Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Dear lazy plus: Does anyone know a way or an app to turn off the headset button on a Nexus 5 with Lollipop?

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Time to give your favorite friend at IBM a hug.

Time to give your favorite friend at IBM a hug. Apparently they are planning to layoff 110,000 people doubling their own record for worst layoff in history :(
I never had much confidence in them doing zero-leverage-effect consulting and services business at their scale.
http://www.itworld.com/article/2875112/ibm-is-about-to-get-hit-with-a-massive-reorg-and-layoffs.html

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The decision whether to server and/or client side your web app goes is a complex tradeoff that deeply influences the...

The decision whether to server and/or client side your web app goes is a complex tradeoff that deeply influences the complexity of your app. As proud author of a framework for server side rendering web apps I argue that the vast majority of software written should not use it.
https://medium.com/@cramforce/tradeoffs-in-server-side-and-client-side-rendering-14dad8d4ff8b
https://medium.com/@cramforce/tradeoffs-in-server-side-and-client-side-rendering-14dad8d4ff8b

Monday, January 12, 2015

If you had to install an App to shop in the real world:

If you had to install an App to shop in the real world:
Sure, you can come to our store, but you first need to accept this consent form and then wait in the hallway while we initialize the store for you. Oh, and thanks for access to your address book.

From the article:
"In an analysis of 46 million page views from mobile devices on Skava’s clients’ mobile Web sites and apps, including Gap, Staples, Macy’s and Toys “R” Us, the company found that the mobile Web accounted for 97 percent of retail sales from mobile devices on Black Friday while apps accounted for just 3 percent."

http://www.mobilecommercedaily.com/mobile-web-is-retails-big-winner-and-loser-during-thanksgiving-weekend
http://www.mobilecommercedaily.com/mobile-web-is-retails-big-winner-and-loser-during-thanksgiving-weekend

Friday, January 9, 2015

/me is now a permanent resident of the US of A.

Seriously considering to move back to my hometown when they finally built this.

Seriously considering to move back to my hometown when they finally built this.
http://www.vox.com/2015/1/9/7520805/hamburg-highway

Current status: Bravely executing on my often repeated statement: "No, I have never seen The Internship, but yes,...

Current status: Bravely executing on my often repeated statement: "No, I have never seen The Internship, but yes, I'd watch it if it ever shows up I the entertainment system on a long haul flight and there really is nothing better to do.".