Scoble has been really glad about using the new Google Reader because it allows the river style reading. A river of news is actually contrast to what a lot of feed readers offer – categorization. The news just flows, without separating by the source or the type. [Continue]
I have been following JP’s series of Things I Have Been Able To Do Because Of My Blog. It was tempting to add mine but I think they have been covered countless times before, by many. But while stuck in a traffic jam today I started thinking about certain topics that I had noted down to write. [Continue]
Aaron Hopkins has a study on optimizing page load times. There are some interesting observations like browsers do not use HTTP pipelining by default and that browsers manage connections by hostnames rather than the IP addresses. He also has some tips for gathering page load times and measuring the effective bandwidth and then optimizing them, check it out.
I had stumbled on to DontClick.it, and read about it at Ajaxian. It is an experiment to study removal of mouse clicks from our usage. It has been replaced with gestures and timers. [Continue]
Paul Stamatiou has some words for the wise. I certainly try to do my bit before I post on something. But it cannot apply to all bloggers or for that matter on all subjects. [Continue]
W3C is going to try and keep both of them alive (discussion here). The reason is that move from HTML to XHTML, SGML to XML is not just a syntactical shift, but a paradigm shift. And it has not be adopted very easily. [Continue]
This was quite amusing for me. One, Dr. Smita Narang, uses Vastu Shastra (Indian counterpart of Feng Shui) to design websites. [Continue]
I have been using del.icio.us for some time. However, recently it has been fading out of my sight. Apart from being one of the early birds using .us domain name innovatively, it pioneered Web 2.0 by allowing bookmarks on the Web that could be shared. [Continue]
I had expressed my thoughts on differences in writing on paper and web, My fourth article on fadtastic is about differences in design approaches while designing for paper and pixels. Feel free to throw bricks if you feel something is missing or amiss.
Scoble does not like the Windows Vista blog design. I think that it does depend on what kind of posts you write and their frequency and what your blog functions as. It really should be form follows function. [Continue]