Tag Archives: Web 2.0

More reflections on the cloud


Thanks to all who liked my post last night. In particular, one of my friends couldn’t post his comments for some reason so I’ll reproduce the dialog here: Disclosure: This particular friend works for one of my competitors thus the caginess … Continue reading

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Sociology of Social Networking: Part 1 – Friendship and Facebook


In a desperate effort to get my readership out of the teens, I figured I ought to write something a little more substantial. So, here goes: what impact the rise of social networking had on friendships in this early part … Continue reading

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Some recent iPad Apps


It has been a while since I last listed my favorite iPad apps so here is an update of new discoveries and a few old favorites: I really like Aweditorium. It is a huge map of independent bands of all … Continue reading

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Traffic Circle Rant and FourSquare Addiction


I mean really, WTF!?! The folks that design traffic circles and workarounds on construction sites must all have some sort of collective mental retardation here in the region around Paris. I mean, here’s a great idea: let’s work on a … Continue reading

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Password Management


Man, I am so tired of getting spammed by accounts with either easy-to-crack passwords or ones that are more or less dead for the person concerned and thus easy hacker targets. There are incidents nearly every month where I get … Continue reading

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Digg


I am still trying to understand whether digg and del.icio.us are redundant or complimentary. Perhaps a more web2.0-saavy reader will enlighten me. I suppose the rating system of “diggs” is pretty good but I also like the for: tags in … Continue reading

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Forgot one thing


Also trying to get Yahoo! Pipes working inspired by an article over at Tao of Mac (http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2008/01/27/2203) but it is tough going for a non-programmer-minded geek like myself. Rusty around those programming fingers or is it age?? First lame-ass attempt … Continue reading

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