Category Archives: Web

Dependence on the “cloud”

I’ve been thinking a lot about “cloud” services I’m at least partially dependent on. And they fall into three general categories: Services I use to make my own personal computing easier (Evernote, Dropbox, Newsblur, Google calendar). Services I use to share things publicly or with a set of contacts (Flickr) Services I use generally for […]

Yahoo! Pipes

I finally got around to trying Yahoo! Pipes. What this is, primarily, is a visual programming language for operating on RSS feeds. It also handles some other data formats, but that’s the essence of it. While it seemed cool when I first heard of it, I only recently had something which made it useful to […]