Google assumes that if you make a link to a site, then that is a worthwhile link to remember. Your link is a “vote” in increasing the popularity of that page in the search results. When a page contains false or misleading information, you don’t want to make that page easier to find. That is where DoNotLink comes in. Continue reading
Dion Hinchcliffe has been a luminary in the social technology space, however with this talk “Mobility First: New Opportunities” he has shifted into being an evangelist for mobile computing. For a very good reason: the shift to mobile computing is the most dramatic technology transition in history. Ever. What follows are my notes from the talk. Continue reading
I encountered a cloud problem this week. A couple of years ago I would have said that I encountered a server hosting problem, but we must be fully buzz-word compliant. It seems there are two main kinds of clouds, but I am predicting one will disappear in the long run. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Continue reading
A brief diversion from my normal topics on the benefit of solar energy.
I am getting solar panels installed on the house. I am not the type to always get the latest gadgets. In spite of being firmly ensconced in the high tech industry, I usually am somewhat conservative in my own use. Good friends installed solar panels two years ago, and I waited to see how that went. I did the research, and was surprised to find:
Solar panels are the single best low-risk investment option available today.
I recently got an iPhone. Cool piece of hardware and a lovely system design. I was hoping that finally I could carry a single device for phone and podcasts, but what a disappointment!
There is a particular podcast that I like. It is about 50 minutes long, and I have a 25 minute commute each direction. The show appears on the web site about 2pm every day. Sometime around 4pm I download the podcast Continue reading