Amazon Advent 02 – “Mr. Fancy Pants” by Jonathan Coulton

Mr. Fancy Pants Jonathan Coulton JoCo Looks Back Genre: Pop “Not many people know this…but the Führer was a terrific dancer.” So wrote no less an authority on European history than Dr. Melvin James Kaminsky, in his seminal work, “The Producers.” It goes to show you that typecasting is a widespread problem that extends far,
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MacTech Conference October 17-19

I’ve been meaning to plug the MacTech conference in LA. It’s happening from October 17 to 19. It’s a small, two-track show with sessions for iOS/MacOS developers and IT folks. The pre-event discount is in effect until Monday so if you’ve been thinking of going, now would be a good time to register. I’m very
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The Heroic Kindle Of The People

I agree with all of the points Jason makes in this TechHive piece about the Kindle’s limitations. (I would add one item: international access. The Kindle is fab, if you live in those parts of the planet where the device and its library are available.) I also agree with the tone of the piece, which
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Idle iPad Mini Thought

Nothing more. The iPhone 5 event was already overloaded with content. They rolled out the iPhone 5, showed off a completely revamped Nano and Touch, and there was a brand-new dock connector that needed explaining. This in addition to the usual parade of data about how successful the Apple Stores and everything else are…and three
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