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 ...

The Disappointing Lineup For The STL Interactive Festival

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

When I saw that the St Louis Interactive Festival was announced not long ago, I was excited to hear that finally, someone was organizing something to do with web and interactive media and it was actually in St. Louis as opposed to San Fran or Chicago or wherever!  Needless to say, as ...

Ruminations on Web TV Shows

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

So there is a very good chance I'll be in some web "TV" shows in the coming weeks and I thought this would be a good time to think about this in type and throw some questions out in to the ether of the web. Though there is clear evidence that ...

Your April Fool’s Day Joke Sucks

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

The follow is a list of the lamest April Fool's Day jokes I've seen this year: Egotastic.com - Thanks for 3 Great Years, and Goodbye... (Yeah, someone's going to buy that.) Infoworld - Microsoft, Yahoo agree on buyout price (Nothing screams funny like a corporate take over.) The following is a list ...

Kevin Rose to Squeeze Out Another Startup

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

According to Om Malik: Business Week poster boy Kevin Rose is rumored to have teamed up with Daniel Burka also of Digg, and first time entrepreneur Leah Culver and has started a new company. Rose and Burka have worked closely on tools like Digg Spy. Burka is one of the main ...

Way To Go Microsoft; Silverlight Looks Really Cool

Tuesday, May 1st, 2007

I am Jack's complete sense of surprise. You must understand how weird it feels to say this, but as a professional web developer, I'm honestly excited to start using a new Microsoft web product. Seriously. Silverlight is the new flash competitor that Microsoft is rolling out, and without getting into too ...

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, ...

Apparently Required Blogging: Tim O’Reilly’s Dumb Blogger Rules

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

Tim O’Reilly's "Rules of Conduct" for bloggers is, like its author, a pretentious piece of crap. Its a joke, and I wouldn't even use it to wipe my ass (...and thats not just because printer paper is harsh and doesn't make the best TP, its because it's a pretentious ...

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

Wiki-Man. Show me a geek with a camera and I'll show you a youtube page with over 100 inane comments.

Diggriver.com

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

Digg's mobile site diggriver.com has relaunched and both looks a works great. You can even login and digg stories right from your mobile now. I don't know about you, but when I'm sitting on the train or, lets face it, on the can, thats a prime digg reading ...