Monthly Archives: May 2007

Gates and Jobs: Highlights

The Highlight clips from the Gates/Jobs mutual interview is worth watching, even if you’re not a tech. Humorous, but also puts a real historical feel behind these many decades now of the powerhouses behind personal computing. The full interview and … Continue reading

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Google’s Gears

Like the rest of the world, I’ve been exploring the tutorial and examples for the new Google Gears. I was particularly caught by the addition of SQLite for offline storage–I never imagined a day installing a relational database on your … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Way of running a Web Application

Question: How do you turn a Web 1.0 application into a Web 2.0 one? Answer: Pull the plug. I’ve been involved in comments over at Robert Scoble’s on the Zooomr crash and burn, and make no mistake: the application is … Continue reading

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Testing New Plugin

I’m testing a new plug-in that strips images from syndication feeds, and replaces the content with the ALT tag. The code is a modification of an existing WordPress plug-in. The original replaced the IMG tag with whatever static text you … Continue reading

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Choices: Good Customer Support or Death by Tweety Bird

I swear, it took every ounce of strength I had to keep from running to the nearest souvenir stand, buying a giant fluffy Tweety tie, and beating that guy to death with it. Rob Rybarczyk at St. Louis Today.

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Tiger Marketing

It’s a bit surprising, at times, to look around and realize how many webloggers have been hired by big companies. For the most part, such hiring is based on the person’s skill, drive, and interest, and I celebrate their good … Continue reading

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Just a reminder that if you want a Joost invitation, send me an email or add a comment with the name you want used and your email. The most recent release of the software seems to be much more stable … Continue reading

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