- CTV.ca | Debit Card Fraud
hmmm we need a secure identity system for debit and atm's, obviously what we have now is not secure - "In fact, McGrath also told W-FIVE that the Canadian Bankers Association does not consider debit card fraud to be a major crime despite the fact that about 27,000 Canadians have been victims of this crime to the tune of $44 million in 2003."
- The 25 most difficult questions
interview questions that are overused and have become clichés
- reoriginalize: Looking For A Cool Java App
sorry java apologists, java s*cks! Name one cool app please and i will stop saying Java s*cks! - "After frequently falling into the trap of thinking (and saying) nothing neat comes out of Java, I decided to dig around looking for Java projects that were cool. Most of the stuff I see coming from Java has very boring implications, some are wonderfully powerful, certainly, yet I have not seen anything that makes me say, "ooo.""
Tags: howtodevelopsoftware, java, javascks
- Russell Beattie Notebook - Switching To My New Mac Mini: Pictorial
Great mac mini switcher photo essay
Tags: macintosh, macmini
- collision detection: Can you think better when you're typing?
great comments on cursive versus printing versus typewriters versus word processors versus speech recognition software
- Read/Write Web: Why Topic/Tag/Remix Feeds Are The Future of RSS
Sounds about right! - "In 2005 in the blogosphere, RSS is a community-enabler. You find someone you like and you subscribe to them, and conversations ensue. What I'm suggesting is that in the future RSS will still be a community enabler, but by far its biggest use will be as a means to subscribe to personalised news and other information important to the lives of non-blogging people. Examples of the information I'm talking about: stocks, bank statements, weather, information needed for one's job, sports news, niche information (the long tail), lots of other things we can't predict yet ;-)"
Tags: blogs, feedster, pubsub, rss, technorati
- Pyre: Interviewing at Google
google = geeks 'r us (in the best possible way)
- Drupal Japan | Drupal Japan
oh those crazy drupal japanese guys! Go Drupal Japan Gp!
Tags: blogs, cms, drupal, japanese
- How should CSL employees spend their time communicating? - CivicSpace Labs
continuing to debug the open source development process in the open! excellent
Tags: civicspace, howtodevelopsoftware, opensource
- Open the 'pod bay doors, Steve | Doc Searls' IT Garage
Doc continue to spread the "Apple is th MS of music" meme! I want both the people's podcasting iPod and Apple's iPod - "The subhead reads, A youthful duo wants to merge Wi-Fi with portable music. Nice idea, except for something called Apple."
Tags: appleisthemicrosoftofmusic, ipod
- Allen's Blog: Ten Commandments for Entrepreneurs
hmmm - "Although I'm going to write about 10 Commandments, there are really 13, the first three of which are, sort of, "Uber Commandments": (1) have a great technology idea, (2) have a great team and (3) pick a huge market in the midst of a major transition. That's the hard part -- and it's where advice from a VC can't really help you. But the next 10 Commandments are things you can control, more or less, and you should take advantage of this whenever possible."
Tags: startingabusiness, vc
- The Silent Penguin: Revisited - The Long Tail of Open Source
apply itunes and amazone storefront tech to open source to expose the long tail of open source projects - Good idea!
Tags: howtodevelopsoftware, opensource
- An Open Letter to Sam Palmisano, CEO, IBM Corp. - Jonathan Schwartz's Weblog
the usual FUD from the setting Sun - but it's great to watch this "vendor sport" (thanks Doc Searls for the wonderful term!) in action.
Tags: fud, ibm, sun
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