DAn McWeeney has a great post on what he calls “synthesizers” : which seem like generalist / hacker / blogger / communicator type. Personally I think the existence of the web is pushing us all in the direction of being synthesizers.
This story about rejecting Rails in favour of PHP is very interesting to me now I’m on a PHP-tip.
Some good links on Diseconomies of Scale … via comments at Bruce Eckel’s
Important statement (actually essay / braindump) on my thoughts on widgets and YASNS over on my personal blog.
Mark Bernstein has a great post (and sounds like a great talk) on NeoVictorian Computing. Wants to return software development to the personal and to making meaning. Via Bill Seitz
Cool! Thanks to Dave Stein I now have “programming” on my Behance Profile
New meme : GeekWeaver is Language Oriented Programming for everyone else.
Good weekend for GeekWeaver development … you can now pass arguments to functions that are more or less table-shaped – like this : :f Fruits apples,, oranges,, pears grapefruit,, passion-fruit,, grapes bananas,, lychees,, mangos It’s not public yet, but it will be available in the next installer. Also, although GeekWeaver is designed to be written […]
Thanks to Zby for turning me on to Behance which seems to be an interesting combination of social networking for creatives backed by a GTD-style how-to-organize methodology for disorganized creatives, and has special stationery too. Yay! Could fall between a lot of stools, or could be the next-big-thing (more fun than Linkedin, more serious than […]
Amusing : job vacancy advertised in Twitter. That’s how evolved the coral reef is getting.