For years my Android using friends have been revving about Swype.Read More Oh Swype, Where Have You Been All My Life?
I Love/Hate Chrome! Having used the Chrome browser regularly for a couple of years now, I really love quite a number of things about it. It’s fast The developer tools are superb It has a vibrant user community, including a number of very smart people whose opinions I respect who are also huge fans However, its […]Read More The Chrome Conundrum
One of the things I have always enjoyed about what I do is that I have, from pretty much day 1 in the technology industry, worn many hats. No matter what my job title said, I have always done pretty much whatever needs doing whether or not it crosses into what others might consider a discipline that’s not […]Read More The Joy of DevOps (Or, Return of the Living Generalist!)
Because I and about a zillion other jilted Reader fans have now found Feedly. Feedly is what Reader wanted to be when it grew up, but never had the chance to become. Yes, it’s that good.Read More I’m Glad Google Is Retiring Reader.
A couple of weeks back I was laid off from Blue State Digital.Read More Ungagged!
Today Google announced that they were releasing a new Composer for GMail. It’s awful. They made the window small, and right justified it. I feel like I have to crane my neck at an unnatural angle in order to see what I’m writing, and worse yet, they’ve turned my good old message composition interface into something […]Read More I’ve gone native. (Or – Google’s UI and I are parting ways)
For me, this election is personal. When a candidate and the party that backs him set out to legislate what goes on in the bedroom (telling us who to love and marry) and in the doctor's office (making decisions about my reproductive health and that of my wife) it's an affront to me and every […]Read More What This Election Means To Me
These days it seems like almost everybody (at least almost everybody in the technology world) has made bashing Apple their new favorite past time.Read More The walled garden is the future of computing.
VimRePress In an ongoing effort to immerse myself in Vim as much as possible, I’m trying out a plugin called VimRepress – a fork of the popular Vimpress plugin.Read More Trying out VimRepress
Apparently, Amazon bought the company that makes Stanza quite a while ago, and if one can believe what one reads, they did so for the sole purpose of killing it. This is a stupid move on their part if true.Read More Amazon is doing itself a dis-service by killing Stanza