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Infinite Redirects

In preparation for getting back to this blogging thing, a couple of weeks ago I toyed with changing my blogging software from Typo to WordPress  I originally chose Typo for...

CU – Nebraska 2007

Well, it wasn't quite in the same league as 62-36, but a victory over Nebraska is always cause for celebration  Here's Mike, my brother, and I in the south stands of Folsom...

Its the Links Stupid!

Peter wrote a good post last month about the power of links It strange to be evangelizing links over ten years into the Web revolution, but in an ironic twist, what the...

Atom Makes a Better WFS

As many of you know, I'm a big fan of Atom, including both the syndication format and publishing protocol At Foss4g, I gave a talk that argued that Atom offers a better solution...

Happy Halloween

Before Sunday's World Series game, Lauren and I did a bit of pumpkin carving to get ready for Halloween To keep with the spirit of the day, I went with a Rockies logo And since...

World Series at Coors Field

Boston Red Sox versus Colorado Rockies Time for Lauren, one of my best friends and lifelong Sox fan, to make it to Denver for a World Series weekend We scored two tickets off...

Rediscovering an Old Friend

Like most American male teenagers, I loved baseball When I discovered Bill James' incomparable Baseball Abstract in 1983 it was like finding a slice of heaven The Baseball...

Is Proprietary Software Broken?

I had no intention of getting involved in the proprietary versus open source versus free software war But Tom asked an excellent question in response to my article exploring if...

Privacy is in Our Hands

Today I discovered a really interesting blog, Spatial Law, written by Kevin Pomfret Kevin commented on my last post about open source and Google maps, and pointed out that the...

alias_method_chain

Wilhelm Chung had a nice followup to my post last week about Rails Unusual Architecture He provides more details about how alias_method_chain works and even includes a few...

Yue’s Interview Now Online

Ealier this week, Yue was interviewed by Christine Lu on The China Business Show Christine does a great job of interviewing people who are experts on doing business in China,...

GIS Interoperability via AtomPub

As I've mentioned a number of times, I'm a big fan of Atom and the Atom publishing protocol and believe they will become the lingua franca of Web Services, including spatial web...

Rails’ Unusual Architecture

There has been surprisingly little written about how Rails is implemented If you Google for "architecture Rails" you'll find plenty of articles that describe Rails as a web...

If Only I Could Read Japanese

How neat, Matz linked to my article about fixing architecture flaws in ActiveRecord Of course I was curious to see what he said, so I ran his comments through online...

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