High scalability for web apps

Tod Hoff gave some beautiful insights to scalability on his analysis of the Mailinator architecuture. Lessons Learned Perfection is a trap. How many systems are made much more complicated by the drive to be 100% everything. If you’ve been in those meetings you know what they are like. Oh, we can’t do it this way … [Read more…]

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Portable profile data?

Simplifying Social-Media Activities or Data Harvesting? Published: January 21, 2008 NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Every week Ad Age Digital’s Media Morph looks at how emerging technology is changing the way consumers get their information and media companies and advertisers present their messages. This week: Portable Data. WHAT IT IS: Everyone knows sites such as Google … [Read more…]

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Designing for mobility

I stumbled on this and i think it makes great sense…design for the purpose, not the device In discussions on designing for mobile, form factor often dominates. The devices have to fit in your pocket. They have smaller screens. They have (or don’t, in the case of iPhone) some set of buttons. Another common theme … [Read more…]

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Looks like a good year for mobile…developmentwise

Google’s new Android operating system shows promise for bringing terrific experiences. Based on what Google has already shown us, the user experience was front and center during product design. Add to this the openness of the new platform allowing developers to build the best apps without restrictions. Yahoo! released a new version of Go, a … [Read more…]

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Wireless broadband

We are working on a branding and design project for a wireless communication provider Sovaya. Their entry products to the Kenyan market is a wireless broadband service which you pay as you use and a remote surveillance service for the home or office environment. The beauty of the broadband service is that there are no … [Read more…]

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