Author Archives: jay

About jay

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

Processing… Processing

Like most people I’ve been bitten by the “social networks take up all my blogging time” bug. But in reality, I think that’s OK. I once read someone who said SMS is becoming the polite way of conversing, as opposed … Continue reading

Posted in code, visualization | 2 Comments

I love Chrome Cookies

OK, I know it’s been way too long since I’ve posted and this isn’t intended as a heartfelt explanation, merely a reference for those in need. I’ve been hacking up a storm and shoehorning my way around problems and this … Continue reading

Posted in frustration, hacks | 1 Comment

Turing Test for Clouds

One of the ‘trends’ in programming is Monkey Patching which bypasses fixed static types and is used in more dynamic languages. I internalize the technique as; “if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a … Continue reading

Posted in cloud_computing, technology | 1 Comment

couchdb coming back for more

Not that long ago, JChris pointed out that not only was there a new version of couchdb out but that Janl had released a new version of his OSX package, CouchDBX!! So I knew I needed to find a time … Continue reading

Posted in couchdb | 3 Comments

Where are the filters for Google Reader?

If I can create filters for GMail, to push notes to certain folders or automatically star things, then why can’t I create similar rules for my RSS feeds? RSS has quickly become at least as important to me as email, … Continue reading

Posted in frustration, Google | 2 Comments