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Moving Movable Type 4 to Media Temple

UPDATE:  April 23, 2008.  This Urban Semiotic blog — and all of David W. Boles’ domains and blogs are now solely hosted by Pair Networks!  We will give you more information soon.  We are leaving this article online to protect the chain of understanding and we will update this space as necessary.

As you know, we recently moved this Urban Semiotic blog from WordPress to Movable Type 4.1 and we were hosted by the fine folks at Pair Networks. We are grateful for their previous love and support as we announce today yet another move of this blog – as well as RelationShaping.com and WordPunk.com – over to my pre-existing Media Temple 3.5 dv-Rage server and Movable Type Open Source 4.1.

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RelationShaping with David W. Boles

It is my honor and delight to announce today the creation of a new blog I’m writing — RelationShaping — where we try to give form and meaning to the way technology re-frames and transforms the human body in a relational universe.  Here’s our new semiotic semantic logo that serves our mission:  “The Spear of Technology Piercing the Body In Situ ->(” and we are grateful for your company.

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The Blogging Pain of Moving Parts

There is nothing worse in the world than moving a blog from one publishing platform to another.

I am presently oozing pain and suffering rivulets of blood loss today as my Urban Semiotic blog suffers against a threatening weekend of technical support inaction and un-styled blog content and borked URLs.

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Why Urban Semiotic Moved from WordPress to Movable Type

UPDATE:  April 23, 2008.  This Urban Semiotic blog — and all of David W. Boles’ domains and blogs
are once again, and now solely, hosted by Pair Networks!  We will continue to leave article online to protect the
chain of understanding and we will update this space as necessary.

(UPDATE 4/18/08:  We are now using Movable Type Open Source 4.1 on Media Temple.  Here is the story why.)

Hello, and welcome to Urban Semiotic!  This blog is now running — racing, really — on Movable Type 4.1 hosted by pair Networks!

This blog used to run on WordPress and then on WordPress.com and you may be wondering why we decided to move to the MT4 platform.  We’ll tell you the whole story now.

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Movable Type Trackbacks Blocked by WordPress?

There’s nothing worse for a common end user then getting caught in a fight between two elite web titans.

This RelationShaping.com blog is only a few days old and I’ve already discovered my WordPress.com hosted blog, Urban Semiotic, is unable — or unwilling? — to accept Trackbacks from this pair Networks hosted Movable Type 4.1 blog.

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Media Temple and Movable Type

UPDATE:  April 23, 2008.  You should know this Urban Semiotic blog — and all of David W. Boles’ other domains and blogs
are now hosted by Pair Networks!  We will give you more
information soon on what happened and why.  We are leaving this article online to protect the
chain of understanding and we will update this space as necessary.

This RelationShaping blog is running on Media Temple using Movable Type 4.1.

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