Posts Tagged: technology

Complicated Technology Makes It Simple

Interesting post written by John Zeratsky over at To-Done! about living a simple life with complicated technology: I will concede one point – computers and their technological brethren are enormously complex. But the best-designed gadgets and systems actually go a long way toward simplifying our lives. He then lists a number of technologies that make… Reads more »

Happy Birthday Microsoft

Today Microsoft rented out Safeco Field in Seattle to hold a company meeting with over 16,000 employees attending. In addition to talking about the incredible list of upcoming products, the company celebrated it’s 30th anniversary: “As I think about the last 30 years,” said Gates, commenting on the anniversary, “I’m most proud of our making… Reads more »

When should you release software?

When Dickson and I saw Google Talk the other day, an old discussion about when software should be released was renewed. The application was so basic and underwhelming that we couldn’t help but think they should have waited longer to release it. Usually Dickson thinks that software should be released when it’s more complete, whereas… Reads more »

Web Feeds or RSS?

Lots of discussion going on lately about whether or not Microsoft, and everyone else for that matter, should call RSS feeds “RSS” or “web feeds”. It all started with the first beta release of Internet Explorer 7, in which the term “web feeds” is used. Instead of delving into the complete history of this little… Reads more »