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12 Years Ago

12 Years Ago

It happened about 12 years ago, minus an hour. Give or take. Two police cars were headed to a call. You were headed home from work. Best I can tell from news reports, they were turning a long right bend and possibly slipped into your lane, hitting you head-on. They were seriously injured. You wereRead more about 12 Years Ago[…]

Why I backed Pebble at Kickstarter, along with 30,000+ others

Why I backed Pebble at Kickstarter, along with 30,000+ others

I saw someone post about the Pebble Kickstarter project (I can’t remember if I saw it on Twitter or Google+) and without even watching the promo video, I immediately backed the project, my first Kickstarter pledge. I signed up for the Hacker Special, to gain access to the early SDK and one of the devicesRead more about Why I backed Pebble at Kickstarter, along with 30,000+ others[…]

Facebook’s social web will not be a private web

Facebook’s social web will not be a private web

Facebook has introduced their new ‘f8’ platform which raises several serious privacy concerns. While I’m not a tinfoil-hat kinda guy, these realizations today really raised my ire against Facebook. The f8 platform will allow web developers to add a ‘like’ button on their sites, and if you’re a content publisher, face it — you’ll WANTRead more about Facebook’s social web will not be a private web[…]

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