Go Ahead and Ship Already

There’s this mantra I hear a lot in open source: Release early. Release often. This saying is very fortunate because only a certain kind of personality is good at proudly releasing source code for the world to see. We tell ourselves that we’re good...

Can You Legislate Insanity?

A school district is mandating that students’ parents buy them MacBooks. According to the article, Superintendent James Hayes sees the technology as an essential move to prepare kids for the future. Well, that makes sense- Macs are everywhere. I bet by the time...

Impressing New Users with Your Site

I saw a very telling article this morning on Ajaxian about a new Mac app called Kaleidoscope: The Website for this tool is so well done, that I feel compelled to click buy even before downloading the free 30 day demo 🙂 That is what you’re going for- albeit...