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I’m making a very concerted attempt lately to cut down on the RSS feeds I consume. Earlier this year, it had reached neurotic levels – Google Reader was like a heroin addiction. Because of this, longer-form media was getting squeezed out – I was reading less books, which bothered me. My life had become a [...]
With structured content, concepts of “metadata” can be confusing and irrelevant.
Content management vendors like having partnerships with integrators. Here’s why it works (or doesn’t work) for either side.
I never though my first-grader would give me material for a Gadgetopia post, but here it is. Here is a scan of Gabrielle’s homework. It is a fake email, and she has to answer questions about it. You can’t see the writing very well, but she answered all the questions right. She got a star, [...]
The main phone company (and Internet provider) in Guyana has apparently taken action against Skype. There was a comment on a previous post that said: GT@T in Guyana has just blocked Skype. Says it is losing money A little searching turned up this article, which says: Here’s what I received from my server today: “GT&T [...]
One of the cool things about working at Blend is lunch on Fridays. The company buys lunch for everyone, and we eat as a group. You’re required to discuss your weekend plans ([sigh] not really — see the comments), and we toss some business stuff in there as well. But, ordering lunch is a pain. [...]
A First Look at Googles New Phone: David Pogue has a pretty good review of the new Android phone — the G1. Here’s a neat feature: They’ve even added a feature to Google Maps: in Street View (photos of actual locations taken from ground level), you can hold the phone perpendicular to the ground—and as [...]
Skype Prime: This essentially allows you to create a 1-900 service with Skype. Which means it was used for porn within 15 seconds of going live. With Skype Prime™ Beta you can share your skills by setting yourself up as a call provider offering services to other Skype users – and earn money in the [...]
Could Google kill the cell phone industry?: This is a very interesting picture of why one guy thinks Google wants to lease the 700Mhz spectrum from the U.S. government. He makes a good case…and an exciting one. With full leasing ownership of the 700MHz spectrum, Google will try to effectively cripple the cell phone industry. [...]
Skype: ‘Locked’ phones unfair: Skype’s all up in the FCC’s business this morning. Good for them. Next up, fix cell phone application pricing. Are cellphone companies using their sway over handset makers to unfairly limit consumers’ choices? Skype, a pioneer in PC-to-PC calling, thinks so, and it wants the Federal Communications Commission to do something [...]