aaand crash.

MIX was exhausting, but a whole lot of fun. The flight back was interesting because I was super-smart and booked a red-eye with two stopovers and about 7 hours of in-flight time. This meant staying up for nearly 30 consecutive hours and spending almost half that time in airports/on planes. Yeah. Exhausting. I met a […]

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Find me at MIX 2011!

By the time this post goes live, I’ll be in Las Vegas for MIX 2011. Follow along! As I’m there on behalf of my workplace, I’ll be blogging up a storm on the Macadamian blog. I’ll also be tweeting primarily under the company moniker, @macadamianlabs. It’s going to be awesome! I’ll be demonstrating the famous […]

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Windows Phone 7

The other day my boss walked up to my desk and asked me to choose a number between one and ten. I said four. He handed me an HTC Surround, a new handset running Windows Phone 7, and told me to try it out for the day. It was awesome. This is the first serious […]

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Internet Explorer 9

I’m a little late to the party on this one, but I have a few of thoughts I’ve been meaning to jot down since watching Microsoft’s MIX presentation about Internet Explorer 9. It’s a pretty in-depth video, and a touch long (~1 hour), but if you’re at all interested in browser technology it’s absolutely a […]

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The Present and Future of Flash

Adobe Flash is at an interesting point in its existence. For about a decade, it was the only way to get rich, dynamic content onto the web. If it was the year 2001 and you wanted a really sleek UI, or video, or any kind of animation, Flash was your best bet — it was […]

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Why I don’t hate Internet Explorer 8 (not that I’d ever use it)

This week’s entry is a double feature about Internet Explorer. Part 1 examined why IE4 was awesome. Read on for part 2, where I’ll admit that I’m grateful for IE8. Let me start by saying that in general, I find Internet Explorer appalling. The fact that so many people have been supporting an insecure, slow, […]

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IE4 was the Best Version of Internet Explorer Ever

This week’s entry is a double feature about Internet Explorer. Read on for part 1, which examines why IE4 was awesome, then check out part 2, where I’ll admit that I’m grateful for IE8. I found an old CD at work the other day; it was an install disk for Internet Explorer 4 SP1 for […]

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