Monthly Archives: September 2005

shaming “Web 2.0” into utility

today I noticed a quote from Jeff Bezos on the Web 2.0 Conference website, and it summed up everything that’s wrong with the engineering effort going into a the new services that every geek seems to love.

for engineers…by unix haters?

As has been repeated ad-infinitum elsewhere, there new MS Dev Toolbar for IE has made it much easier to get to a lot of the things that were previously buried under endless tabs and dialogs. It’s almost at parity with the Mozilla equivalent (which is good, since its feature set seems to be a direct […]

…and if only Google can read your IMs…

Google Talk requires SSL to connect to Google’s XMPP servers, why then isn’t OTR rolled in?