The biggest problem I’ve noticed people having with Mind Traffic Control is with delegating. They were sometimes delegating without filling in the task description (thinking that the original task description would get copied across – which it wasnt’t) or delegating to names of people which clearly weren’t email addresses (or Goggle logins). Now I’ve trapped […]
Om Malik suggests a freemium business model for Twitter that starts charging for tweets per follower.
Rather great Paul Graham essay on adult treatment of children. This resonates : Innocence is also open-mindedness. We want kids to be innocent so they can continue to learn. Paradoxical as it sounds, there are some kinds of knowledge that get in the way of other kinds of knowledge. If you’re going to learn that […]
I realize there’s no defined way of submitting bug-reports or suggestions for Mind Traffic Control. I need to set one up. In the meantime, use the comments for this post.
Couple of interesting posts on Twitter scaling issues. Twitter starting a conversation with the community, and some speculation about the issues. It’s not the writing it’s the “view my page which collates from multiple other users” which is the issue. If that’s the case I wonder what an Erlangish solution would be. There’s no real […]
Adobe Thermo looks interesting. At first, of course, it looks just like another Visual Basic which is of note only because it targets Flex (and hence the Flash Virtual Machine). But it’s clever in the way that it imports Photoshop files and takes advantage of some of the logical structure. Not for me, though, obviously.
Erlang behind Facebook Chat
A very natural conjoining … spreadsheets become wikis.
Python as a Platform
Smart Disorganized Philosophy #2 Chatting with BillSeitz I found myself saying this : MTC needs to have what Udel called the “special charmpower” of email … that groups are spontaneous and form bottom-up from the flow, rather than having to be designed up-front, prior to the flow …. otherwise people keep using email