good downgrade instructions? Would hate to bork a plugin or favorites or something like that.

July 8th 2009, 10:43 a.m.
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@kevingraves After a Photoshop-forced restart, FF3.5 and plugins are being much more cooperative. Hopefully they stay like this.

July 8th 2009, 2:51 p.m.
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Annnd we're live! http://www.knoxnews.com/ and http://www.govolsxtra.com/ get Scripps' latest design goodness.

July 8th 2009, 3:54 p.m.
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Thanks all for the kind words about the redesign. @jacklail posted some past http://knoxnews.com screenshots for comparison http://bit.ly/bJM0F

July 8th 2009, 4:42 p.m.
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@soyrex Southwest lets you cancel, they just hold onto your cash as credit to be applied toward a future flight.

July 9th 2009, 10:44 a.m.
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@bryanveloso Rest up and feel better man.

July 9th 2009, 10:43 a.m.
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@illWay Comment num. 100 is the winner - "It's too colorful, and gay looking, if you ask me"

July 9th 2009, 10:48 a.m.
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@jcroft Congrats, and good luck with the freelancing leap. Can't wait to see the great work you craft.

July 9th 2009, 12:14 p.m.
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@scoopingthenews Scripps' sites have a structure similar to msnbc because by reducing column #, pages are easier to scan. Msnbc has it right

July 9th 2009, 1:52 p.m.
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@Orbitz - of course we prefer direct flights. The ? is whether/how much more we're willing to pay for them. Current checkbox is offputting.

July 9th 2009, 2:21 p.m.
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@clint YSlow 2.0.0b4 is compatible with my FF3.5... sometimes. But not usually.

July 9th 2009, 3:18 p.m.
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@clint Most of my clicks attempting to get YSlow to show *something* (Grade, Components, Stats, etc) have no effect. Nothing happens at all.

July 9th 2009, 3:58 p.m.
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@clint My Firebug is 1.4.0b7.

July 9th 2009, 5:39 p.m.
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@mringlein Try making newspaper sites where corporate partners have mandated certain items appear "above the fold" at all times.

July 9th 2009, 6:34 p.m.
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Note to self: No more side projects until each in-progress side project gets released.

July 10th 2009, 10:26 a.m.
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@capowriter Haha. Well I'm certainly a bit saddened! Gotta make sense of the positive/negative to see it all :-)

July 10th 2009, 11:21 a.m.
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@capowriter Or in the case of one of my company's newspapers, Jesus in a cabinet. http://bit.ly/1n57BR Personally, I just see "The Scream"

July 10th 2009, 11:30 a.m.
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I'm already in "End of day Friday mode," but my todo list is still a couple hours back.

July 10th 2009, 3:52 p.m.
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@almcafee is Tyler Flowers one of your new baseball player friends?

July 12th 2009, 1:47 p.m.
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@ericmoritz definitely go for the ribs

July 12th 2009, 1:46 p.m.
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Done hacking away on code/design for the weekend. Gotta rest up for another site launch week at work.

July 13th 2009, 3:41 a.m.
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Ordered a domain on GoDaddy. Entered my credit card and hit button to buy, was left with a white screen. WTF?

July 13th 2009, 10:43 a.m.
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At least the back button from GoDaddy's blank page took me to a receipt page. Phew. Now I'm just waiting for DNS to propagate.

July 13th 2009, 11:06 a.m.
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@jacobian Screenshots are still good when showing your development work - just make it clear your work was on the backend.

July 13th 2009, 1:56 p.m.
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@almcafee Haha. I'm pretty sure it was Flowers who tossed me a ball when the Barons played here in Knoxville (against the CHC AA team).

July 13th 2009, 4:27 p.m.
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@jagreda Close. I've integrated http://fliqz.com uploads into a Django app (http://rootclip.com)

July 13th 2009, 11:31 p.m.
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Really hope ESPN never does that ball tracking streak over live video again, as they did during tonight's HR Derby

July 13th 2009, 11:56 p.m.
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@jordyn85 Agreed. Every roadtrip turns into a game of "old person or cop?" when tracking cars ahead on the road.

July 14th 2009, 10:02 a.m.
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@reneegts Give http://bit.ly/14GhRA a read (passed along by @jlsisme's sister, @annmelinger

July 14th 2009, 11:04 a.m.
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New http://caranddriver.com just went live today.Despite some quirks, it's definitely an improvement

July 14th 2009, 11:52 p.m.
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@JasonCarpentier Any design without the 10px x 10px hover targets for its featured stories rotator is an improvement.

July 14th 2009, 11:59 p.m.
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Tough we're launching 2 sites today, it's pretty calm around here. @herbhimes @illWay and @mattheisig were here early for the dirty work.

