Monthly Archives: June 2012

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The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent my employer’s positions, strategies or opinions. Blog entries before 2010 are in my Archived Blog.

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Daily links for 06/30/2012

No Flash for Android 4.1, no new installs after August 15 | Ars Technica “Adobe announced yesterday that its mobile version of Flash is completely unsupported on Android 4.1, and no new downloads of Flash from the Google Play store … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/29/2012

Liberty Profile in the cloud (WASdev) “Announcing the availability of the WebSphere Application Server V8.5-Liberty Profile Plugin V1.0 for Web Application Pattern Tech Preview. This is a new pattern type provided as a Technology Preview for the IBM Workload Deployer … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/26/2012

Manage application services with virtual application patterns “In the IBM® PureApplication™ System environment, a virtual application pattern is the critical element that allows a user to rapidly set up and manage cloud application infrastructure; a virtual application pattern describes an … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/25/2012

Apple Stores’ Army, Long on Loyalty but Short on Pay – NYTimes.com “Within this world, the Apple Store is the undisputed king, a retail phenomenon renowned for impeccable design, deft service and spectacular revenues. Last year, the company’s 327 global … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/22/2012

NASA Offers Web, Mobile Links To Follow Space Station And Mission Control – MarketWatch “NASA is using the Internet and smartphones to provide the public with a new inside look at what happens aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and … Continue reading

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Testing WordPress 3.4′s new Twitter integration

So evidently if I just put a Twitter URL on a line in a blog post, WordPress 3.4 will handle it as an embed and give you options to retweet it, etc. So let’s try one: I doubt many developers … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/20/2012

Raspberry Pi Overview & Specs – Desktops – CNET Reviews “If you know one thing about the Raspberry Pi PC, it’s most likely the fact that it’s almost comically inexpensive. $35, to be exact. And what do you get for … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/19/2012

I analyzed the chords of 1300 popular songs for patterns. This is what I found. | Blog – Hooktheory “In this article, we’ll look at the statistics gathered from 1300 choruses, verses, etc. of popular songs to discover the answer … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/18/2012

IBM Worklight user documentation “This Getting Started page contains a series of modules that offer step-by-step guidance on how to use the different parts of the IBM Worklight V5.0 product. The modules on this Getting Started page might include exercises. … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/15/2012

Can a vulnerability tell you when it’s being attacked? – IBM Software Blog “Last week we announced the release of AppScan Enterprise v8.6 and its ability to integrate with QRadar. QRadar – which automatically maintains and updates information about each … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/13/2012

Troubled Twinity bought by Exit Reality – Hypergrid Business “Metaversum, the developers of the 3D mirror world Twinity, today announced their acquisition by 3D Internet company ExitReality. Twinity has been having some problems recently. It hasn’t had any news announcements since May … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/12/2012

Microsoft Adds Linux To Azure Cloud Platform “Microsoft (NSDQ:MSFT) on Thursday is unveiling new Windows Azure cloud services, including support for Linux-based operating systems. Microsoft, which thought of Linux as a rival, will now offer several Linux distributions. They are Suse … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/11/2012

Apple Keeps Loyalty of Mobile App Developers – NYTimes.com “Smartphones running Google’s Android operating system outsell iPhones more than two to one. And yet, even as Google’s system has gobbled up market share, Apple has held onto one critical advantage … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/07/2012

Websphereusergroup.org “Keeping pace with the mobility market is daunting, and maintaining apps that need to work on various devices in this ever-changing market is like chasing a carrot around a dog track. How can you keep up? IBM’s acquisition of … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/05/2012

Adirondack Region Fish Advisories Fish you should not be eating a lot of, usually because of elevated mercury levels. tags: fish adirondacks Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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Daily links for 06/04/2012

Hey Developers, Make Your Mobile Apps Blazing Fast | Forrester Blogs “Smartphone users are no exception to the “make it faster” rule. They expect their apps to be blazing fast. Mobile carriers and smartphone manufacturers juice up their expectations by … Continue reading

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Mobile, smarts, an airport, and AI

How the constant presence of a smartphone along with some analytics could have improved one travel experience, albeit with caveats on privacy and centralized personal data storage. Several months ago I was connecting through a large US midwest airport on … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/01/2012

IBM Design – Design gallery: Open RIA – Maqetta Mobile Authoring Overview “Maqetta is an IBM-initiated Dojo Foundation open source project for visual authoring of HTML5 user interfaces, for both desktop and mobile platforms. Maqetta includes many features that allow … Continue reading

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