amaah + google   27

Blues of an Omnivorous Reader
hand wringing galore and much gnashing of the teeth, but what else can you do?
feeds  information  adoption  observation  Google  Reader  technology  consumption  destruction  strategy  web  architecture  history  googlereader  economics  Google  blues  design 
march 2013 by amaah
Futile musing on Google Reader's value
for what it's worth, instead of sleeping with my wife, I was burning the midnight oil thinking about Google Reader. For God's sake man, get a grip... The humanity
google  technology  googlereader  web  architecture  design 
march 2013 by amaah
Google's Fairy Tale
RSS is the closest we have managed to get to creating a peer-to-peer social network
networks  feeds  adoption  google  technology  social  economics  web  infrastructure  distribution  internet 
march 2013 by amaah
Content Management
The future of content management is Wikis: web pages, photos, vector diagrams and videos. It'll be based in the browser, using standard web technology like HTML, CSS, javascript and SVG. more emphasis on collaboration, syndication, and search. Google lead
office  web  productivity  collaboration  technology  software  insight  analysis  standards  competition  wiki  Google  Microsoft  IBM  Lotus  syndication  jotspot  content  data  design  architecture  strategy  modeling  atom  GreatGame 
june 2007 by amaah
Gapminder
Nice set of visualization tools including the human development trends and the obligatory Google mashup. Very nicely done, compare to Many Eyes. Thanks, Paa Kwesi for the link.
cool  visualization  analysis  statistics  mashup  development  google  technology  software  web  via:imbeah  data  science  ui  poverty 
june 2007 by amaah
Choosing an Offline Application Architecture
All the offline-enabled applications had the following design issues: 1 isolating the data layer 2. deciding which features to implement offline (connection strategy) 3. deciding on the app's modality 4. implementing data synchronization
offline  technology  design  web  browser  architecture  google  data  caching  transparency  intermediaries  visibility  ui  usability  synchronization  http  concurrency 
may 2007 by amaah
Web Scale Data Integration: you can only afford to pay as you go (pdf)
The web is witnessing an increase in the amount of structured content - vast heterogeneous collections of structured data annotation schemes. traditional data integration techniques are no longer valid in the face of such heterogeneity and scale. We prop
data  semi-structured  web  design  technology  research  google  gdata  glue  search  annotation  schema  folksonomies  software  incentives  infrastructure  architecture  metadata  filetype:pdf  media:document 
march 2007 by amaah
Structured Data Meets the Web: A Few Observations (pdf)
Google research on structured and semi-structured data - problems with infering structure, incentives for providing annotation and structure (e.g. Google Base), leverage of folksonomies, microformats etc. More a thought piece introducing the design space
data  semi-structured  web  design  technology  research  google  gdata  glue  search  annotation  schema  folksonomies  folksonomy  sociology  software  incentives  infrastructure  microformats  xml  architecture  metadata 
march 2007 by amaah
How Google Books is Changing Academic History
nterestingly this piece is written by a Berkeley PhD student on her blog. If your research has sources from the 19th century and earlier you are in for a treat with the fast improving Google Books I wonder if their Africa coverage still has the gaps I obs
google  search  books  history  academia  research  libraries  education  technology  adoption  adaptation 
march 2007 by amaah
Bigtable: A Distributed Storage System for Structured Data
Bigtable is a distributed storage system for managing structured data that is designed to scale to a very large size: petabytes of data across thousands of commodity servers. These applications place very different demands on Bigtable, both in terms of da
data  google  storage  research  technology  distributed  database 
august 2006 by amaah
On Bots
fascinating deconstruction of the behaviour of search engine crawlers and the algorithms they use... tree and grapsh theory folk should love it and some nice visualization also
algorithms  analysis  search  graphs  networks  google  crawlers  web  yahoo  visualization  technology  trees  mathematics 
june 2006 by amaah
Google Data APIs Overview
The Atom store dream embodied... Atom + Atompub as the wiring of the web. And RESTful at that. Now extended from Base to Calendar... Bosworth lives! He's a Pitt
data  http  web  feeds  design  api  architecture  technology  google  bosworth  pitts  atom 
april 2006 by amaah
How To Design a Good API and Why it Matters (pdf)
Joshua Block's presentation on API design is a great resource. Someone needs to write a presentation as concise as this on resource modeling for REST to flesh out the elevator pitch. I sense a project.
