Monthly Archives: April 2012

What is the truth?

Harry Truman said I don’t give em hell. I tell the truth and they think it’s hell. Beautifully concise. Here’s a day I learned a little truth, about myself. I was sitting in my car in San Francisco on a … Continue reading

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Add external items to scripting2 feed

I want to bring content from this world to readers of Scripting News, without adding posts to Scripting News.

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Why I loved the Apple II

I loved a lot of things about the Apple II and came to hate quite a few others. But the biggest thing it brought to my world was memory-mapped video. It’s probably a foreign concept to programmers today, because we’re … Continue reading

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Twitter is my Read-It-Later app

Some things I push to Twitter are bits that I want to come back to. I use Twitter the way people used Delicious, or Instapaper or Readability. Because there’s room in my mind for just one bookmarklet that “Routes this … Continue reading

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Hacking society notes

I caught on that there was a conference in NYC as it was happening called Hacking Society, put on by Union Square Ventures. They invited a lot of famous Internet thinkers and the CEOs of some tech companies, and people … Continue reading

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McLuhan was as prescient as Postel

Fred Wilson really started an interesting thread. It continues over on Rex Hammock’s blog. He says that everything is programming. That you have TV itself and you have shows. People may have thought I Love Lucy or Johnny Carson were … Continue reading

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Trying out Google Drive

I downloaded and installed Google Drive right away of course. I can share a folder publicly, which is useful. You can also link to an individual file in Drive. This link should take you to a picture of the White … Continue reading

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