Off to visit friends in Florida tomorrow morning.

10/27 Changes Everything

10/27 Changes Everything. Andy Ihnatko (a very happy man this evening) says Boston will now talk about history as before and after tonight.  [More Like This WebLog]


Economist: “As Mr Bush has often said, there is a need in life for accountability. He has refused to impose it himself, and so voters should, in our view, impose it on him, given a viable alternative. John Kerry, for all the doubts about him, would be in a better position to carry on with… Continue reading Economist

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The end of IT Departments?

The end of IT Departments?. Read. Discuss… My thoughts? It's an obvious case. There are simply too many different technologies at play to have an expert on staff for each of them. For example, where I work, I consider myself an “expert” when it comes to desktops, our memberships database, Access, end-user support and training,… Continue reading The end of IT Departments?

Halfbrain's DNA

Halfbrain's DNA. In this week's column, Under Gmail's hood, I mention Johnvey Hwang's nod to Oddpost as a Gmail forerunner. I left out part of the story because, well, I'd forgotten — it's been a while. But a pair of excellent postings from Koranteng Ofosu-Amaah, a Lotus/IBM developer, refreshed my memory. Almost five years ago,… Continue reading Halfbrain's DNA

Eye opener

Eye opener. Ruby, Rails, and TextMate. Following the release of the updated PickAxe book, I’ve been taking my updated Ruby talk on the road. First I hit Amazon, and since then I’ve made it a standard part of my No Fluff Just Stuff repertoire. It’s a fun talk to give for a number of reasons.… Continue reading Eye opener

Audio of How To Run Your Own Software Business presentation

Audio of How To Run Your Own Software Business presentation. Niall Kennedy posted an audio file of the How to Run your Own Software Business panel at the OS X conference. When talking about getting started as an OS X developer, certain subjects often get more time than they need: dealing with piracy and legal… Continue reading Audio of How To Run Your Own Software Business presentation

Why I Heart Bloggers

Why I Heart Bloggers. Because I can catch up on conferences I couldn't attend in person! Buzz Bruggeman and David Weinberger (scroll down to October 23) on PopTech Geoff Harder on NetSpeed 2004 Mark Leggott on Access 2004 (scroll down to October 16) BTW, I'm hoping to restore comments soon in case you want to… Continue reading Why I Heart Bloggers