Loud ramblings of a Software Artisan

Tuesday 8 February 2005

Google do understand

Look at Google Maps. They really understand what web software can be. I'm stunned. This is better than mappoint, obviously.

Google seems to have the best Javascript programmers.

Newton nostalgia

I haven't been a Newton owner, but sometime I dream of a rebirth of the Newton. I have a Palm, and I really miss the handwritting recognition and the globalization of stored objects. For example, in my Palm, I still can't attach a note I previously wrote, to a new appointement in my agenda. The Newton did do more than that, but the Newton got steved. Probably too ahead on his own time and probably suffering from Apple's own marketing.

Here is some nostalgia from Engadget.com:

Software Patents Evilness

The main MS-Word competitor in Japan is in Jeopardy because of a software patent lawsuit.