John Ford presently works on Farmstand, an iPhone app connecting communities with locally-grown food. Passion for coding is what motivates John, but some people are beginning to question his attachment to his iPad. Mix equal parts beautiful code writer, lover of healthy living, world traveler, living room DJ, and community giver and you'll have the geek known as John Ford.
Category Archives: Technology
I’ve been using Phusion Passenger (mod_rails) for about a month to run a production and staging machine with a Ruby on Rails app. So far things have been going really well. Installation was smooth and it’s been really peppy. However, the app just got hit by a lot of people at once and stopped responding. I didn’t realize the default … More
It’s official. WordPress 2.5 is now out with a crisp new admin interface and great new features. They’ve even redone the website. Here are some of my favorite changes: A beautiful new admin interface. A much more intuitive flow when making a post. Multiple instant file uploads. Thumbnail, medium and full-sized image options (and you can change the image dimensions … More
CompUSA is running a $30 rebate special today and tomorrow on OS X 10.5 (Leopard). Now is a great time to pick up a copy if you’re planning on upgrading. As you can see, I’ll be installing mine after I finish this post (and backup my stuff).
(photo via Think Secret) Last night, at 6:00 PM, Apple and AT&T released the iPhone (to most of you this is no surprise). I’m not sure why this tends to be the case these days but the first thing to appear online after the release were multiple sites taking the iPhone apart and putting it through some stress tests (*tear*). … More
In case you weren’t aware of it, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates did a joint interview at D5 last night. Steve and Bill have contributed incredible things to the world and appear to have a great deal of respect for each other. Check out all of the video clips from the event. Above is the Highlight Reel with some of … More