Archive for the 'Google' Category

Google Gears based offline app, boring because it “just worked”?

I’ve spent the past couple of months elbow deep in writing a Ruby on Rails based AJAX/REST/throw-in-whatever-hip-acronyms-you want-here-application. It was the same old “client” and “server” application we’ve all seen… someone enters data in a slick desktop application and then a “dumb client/mobile client” consumes it over some type of shoddy internet connection that [...]

Switched to Google reader; subscribe to my shared items.

I switched from Bloglines to Google Reader months ago and was planning on adding a linkblog feed here that combined del.icio.us with shared items, but I’m lazy… so for now go subscribe to my Google Reader shared items.

A True Intarwebnet Love Story

Google: I owe you in a very big way. There are six billion people in the world, approximately five zillion web pages cataloged in your little magnetic platters, and you somehow managed against the odds to deliver a highly intelligent (major: aviation science / minor: journalism/creative writing), dynamic, gorgeous human being to my [...]