Posts filed under “Technology”
If I was a successful corporation or government entity and I wanted the general public to accept a policy that was good for me but bad for them1, I might do something like the following: Create a Terms and Conditions page that’s sure to create a bunch of link-bating headlines that would be shared all […]
Lev Grossman, writing about Tim Cook, runner-up for Time Magazine’s Person of the Year: Cook’s flawless cap of white hair could have been designed by Jony Ive and fabricated in China out of brushed aluminum. Too far?
Don Melton, describing the brainstorming meeting when trying to name the browser now known as Safari: As I remember, Steve just started saying some names out loud…I don’t recall all the names, but one that stands out is “Freedom.” Steve spent some time trying that one out on all of us. He may have liked […]
It’s been about a year since I decided to teach myself to code. At the time, I had a bachelor’s degree in English, a job in retail, and zero knowledge about programming. I’d had minute brushes with coding in the past but hadn’t even thought about math or coding since high school. The impetus for learning to code […]
I spend a lot of time on the Internet, reading articles, following startups, and collecting tools. Most things I find don’t stick, for generally one of three reasons: it sucks, it’s cool but not something I need, it’s cool but I don’t need it right now. But, on rare occasion, an app, website, or workflow […]
I spent the entire weekend hacking away at the New York Startup Weekend and we build a really cool product. It’s like Google Alerts but in real-time and from the people you care about on the topics you care about. It’s called OnTheRadar.me. Right now, I’m following a lot of interesting people on Google Reader, […]