Archive for 2006

Which is harder?

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

I had ten minutes to kill before “24” started and I started flipping channels. I stopped on comedy central to see Stephen Colbert sitting down to do an interview with Arianna Huffington. I stopped to watch for a few minutes. After a little banter, Stephen and Arianna had this exchange: >Stephen: “You have a blog, […]

Answerholics Anonymous

Saturday, March 4th, 2006

It seems Yahoo! Answers is becoming quite addictive. Without any help from us, our users have taken it upon themselves to form a support group. They have a logo and everything! There are many reasons why this site is so engaging, but I’ll comment on just one that stands out to me. The fact that […]

Amazing Yahoo! stuff that nobody knows about.

Friday, January 27th, 2006

Since starting to work at Yahoo!, I’ve learned that there are a lot of really innovative things going on here. I’ve also realized that the outside world doesn’t know about any of them. They get lost in the shuffle, and that’s a shame. To do my own tiny part to remedy this problem, I’m going […]

My Flickr Greasemonkey script is now useless

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

The Greasemonkey script that I wrote a few months ago for Flickr is now useless, and that’s a good thing :) The Flickr folks have baked my suggestion into the site (Stewart claims they were working on it before I came up with the idea, but if that’s true, then why did it take so […]

Only in Silicon Valley

Saturday, January 7th, 2006

A few minutes ago, I was sitting in my cube coding away when the girl who sits next to me says “argh, why is Outlook so damn hard do use!” rather loudly. So I say, “what’s wrong with Outlook?” Then I hear someone else from 2 cubes over yell, “yeah, what *is* wrong with Outlook? […]