The Long Tail

Forget squeezing millions from a few megahits at the top of the charts. The future of entertainment is in the millions of niche markets at the shallow end of the bitstream. The long tail more »

Dating a geek

"The nice thing about most computer boys is that they don’t typically check out other women. The downside of this is that they don’t notice the other women because they are too busy checking out people’s cell phones and iPods." Ever wondered how your… more »

The soul of the mac... on your PC?

"More than even the processor... more than even the hardware innovations that we bring to the market... the soul of the Mac is its operating system... and we're not standing still!" -Steve Jobs, closing his keynote at WWDC 2005 I wonder if that means… more »

Testing web applications

Note to myself: unit testing is a great thing and I should do it more, I plan to do it more. But, unit testing is not enough... What we need for web applications (or complex dynamic web sites if you prefer) would be something like this: the TEST program… more »

IM sucks... (and so does email)

Over the last 6 months I have refrained as much as possible from using Instant Messaging, if it was not for scheduled conversations. I mean, IM is cool in a "netmeeting" kind of way. But having an IRC/MSN/Yahoo/ICQ/Whatever Messenger open all day,… more »