Author Archives: jay

About jay

I'm trying to build something interactive where I can learn from others and hopefully share useful knowledge too.

Google Chrome fails the Google incognito test

There’s been a lot of talk about Google’s new Chrome browser. If you haven’t checked it out I’d recommend it from a “neat” factor but it’s less practical then upgrading to Firefox 3. Chrome is fast and has some great … Continue reading

Posted in frustration, Google, security | 7 Comments

Booklist – Entry 1

My wife and I have really been enjoying our local public library. Unfortunately, it’s nothing spectacular so the truth is that we’re really enjoying its website. Online you can search and reserve books, so it’s a bit like Amazon meets … Continue reading

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Amazon should participate in the OpenWeb

The talks a lot about open standards, particularly in social networks. I find their videos are always energetic and help keep me abreast on aspects of the web that I don’t get to deal with frequently. I believe their … Continue reading

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It’s a sad day in Orange-ville … ING has struckout

I’ve been using ING for quite some time now and have always enjoyed them. Easy to open accounts, prompt service, people on the other end of the phone and nearly nonexistant hold times have always made them a great company … Continue reading

Posted in business, frustration | 2 Comments

Posting from my iphone

Although it’s a bit limited, e.g. creating links, I’m now able to post from my iPhone! It’s not only “neat” from a technology perspective but blurrs the lines between blog and social networking site. Almost a resurgence to distributed computing … Continue reading

Posted in iphone, technology | 3 Comments