Haunted Empire review – great title, shame about the contents

Haunted Empire review – great title, shame about the contents | Technology | theguardian.com: I found the bizarre attribution of meaning to events which didn’t seem to have meaning more and more intrusive. I also found it incongruous to have an American journalist from the WSJ offering her own interpretations; I thought it was an… Continue reading Haunted Empire review – great title, shame about the contents

Walter Isaacson’s ‘Steve Jobs’

Walter Isaacson’s ‘Steve Jobs’: My complaints are about outright technical inaccuracies, and getting the man’s work wrong. The design process, the resulting products, the centrality of software — Isaacson simply misses the boat. You could learn more about Steve Jobs’s work by reading Rob Walker’s 2003 New York Times Magazine piece than by reading Isaacson’s… Continue reading Walter Isaacson’s ‘Steve Jobs’

This year’s favorite things

In the tech category, Rails 2.3, Redis, and the Engine Yard Cloud. offerings have got to top the list of things that improved our ability to deliver products and simplified solutions for us. Github also tops my list of services that have become a way of life. The tech world spins quickly though. Curious to… Continue reading This year’s favorite things

New FTC Guidelines Governing Blogs Featuring Products

New FTC Guidelines Governing Blogs Featuring Products: We thought you should know that the Federal Trade Commission just published new guidelines about – among other things – blogs that feature product endorsements. That sure caught my attention. The Guides, which have been around since 1980, have been freshened up to “specify that while decisions will… Continue reading New FTC Guidelines Governing Blogs Featuring Products