Reverse engineer. Blogger. Investor. Photographer Hiker. Kayaker.

In late April Eliza and I took a weekend day drive to visit some wineries in the tristate area of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. We wanted to visit a few wineries we had never been to before and the beauty of that region alone is worth the drive. We both take tons of […]

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Me, doing my best Neil deGrasse Tyson. Photo credit: Richard Baldovin/Misericordia University. In early April I had the privilege of speaking to the Social Media Gurus class (or COM 485) at Misericordia University. My friend Dan Kimbrough is the Assistant Professor of Communications in the Mass Communication and Design Department at the university and he […]

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Manton Reece just released the JSON Feed WordPress plugin into the WordPress directory. Making it mad easy to install and support the new spec. WP Admin → Plugins → Add New, then search for “jsonfeed”. I’ve updated to this version in the directory so that all future updates come from there as well.

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Manton Reece on JSON Feed

Manton Reece, co-author of JSON Feed, in an interview with Ben Brooks: With JSON Feed, it’s not about disrupting RSS exactly. RSS is great and widely deployed; it’s not going anywhere. But we can take what was good about RSS, improve a few things, and maybe jumpstart new tools and apps that work together. Developers […]

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I’ve spent a lot of time outdoors in my area. A lot. Especially when I was younger I was outside more than I was inside. And now that I’m older my main hobbies are hiking, kayaking and photography. All of which force me to explore. This weekend I was pleasantly surprised to have seen a […]

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John Gruber on JSON Feed

John Gruber: The DF RSS feed isn’t going anywhere, so if you’re already subscribed to it, there’s no need to switch. But JSON Feed’s spec makes it possible for me to specify both a url that points to the post on Daring Fireball (i.e. the permalink) and an external_url that points to the article I’m […]

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Jeremy Keith on JSON Feed

Jeremy Keith: I don’t know if syndication feeds have yet taken on their final form, but they’re the canonical example of 927ing. 🙂 See also.

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Tech hardware promo videos too often showcase the materials and making of a device rather than the use of the device. More use please.

JSON Feed

Manton Reece and Brent Simmons have created a new specification for creating feeds using JSON. They write: We — Manton Reece and Brent Simmons — have noticed that JSON has become the developers’ choice for APIs, and that developers will often go out of their way to avoid XML. JSON is simpler to read and write, and […]

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Danny and I sat down on Saturday afternoon to chat about a few things. Below are a few links relevant to our conversation. http://plain-colin-backup.s3.amazonaws.com/cdevroe.com/audio/e16.mp3 Links The Dark Crystal on Netflix trailer Netflix spending $6B on content Amazon spending over $3B Google I/O Keynote Microsoft Build Keynote | Day 2

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Federico Viticci: We haven’t seen something truly new, bold, and transformational happen on the iPad platform in nearly two years. It’s time for Apple to step up their game and continue pursuing the vision for the future of computing set forth in 2015. There’s so much more work to be done with iOS, multitasking, and […]

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Twan van Elk, in response to my recent post: This week I am deactivating several social media accounts and focusing more on my blogging. He followed through too. I loved this bit after only a few days away from social media: That is also something that has changed: I now write for me. Sorry people, […]

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