Saturday, August 27, 2011

Protect your Databases

My child is going to a new school so perhaps this was funnier today than it would be at other times.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

YouTube, TV and Google

Is there any question that youtube is now a major broadcasting company? How long before CBS, NBC and ABC pale in comparison? As readwriteweb put it:

YouTube used to be known for its weirdos and amateurs, and while they're still abundant on the site, maybe more popular than ever, YouTube is becoming something other than a social network. It's now a mass medium.

YouTube, mature as it seems to be after 6 years, is still growing at a 50% rate with 3,000,000 views per day. Where will it be in 5 years?

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

CSS Regions

Adobe is pushing CSS Regions hard. It's a wonderful extension of HTML: allowing text to automatically flow through different containers (even non-rectangular containers). Years ago this was on my wish list along with higher resolution screens, flex-screens, voice interface with devices and Star Trek type search engines.

Slowly but surely the future is coming to be. Here's a video of what soon (hopefully) will be reality

UPDATE 12/9/2011

UPDATE 12/17/2011