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Apple: Secrecy Does Not Scale

31/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Anil : Apple: Secrecy Does Not Scale - Apple is justifiably revered in the worlds of technology and culture for creating one of the most powerful brands in the world based on the combination of some key elements: Great user experience and design, and an extraordinary secrecy punctuated by surp

Apple: Secrecy Does Not Scale

31/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Anil : Apple: Secrecy Does Not Scale - Apple is justifiably revered in the worlds of technology and culture for creating one of the most powerful brands in the world based on the combination of some key elements: Great user experience and design, and an extraordinary secrecy punctuated by surp

Call me "Nostradashus"!

31/07/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Anil : Call me "Nostradashus"! - From my Facebook Usernames post on June 10: July 31, 2009: MySpace announces MyAddress, a feature for providing more control over the URL where your MySpace profile appears. Instead of constraining users to a few choices as Facebook does, MySpace gives

Lighting up the Internets

31/07/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Anil : Lighting up the Internets - A few more recent links/responses to posts I've written, collected mostly for my own future reference: Mediabistro published video excerpts of a panel I was on earlier this year, talking about publishing, blogging, ebooks and The Future of It All. Medi

Call me "Nostradashus"!

31/07/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Anil : Call me "Nostradashus"! - From my Facebook Usernames post on June 10: July 31, 2009: MySpace announces MyAddress, a feature for providing more control over the URL where your MySpace profile appears. Instead of constraining users to a few choices as Facebook does, MySpace gives

Lighting up the Internets

30/07/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Anil : Lighting up the Internets - A few more recent links/responses to posts I've written, collected mostly for my own future reference: Mediabistro published video excerpts of a panel I was on earlier this year, talking about publishing, blogging, ebooks and The Future of It All. Medi

Wired on Google's Microsoft Moment

30/07/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

Anil : Wired on Google's Microsoft Moment - If you liked my post on Google's Microsoft Moment last week, you may well enjoy Fred Vogelstein's detailed piece in this month's Wired. I think no small part of the reason so many people enjoyed my post and responded to it was that I deliberately chose a

More on Google's Microsoft Moment

26/07/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : More on Google's Microsoft Moment - If you liked my post on Google's Microsoft Moment last week, you may well enjoy Fred Vogelstein's detailed piece in this month's Wired. I think no small part of the reason so many people enjoyed my post and responded to it was that I deliberately chose a

The pushbutton Web

24/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : The pushbutton Web - Anil breaks down some of the recent work around realtime messaging

Simon Willison : The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real - The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real. Anil Dash is excited by the potential for PubSubHubBub and Webhooks to make near-real-time scalable event publishing accessible to regular web developers. So am I.

jimray : Anil's thoughts on the "pushbutton web" are really smart - And really well written, to boot. This is the future.

Andy Baio : Anil Dash on the Pushbutton Web - the best articulation of the current real-time web trend I've seen

Greg Storey : Pushbutton. - Forgot to link to this earlier. Go. Read. Now.

Anil : The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real - tweetcount_url = 'http://dashes.com/anil/2009/07/the-pushbutton-web-realtime-becomes-real.html#comment-661209'; tweetcount_title = 'The Pushbutton Web, about realtime messaging getting real'; tweetcount_src = 'By @anildash:'; tweetcount_

The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real

24/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Anil : The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real - Pushbutton is a name for what I believe will be an upgrade for the web, where any site or application can deliver realtime messages to a web-scale audience, using free and open technologies at low cost and without relying on any single company like Twitt

The Quotable Bill Gates

21/07/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

Anil : The Quotable Bill Gates - The two best quotes from Ina Fried's interview with Bill Gates today: On advanced science: "That's right. We're going to make the cows that don't fart. You name it, we've got it under control." On Google and his deep understanding of FUD: "[T]he more v

Ten Years!

21/07/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

Anil : Ten Years! - While I'm still hard at work at responding to all the requests that have been made, I had to take a moment to mark the tenth anniversary of this blog today. I could ramble at length about the many ways in which writing this site has enriched my life, b

Jamaica Avenue!

