Lately, Dave Winer has been doing a lot of thinking. Dave has been around for a while, so when he starts thinking about interesting questions, we should all be listening. However, I am not saying that we should be agreeing with him, just reading and forming opinions. First, Dave complains about mobile apps and how… Read More Is The Web Really Just Links Or Is It Evolving?
As the year comes to a close, everyone is posting predictions about the new year as well as reviewing their predictions from the prior year. Here at Regular Geek, I would like to look at the trends to determine what changed things and what trends we should watch in the coming year, not as predictions… Read More A Look Back And A Look Ahead At 2012
Much to my dismay, I read that Twitter has stopped whitelisting applications. What does this mean? Ryan Sarver updated everyone on the Twitter development Google Group that developers could no longer request to be granted a higher number of API calls through the API. This does not apply to the streaming API, because that API… Read More Twitter Stops Whitelisting Applications
Data, context and analysis has come up a lot lately. I talked about data and context about a month ago when people were arguing about JSON vs. XML. The problem at that time was that people were comparing data formats instead of potential usage: As with any programming problem, different requirements and different contexts may… Read More Data, Context, Analysis And Meaning