Friday, July 13, 2007

Spreadsheet entropy velocity

If you spend any time with spreadsheets and wondering "how it is that simple spreadsheets can turn into a complex disorderly monsters almost overnight?" you should take a look at Resolver.

What a great idea!

Harnessing those 10 second chunks of human brain-power http://recaptcha.net/learnmore.html. Brilliant.

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Fish



I won't be at this years XML Summer School in Oxford unfortunately but it is clearly already shaping up nicely. For example, here Paul seems so suggest that I'm fond of "silly visual abstractions".

Moi?

Barcamp Galway date change

Barcamp Galway is now Sat 22 September. One week later than originally planned.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

The Just Use X club

    "If you sense some bubbling frustrations seeping through my words this week take ten bonus points for observation. I am doing my best to turn a full-on rant into a mildly excoriating admonition to the members of a group of semi-technical folk I call the Just Use X club..." -- The Just Use X club