Archive for September, 2005

Back to Downtown

Friday, September 23rd, 2005

Dancing

Back to downtown

New toy in your hand

Same gaze upon the ground

Music from afar

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在台北

Sunday, September 18th, 2005

逃出会场
诚品
买书

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来去匆匆

Tuesday, September 13th, 2005

Sfi-Riogranda

归来若流水

Sfi-Patternofclouds

飘去有白云

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Starry Starry Night

Sunday, September 11th, 2005

Albuquerque
高原辽阔的星空……

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Project Backpack

Sunday, September 11th, 2005

You are very pleased to hear about this news. (Thanks! Stephan.)

遗迹

Saturday, September 10th, 2005

Poleboard

未来已经到了,只是还需要扩展出去,而已。

新教程,旧主题

Saturday, September 10th, 2005

需要很多年才会懂得

重要的不是去
改变世界

而是
生活在世界

A new approach to web applications

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005

Jesse Garrett wrote on his daptive path:



Take a look at Google Suggest. Watch the way the suggested terms update as you type, almost instantly. Now look at Google Maps. Zoom in. Use your cursor to grab the map and scroll around a bit. Again, everything happens almost instantly, with no waiting for pages to reload.



Google Suggest and Google Maps are two examples of a new approach to web applications that we at Adaptive Path have been calling Ajax. The name is shorthand for Asynchronous JavaScript + XML, and it represents a fundamental shift in what’s possible on the Web.

What makes a signal reliable?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005

You remembered what Judith said:

The simple answer is that a reliable signal is one that is beneficial to produce truthfully, yet prohibitively costly to produce falsely. Understanding the types of signals and systems that satisfy this condition is the basis of signaling theory.

Baby Blue

Monday, September 5th, 2005

Reading In the Net, with Wifi, Dylan, and baby blue.

“The continued growth and influence of global civil society face two fundamental problems: increasing monopolization of global information and communication by transnational corporations; and the increasing disparities between the world’s info-rich and info-poor populations. Global computer networking makes an electric “end-run” around the first problem and provides an appropriate technological solution to overcome the second.”

– Howard Frederick: Computer Networks and the Emergence of the Global Civil Society.

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