Archive for the 'Web 2.0' Category

Rails tip of the day: queueing multiple scriptaculous effects via rjs

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

You want to have multiple effects executed after each other? From a controller method using rjs? Using the naive way of calling them just one after the other results in strange flickering effects. The key to success is to use the effect queue parameter, which is very weakly documented. Here is an example: page[@object].down(‘.star’).visual_effect :appear, [...]

My personal favorites of the Jobs and Gates interview at D5

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Here are some highlights: My key bits We live in exciting times Passion for what you do as main priority Vision, mobile devices, their integration with the cloud are some key topics The full interview is available in the iTunes store

Tim Berners-Lee on the Internet of Things

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Interesting article by the inventor of the Web. At kooaba we connect physical things to the Web through image recognition for mobile devices … the Internet of Things realized through image recognition – or mobile visual search.

Update on Recent Developments

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

Cool: In November I wrote that Xing should add the facebook-like newsfeed. And now they have it. Nice! However, you only see the last three events. To get the rest you have to be premium member. Typical Xing, I would say.

Random comments and thoughts about recent developments

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Observation 1: facebook is spreading rapidly in Switzerland. Everyday more and more people I used to go to school with sign up. I guess local players like klassenfreunde will be obsolete soon. What about StudiVZ? Not sure … Comment 1: the real killer app in facebook is the Newsfeed. Seeing what has happened in your [...]

YepNep IS

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

so, yepnep is online … mmmm, ok … it really is all over again See also my earlier post here and what techcrunch has to say.

mosaickr wins more prices

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

quote: “To the creative genius[es] behind Mosaickr, We’d like to congratulate you on being nominated for, and selected as, our award winner for MASHUP OF THE DAY at Your mashup is featured at, where users from all over the world can view your work.” ‘nough said