A Dataflow Web?

Facebook released a plugin for Quartz Composer which lets you design interactive mobile apps. That’s interesting. I don’t really know anything about Quartz. But I believe it’s like Max/MSP or PureData. A “dataflow” design system. Dataflow makes a lot of sense for plumbing together multiple services. And I’ve long believed it could / should be […]

OWL Bug Fixed

Hopefully that OWL bug I mentioned a few weeks ago is now fixed in the repository. It was really just a a bit of configuration that failed on new installs. But I wanted to test that my fix was really working. Hope it is now. Looks like it is for me.

Innovation after Moore's Law

Fascinating video about the plausible next wave of computing, where increases in speed come from embedding specialized processing elements (Neural networks, FPGAs, DSPs, Dataflow elements) on silicon wafers, alongside general CPUs. And the challenges of inventing programming languages to exploit this. This looks good too : programming FPGAs with spreadsheets 🙂

SFW is now node's Wiki

Ah, I see Ward Cunningham has spun off the node.js / express version of the Smallest Federated Wiki into a separate repository. It looks like it’s now part of the standard node repository and just called “wiki”. That’s a good thing in many ways, but I hope it doesn’t mean that they’ve given up on […]

Episode IV : A New Home

Welcome to the new Smart Disorganized Individuals. This blog is the same as it ever was … wiki, blogs, Smart Disorganized Philosophy, productivity software, programming languages, filoFax etc. …  You’ll still find news and discussion of my projects like Mind Traffic Control, GeekWeaver, Project ThoughtStorms, OWL, (BTW: Some big changes / developments planned for some […]