Thursday, 12th July 2007
Crowdvine, iCalico, Pathable, a Study in Collusion. Stitching sites together around a single user database using subdomains and simple signed cookies. # 11:09 pm
Debunking 5 Business Myths about Second Life. Around half a million active monthly users, marketing islands make up just 6% of revenue, only 18% of the world is designated “mature”. # 10:47 pm
Partial OpenID provider implementation from idproxy.net. It’ll take a while to package up provider support for django-openid, but in the meantime here’s some partial, incomplete, poorly documented example code ripped from idproxy.net. Hopefully this will give people trying to figure out the JanRain Python library a bit of a leg up. # 6:48 pm
Natalie Downe: Lithuania 07. Nat’s been blogging our adventures in Lithuania. # 6:33 pm
Could someone please send, to whomever the hell teaches communication skills/techniques at Microsoft, a copy of the Chicago Manual, and perhaps a sixth—grade grammar text? I swear, there’s almost no one from that company who can write a proper English sentence.
— John C. Welch # 6:23 pm
You don’t need business development people. If you’re successful, companies will come to you. The deals will still be distractions and not worth doing, but at least you’re not spending any effort trying to get them.
— Mark Fletcher # 5:50 pm
Wesabi: Your bank has a REST API now. Excellent—I’ve been saying for a while now that I’d really love to be able to program my bank account. # 5:20 pm
... if you’re in an email conversation with one other person and you’re both using Gmail, don’t bother quoting at all.
— Charles Miller # 5:18 pm
Mobile Device Connectivity to Exchange using IMAP vs Exchange ActiveSync (via) I count 14 instances of “experience” in this 1,000 word blog entry. Do real people talk like this? # 5:17 pm
Insert in place without document.write. Very neat trick, but I’d like to see more extensive reports on browser compatibility before committing to it. # 9:41 am