I don’t always reblog… but when I do,...
Get Well, Amit! - The Official Postagram Blog →
This is amazing. I first met Amit back at a BarCamp he organized in ‘06 in NYC. If you’ve ever had the pleasure of getting to know him, or attended a Jelly coworking event (that was him), or if you enjoy Photojojo, the remarkable ecommerce-meets-media property (him too), then send him some love via Postagram!
Stephenson's Subjective History
In my occasional free moments, I’ve been revisiting Neal Stephenson’s “In the Beginning… Was The Command Line.” It’s a subjective (meaning: opinionated) essay on operating systems, open source software, Apple VS Microsoft wars, and many other hot geek topics of the late 90s. It was originally authored in 1999. Stephenson has since said that most of the...
Learning to Teach
I spent a few hours yesterday teaching David Haber (@dhaber) an introduction to PHP and internet technologies. We covered both fundamental topics (such as, how the internet stack is organized) and practical topics (such as, how to set and retrieve a cookie on a client browser). I wouldn’t be surprised if I learned more in the process of teaching than he did in learning from me. Let me...