There were two articles this week that caught my interest. Even though these are two mostly unrelated articles, they actually fit together in a way that is more interesting. The first post is from GigaOm about mobile apps being useless when not connected to the internet. Have you ever tried to use your mobile apps… Read More A Request To Unite Local Data, Multiple Devices And Cloud Storage
How do you answer the question, “what do I need to learn to be a good programmer?” I have written posts trying to answer that question, typically focusing on the languages that you should learn or the algorithms and other techniques you need to know. What about the rest of a programmer’s life? This is… Read More 12 Things A Programmer Really Needs To Know
I meant to post this yesterday, but time was not available to really complete it properly. So, you now have an Apple iPhone 4 post that is a day late. The reality is that it really does not matter because the announcements were generally underwhelming. First, let me say that the iPhone 4 is a… Read More Apple Positioning Itself For Battle With Google
Most people will say that the iPhone is a fantastic device. Then they will continue to say that the App Store review issues and ATT’s network really make it hard for them to truly take advantage of the capabilities of the phone. This love/hate relationship with the iPhone parallels the same relationship that Apple has… Read More Apple Could Have Been The Microsoft Of Mobile Phones
Om Malik wrote a post about the new mobile phones yesterday that made me realize something. We have not seen such radical change in the mobile space since the invention of mobile phones. Until recently, smart phones were really just the Palm and Blackberry. Those phones were really just good address books with email. Browsing… Read More The Radical Change Is Mobile, But Not Development
ReadWriteWeb has an interesting article about what’s after Web 2.0. It got me thinking about where all of this technology is heading. First, let me state that we should stop trying to “version” the web as it just gives people definitions to argue about. There were some comments regarding even more multimedia content becoming available,… Read More What is Next? Semantic-Enabled Mobile Applications.