Exploring a different approach to bookmarks

Exploring a different approach to bookmarks  I'm taking Glyphmarks in a new direction. Since, at the moment, iFolder is the process controlling Simias (when it starts up and shuts down), I'm planning to piggy back all the account connection stuff right from iFolder. Additionally, I've made a decision to bag complete integration with Firefox/Mozilla Bookmarks.… Continue reading Exploring a different approach to bookmarks

Realignment Friday

Realignment Friday. Monday I interviewed David Allen, bestselling author of Ready for Anything and Getting Things Done and a personal hero of mine. You will be seeing more from David from that interview, especially on how to apply GTD to starting a micro-ISV, but there was one point he made worth sharing now. When you… Continue reading Realignment Friday

Creative Time – part 2

Creative Time – part 2. If you are not allowing yourself time every week to create/build/draw/compose as you wish, you are needlessly shortchanging yourself. You may even be shortening your life. I am not trying to make you wrong for not doing so, because it has taken me years to realize how vital creative time… Continue reading Creative Time – part 2

Creative Time – part 1

Creative Time – part 1. If you are one of the many people who work at a tedious job for a company that treats you like machinery, there is at least one thing you can do, short of getting a better job, which will improve your chances of staying sane. This one thing is to… Continue reading Creative Time – part 1

SwitchTower: Automating Application Deployment

SwitchTower: Automating Application Deployment. As the 37signals applications have scaled up to run on multiple servers, we needed a better way to manage the deployment phase. We wanted to automate that all six servers got the newest version, that the database server ran the migrations, that the FastCGI processes were restarted on the application servers,… Continue reading SwitchTower: Automating Application Deployment

Big Dig closures hit drivers at night

Big Dig closures hit drivers at night. Portions of the Big Dig regularly shut down to nighttime traffic earlier than the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority advertises, confusing some motorists and lengthening the traffic jams that now frequently tie up the city late at night, a Boston Globe review has found. [Boston Globe — Front Page]