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The thirteenth overhaul of my website design is finally finished! | March 10, 2016
DevBootcamp finally pays off -- the thirteenth major overhaul of my website's design scheme is finally complete, now for the first time with fancy JavaScript animations and other details I learned while training to be a software developer. Click through for all the details!

Hey ho, it's version 12! | October 9, 2006
Well, it's finally here -- version 12 of this website's design scheme, more sophisticated than the last version and long overdue. Today, a little story about what went into it, what finally got me off my ass to finish it, and what else I'm doing with my time these days.

Once that ball starts rolling... | February 28, 2006
Well, even more official announcements for CCLaP, this new arts center of mine opening this September; I have our first official show to announce, and someone's donated us a free website as well. Today, some thoughts on why things seem to be coming together so quickly these days, after two years of hardly anything happening at all; and why, by the way, I think those first two years were still necessary. Plus: five simple ways you too can help the Chicago Center for Literature an Photography, sometimes for free, sometimes by donating crap in your basement.

I have lots of little announcements for you today. | February 20, 2006
Lots of little new announcements for everyone today, including: I've started up a new blog, specifically for getting reprinted in such mainstream publications as the Washington Post and San Francisco Chronicle (with a fascinating story, too, of how it all came about); I've got new Flickr photos up, including an intriguing set of satellite images; the first 'jasonpettus' tags start showing up in my RSS feed, including one from an unlikely source; and some geeky news regarding code cleanup of my main journal.

Look at all the crap I got accomplished this weekend! | February 13, 2006
Wow, look at what an efficient motherfucker this new home broadband connection has turned me into! Today, lots of details of all the new things this home desktop connection has so far brought to my life, including: a recap of my del.icio.us account, detailed last Friday; how to now send an audio comment to me, straight from your computer's browser; new ways I'm interacting with Flickr now; a new service that tracks your comments around the blogosphere; I finally have an OPML feed (maybe); and of course lots of tweaks to the site itself, for geeky designers who care.

More about my arts center, the "lite" version. | February 7, 2006
Part 2 of the details of the new "lite" version of my upcoming arts center; that is, a version that will generate substantially less revenue, but that will be ready to open as soon as this September. Today, all about our upcoming website.

Das Audio ist hier! Das Audio ist hier! | January 9, 2006
Good news - all 24 episodes from last year's podcast of mine, [randommedia], are now imported into this Movable Type database. Today: how it was done, how easy it was, and what this all means for you as a visitor. Plus: a preview of my upcoming book of old black-and-white college photos.

I'm going to Nextfest tomorrow, and I'm trying an experiment. | June 20, 2005
Simply put, I'll be posting small entries in real time throughout the event, straight from my cellphone, instead of once every 24 hours...plus photos and audio in real time as well. Today, an explanation of how you can do the same at your own blog, and how you can follow along at mine via RSS reader, email or instant message.

Site development notes for June 20. | June 20, 2005
The latest updates concerning the new version of my website, currently under public beta development. Only two weeks until the new design becomes official - read all about it today.

Concerning the extraordinary and hidden power of blog databases. | June 14, 2005
Now that I've started using MovableType, I've learned a surprising thing - that I'm going to be able to use it to store all my old literary content, not just my blog entries. Today, a few thoughts on why this should matter to you at your own blog as well, and how to implement such a project.

Site development updates for June 14. | June 14, 2005
The latest changes in the new site design, as of June 14th.

Public beta 0.1: Updates for June 11th. | June 11, 2005
The latest updates for public beta build 0.1 of my new journal site. There's a lot of them!

June 11 updates, continued. | June 11, 2005
Part 2 of my June 11th update, explaining the latest changes to public beta build 0.1 of my new journal site.

Public beta 0.1 - there are many updates to report. | June 10, 2005
The latest updates concerning the public beta build of my new personal journal page, being powered now by MovableType.

June 10 updates, continued. | June 10, 2005
Second half of my June 10th entry.

Announcing public beta build 0.1. | June 7, 2005
Public beta version 0.1 of my personal journal, powered by MovableType, is now up. Today, thoughts on what went into designing this version, and what's still to come.