21/07/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

Anil : Jamaica Avenue! - Everyone claims to be at the Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell: And yet, this venue has no mayor! THE BLOGOSPHERE IS FACT-CHECKING YOUR ASS, Das Racist! As you might expect, Foursquare shows some delightful results if you check the venue "On A Boat"

Ten Years!

21/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Anil : Ten Years! - While I'm still hard at work at responding to all the requests that have been made, I had to take a moment to mark the tenth anniversary of this blog today. I could ramble at length about the many ways in which writing this site has enriched my life, b

Jamaica Avenue!

17/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Anil : Jamaica Avenue! - Everyone claims to be at the Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell: And yet, this venue has no mayor! THE BLOGOSPHERE IS FACT-CHECKING YOUR ASS, Das Racist!

The Quotable Bill Gates

16/07/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Anil : The Quotable Bill Gates - The two best quotes from Ina Fried's interview with Bill Gates today: On advanced science: "That's right. We're going to make the cows that don't fart. You name it, we've got it under control." On Google and his deep understanding of FUD: "[T]he more v

A Short Post

14/07/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

Anil : A Short Post - I've been told all my recent blogging has been too long and time-consuming to read. Instead, I'll offer some quick links to the archives: TL;DR, from 2006. toread is tobehuman, from 2007.

All Around The Web

14/07/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

Anil : All Around The Web - There have been a lot of great conversations around and about some of my recent posts; Here are some highlights. My post about Google's Microsoft Moment seems to have really struck a nerve. First amongst the responses, from my perspective, is prominent G

A Short Post

14/07/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

Anil : A Short Post - I've been told all my recent blogging has been too long and time-consuming to read. Instead, I'll offer some quick links to the archives: TL;DR, from 2006. toread is tobehuman, from 2007.

All Around The Web

13/07/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Anil : All Around The Web - There have been a lot of great conversations around and about some of my recent posts; Here are some highlights. My post about Google's Microsoft Moment seems to have really struck a nerve. First amongst the responses, from my perspective, is prominent G

Google's Microsoft moment

11/07/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

nelson : Google's Microsoft moment - "They've reached the point of corporate ambition and changing corporate culture that means they're going to be perceived as if they are. Whether they're able to truly internalize that lesson, accept it, and act accordingly will determi

Anil : Google's Microsoft Moment - I'm not sure Google's new Chrome OS announcement is that big a deal, or that the eventual product that gets released will actually have that much impact, but it's a useful milestone in marking Google's evolution towards becoming an older company with a

Linkorama : Google's Microsoft Moment - Anil Dash - Is Google evil? It doesn't matter. They've reached the point of corporate ambition and changing corporate culture that means they're going to be perceived as if they are. Whether they're able to truly internalize that lesson, accept it

Google's Microsoft Moment

10/07/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Anil : Google's Microsoft Moment - I'm not sure Google's new Chrome OS announcement is that big a deal, or that the eventual product that gets released will actually have that much impact, but it's a useful milestone in marking Google's evolution towards becoming an older company with a di

At Ten Years, I'm Taking Requests

8/07/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Anil : At Ten Years, I'm Taking Requests - In two weeks, I'll be marking the 10 year anniversary of blogging on dashes.com. I'm celebrating by making a simple request: Tell me what you'd like to see me blog about. I can't guarantee I'll get to every request that's made, but I am going to try to ch

At Ten Years, I'm Taking Requests

7/07/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

Anil : At Ten Years, I'm Taking Requests - In two weeks, I'll be marking the 10 year anniversary of blogging on dashes.com. I'm celebrating by making a simple request: Tell me what you'd like to see me blog about. I can't guarantee I'll get to every request that's made, but I am going to try to ch

Anil Dash on Malcolm Gladwell's criticism of Chris Anderson's Free

2/07/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Anil Dash on Malcolm Gladwell's criticism of Chris Anderson's Free - I read through Gladwell's New Yorker piece twice, and the arguments seem petty and off base

Anil : Free Criticism, Science After Data, and Airport Books - When I saw Malcolm Gladwell doggedly dissecting Chris Anderson's upcoming "Free: The Future of a Radical Price" (see Chris' response here) my first reaction was: Brilliant! Chris Anderson is editor-in-chief of Wired, and Malcolm Gladwell is a top brand na

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