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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Thread summary

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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Why Obama didn’t meet at UN

I’m not a political reporter, or a partisan (really, I know Repubs think I am, but I’m not), so I can have opinions about these things, and express them, and you don’t like it, that’s okay. Anyway… This is why … Continue reading

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47% was not a gaffe

There are silly mis-statements that should have no bearing on the outcome of the election. To call them out amounts to “neener neener” and Americans who are undecided or could change their vote are not influenced by them. Who cares … Continue reading

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A roadmap-y podcast

The purpose of this podcast is to help orient new people, and suggest how we might work together on servers, and to explain how your participation in the OPML Comments process is needed in order for it to work. If … Continue reading

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