Archive for September, 2008

September 25th, 2008 - 4:03 pm § in Tech

Open letter to Google Documents…

Dear Google documents team, I’ve been a great supporter of your on-line applications (been using it for about a year now). In actual fact I’ve convinced many people to consider using it once you have figured out how to fix some of the most basic errors. Since 45% of your products are in [...]

September 25th, 2008 - 9:00 am § in Info, Reframe

Do we read to much, and think too little?

Things you need to start doing: I started focusing on reading snippets instead of entire books… I started to listen to interpretation instead of believing dogma… I started to synthesize instead of taking reasoning for granted… I started to formulate and write about my own views mor[...]

September 19th, 2008 - 6:51 am § in Ecogenetic

Human mash-ups under emergence

The term “mash-up” is now widely used in media and technology. Bringing together many different technologies that are connected to form a new application is not new, but what is different today is that its all done based on open standards. Where does it leave the human? Can we realistically eval[...]

September 10th, 2008 - 10:36 am § in Economies, Explore, Memes

Feedback on the Product Line Practice Conference 2008 in Limerick, Ireland

Limerick is a great city that is filled with history and Irish pride and is the host to the 2008 SPLC Conference. I came here once before (to present a paper on product lines) for the ICSE 2000 conference at Limerick University and remember the place fondly. From Wikipedia: The city itself dates fro[...]