Joel Spolsky : “The great horizontal killer applications are actually just fancy data structures.”
Amazing, this genre of Xtra Normal tech. conversations. Here’s a strangely hilarious, profanity filled discourse on NoSQL. Update : Here it is on YouTube.
A couple of great videos via Zbigniew Avi Bryant’s powerful spreadsheet editor that remembers changes that you make by hand and can apply them in bulk to the rest of the lines in your spreadsheet. Note that Avi’s a Smalltalk guy, and a more primitive version of this (repeat last replace) has been in the […]
Meanwhile, as if goaded into action : a new WikidBase release.
Wow! Manuel Simoni is on fire! with BuckyBase development : – Import into Google Spreadsheet – Google Gadgets Visualization – RDF triples (ah well … if it makes him happy) – and is this a TreeGrid??? This is seriously exciting.
Here’s something else that looks pretty cool. BuckyBase is a data-wiki where pages are like free-form records (dictionaries of key / value pairs) that can also be can be shown grouped into tabular form. It’s fairly simple at the moment (another just-launched GAE experiment), but I can’t help thinking that in my “enterprisey” day-job I […]
Somehow I feel I should be exploring WikidBase Looks clever … and in Python.