Activity on Google Wave Reported Via GMail! Reporting This On Google+

Today I got an e-mail from Google Wave, one of my waves had been updated! Excitedly, I jumped over to wave.google.com, only to find that it was yet another “null post”:

This was one of the curious “features” of Google Wave.   Continue reading Activity on Google Wave Reported Via GMail! Reporting This On Google+

I Must Not Allow Overstimulation To Steal My Focus

Although I’ve been successful in putting the kibosh on stacks of paper piling up on my desk, my mind remains cluttered at times. I am afraid that my obsession with multitasking has affected me. I want to know what’s going on; I try to stay informed of what’s happening in the world. I try to understand complex things outside the realm of what I’m supposed to be good at. Why am I trying to wrap my head around the functioning of an economy, the state of an overseas conflict, or quantum physics when I have overdue projects that should receive my undivided focus? Continue reading I Must Not Allow Overstimulation To Steal My Focus

A Desirable Use Case: Postless Blogs For Retainable Microblogging

The problem is that Twitter doesn’t retain more than 2500 of your last tweets. This that old information un-indexable by search engines, un-searchable by Twitter’s own search engine, and essentially irretrievable unless somebody retained a link or has archived the tweet. In the case where you might want to say something that is more persistent, a new method is necessary.

The second problem is that Blogs such as WordPress have post pages that usually contain some sort of information about the site being referenced. Posting a Blog that is simply a link to another site is pretty bland without some sort of summary or excerpt from the hyperlink being pointed to. I really don’t want to make my reader load that extra page, or force them to read some lame summary when I’m just trying to share a link I already summarized in the title. Continue reading A Desirable Use Case: Postless Blogs For Retainable Microblogging