Completely different all over again…

The Kickstarter project announced in the previous post has been closed, and a new one has been started to replace it. The new project has much more generous rewards. In fact, you can get your shirts at a discount price by “pre-ordering” them through the new Kickstarter project.
So, if you looked at the original Kickstarter [...]

And now for something completely different…*

This video was made to promote a fun project I’ve been working on with some friends of mine. It’s whimsical, utterly non-technical, and family-friendly. It’s called BUBS (for Big, Ugly Barbecue Shirt).
Shameless plug: Over the years I’ve learned a lot from others who freely gave out information, and have tried to return the favor by [...]

Narp to Ajax, narp to DHTML, but yarp to Yarp

Here in the US in particular, we’re in the midst of a season with lots of opportunities to send invitations and to take surveys, and I want to tell you about a very cool new way to do both: Yarp. It’s a Ruby on Rails application built by a couple of friends that takes an [...]

Three weeks in Chrome: why browsers fail to shine as application containers

I have been using Google’s new browser for about three weeks now, and so far have found it to be very good. I have also found that Chrome makes a very good argument as to why we need to get away from browsers for delivering Web applications.
Before I go any further, let me mention some [...]