Archive for September, 2010

Netflix NewWatchInstantlyRSS feed

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Now that I’m a new Netflix fan (since they just opened the service up in Canada) I went looking for a way to be notified of interesting new movies added. I found an RSS feed. Cool. Here’s the Canadian one: Finally, MST3K in Canada!

Cross Device Apps

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Now that Flash is again welcome on iOS devices, and new tablets and phones are showing up with Flash runtime support (and AIR support), app developers have a real choice when it comes to app development technologies. Let’s say you’ve got an idea for a killer app and you want to build it. Do you […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-19

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

Took back the Snowball and ordered a Yeti. # Illustrator HTML5 pack now available – # works for good hotel rates. # Who woulda figured an image file format would get its own film festival. #tiff #

One Year at Home

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

One year ago today I moved from Ottawa to Brantford, switching from working in the office to working from home full-time. I’d always wanted to work from home, but I’d never asked an employer if I could. At Adobe, and at previous jobs, my employers were okay with employees working from home one or two […]

Human Spam

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

The spammers are paying humans to spam instead of having bots do it. This means the spam is time-consuming to detect as spam, because it isn’t obviously spam. And it almost always gets past the spam filters. This is typical: The comment is perfectly reasonable, almost useful, and posted to an article where it’s relevant. […]