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Leaving On A Jetplane

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This morning it appeared as though we had escaped the rain for the past week. Instead of being greeted by the now-typical patter of rainfall, I was instead woken by…

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Macbook Wheel isn’t all that far-fetched for some
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Apple just released the Macbook Wheel, a computer with only a single input device. Well, it actually has multiple inputs - an entire scroll wheel, plus a button in the middle. But it’s not that ridiculous of an idea. In Beautiful Code, there’s a chapter about how some researchers needed to design software for parapalegics (like Stephen
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I’m running for the OpenID board of directors
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I’m running for the OpenID board of directors. I’m a little nervous, having never done any sort of political thing before. So let me try to answer some questions. Q. Cool! Can I vote for you? Anyone who is a member of the Foundation is eligible to vote. Membership in the foundation costs $25, and requires
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Lessons from Facebook Connect
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Last week we finally launched Facebook Connect to the general public. In the time since I joined the team last May, I’ve definitely been surprised by a few things I thought I’d share. think big This time last year, I thought “Man, wouldn’t it be cool if Facebook became an OpenID provider? Maybe if we just
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Data driven decision making: Netflix or Blockbuster?
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My wife and I have been Netflix subscribers for years, during which we have rented hundreds of movies. We are considering a switch to Blockbuster, but one of the holdups has been that Blockbuster supposedly only has best sellers, while Netflix has lots of niche and foreign movies that make it more attractive. Then I