Archive for March, 2013

Embrace, extend, extinguish: How Google crushed and abandoned the RSS industry

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Matthew Delmarter's insight:

It was not encouraging to read that Google Reader is being dropped as part of Google's "spring cleaning". Unfortunately this has a massive spin-off effect as most useful RSS Readers – mobile and desktop – use Google Reader to manage the feeds underneath. This interesting article steps back in time to show how Google has basically built the RSS feed reader industry to what it is today, only to turn around and crush it.

The question I am left with is who is going to step up and fill this space?

See on www.zdnet.com

Google Glass: What It’s Like to Have ‘an iPhone Attached to Your Face’

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

For the last several weeks, speculation about what Google Glass could mean to the world has been rampant, but access to the wearable technology has been incredibly scarce. Until a week ago…

See on www.adweek.com

An Introduction to ‘Flawgic’ – Flexibly Adaptive Logic

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013


Google’s Android platform is powered by a novel technology that transcends conventional hardware and software.

See on appleinsider.com

Five reasons why Windows 8 has failed

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013


The numbers are in and they don't lie. Windows 8 market adoption numbers are well behind Microsoft's greatest previous operating system failure, Vista.

See on www.zdnet.com

Using the REST Client within PhpStorm

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Matthew Delmarter's insight:

The new REST client toolset coming in PhpStorm 6.0 could have interesting possibilities…

See on blog.jetbrains.com