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Scientific Jargon And The Baggage Of Language (A Better Periodic Table?)

I’m looking at some sample code for the iPhone, an application that demonstrates a bunch of principles in app coding all at once, including animation and so forth. It’s a relatively trivial app, just sample code, and it uses the … Continue reading

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Apple Missed This

Flip video cameras. These little guys are the “new iPod”. They’re small, they’re cheap, they do their job – the form factor isn’t as sexy as an iPod/iPhone, but people want them. They want them, they want to get nice … Continue reading

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Swing Low, Sweet Dow Jones

Someday people will learn that greed is not sustainable. The serpent can only eat so much of its own tail before it chokes. I predict that the DJIA will settle down when it hits about 3500. I suspect it will … Continue reading

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iPhone pictures

Why shouldn’t I be able to vertically scroll through an image gallery on my iPhone? I can flick left-right to move through them in one dimension, but why not flick up-down to move through the pictures another way?

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Stevie Jobber and the Billion Dollar App Store

Okay, I promise that will be my last Harry Potter-ism. People seem to be scoffing at the USD 1,000,000,000 estimate for App Store revenue that one analyst has come up with. While it seems like a large number, let me … Continue reading

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