Archive for August, 2005

Bar Crazy

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

I’m glad to see the world is paying attention to BarCamp . So far there are murmurings about franchises in Washington DC, Boston, New York, UK and Puerto Rico. And don’t forget the TechCamp back home in Ireland. I hope I can make it. It will be interesting to see if these tributes can pull […]

Advice to self

Friday, August 19th, 2005

When you have ideas, the first instinct is to keep them secret, a possession, in the hope that they increase your net worth. But ideas are very risky assets. Ideas are data. They transfer easily from person to person. They can be copied and recopied and never lose their value (and never gain any either). […]

Link Mail

Sunday, August 7th, 2005

While we wait for to add link emailing, here’s a little hack to make life easier in the mean time. In javascript, just as in a HTML link, you can target a mailto: url. So you can make a bookmarklet that extracts info from the page you are browsing and pops up a new […]

Sunday, August 7th, 2005

During my info-mania driven tours across the web I often come across links that would be of interest to my friends and I need a quick and simple UI to fire them off to the right destinations. A while ago, I made a start on a web app (avec bookmarklet) to distribute my links to […]