Author Archives: jay

About jay

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

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