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The Lost King of Krim hits multiple Amazon category bestseller lists

The Lost King of Krim, a novella of the Krim virtual world that was released last month, hit multiple Amazon category bestseller lists this month. It is one of the top 100 free books in the “Best Sellers in Private Investigator Mysteries” category, in the “Two-Hour Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Reads” and also one …

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How to have a simple but professional-looking website for around $12 a year

If you have a small business, and need a website where you can post your hours and contact information, some pictures, and a few articles, most website platforms are either expensive, or hard to use, or both. When my brother wanted to create a classified website for his new massage studio in Western Massachusetts, I …

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My new computer setup

In case you’re wondering what I’ve been doing with myself now that I’m not blogging about OpenSim as much, here’s an update. First, I’m super busy at my day job. I’m covering artificial intelligence for IDG’s CIO magazine and cybersecurity for CSO. I’ve also been getting my new blog, Upsider, up and running. Today, we …

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Online database update — Airtable looks extremely promising

Six years ago, DabbleDB was shut down. It was a major blow, since I had been using their easy but powerful online database for everything from editorial workflow to invoicing. We experimented with a wide variety of options, and eventually settled on three: Google Docs and Spreadsheets for event management and accounting, WordPress for website …

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Dabble Postmortem

Tomorrow is the last day for Dabble DB, an online database services on which I ran my company for the past few years. The migration to other platforms has been painful, to say the least. Several years after Dabble first launched, no other provider comes close to matching Dabble’s price, features, or its amazingly wonderful …

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