July 15th 2009, 12:17 p.m.
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It really annoys me that Safari hides the status bar by default. Browsing is safer of people learn to look before they click. (RT @simonw)

July 15th 2009, 3:05 p.m.
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@jacklail No, no. I'm a big fan of Safari. It just has a couple frustration points.

July 15th 2009, 3:19 p.m.
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@jabraha7 It's gonna be weird coming home and seeing the skyline dominated by a tower not named "Sears"

July 16th 2009, 11:40 a.m.
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@illWay It's not just one of our sites - certain sports and entertainment sites 'round these parts qualify.

July 16th 2009, 11:48 a.m.
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@jabraha7 It's settled. The Sox play in The Cell (full name still Comiskey Park) and the skyline is now dominated by Big Willie

July 16th 2009, 11:47 a.m.
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@jabraha7 Better headline: Big Willie protrudes magnificently from Chicago skyline

July 16th 2009, 2:05 p.m.
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Wow, http://bit.ly/SwM2Q misses the point. Legal called to halt the ads because the ads quote prices that are no longer accurate.

July 16th 2009, 4:48 p.m.
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Just wasted my morning

July 17th 2009, 12:13 p.m.
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@stu_j @capowriter Hacking within templates to find a solution to something better fixed in backend code but would rather not solve at all.

July 17th 2009, 1:40 p.m.
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@illWay When it's bastardized like that, it aint Helvetica...

July 17th 2009, 1:49 p.m.
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After a delicious hibachi dinner, it's time for Harry Potter

July 17th 2009, 10:04 p.m.
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@dannydb sweet. When I lived there, Kauffman had no outfield seats. I'd love to see the renovations

July 17th 2009, 10:12 p.m.
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@illWay I love it. When are we goin truckin?

July 17th 2009, 10:10 p.m.
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@stu_j ouch! Show's about to start, and there are maybe 20 people in this theater. Enjoy!

July 17th 2009, 10:21 p.m.
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In the process of shutting down the MBP after 63 days of uptime, I closed TextMate window "Untitled 503." That's a lot of untitled documents

July 18th 2009, 2:11 a.m.
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My latest side project just gave me cause to write my first bookmarklet. Now I can go to bed feeling like I accomplished something.

July 18th 2009, 3:41 a.m.
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It's Monday morning, and my glasses have been MIA since Friday evening. This isn't looking to be a good week...

July 20th 2009, 11:31 a.m.
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@skatterbean Congrats on the new launches! I'm excited to see all the new stuff live.

July 20th 2009, 2:40 p.m.
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Done prepping for tonight's usability test, now time for a bit of design work before heading to the test.

July 20th 2009, 3:12 p.m.
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Putting Scripps' new sites through a couple rounds of usability testing. This is always interesting.

July 20th 2009, 5:43 p.m.
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This usability testing session just dove off a cliff. Current user saying nothing except what she thinks we want to hear.

July 20th 2009, 7:45 p.m.
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Oh this is painful. Make it stop.

July 20th 2009, 7:58 p.m.
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Last user of the night just saved the session. Except she's probably *too* good. If only she was our typical user.

July 20th 2009, 8:31 p.m.
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Seriously though - this woman deserves a medal. Or at least a standing ovation from behind the privacy glass

July 20th 2009, 8:40 p.m.
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@skatterbean @ericflo Congrats on the launches, http://mochimedia.com and http://mochigames.com look fantastic

July 20th 2009, 9:32 p.m.
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Getting too many ideas that need exploring. I need to turn my brain off and get some sleep.

July 21st 2009, 3:12 a.m.
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Second day of usability testing, second day of annoying network glitches

July 21st 2009, 5:04 p.m.
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My glasses were recovered last night by @jlsisme. So the end of my week is going much better than the first couple days

July 23rd 2009, 11:41 a.m.
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Wishing I could temporarily buy MLBtv for just the last 2 innings of this White Sox game. Still thrilled to have the radio feed on my iPhone

July 23rd 2009, 3:41 p.m.
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Perfect game for Mark Buehrle and the White Sox!

July 23rd 2009, 4:11 p.m.
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Watched the 9th inning in the office with @herbhimes thanks to @ryanmgreene. http://twitpic.com/bd2qx

July 23rd 2009, 4:19 p.m.
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Wonder how long it'll be until Mark Buehrle makes his first appearance in Twitter's trending topics. He's blowin up Twitter's search results

July 23rd 2009, 4:22 p.m.
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whitesox, Buehrle, Dewayne Wise, and Chicago White Sox all trending. Catch of the year? http://bit.ly/kRh5O

July 23rd 2009, 5:23 p.m.
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http://bit.ly/YRFON All 27 outs of Mark Buehrle's perfect game

July 23rd 2009, 8:01 p.m.
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Autoblog's "Browse by" bar is a particularly welcome addition. http://bit.ly/JQYzw

July 24th 2009, 1:32 a.m.
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First impression of tonight's Autoblog redesign is a good one, except for some uncomfortably-long line lengths.

