Open Standards

This was inspired by this article from the New York Times sent to me by my dad, which led me to this post on the Google blog. This article talks about how Google and everyone else should embrace open standards on the internet. I completely agree with this philosophy (either because I think its a … Continue reading Open Standards

Technology Literacy

I recently watched a very interesting video that Google made about what people think a browser is. The general sense you get from the video is that people generally have no idea. See the video here: (Don’t worry its short enough to watch) I also read a really interesting post by my friend Feross (read … Continue reading Technology Literacy

What’s Next For the Web?

This is I think a very interesting question. With the emergence of countless startups and big changes from majors players — Google Wave, Facebook Connect — an important questions seems to be how these new technologies will impact web use. I read an interesting article ( here ) about how Facebook should “adopt” Google Wave. … Continue reading What’s Next For the Web?

“Facebook Labs”

Facebook has just opened up a new section of the site called Facebook Prototypes, which is kind of like Google Labs for Facebook. I read about this on Mashable here. Then I went to test it out, and it almost lived up to its name as “the greatest thing since sliced bread.” I’d probably still … Continue reading “Facebook Labs”

Privacy on the Internet

With the increasing popularity of social networks like Facebook and MySpace, and the incessant use of Google and other search engines, web companies are starting to amass an enormous amount of data about individuals and their behaviors. This is why Facebook changing their privacy terms is an interesting event. This is definitely not the first … Continue reading Privacy on the Internet