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April 30, 2013, at 09:11 AM by OtherMichael - image-hosting link
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The now-offical host -- http://imgur.com/ -- works great. ‘nuff said.

 
 
November 07, 2010, at 05:38 PM by OtherMichael -
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Programming Q&A forum/wiki/thing

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Stack Exchange is a platform / Q&A media empire

And it is doing very well.

 

 

Stack Overflow -- a Programming Q&A forum/wiki/thing

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<I have other profiles -- it’s become tedious to list them all>
android enthusiasts profile - I’m temporarily moderator pro tem (for the time being)

 
 
July 27, 2010, at 05:26 PM by OtherMichael - image hosting for questions
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Image hosting

okay, not strictly SO/SE related... but other than flikr, I’ve never used online image hosting except in conjunction with a programming question on one of these. Literally one. Today.

 

anyway.

 

 

http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/19406/image-hosting-for-stack-overflow-answers

 

I ended up using http://www.freecodesource.com/image-hosting/index because it just worked.
I tried imageshack, but it ran afoul my office proxy server, or something and it failed quietly.

 
 
July 26, 2010, at 10:01 AM by OtherMichael - multiple OpenID providers
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You can associate one or more Open ID providers with your account; I recommend more than one, as my primary Open ID provider was Live Journal? (I created the account pretty much solely to comment on a friend’s posting, so there it was when I needed an Open ID) --- aaaand sometime in July LJ’s Open ID interface changed, and SO authentication via LJ started to fail. So, I couldn’t log into my account until.... I could log into my account and add an additional Open ID provider.

 

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NOTE: this needs updating, as the StackExchange system has been undergoing a lot of change in 2010.

 
 
July 23, 2010, at 12:37 PM by OtherMichael -
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http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/4/list-of-stackexchange-sites

 
 
April 02, 2010, at 08:54 AM by OtherMichael -
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  • SO-family memes - life is weird; programmers are weird; compositing the two together yields unpredictable results.
 
 
August 25, 2009, at 04:29 PM by OtherMichael -
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hacking the reputation

 
 
August 25, 2009, at 10:08 AM by OtherMichael -
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SO editing help Markdown)

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branch sites

http://superuser.com/
http://superuser.com/users/972/othermichael

 
 
July 15, 2009, at 05:28 PM by OtherMichael -
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http://stackoverflow.com

  • also http://meta.stackoverflow.com/ for discussion of SO, itself. instead of withing SO

My SO profile

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http://stackoverflow.com and my SO profile

  • also http://meta.stackoverflow.com/ for discussion of SO, itself. instead of within SO
    • and my meta profile
  • http://superuser.com/ and my SU profile
 
 
July 14, 2009, at 01:31 PM by OtherMichael - meta
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http://stackoverflow.com

  • also http://meta.stackoverflow.com/ for discussion of SO, itself. instead of withing SO
 
 
February 03, 2009, at 03:45 PM by OtherMichael - wiki link
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Jeff Atwood on the wiki-nature of SO

 
 
January 28, 2009, at 10:00 AM by OtherMichael -
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Johnathan Arkell - emacser

 
 
January 21, 2009, at 05:47 PM by OtherMichael - html in posts
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allowed HTML tags on SO

 
 
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my reputation, track’d (via Track-your-Reputation)

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  • Track-your-Reputation
 
 
January 14, 2009, at 04:38 PM by OtherMichael - reputation
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General Notes

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Programming Q&A forum/wiki/thing

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my reputation, track’d (via Track-your-Reputation)
Third-party tools

 

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January 14, 2009, at 09:16 AM by OtherMichael - uservoice, plus some tags
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http://stackoverflow.uservoice.com/ - the place to ask/answer questions about the usage, development of SO, etc.

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January 11, 2009, at 03:32 PM by OtherMichael - Alan Kay - people to watch
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Alan Kay - “Jeff Atwood confirmed, that the user “Alan Kay” is THE “Alan Kay”. You know, the guy who worked for that copier machine company” -- him

 
 
January 09, 2009, at 03:37 PM by OtherMichael -
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MattBeckish

 
 
January 06, 2009, at 08:52 AM by OtherMichael -
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Jan Goyvaerts -- author of Regex Buddy

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January 05, 2009, at 03:33 PM by OtherMichael -
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How it works

my thoughts

 

http://stackoverflow.com/about

 
 
January 05, 2009, at 01:34 PM by OtherMichael -
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General Notes

My SO profile

 

People I want to watch

 

Nick Gotch
Phil Jones

 

(and why isn’t this an SO feature? Because it would lead to point-abuse, probably)

 

See Also

 

 

Category tags

Programming