Monthly Archives: September 2012

Thread: Sites should have a “readable” button.

I’m finding myself using Readability to link to stories that for whatever reason are not imho readable. If I can’t read it without using Readability (my eyes are not young anymore, and need a bit larger type, and I will … Continue reading

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Thread: Twitter is a tragic tale.

I’ve known Chuck Shotton since 1995, early days of the Mac web community. I was doing Frontier, an editing and database environment that turned out to be an almost perfect match for web programming. Chuck was doing WebStar, the leading … Continue reading

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Lots of new posts over on the threads site. 9/29/12: Twitter is a tragic tale 9/28/12: Developing in 2012 9/28/12: This is another test 9/28/12: Sites should have a “readable” button 9/28/12: Romney as human being 9/28/12: Twitter may need … Continue reading

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Thread: Twitter may need a Plan B.

Sometimes the products of acquired companies fade away, but that’s not happening with Instagram, bought by Facebook for $1 billion last summer. “Instagram has a greater pull than Twitter on mobile devices” says the latest Comscore report, according to Fast … Continue reading

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Thread: The Angry Birds platform?

I bought Angry Alex, and really tried to like it, but got bored and gave up. I ended up going through all the old Angry Birds scenarios dating back to the beginning, instead. Angry Birds is relaxing. I spend my … Continue reading

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Thread: I’ve never seen a more powerful political ad.

I’ve never seen a more powerful political ad. Also note it was not necessary to quote Romney out of context.

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Thread: I want a Galaxy S3 but..

I’ve been reading the reviews on Amazon for the Samsung Galaxy S3 and I want to buy one, but I don’t know which one to get. Here’s are the constraints. 1. I don’t want a plan or a contract, therefore … Continue reading

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