I wrote a question on the OpenCV forum and got an amazingly comprehensive and useful answer from pklab. It’s extraordinary how he (or she) has immersed themselves into the project of solving my problem. I’m humbled.
Facebook’s embrace of Chatbots in Messenger is their most audacious move yet to enclose what was once thought of as “the internet” within their private platform. More on ThoughtStorms:ChatBots
Jonathan Edwards has moved to Alan Kay’s research institute. And is working on, Transcript, a new system that makes it easy to script social apps on mobiles.
Dog seems to be a little language for writing social software. Initial thoughts : Big question is what it compiles to. It’s about time we had a programming language that compiles a single program down to parts that run on both server and clients, in a really easy and transparent way. Building in knowledge of protocols […]
More of Joel Spolsky’s smart understanding of “social software” as both social and software. Now StackOverflow evolves to become a smart online CV for recruiters.
Age distribution of StackOverflow users (hat tip mfeathers) I mentioned that I think StackOverflow is totally amazingly wonderful, right? 🙂
StackOverflow went live today, and it’s already pretty good. Update : Actually StackOverflow is awesome! Look what cool tricks people are doing with it. Joel has another hit on his hands. It’s amazing what you can do when you’re smart AND have an audience.
Dan Bricklin : Socialtext is announcing today that they are adding integrated spreadsheet capability to their enterprise-level wiki, making use of the new SocialCalc code I’ve been developing with them. This isn’t just a repository of separate spreadsheets, nor a separate standalone system like wikiCalc, but rather a full wiki where a page can be […]
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