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

Can Android Equal Apple ?

Here’s an idea for any aspiring hacker out there. Find a way to make Android mimic an iPhone when it’s connected. Users will gain the ability to use iTunes to sync music and podcasts (and possibly Apple Apps too if … Continue reading

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Skinned Programming Paradigms

Here’s a free thought for you. How much of people choice in programming languages is really syntax dependent? For example, I dislike Java (I hate it for other reasons) simply because of the verbosity of ‘System.out.println’ and don’t really understand … Continue reading

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Welcome to the White House State of Confusion

I know it’s easy to sit on the sidelines and poke fun at people trying actually do something. And we’ve been given many reasons to respect the technical proficiency of the recent administration’s IT personnel. However, here’s an example of drop down box, … Continue reading

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The Reciprocal World of IT and Business

Working as an Enterprise Architect, you will frequently hear how technology must support a business need. It’s a cliché, yet accurate, reminder that technologists often deploy something that doesn’t best satisfy the problem. Although play and creativity has a place, … Continue reading

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Links as Code

John Willis’ “Infrastructure as Code” should be a startling epiphany for anyone who has long neglected process and people in favor of technological solutions. Yet, I hope anyone here doesn’t need convincing about the validity of institutionalizing the collective knowledge … Continue reading

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