• Software Development Considerations

    by  • 06/02/2014

    There are many different considerations around software development as well as the development of the software developer. My last application development experience was back in the early 2000s. Now that it is mid-2010s (apx. 12 years later), there seems to be an order of magnitude of complexity (all of course designed to simplify and...

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    Benefits of Aging Vision

    by  • 31/01/2014

    While my eyesight continues its slow degradation (within normal limits of the disease known as aging), it seems that there may be the additional benefit of some foresight being generated, as well as the vast reservoir of hindsight that has built up over these four cycles (of 12 years). I think I can now...

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    Website Performance, Hosting, and the NSA

    by  • 26/01/2014

    Website performance can be a minefield, especially when trying to leverage things like WordPress and WordPress Plugins. It is almost enough to make one build things from scratch. Thankfully it hasn’t gotten that far… yet. That said, here are some resources and thoughts on web hosting and performance. Tweet

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    Social Media for 2014

    by  • 01/01/2014

    Looking back, the Social Media for 2013 post was a bit lukewarm. So, this time let’s cut to the bone. Yes, there are trends, and yes there will be surprises. Let’s focus on a few things that will help us get things done in 2014. Tweet

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    Why LinkedIn is Doomed

    by  • 29/12/2013

    LinkedIn is doomed due to substitutes which will grow stronger over time. LinkedIn is also doomed because of the level of spam and self-promoters in groups. LinkedIn is doomed because of poor service and slow development and too much focus on growing revenue rather than building a service valuable to others. Finally, the the...

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    Happy New Year 2557

    by  • 24/12/2013

    The coming new year, 2014 or 2557 in the Buddhist calendar, augers particularly well. This will be a horse year, and therefore I will be starting my fifth cycle (of 12 years), on my 48th birthday. This is a wood element year therefore helpful to my own fire horse. Tweet

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    Michael Yon is Wrong about Thailand

    by  • 19/12/2013

    For someone who clearly and unambiguously states I do not understand Thai politics the lack of understanding does not stop him from claiming that he can actually see the truth, precisely because of this lack of understanding. Lest one believe that this is some kind of sophisticated participant observation he is promulgating, please be...

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