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An apology

November 11, 2010

I wrote a post yesterday referencing Forbes' coverage of R, which I was psyched about. But as I was reading, one quote in the post stuck in my head. I couldn't get past how bad I thought it made statisticians look, and ultimately that became the focus of my post. I was pretty off base […]

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The Greener Room

November 25, 2009

I'm pleased to present the new TGR: now with more green! I've spent some time over the past few weeks learning a little CSS, PHP and Java (and I apologize for being so late to that party). I've been experimenting behind the scenes with TGR and tonight I'm excited to make those changes official. So, what's […]

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MetaBlogging 2.8

June 11, 2009

Aside... WordPress 2.8 is out of beta, and it's great. Much faster than the beta suggested it would be. Plus, you may notice that TGR's search is all fancy again, courtesy of the newly updated Search Unleashed plugin. Perfect for when you feel like seeing the nerdiest things I've written, all at once (last one on […]

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WordPress 2.8 beta 2 + TinyMCE 3.2.4 + Safari 4 beta = :) (finally)

May 25, 2009

WordPress 2.7 was released in December 2008 and represented a milestone in the software's development, incorporating a number of major changes in particular to the back end. One of the most visible was the inclusion of the latest TinyMCE post editor (version 3.2). Unfrotunately, TinyMCE 3.2 doesn't play nicely with the Safari 4 beta. Specifically, […]

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Pardon our dust

April 6, 2009

Some things are changing around here, as they do every couple months when I get bored of looking at the same layout. There may be a little transition trouble; please let me know in the comments if you see anything suspicious!

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Issues with embedded video

March 27, 2009

It appears that the TinyMCE editor which ships with WordPress 2.7 does nasty things to HTML in a misguided attempt to be helpful.  In particular, it strips "embed" tags from embedded media (such as flash video), leaving only the object tag. The end result of this particular example is that embedded video shows up fine […]

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