I got word Sunday night that my application to join the blogging community at Freethought Blogs was approved, so starting today Fierce Roller will be located at http://freethoughtblogs.com/fierceroller/. I’m trying to figure out how to migrate previous posts to the new platform; meanwhile, this site isn’t going anywhere (it just won’t be updated).
Posts in category Administrative
This is a test post, with no real content. In my post about coin flips (“No, the Patriots aren’t magically controlling coin tosses“), I used a truly silly workaround (MS Equation Editor –> pdf –> jpeg) to insert some math in the post, resulting in this: I’ve installed the WordPress plugin MathTex so that I […]
Fierce Roller has been getting a lot of spam comments, hundreds of them. They’re all pretty obviously spam, with user names like “Nfl Jerseys 2015” and “cheap ray ban sunglasses.” None of them get through, because I set up the blog so that I have to approve a commenter’s first comment, but just sending them […]
I’ll be leaving Sunday morning for the Epic Canoe Trip on the Upper Missouri River (Coal Banks Landing to Kipp Recreation Area). We’ll be paddling, hiking, and camping in the White Cliffs of the Missouri and the Missouri River Breaks, a total of 107 miles. I’ll be totally offline; no cell service and no email. Don’t […]
In the last 24 hours, 20 new users registered on the Fierce Roller blog (prior to yesterday, there were 15). Good news, right, expanding readership and all that? In the same 24 hours, there were 35 malicious login attempts, where the previous four weeks had seen 2. All of the new registrants are from a yahoo.com or .website […]