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Welcome to pMachine!

David Nunez
David Nunez
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I’ve migrated to pMachine!

  • Made background images simpler (from 16 to 9 individual images).
  • php-ified the site
  • Hacked: weblog.fns to change empty category = "None." on display in weblog_entries() function
  • Verify new trackbacks working
  • hide drafts
  • HACK: Expand/Collapse Hack:

    clarified it by removing silly function/variable names

  • Archive pages
  • Verified new permalinks working (comments.php?id=P1_0_1_0)
  • removed links link (to be replaced with resource tab)
  • HACK: recent comments – modified display
  • created rss feeds
  • proper positioning of bottom logmenu and next/previous
  • placeholder about/project
  • Fix weird categories problem – fixed (MySQL misconfiguration of table)


  • colophon
  • email to blog
  • Migrate and fix MT Pop-up’s that used JScript
  • Check Architecture
  • automatically ping on categories
  • rethink multiple weblogs/categories architecture
  • rethink consolidate comments/more/main section
  • What Trackback URL is sent?
  • Try to better understand all the various urls and parameter passings
  • Recategorize things as needed
  • Migrate new MT Comments


  • Search Engine-Friendly URLs
  • Bring rss feeds up to date, validate, and make full text
  • validate xml/html/rss
  • fix next/previous placement
  • tighten up css
  • redirect old permalinks
  • verify old entries copied over, ok
  • About Page
  • Project Page
  • CONTACT page
  • Migrate old Trackbacks
  • links
  • test on multiple platforms
  • make nicer trackback pop-up


  • figure out expand/collapse css problem (expanded text is larger)
  • install pingback
  • Nifty contextual sidebar
  • integrate gallery and wiki
  • accessibility
  • Forum
  • drop tables and CSS-ify site layout
  • fix wayward comments
  • rethink permalinks
  • Add Next/Previous Next 1,2,3,… 10 contextual links


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Dir of Technology at the MIT Museum • Writing about emerging tech's impact on your life • Speculative insights on the intersection of humanity and technology 🤖


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