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140plus.com – Another Twitter App Bites The Dust

August 21, 2019
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140plus.com – Another Twitter App Bites The Dust

In 2010, I introduced 140plus.com as a sort of anti-Wordpress (“anti” in the sense of opposite, not in opposition to), or i.e. a zero-config blogging platform, using just your Twitter ID and requiring no new signup process. It was a Java webapp with a front-end and REST API, mobile-friendly responsive, somewhere between the micro-blogging of…

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Getting ready for a post-car America

December 30, 2018
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Getting ready for a post-car America

Without a doubt, the 20th century was the century of the car. Automobiles came into their own and changed the culture in America and across Europe. Before the car, people lived in the city and worked in the city, or lived in the country and…

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Save The Date: Internet-Wide Day Of Action February 27

February 23, 2018
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The FCC is repealing net neutrality, but we can stop them by using the Congressional Review Act (CRA). Get ready for Operation: #OneMoreVote, a major Internet-wide day of action, Tuesday, February 27, to secure the final vote needed to pass the Congressional Review Act (CRA)…

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What I learned in 2017 as CTO for a VR startup

January 18, 2018
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What I learned in 2017 as CTO for a VR startup

For me, I’ve found that I have to get my hands dirty to really understand and appreciate something. There can be a big difference between learning something in the abstract…

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Is the dip in Google’s stock warranted?

June 23, 2016
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Is the dip in Google’s stock warranted?

Google’s recent earnings miss translated into a loss of nearly 5% in market cap. Is it simply a case of unreasonable expectations or is there more to it? Analyst, Shudeep Chandrasekhar recently…

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Will the death of phone subsidies change consumer behavior in the US?

October 13, 2015
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Will the death of phone subsidies change consumer behavior in the US?

The old “get a free phone every two years” cycle is over in the US. With the the death of those subsidies, people will actually have to start paying for…

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