Van Gogh on personal productivity (Marc Andreessen →
Words to live by
Back in the 90s, one of the rites of passage for web programmers was writing their own HTML template system. Seems like a popular one these days is converting Java objects to JSON and back. This one’s by the Woodstox guy, which means it’s probably fast and lean.
Calendar Mashups Anyone? (Google Data APIs Blog) →
O RL’YEH? YA RL’YEH!
Cosmo 0.7.1 released →
Truly awful prospects
Lately I’ve been thinking of switching careers. I’m sick of sitting on my ass all the time doing work that, while being personally creatively stimulating, is not of much practical use to many people in the world. I’d really rather be on my feet, outside, using my hands to make something of lasting value. And I’d like to be more of a “real man” who could add a...
Iron Man Trailer (Apple) →
Really cool animated video for the Metallica version of “Whisky in the Jar”
CouchDB: Thinking beyond the RDBMS →
Discusses an interesting alternative to relational databases for highly concurrent, distributed, replicated data storage.
Wil Wheaton’s keynote at PAX 2007. Gripping right from the beginning.