software  java  architecture  design  development  programming  google  patterns  rest  todo  evolution  extensibility  modeling  resourcemodeling  filetype:pdf  media:document 
march 2006 by amaah
The "Google Buys Sun" Theory
Daniel Harrison continues with his breathless predictions of Google buying Sun - his latest evidence: McNealy is ' leaving soon'. Of course who the hell knows how large companies strategize. Sidenote: the obsession with link counts and trackbacks and "inf
technology  speculation  google  sun  strategy  software  hardware  hype 
march 2006 by amaah
Google moves to expand its search empire with Lotus/IBM
If in-house doesn't work, then try the alliance. Google's foray into corporate messaging search.. it unveiled an alliance with IBM Lotus of Cambridge that will enable office workers using Lotus Notes software to search their e-mail and instant messages
technology  google  lotus  ibm  notes  sametime  search  strategy  business  web 
may 2005 by amaah
Not tonight honey, I'm having idempotency issues...
They found a solution that worked, that made the client say "Hey neat, that does what I want and it looks cool". The client doesn't care if it's a button or a link. The client really doesn't care if it's a RESTful interface or a SOAP RPC interface. They m
technology  adoption  standards  html  forms  software  button  xforms  web  BestPractices  story  storytelling  programming  design  patterns  rest  google  strategy 
may 2005 by amaah
The Unloved HTML Button and Other Folktales
A long, long time ago in a far, far-away land, there lived an HTML Button. It lived happily with its parents, Mr HTML and Mrs Form, and its siblings: the older brother Text Entry Box and younger sisters, Drop-down List and Radio Button...
transportation  rail  whimsy  technology  adoption  standards  html  forms  software  button  xforms  web  satire  history  BestPractices  wit  parable  story  storytelling  programming  design  patterns  hyphens  delimiters  railroads  trains  rest  google  strategy  zingers  hillary  hilarity  serendipity  ghana  toli  resource  modeling  resourcemodeling 
may 2005 by amaah
Google Accelerates Search
explaining the rational behind the accelerator... getting better ideas about how people actually use the web
technology  google  web  search  scaling  complexity  performance  design  architecture  software  strategy  leverage 
may 2005 by amaah
Knocking heads on Google Web Accelerator
There is an architecture to the World Wide Web. Truly. Really. I kid you not, there is an architecture to this messy thing that we live on. This architecture was worked out in blood, sweat and tears in countless mailing lists over the past 15 years.
web  architecture  technology  rest  advocacy  standards  BestPractices  lessons  learning  adoption  html  foms  xforms  google  gwa  systems  toli 
may 2005 by amaah
I'm sorry, I can't kiss it and make it better.
Joe Gregario tells a parable about his son (and all those who don't believe the web has an architecture). Parenting lessons in microcosm.
technology  web  design  architecture  REST  google  GWA  BestPractices  patterns  lessons  resource  modeling  resourcemodeling 
may 2005 by amaah
XForms Patterns: Dynamic URLs and Google Maps
Well first RSS Readers in XForms, then Google Suggest in XForms, now Google Maps in XForms... I bow down to Mark Birbeck... He takes "show me the code" to a different level.
technology  web  programming  BestPractices  design  language  patterns  xforms  xml  xpath  google  ajax  coding  dthml  javascript  advocacy  adoption  standards  forms 
may 2005 by amaah
On Birbeck's 'Google Suggest' Using XForms article
The confluence of identifying best practices, codifying design patterns, the importance of ease of authoring for Jane Programmer and finally perhaps leveraging the View Source imperative with a twist of Radical Simplification is all plainly evident
technology  xforms  web  dhtml  programming  standards  adoption  advocacy  cool  design  architecture  google  ajax  toli 
april 2005 by amaah
'Google Suggest' Using XForms
Mark Birbeck following up on the "show me the code" route to advocacy of XForms as opposed to heavy DOM scripting. The argument will be won or lost one developer at a time and running code will rule. "I love tomorrow."
technology  xforms  web  dhtml  programming  standards  adoption  advocacy  cool  design  architecture  google  ajax 
april 2005 by amaah
On GMail and DHTML architecture again
GMail's architecture is actually very generic for a DHTML app. Everyone with a clue should be trying to leverage the browser and that, in essence, is all they are doing.
architecture  dhtml  programming  technology  web  javascript  xml  patterns  html  UI  udell  conversation  history  observation  adoption  dom  scripting  xmlhttp  interaction  IBM  Lotus  K-station  oddpost  yahoo  google  gmail  toli  BUDS  BestPractices 
november 2004 by amaah

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