From my 2011 blog statistics, as packaged festively by Jetpack on WordPress.com: Guess I better blog smarter in 2012.
2011 was bananas. I got married, moved to the biggest metro area I’ve lived in since I was 4, worked my butt off, got to see the Space Shuttle with a ton of amazing people, and a whole lot more. 2011, you were a crazy mofo. I can’t even imagine what 2012 will be like. […]
MLB concludes a very uneventful collective bargaining negotiation and comes out looking like the poster child for labor peace. What kind of parallel universe is this?
I’m trying to get into Path more. While the idea of a social network with an extremely low friend limit (150 friends) is hard for me to grasp given my assumptions that anything I publish online is for public consumption, I’m won over by its excellent design — indeed, it has a timeline implementation that […]
In a column for his SuperSite for Windows explaining why he has never covered the BlackBerry, Paul Thurrott makes a damning case for RIM’s demise: RIM didn’t declare bankruptcy or exit the market for smart phones or anything. What they did announce, however, was that their next generation mobile OS, now called Blackberry 10, won’t […]
ReadWriteWeb’s acquisition by SAY Media is an exciting development, the fruit of many years of hard work by Richard MacManus and the ReadWriteWeb team (which I have been fortunate to be a part of for the past two years). I’m really looking forward to working with my RWW compatriots and the SAY Media team on […]
Patrick O’Keefe has your answer in the form of the most educational use of the isjaredsingle.com codebase ever.
I’ve had a fascination with The Weather Channel’s local forecast computers since infantile amnesia set in, so reading this post about the tribulations of the IntelliStar 2, the forecast computer that drives the Local on the 8s programming for The Weather Channel’s high definition simulcast, was a fun read. Apparently the project was in trouble […]
You can now follow a full feed of updates from jaredwsmith.com over on Twitter — just find @jaredwrites for all of my screed here. I’m using Twitterfeed right now to pull in the updates; hopefully its PubSubHubbub engine will pick up my feed and move it off the 30-minute polling interval sooner rather than later. […]
I Work for the Internet is a collection of people who rely on and build the Internet in many different and completely legal ways whose livelihood could be threatened by the Stop Online Piracy Act. If you work for the Internet, add yourself (there’s an approval process so you won’t show up right away). I’ll […]