Category Archives: Software

Candid accessibility post from Google engineer Steve Yegge

Steve Yegge, a software engineer at Google, accidentally posted a very candid and eloquent rant on Google’s internal platform and accessibility challenges.  Intended for internal eyes at Google, he posted this on Google+, making it public by accident.  It is … Continue reading

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Photoshop toolbar evolution

This is an eye-opening example of how software can become bloated over time.  These images represent around 10 years of Adobe software development.  It’s ironic to me that the earlier toolbars appear more user-friendly than the new ones.  I suspect … Continue reading

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LinkedIn’s launches application platform

LinkedIn has launched its application platform to function much like Facebook, but for professionals. But unlike Facebook, the a LinkedIn application will be required go pass an approval process to be included on the platform. Users will also be limited … Continue reading

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Richard Stallman on “cloud computing”

The Guardian published an interesting interview with open source stalwart, Richard Stallman.  He speaks his mind on the concept of “cloud computing.” One reason you should not use web applications to do your computing is that you lose control,” he … Continue reading

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