Month: February 2006

Patenting AJAX

It’s disturbing to read that a relatively obscure web design firm has gone and patented an invention involving rich media apps like AJAX. What’s also disturbing is how they were even awarded the patent in the first place. This would definitely hamper the development of more innovative web services.

Renewed

Of all the things I forgot to do … I forgot to renew my domain name. Things started looking funny this morning, and people got redirected to some commercial portal selling sun tan lotion. At least it didn’t point to a certain nudist club. Fortunately my web host managed to rectify things. Thanks to ML …

More CDs!

I popped by HMV and found that it was still having a sale. Anyway I did want to pick up a few albums. Since A L and Krisalis mentioned Kings of Convenience a while back, I thought they should be worth checking out. I and picked up two albums, ‘Quiet Is The New Loud’ and …

Temptation

What’s been going through my mind the past couple of months, and especially so, now. Temptor (in my mind): Go on, get it. Me: I can’t. It’s too expensive. Temptor: It’s OK. Your travel expenses are now covered. So you can use your own savings to buy a shiny new laptop! Me: But it’s still …

SXSW 2006

Breaking news: I’m going to SXSW!!!!!! If I wasn’t feeling a little tender from jogging three mornings in a row, I’d be doing cartwheels. Austin, here I come! SXSW veterans can send me their tips, just post a comment below! [ Update: 1) I’ve registered at sxswbaby.com. Thanks, Lucian! 2) I just joined Jambo. Hello …