10 Websites I Don’t Want to See Die in This Economy

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Times are tough suddenly and yes, that counts for the web too (see this Valleywag post).  For what its worth (read: nothing) here are the 10 websites I don't want to see go belly up in this craptastic economy, in no particular order.  [Note: I'm excluding Google and its properties (eg ...

Come See Mike at the St Louis Interactive Festival

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Despite recent events (or maybe because of them?) I will be sitting on the panel: "Blogging and Social Media 101" at Inter:Play 2008, the Interactive Festival happening concurrently in the Delmar Loop on the weekend of the 20th. Blogging and Social Media 101 – Saturday 9/20 @ 11am An introduction to the ...

AJAX is the New Polyester

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

Ted says that Meebo is what's wrong with the internet. In AJAX development, programmers can't be held responsible for, say, the amount of memory their giant JavaScript application uses, because hey, that's the browser's problem. We don't care about the browser taking 100% of the user's CPU to drag a window, ...

Hell Yeah Bitch! .com Experiments With Twitter

Monday, March 26th, 2007

Twitter is the new fad among the Web Geeks and the best way to sum it up is that Twitter is micro-blogging. By that I mean, its lots and lots of little tiny pointless posts. Apparently the idea is the use this micro-posts to tell people what you ...

Highschool 2.0

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

You think tech guys like Tim O'Reilly, Dave Winer, Robert Scoble and Anil Dash are some how above the underlying bickering and squabbles that happen every day on blogs all over the place? Then open your eyes my friend and read the comments of this post. Big-time tech ...

Mike Uses Lala and Likes It So Far

Monday, June 12th, 2006

After hearing a few things through the grapevine and reading an article on Wired.com, I finally got the bug and decided to sign up for one of the new hip Web 2.0 services LaLa.com LaLa is a webservice that provides a cheap and easy way to get new albums (CDs) and ...

Microsoft’s start.com

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2005

Let it not be said that I dump on all things Microsoft! I really like the beta of their new start.com. In fact I really like start.com. It has a nice feel to it. Very clean, everything works, its easy to add feeds or modify the ...

Clean URLs Are All the Rage

Friday, July 8th, 2005

I know what you are thinking! "The permalink on this post has an ugly extension on it! '.php'? What the hell is that? Get with the times man!" Yes, I know clean URLs are one of the cool hip new steps to becoming part of ...