from James Mc Parlane
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From Niall Kennedy’s (always excellent) analysis: Adobe’s first big Apollo app is an Internet video application codenamed Philo. The pervasiveness of Flash Player created multi-billion dollar Internet video startups powered by the Flash video format. The Philo team hopes to expand the display size and quality of distributed videos and get publishers encoding using the […]
I’ve always heard considerations of scale used in favor of there being other intelligent life in our galaxy – There are so-and-so many suns with so-and-so many planets, many of which have the same conditions as our planet when life arose here. Surely there must be lots of other life and surely there must be […]
I had never shopped at CD Baby before. I had a fun time. Now they get a blog mention and a link out of it. Site designers take note.
I think I’m in love with Jeff Han.
Looks like we are out to out-Google Google.
Anyone………..? Anyway, gotapi.com now has Prolog docs, thanks to me.
I like it. Joel tackles a pet peeve of mine, the myriad of ways to end your Windows session, as an instance of the general principle of less options == better UI.
Doc Searls echos the meta-idea that I started this blog with.
ChaCha is a new search engine that will connect you to a personal search assistant (a human!) to help you with your query. Matthias decided to test it out with a challenging query: Status: Looking for a guide … Status: Connected to guide: SomeGuide SomeGuide: Hi there. I will be helping with your search. SomeGuide: […]
Gareth and Francis have been tearing up and down western America. They stopped over with me in San Francisco, and now Gareth is beautifully evoking how Vegas always fails to meet expectations but the Grand Canyon blows them away.
It just doesn’t have enough workingness yet. Files that don’t show up, or won’t transfer. Having said that, I did keep trying to use it. If it worked properly I would find it pretty useful. But don’t you feel this should and will be baked into the OS?
I just came across this month-old zefrank episode which includes some characteristically insightful advice from Ze: I run out of ideas every day! Each day I live in mortal fear that I’ve used up the last idea that’ll ever come to me. If you don’t wanna run out of ideas the best thing to do […]
Have a look at cambrianhouse.com An outlet for spare ideas and coding time? I’ll be very interested to see what projects come out of it, and what the project collaborators have to say about the service afterwards.