Simplicity has been coming up in the blogosphere lately. This is mostly due to Twitter getting mainstream attention, mainly because the service is so simple. I talked about this before when comparing the complexities of Twitter, FriendFeed and SocialMedian: Why is Twitter so popular? Because it is simple. Is there a learning curve? No, or […]

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Image via CrunchBase As everyone has stated over the past day, Facebook is making a huge move with their Open Stream API. You can read the announcement on the developer blog. Here is the big tease: Today we are excited to announce an important step toward greater openness through Facebook Platform. For the first time, […]

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Continuing with my introduction to software development posts, I have listed some of my favorite computer science books. Many of these are fairly theory based, or were really important when they were released. Many software developers I know have huge libraries, but I wanted to focus on some that I refuse to give away. The […]

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Twitter has obviously decided that the people who made their service popular are not that important to them. For quite some time, Twitter seemed to be catering to developers with a fairly good API that many used to build third party clients. However, they have continued to limit what the developers can do, with the […]

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Image via CrunchBase By now you have heard that Oracle bought Sun. I did not want to write about it yesterday as I wanted to sit and think about the effect this has on anything Sun related. There is some good high-level business analysis from Reuters as well. There is one important quote from that […]

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