Steve Jobs: Thoughts on Flash →
“Flash was created during the PC era – for PCs and mice. Flash is a successful business for Adobe, and we can understand why they want to push it beyond PCs. But the mobile era is about low power devices, touch interfaces and open web standards – all areas where Flash falls short. […] Perhaps Adobe should focus more on creating great HTML5 tools for the future, and less on...
Government requests directed to Google and YouTube →
“Like other technology and communications companies, we regularly receive requests from government agencies around the world to remove content from our services, or provide information about users of our services and products. The map shows the number of requests that we received between July 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009, with certain limitations.”
Bill Gates tried leaving his new Microsoft “Kin” phone at a...
Golem: Amazon.co.uk zahlt für entferntes Linux bei... →
“Mit Firmware 3.21 hat Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) die auf älteren Versionen der Playstation 3 verfügbare Unterstützung von Linux entfernt. Deshalb hat ein britischer PS3-Eigentümer mit Verweis auf ein EU-Gesetz eine Entschädigung von seinem Händler erhalten.”
How to Find Crappy Programmers →
“There’s nothing developers love more than playing buzzword bingo in job posts. JMS, XML, J2ME, AJAX, SSRS, SSIS, JSB, WCS, JSTL, HTML, DHTML, XHTML, MOSS, SOAP, BO, WPF. You get bonus points if the technology is over ten years old. Don’t worry if it seems like you’re filling positions with checklists, developers like having years of their work marginalized into a neat little...
New iPhone Developer Agreement Bans the Use of... →
Apple Event Liveticker (iPhone OS 4.0) →
South Park Facebook Intro →
”I’ve got more friends than Kyle! I’ve got more friends than Kyle!…”
Quake2 GWT Port →
“Three Googlers present their 20% project: a port of the Quake II engine to HTML5 using the Google Web Toolkit.”