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5 Steps to Faster Mobile Web App Development

New Brunswick start-up Agora Mobile has developed a revolutionary platform for the visual development of mobile web applications. As we move closer to launch, we are beginning a private beta targeting developers (and other forward-thinking sorts). To kick off this

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Posted in Cool Stuff, Innovation, Software Development, Technology

Some thoughts on Apple Swift and Mobile Programming

Check out my post entitled Apple Swift – A step in the right direction (or is it?) over in the Vizwik blog (spoiler alert: I don’t hate it, I just think it solves the wrong problem!)

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Posted in Apple, Software Development, Technology, Trends

6 Technologies From My First Job

I was sitting around on New Year’s Eve playing Zork, and I got to reminiscing about technologies I have used which either no longer exist or have passed into no usage. Thinking back to my first summer job where I

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Posted in Software Development, Technology

A New Phone – Galaxy S4, but not really by choice

I finally upgraded my phone last week, having given up my previous phone when I switched employers at the end of June. My previous phone was a Windows phone (a LG Optimus Quantum), which I really liked, but it was

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Posted in Android, Samsung, Technology, Windows Phone

Immigration: The new Off-Shoring?

I was just reading an article over one The Atlantic, entitled The Myth of America’s Tech-Talent Shortage I think “myth” is too polite a term here. Complete and utter bullshit would seem to be more appropriate, both for the situation in

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Posted in Rant, Technology, Trends

Why I Love UX (or How to Piss Off an Entire Department!)

Last Friday, I tweeted something which was badly worded, and managed to piss off much of our UX team (not to mention a few UX people far and wide): Now I ask you, how could that post possibly offend anyone

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Posted in Process, Software Development, Technology, Usability

Deceptive Use of Statistics in Headlines

I was looking at the Apple stock chart on CNN.com, and saw two apparently contradictory headlines listed:   I knew that it was likely just a case of using different comparison time frames, but it still looked amusing! As I

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Posted in Life, Stupidity, Technology, Trends
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