I have never been a huge Facebook fan as evidenced by my varied pieces on the topic: The Feed It’s Just a Webpage Planet of the Software Intellectual The End of the Internet II edX and the Future of the Web Now that the proverbial sh-t has hit the fan, with Facebook loosi
A couple of times in the last week I have heard the phrase “permanent innovation” or a close variation thereof. The intro to the new J.J. Abrams produced show ‘Almost Human’ talks about runaway technological advancement, and a podcast of BBC’s HARDTalk fe
Recently I was in touch with a new startup in Montreal called Flightfox whose model is to shop around a user’s flight itinerary to a group of “flight hacking” experts who themselves are the ones that take advantage of a decade’s worth of computer-based innovati
As a technical writer you are employed to write a sort of truth about the software you are documenting. Of course, any company is in business to make money and there are always some contradictory motivations within the organization and perhaps in the wider industry you are operating w
After some years of experience with WordPress, and generally being very familiar with the Google ecosystem, I am tempted to consider: will WordPress outlast Google? I realize Google is on the ascendant, with a stock breaking the $1000 mark, products I own like the Nexus 7, and the Chr
These past few months the machinations of the world were at work concerning our freedom for tomorrow. Every government and every organization on the planet has a stake in it. From Snowden, to Assange, to , books like The Consent of the Networked and Who Owns the Future?, along with th
I am a writer, web developer, and consultant with over 20 years experience. I have served small, medium, and up to very large clients. These include billion dollar tech companies such as Autodesk and the highest profile production houses like Moment Factory: who worked on the Super Bowl show with Madonna.