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Thoughts About Relocating

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It isn’t for everybody but my wife and I decided that it was probably for us several months ago.

SEO Early On, Part 3

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On a slightly more technical note than my previous 2 posts (Part 1 and Part 2) on SEO, page speed is quite important. There are some great tools for checkin...

Beginning Erlang

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Erlang is my first experience with a strongly functional language. I say strongly functional because I’ve gotten to see a bit of functional programming in Sc...

SEO Early On, Part 2

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Part 1 was a little bit sparse on actual, actionable advice so I thought I’d start this post out with some fairly simple tips that can do wonders for your ra...

SEO Early On, Part 1

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While starting a business, there are many things one must think of, from permitting to supply chain management; however, an oft overlooked thing is SEO!

Houston’s Got More Startups!

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My perception of the startup culture in Houston has been limited to one or two different companies that aren’t doing anything interesting until recently. Af...

Offerpop - The Worst Voting App on Facebook

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If you’ve had any experience with trying to get votes for an entry on Offerpop, you know just how terrible it is. If you haven’t, I hope that you never do. ...

Happy Thanksgiving!

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This Thanksgiving I wanted to take the opportunity to talk about what I’m grateful for!

Managing Videoconferencing Devices

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I’ve spent the last couple of months building an interface to replace Lifesize (and Avaya’s) video conference management software because their software reli...

Rolling Ruby on Rails

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Last week I wrote about Startup Weekend and my experience starting PermitMe.

Startup Weekend

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A little over a week ago I participated in Startup Weekend Houston.

Houston Startup Weekend

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This weekend I’m planning to attend Startup Weekend Houston. It will be my first and I’m quite excited about it.

Starting My Blog

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I’m Chris MacNaughton, a developer born and reaised in Houston, TX. I’ve been programming things for years but started on the hardware side of computers, bu...