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A look at our spammer friends

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

The Akismet spam filter service we use on blog comments seems to be letting lots of spam through lately. We're moderating all comments with links, as well as first time posters. That requires human interaction and increases lag between posting and seeing a comment, so we'll continue to look for...

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Posted in Editorial, site | 13 Comments »

Comments with links will require manual approval due to spam overload

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

We are being spammed like crazy and the a kismet filter seems helpless to stop it. Until we can get a handle on it all comments with any links at all will have to be manually approved. So sorry for the inconvenience, we're working on a custom plugin based on...

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Posted in #liveupdates, News | 20 Comments »

Comments seem to be down on some posts

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Our apologies, there is an an unknown error commenting on the workshop video post and some other posts (such as this one). We narrowed the error down and can hack around it for now. This post has the error and is left for testing. Sorry for the junky front page....

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Posted in Videos | 1 Comment »

Comments issues

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

There is an intermittent issue with the comments. Some users are seeing other user details in the comment box. We tried a full reinstall, disabling plugins, flushing the cache, etc, but the issue persists. We posted a support query in the WordPress forum, and have been hanging out in the...

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Posted in site | No Comments »

Choosing a substitute electronic part

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

Choosing substitute electronic components is a common snag for beginners. What do you do if you can't get the exact part used in a project? Part finder posed this question about the USB IR Toy: This component is hard to find from my local store: D1, Small signal diode (DO323,...

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Posted in parts, skills | 4 Comments »

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