After the buzz on slashdot several more reputable news websites published stories about Yahoo! and PHP. Here’s a summary so far of the press coverage:
I doubt this sort of thing ever makes it into the New York Times, but it’s really novel for me nonetheless. All sorts of people I know from years back have emailed me over the past couple of days to say “Dude, you’re famous!”
Well, I completely ripped off the CSS from Jeremy Zawodny’s blog.
Still doesn’t look right, but it’s way better than the MovableType defaults.
I’m off to UCLA now to hear a lecture about “Seeing as Statistical Inference” for my CS201 class.
The PHP-Yahoo! story got picked up today by CNET News.com. My favorite excerpt:
“(Yahoo) is a cheap company. (It) can’t afford to waste engineering resources.”
–Michael Radwin, Yahoo engineer
I hope I don’t get fired for pointing out that my employer is stingy.
Quite a buzz at the office today. My Making the Case for PHP at Yahoo! presentation appeared on slashdot, a news website about technology. I hardly ever read slashdot, but I spent all afternoon in total browser-refresh mode.
My colleague Jeremy Zawodny wrote about Yahoo! getting Slashdotted.