I use iTunes for managing my music, mostly because I have to or my iPod and iPhone don’t place nice. One of my favorite features is the smart playlists. So when I want a play list of cover songs, I don’t manually create a playlist, I use this feature to create the playlist for me.
I did this a while back, but I thought I would mention it now: I have dropped the www from ShiftEleven. This came about from a discussion I had with Jason He proposed the important question: “Is www even important or mean anything anymore?”
So now instead of Apache and FCGI running the show, I am using Lighttpd and Mongrel and I must say, it’s running much faster! In addition to running fast, holy crap is mongrel eating up some memory. I purchased the cheap slice, so I only have 256 megs of RAM(Random Access Memory), but 1 mongrel instance is taking up about 25% of my memory, and this blog isn’t the only blog I’m going to be hosting.
Because of this, it looks like I may be saying good-bye to Typo and am going to move to WordPress unless anyone out there has any suggestions.
Well, I am about over it. This site was down for a good portion of the day yesterday, serving up “Application Error” messages. I have not touched my code in one bit or tweaked any setting, and the joker was down. I have even noticed it down when Google tries to index my site, as when I used their webmaster tools I noticed the response errors
So what is the answer? Right now, I don’t know. But the comments in the aforementioned article did make suggestions to Rails Playground Planet Argon and others. I suppose I will bit the bullet and look towards those services, once I have time after theInspirit gets through alpha.