Technophile, Contemplative, Raging Geek

  • DuckDuckGo 2.0

    DuckDuckGo 2.0

    I’m a fan of Gabriel Weinberg’s privacy-focused search engine, DuckDuckGo. While I’ve written about it before, I’d like to take a moment to dig into some…

  • Markdown

    Adopting Markdown: A Primer

    When I started learning XHTML, I felt that it was imperative that I eschew software that helped me create XHTML content. In order to facilitate my learning, I wanted to write…

  • Google Now Doodle

    How To Use Google Now

    Google Now is one aspect of the Android experience that makes users feel like they are living in the future. Sometimes, technology over promises and under delivers, but Google Now…

    Power

    Everything Is Broken

    Quinn Norton, The Message For a bunch of us, especially those who had followed security and the warrantless wiretapping cases, the revelations weren’t big surprises. We…

    Corporate Flag

    Guillotines

    Lynn Stuart Parramore, Occupy.com Warren is quite correct: It is the rich who have made war against the 99 percent, not the other way around. They…

    Doubt

    Learning to Code

    Kate Ray, TechCrunch Most programming doesn’t require a special brain, but it’s more frustrating and messier than anyone lets on. There are thousands of enthusiastic blog…