One lesson I’ve learned in 20 years of software development is this: Think twice before working for any company run by a salesman. Continue reading “Selling vs Leading”
I’ve been thinking about Dr. Strange lately. It’s an enjoyable movie, but it always leaves me cold. I’m not sure why. The visuals are excellent. The acting is good. The directing is competent. The writing? Well, it does have a couple of glaring problems Continue reading “The Strangeness of Dr. Strange”
Page 1 – Cover
Panel 1 – Splash page. The Dream Team — Magic Johnson, John Stockton, Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Charles Barkley, Dan Marley, Carl Malone, Chris Mullen, and Patrick Ewing — are all in a little courtyard area in Barcelona, a tour-guide finishing up his tour of the city.
Caption: 1992. Barcelona, Spain.
Guide: And that concludes the tour of beautiful Barcelona, hombres.
Page 2 – Outbreak!
Panel 1 – MS. Team looking around, tour guide smiling at them.
Guide: I hope you will enjoy your stay!
Magic: Thanks, I’m sure we wi–
Panel 2 – CU. Zombie coming out of the ground
SFX: ZOMBIE OUTBREAK!
Panel 3 – Same shot as panel 1, but now there are zombies everywhere. The Team looks around, shocked.
Magic: Uh, does this happen often? Continue reading “The Dream Team in ¡Dia de los Muertos!”
I’ve read many reviews claiming Guardians of the Galaxy 2 “isn’t as good” as the first one. I don’t think that’s objectively true. Yes, they (or you) may not have liked it as much as the first movie. But that doesn’t mean it’s not as good. The first installment was a complete surprise. It was fast, fun, bright, and brilliant. Nobody saw that coming, so it exceeded expectations.
Now, a few years later, we remember Continue reading “Sequels and Great Expectations”
I think for SPAs, the Resource that’s being referenced in the URL is the app itself. So if you support “deep linking” in your web app, treat it as such; A shortcut to a certain screen/feature inside your app — Don’t use the URL as the master/owner of your app state.
The other day I stumbled across an old blog of mine from 2003. It was a bit of a time capsule. Which is rather cool. I can remember what I was up to, uh, a lot of years ago. It also started me thinking a bit about content ownership and where I share things online¹. Continue reading “On Content Ownership”