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Remove Query Strings From Static Resources in WordPress


I’ve been going bonkers lately trying to remove silly little query strings from static resources in WordPress. Though I tried changing various settings in W3 Total Cache; edited .htaccess and functions.php; purged the Minify and CDN cache completely; the error remained intact. People who know me, know that sometimes I can’t let a dead dog die; so I could not let the query string problem slide into an abyss either. It soon became a two week obsession...

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NSA TAO infiltrates computers globally

NSA Surveillance


German magazine Spiegel reported yesterday that a special NSA hacking division known as Tailored Access Operations (TAO), can intercept computer shipments (or related accessories) and redirect them to a secret workshop.The NSA labels this type of interception method as an interdiction.

Interdiction is a military term for the act of delaying, disrupting, or destroying enemy forces or supplies en route to the battle area. –Wikipedia

So, all these computers that you have been orderin...

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LinkedIn and Creeper

LinkedIn just keeps getting creepier and creepier; replete with its inauspicious appetite to dine off all our contacts. is a virtual business card, claiming to be the only one in the world that contains peer-reviewed ratings. The domain was registered in April, 2013 (6 months old) and is conveniently masked behind Moniker Privacy Services. The only information you will find on LinkedIn about is the profile of a customer representative that goes by the name of Joh...

Read More (spam) does not compliment my Twitter lists

I woke up this morning to a anti tweet by by Travis Goodspeed:

After performing a bit of research via Google – I have to agree with Travis. Not that is spammy in the traditional sense of the word; simply that its auto-content generation is not performing a service that best represents followers on my lists. Pulling content from a list of users and featuring it as a top story — is not even close to a top story. When you have to search through Paper...

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