Silky Smooth Browsing

Posted in Computing, Front-End

Almost lost amidst the announcements yesterday of Amazon’s new Kindle Fire tablet is their new browser, Silk. Though some blogs picked up the story after all the hardware hype and media attention died down, most …

Dvorak Update

Posted in Computing

It’s been a little over a month since I decided to learn Dvorak. I switched over the OS’s keyboard settings and spent a few days practicing typing. I guess the Dvorak tutorials were completely right; …

Javascript Web Applications

Posted in Front-End

Despite my reservations about the inefficiencies of books on technology, I’ve been reading Javascript Web Applications to catch up on the past 2+ years of JS development and understand the emergent client-side patterns. I admit …

Y U No Join Startup?

Posted in Startups

Opportunities! Learning new things! Massive impact! Changing the world! T-Shirts and foosball tables! Beer and parties! Code ninjaing! There is seemingly an endless number of reasons to join a startup, especially now that so many …

Modern Site Engineering

Posted in Apps, Front-End, Work

Whew. A few weeks ago, we released our new Square and Card Case apps. Alongside the new apps, the front-end web development team spent a long two, three weeks to launch a new site worthy …

How I Evolved my RSS Reading

Posted in Apps, Thoughts

Ars had an article today on how RSS is no longer a sane way to consume news; I also saw Marco (of Instapaper fame) posted how he has changed his RSS habit for “sane RSS …

Don’t Design and Code

Posted in Engineering, Thoughts, Web Design

There has apparently an on-going debate on whether designers – web designers, to be specific – ought to be able to code their own designs. This article, for instance, re-ignites the debate. I guessing the …