Can you hear me now?

Wow, nothing for 2 months, and then 2 posts in the same day. It's practically a record.   I'm going to try something different on Greg's Space: we're going interactive. See, my mobile phone is almost 3 years old (in mobile phone years, that's like 21 years). It's a crude device that operates primarily via …

Flippin’ sweet

I've meant to update the ol' blog for quite some time, but I guess I haven't had much to share. And I believe that if you don't have something useful (or at least mildly humorous) to share, you really shouldn't bother polluting the Web with your tripe.   This morning I stumbled across a nifty …

Mashups

I'm fascinated with the concept of a "mashup." It's a technology that allows developers to leverage existing applications and services to achieve a kind of hybrid result. A prime example would be the combination of a map service, such as Live Maps, with a shopping/auction service, such as Live Expo, to create a hybrid application …

Notes blows goats

Here's a rant I recently posted on a Notes enthusiasts' blog: I'm a corporate trainer. As an email/calendar/contacts client (and I've used quite a few), I have to say that Lotus Notes is among the worst. And that's counting GroupWise.   I'm sure it's an amazing database application, but most folks just want a standardized, …

A million monkeys

Someone once mused that if you gave a million monkeys a million typewriters, etc., that one of them would eventually bang out the complete works of Shakespeare. Who knew we'd be the monkeys, and the typewriters would be keyboards connected to the Internet?   You know, in the span of a few short millennia, we've …