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3 items tagged “dannyobrien”

2009

whine flu, railsmalefail 2009. Danny quotes the smartest take on the CouchDB/pr0n controversy: “It’s about presenting women as ’the other,’ not ’us.’ It would have been just as offensive if all the women shown were domineering mothers in aprons, shaking their fingers and threatening with rolling pins.” # 29th April 2009, 11:39 am

2008

Your guilt at work. If ten people sign up for a tenner-a-month ORG membership and send their confirmation code to Danny O’Brien, he’ll put out a special one-off issue of NTK! # 25th July 2008, 1:11 am

If we want people to have the same degree of user autonomy as we’ve come to expect from the world, we may have to sit down and code alternatives to Google Docs, Twitter, and EC2 that can live with us on the edge, not be run by third parties.

Danny O'Brien # 20th July 2008, 9 am