Infrequently Noted

Alex Russell on browsers, standards, and the process of progress.

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?

...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?