I Remember

I struggle when I reflect on September 11th. In many ways I’ve moved on, taking with me everything that I have learned. A lot about the world. A lot about myself. I struggle when I reflect because I often feel like I don’t need to. I tell myself that I’ve remembered enough. Somewhere in my … Continue reading I Remember

A Feed River Wire

A few days ago, Dave Winer published a firehose for feeds that is currently hooked into a near real time feed of stories from the NY Times. In attempting to figure out what to do with a service like this, I find pushing out a first draft always seems to help. And since the explanation … Continue reading A Feed River Wire

On Banks

Bank. a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities I’m excited to see that somebody with the developer chops of Alex Payne has hooked up with a startup that promises a more simple bank. It’s amusing to me that for all the annoyances I’ve had with banks over the years, … Continue reading On Banks

Google’s DNS

Google launched a public DNS option today as part of their “effort to make the web faster”. It comes complete with a concise write up and extremely easy to remember IPs (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4). I’ve switched my connection from OpenDNS to Google for now. While all of the benchmarks that I’ve done on my end … Continue reading Google’s DNS