ordrin: High Tech & High Touch →
ordrin: Last night the missus and I had date night at one of Brooklyn’s best new restaurants: Colonie The lighting was warm but not bright, the noise happy but not loud. And when we walked along the bar we were met halfway by a host carrying a tablet. He tapped us on to the wait list, gave an estimate…
ordrin: Restaurants and Technology: Why You are... →
The restaurant industry is one of the most backwards and unenlightened when it comes to technology. Think of all the ways computers, the internet, and the countless applications and services you use every day make your life better. Now imagine taking that all away. No realtime access to any kind of critical information, no data, no analysis, and no insight. There’s a reason nine out of ten...
China is to gadget creation what Silicon Valley is to company creation. There is...– The essential quote from Sarah Lacy’s piece on technology companies outsourcing hardware development to China
Ruby Koans ==>> Rails Tutorial
I’m learning Ruby on Rails with @railstutorial! http://railstutorial.org/ go go go
Signed Out Experience / Landing Pages
I’ve been checking out how some services make their content available to non-registered users. When one of your users shares content with a friend it’s one of the best ways to acquire a new user, as you get to benefit from that social tie. Yes, you’re recommending that piece of content when you share. But you’re also putting your stamp of approval on whatever service...
Mad Men Season 5 Starts March 25 →
parislemon: Title says it all. Appropriate since it will have been an astounding 525 days since the season 4 finale. Oh and Don Draper himself, Jon Hamm, directs the first episode.
Ifttt Is Like Ifttt For Ifttt
Ifttt is one of the most fun things out there on the internet. It’s helped me automate a lot of cool things, pull pranks on my roomates, and get inspired. I can’t wait to see what features and APIs they add with this new round of funding. It unlocks a lot of potential for companies with APIs and gives them tons of visibility. parislemon: Last week, there was a story on TechCrunch...