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Push Technologies over HTTP - Part 1

While I’ve been looking for a job, I’ve been doing a lot of free time projects, designing applications and web apps for various social networking and video sites. Mostly little tools to make my life and others easier and help integration. There is one thing that I wanted to talk about and that is the [...]

Syndicated 2009-01-02 02:20:00 from Zac Bowling's Mind

Dallas Holiday/Meedow Inn Demolition

On 11-9-2008, the Holiday Inn Dallas, on Central Expressway was demolished. I got video footage of the event, and was going to post the video to youtube. What I didn’t realize is how many other people posted the same video. Here is mine in 720p: Here is a BUNCH of others:

Syndicated 2008-12-27 11:38:50 from Zac Bowling's Mind

Bulk Twitter Import Tool

I created this tool a little while ago but didn’t talk about it much. It’s a little tool that helped following everyone in my company at the time really easy. One big missing feature in twitter is to be able to follow a big list of users easily. So I created this tool. It requires [...]

Syndicated 2008-12-04 16:53:03 from Zac Bowling's Mind

IPv6 Traffic

I’ve noticed a spike in IPv6 traffic to my blog lately. I guess I have one of the few blogs on the web with IPv6 accessibility. It’s something that amazes me isn’t more widespread yet. I’m just waiting for Time Warner to support IPv6, but that means that my cable modem will need a DOCSIS [...]

Syndicated 2008-12-04 13:42:25 from Zac Bowling's Mind

Turkey Love

Click to Play http://zbowling.com Love your turkey… Happy Turkey Day….

Syndicated 2008-11-26 13:09:15 from Zac Bowling's Mind

Debian’s Postgres Packages

This is one of those things that is under-documented. I’m not going into specifics of how to use Postgres, so this is really for anyone that knows a little about it or is trying to follow some generic platform inspecific instructions on setting up something with it and is stumped by the setup in Debian. My [...]

Syndicated 2008-11-13 08:30:59 from Zac Bowling's Mind

Free Geocode Webservice

Since I need to geocode for my project on LeadSwami.com, I decided to make the geocode api public. Check it out: http://leadswami.com/api/ Enter in an US address, and it will return the latitude and longitude of the address. If you enter a fuzzy/badly formed address, it will return a number of listings with ranked results. It’s really [...]

Syndicated 2008-11-11 20:33:49 from Zac Bowling's Mind


Oh you evil Bogons! A bogon is a ip range that has no legitimate use, so if you get a packet from one from an address in that range, its probably safe to drop it. I’ve been tracking down a problem with my server where people were unable to hit my server from different places. Tracking [...]

Syndicated 2008-11-11 03:42:21 from Zac Bowling's Mind

Telligent… ?!?

A little over 5 weeks ago, I went back to working for Telligent Systems again. I originally worked for them back when they had only 10 people a little over 3 years ago, and now they are in the hundreds. They are growing like crazy and having a lot of success. My stay there was was [...]

Syndicated 2008-11-09 00:11:04 from Zac Bowling's Mind

Testing new blog app for iPhone

This is only a test. — Post From My iPhone

Syndicated 2008-11-03 19:56:44 from Zac Bowling's Mind

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