Author Archives: Reverend

Losin’ It, Dead Zone, Videodrome, The Day After and more

The Reclaim Video storefront continues to flower as we bring in more titles.Over the last two weeks we added a bunch of titles such as Losin’ It and Dead Zone to knock a couple of titles off the 1983 wish … Continue reading

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This WP User’s Capability Issues

In a post I wrote a couple of days ago I made a plea for help with a WordPress Multisite issue that was plaguing me. Within 24 hours it was solved, it’s like Reclaim Hosting—but in blog comments 🙂 The … Continue reading

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Uncanny EdTech

It’s funny how things align, just the other day Tom and I were chatting about some old presentations, particularly the Ed-Tech Survivalist’s “swamp of knowledge,” and I was thinking this is very much inline with my best memories of talking … Continue reading

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My Advancing Web Years: Issues with Trading my WPMS Mansion for a Florida Condo

I just got off a call with Tom Woodward on an unrelated matter, and mentioned in passing an issue I’ve been having after moving sites from my WordPress Multisite mansion into stand-alone installs. He likened it to my packing up … Continue reading

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Sequel Pro’s SQL Inserts

Another tool I’ve  been becoming more familiar with for sites that don’t have phpMyAdmin to access the MySQL databases is Sequel Pro. It’s an open source application for managing SQL databases on the Mac.  I have come to appreciate it … Continue reading

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cPanel Minimalism

We recently migrated UNLV’s faculty websites to a Domain of One’s Own environment. I learned a lot during that migration which in turn helped motivate me to finally clean up the bavatuesdays multi-network site I’ve been putting off for over … Continue reading

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Securing the bava

Well, it took a while, but all pages and content on this blog is now forced over https. This was one of the motivations for getting bavatuesdays in its own WordPress install, and this weekend I finally pulled the trigger. … Continue reading

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Bavatumblr Archived and Retired

I had a 3 year run on Tumblr. It lasted between July 2012 and August 2015. I loved Tumblr for the GIFs, the film screenshots, and the digital art more generally. I could and did spend hours just scrolling through … Continue reading

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Organizational Linkrot

I’ve been going through the paces of trying to keep the bava in relatively good shape, and one of the things I forgot was a few random audio and video files that were outside the standard WPMS blogs.dir upload folder. … Continue reading

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Liberating the bava from Multi-Network Oppression

10 years ago I moved bavatuesdays into what was then a WordPress Multiuser (WPMU) site, a setup which would now be known as a multi-network WordPress Multisite (WPMS) instance. I had the idea back in March of 2008 to take … Continue reading

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