Monthly Archives: January 2009

Mark Thoma: “Tax Cuts Won’t Build Schools”

Pro-cyclical arguments (the same ones that got us into this mess) are saying that we shouldn’t begin public works projects because they might take a while. Mark Thoma shreds these them to little tiny bits. I particularly enjoy how he notes that we’ve run a test of the “tax cuts solve everything” theory and how […]

WebKit == Mobile

With the Pre/Mojo announcement, it’s becoming clear that WebKit has mobile all sewn up. It bears listing who’s betting on WebKit and where: Apple iPhone, Safari Google Android, Chrome Nokia Series 60 browser Plam WebOS Adobe AIR web runtime From deep integration with the platform to being the platform, WebKit in various forms is how […]

Whoa.

Via Dion, Palm’s new Mojo framework for the Pre is based on Dojo! As far as I know, it was a total surprise to the Dojo community (myself included). I can’t wait to get started writing apps for this thing and see what device APIs Palm has surfaced.

OSCON 2009 Call For Papers Is Open!

I’m a bit tardy on this, but the OSCON 2009 Call For Papers is now open. In the past couple of years the shift from desktop-centric to a more web-centric OSCON has continued to make the conference useful and engaging, and great work on topics like JavaScript/Ajax performance, Dojo, Comet, and many of the emerging […]