Double Wrap

Earlier this week I posted this photo of how I wrap the cords for my MacBook Air’s power cable. The Internet subsequently exploded. Something like 20,000 people retweeted, reposted, or otherwise…

Untold

The disclaimer Fred Wilson led his recent post “The Billion Dollar Valuation Club” with says a lot. Read carefully (emphasis mine): This is a very useful exercise in the VC…

I Miss the News

Something happens. People gather and crane their necks to catch a glimpse of the event, then whisper to each other, slowly spreading their account of what they’ve seen. News spreads…

No Specials

Last night, at a slightly upscale restaurant in Midtown Atlanta, six of us were seated at the booth in the photo above. We were enjoying light conversation about Web technologies,…

My Name is Jabberwocky

The name you entered doesn’t seem to meet our Names Policy. This was the message given to me by Google+ when I tried to setup my account today. Apparently it…

Don’t Be Evil

This is the well known mantra of corporate governance at Google. Without a doubt, Google has the majority of mind and market share for many of the tools we use…

The Truth About DOCTYPE

There is a lot of commotion over the state of markup specifications these days. Many strong opinions have been voiced, and objected to vehemently. The debate has raged for years…

Consider the Source

Every day we are confronted with a huge amount of data to process. People we talk to, mass media, and the Web provide a never-ending stream of information, facts, opinions,…

IE8. Shot in the foot?

So it seems IE8 is petting the cat backwards already. Hakon Lie’s article bashes IE for its use of a broken page icon to denote standards compliant pages. This is…