I have talked about human filters and my plan for digital curation. These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my Google Reader shares. App outreach and sustainability: lessons learned by Portland, Oregon Hidden cost of being Google employee No 59 Mango released to carriers, the clock is… Read More Geek Reading July 31, 2011
At this point, you are probably tired of hearing how HTML5 is changing everything. Everything in web applications and even mobile applications are changing. HTML5 even lets you create a web application that works almost like a desktop application. Yes, there is a lot of hype about HTML5, especially when you consider that the specification… Read More A Simple Introduction To HTML5
Changes are coming to RegularGeek! These are not really big changes, but they are something. Because some of the changes affect the content on this blog, I wanted to give you notice of what is coming. First, I hope to finally update the blog with a new logo. I have had the logo for a… Read More Changes Are Coming
This is a guest post from Lior Levin. In a day and time where people are often tied down by 10+ tasks and to-dos a day, it can be hard to keep up with it all. I find it hard to believe that any true freelancer, professional or student can live without some type of… Read More 13 Free GTD Online Tools For Mac Windows OR Linux
As a parent, I am always looking at what my children are learning and what they like. As a software developer, I hope that my daughters embrace their inner geek one day and get involved with technology. That being said, I was wondering at what age kids should learn programming and what resources there are… Read More 36 Resources To Help You Teach Kids Programming
I love when other people write a blog post at the same time you are struggling with the problem that they describe. Today’s timely post comes from Michael Bolton on his DevelopSense blog. In “The Undefinition of Done”, Michael talks about the fact that people typically have different definitions: One issue, as I’ve pointed out before,… Read More When Do You Say A Development Task Is Really Done?
In my daily work, I use both an RDBMS and MarkLogic, an XML database. MarkLogic can be considered akin to the newer NoSQL databases, but it has the added structure of XML and standard languages in XQuery and XPath. The NoSQL databases are typically storing documents or key-value pairs, and some other things in between. Given… Read More Is Object Serialization Evil?