Blog Relaunch—2016

In 2000, inspired by early bloggers Todd Wilkins and Peter Merholz, I launched a blog at bradlauster.com. Looking back through those old posts (now mirrored on this site), I'm struck by my naive attitude and sloppy writing. Thankfully, I've learned a lot since then, and after five grueling years…

Moving Hosts

Another chapter in the life of this site… I’m moving hosts on the evening of Monday, July 26, 2005. Expect it to take a couple days for the dns changes to propagate. Once I get everything moved over, you can expect updates more often. See you on the other…

Beginning anew

Dear friends, In a few days, I’ll be archiving everything on brad lauster (dot com) and removing it from the web. I want to thank you for being a part of my journey. Without you and without this site, I am certain I’d be a completely different person.…

Fake blogs in my referrer logs?

FYI: I was just going to post about the fake blogs appearing in my referrer logs when I found a good discussion already happening on idly.org. If you use Textism’s Refer, you can add this to your refer.php file to help keep the jerks out: $rcfg[‘exclude’…

Updated the site today

I made some updates to the site design today (though I still haven’t fixed the document structure). Hopefully I haven’t broken anything. Let me know!…

Nice titles!

I've implemented Nice titles this evening. Let your mouse hover over the links to check it out! Update Feb. 20, 2003: Turned Nice titles off. The lack of a delay, that Joshua commented about, was driving me crazy.…

brad lauster (dot com) redesigned

Welcome to version 5 (or so) of brad lauster (dot com). I’ve hidden a lot of contextual information in links and column headings, so look for underlines and let your mouse hover. Enjoy! This is on the about page, but I thought I should mention it here also: I…