The web design/development ecosystem is an interesting one. Technology flourishes, careers blossom, trends come and go, and lives are changed both for creators and consumers. I’ve been thinking about canaries a lot lately. Not the birds themselves but the adage. I think I’m seeing (exhibiting?) a lot of canary-like behavior right now by observing an […]
Posted: April 23, 2019
A rare look inside Facebook’s Oregon data center [photos, video] — Cleantech News and Analysis. Data centers are just awesome, and to have a peek inside Facebook’s is quite a thing. This is a wicked elaborate look behind the scenes at just one of Facebook’s data centers, and to think about how much else is […]
Posted: August 19, 2012
Face opera – QuirksBlog. Opera is making headlines lately! This latest bit of speculation is quite interesting to me. While I’m not a user of Facebook or Opera (aside from sporadic testing) I think the mashup would surely result in something interesting. I’ve mentioned before the soft spot I have in my heart for Opera, […]
Posted: May 29, 2012
chartsnthings – Amanda Cox and countrymen chart the Facebook I.P.O. I caught wind of this pretty sweet chart outlining how the Facebook IPO correlates with other offerings through history and thought it was really well done. When I stumbled upon this walkthrough of the steps that went into its production I was bowled over. I’m […]
Posted: May 22, 2012
The problem with Facebook Connect by Dustin Curtis. I never liked Facebook Connect. A big part of that is because I’ve never had a Facebook account. I don’t plan on getting one anytime soon, especially not to try out an app. The spammy feelings, for me, come after that. It’s interesting to me that Facebook […]
Posted: February 23, 2012
Registration Statement on Form S-1. I don’t use Facebook, but good gosh… … those are big numbers.
Posted: February 02, 2012
The HipHop Virtual Machine | Facebook. Many of you know that I haven’t had a Facebook account since it was limited to a college email address, but I can’t help to be intrigued on what they’re doing under the hood. Some time ago, Facebook made waves with what they were doing with PHP, and they […]
Posted: December 13, 2011
Google+ Gets a “+1” for Browser Security | The Barracuda Labs Internet Security Blog. A neat look at what Google+ is doing to keep itself secure, and even takes a comparative look at what Facebook is(n’t) doing.
Posted: August 22, 2011