July 24th 2009, 1:31 a.m.
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Autoblog's new photo galleries are easily my favorite on the web. http://bit.ly/f9I7M

July 24th 2009, 1:36 a.m.
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From the urllib docs: "it is difficult to build an interactive Web client using these functions without using threads." There's my problem.

July 24th 2009, 2:19 a.m.
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@kev097 As for the photo galleries, it's color balance, size options, thumbnail effects, image load speed, and stationary next/prev links

July 24th 2009, 2:23 a.m.
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@kev097 Their content keeps me checking a couple times a day. Tonight's design changes make it much easier to dig up older content

July 24th 2009, 2:21 a.m.
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@LJWJKealing Stories have been great on kusports this week, but the ads are making the site feel very NSFW http://twitpic.com/bgssz

July 24th 2009, 2 p.m.
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@jcroft I've found Django's template language great for this technique, just by putting a block inside the body's class attribute.

July 24th 2009, 4:45 p.m.
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@jcroft Every base template, really. With our ellington sections, we use the slugified name so it happens automatically whenever possible.

July 24th 2009, 5:05 p.m.
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Had an incredible dinner at Rouxbarb tonight. I can't imagine I'll have a finer meal in Knoxville. http://www.rouxbarbfood.com/

July 25th 2009, 12:39 a.m.
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After indulging in a 5 Guys burger for lunch, it's time to head to the pool and try to turn my brain off for a while.

July 25th 2009, 1:34 p.m.
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@herbhimes It's much more fun watching Jim Thome bat than Randy Wolf. AL ball's a good time.

July 26th 2009, 8:14 p.m.
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Watching the White Sox game and putting the finishing touches on a side project I'm launching tomorrow

July 26th 2009, 9:54 p.m.
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More details on CSS Prism at my blog: http://bit.ly/hZ4ug

July 27th 2009, 10:42 a.m.
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My new side project: http://cssprism.com A CSS color spectrum inspector

July 27th 2009, 10:41 a.m.
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@scott_mccaughey Thanks! Now I'm just keeping my fingers crossed that nothing's terribly broken and the server doesnt come crashing down :-)

July 27th 2009, 10:51 a.m.
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@jtauber I love the Mini Cooper S in that color. I'll be test driving one before my GTI's lease is up 1 year from today.

July 27th 2009, 1:07 p.m.
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http://cssprism.com is holding up to its first day of real (not likely significant) traffic but http://ryanberg.net is causing rare trouble

July 27th 2009, 1:43 p.m.
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@dannydb Thanks! Yeah that's a known issue that'll be resolved via css parsing rewrite. Decided to get the basics out the door and fix later

July 27th 2009, 2:19 p.m.
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@jubal Great suggestion. http://cssprism.com should be adding in missing http:// bits now

July 27th 2009, 4:59 p.m.
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About to watch Mark Buehrle do Letterman's Top Ten

July 27th 2009, 11:49 p.m.
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It's after midnight, which means I'm now digging through Google Analytics reports for http://cssprism.com 's launch day

July 28th 2009, 12:18 a.m.
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@aarontbell Didn't have any real expectations, but I'm pretty sure they were exceeded. Also, I love the web designer audience: 2.4% IE users

July 28th 2009, 12:42 a.m.
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Finally gave in and added my Gmail/Gchat account to Adium

July 28th 2009, 10:53 a.m.
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@wilsonminer Thanks for the praise! The EveryBlock css file shows quite a nice palette.

July 28th 2009, 1:35 p.m.
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@erikvorhes CSS Prism only supports hex colors at the moment. I'll add this limitation to the help page

July 28th 2009, 5:22 p.m.
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Well, shit. No wonder the server kept bogging down - I accidentally ran http://cssprism.com for the last day and a half with DEBUG=True.

July 28th 2009, 6:30 p.m.
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Thanks to a settings fix, apache tweak, and caching of css file requests I think performance at http://cssprism.com should be much improved.

July 29th 2009, 1:31 a.m.
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@bryanveloso Indeed. I'll consider myself lucky only one tweet got injected into my stream

July 30th 2009, 10:17 a.m.
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Damnit, I go home for lunch and someone at the office hijacks my Tweetie. Not cool.

July 30th 2009, 1:14 p.m.
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@motobreath Mind passing along the css file urls that were resulting in 500 errors?

July 30th 2009, 8:44 p.m.
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@flohrs Drupal is crap. Once again, a coworker took liberties with my computer while I was out to lunch.

July 31st 2009, 1:28 p.m.