Archive for the 'Performance' Category

Re-Imagining the future of the Web

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Hmmm… What we do differently if we had the chance to do it all over again? There’s no question that the Internet has ushered in some of the greatest changes of the century. And yet as humans we should ponder the question – What if? What if in the future, the Web could deliver a [...]

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Openness – The Key to Monetizing Mobile

Monday, January 21st, 2013

(Or Why I think 3P-Based Infrastructure and Value-Add Channels are Sexy) Over the past decade, rapid advancements in mobile technology and mobility in general, have changed how we live and how we do business.  It has changed us from an “on-demand” world to an “always connected” world.  No doubt, mobile is here to stay and [...]

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The Privacy Oxymoron – How do I increase My Privacy AND still get a great online experience

Monday, April 30th, 2012

    Everyday now there is more and more discussion on Privacy. On the one hand you have the Privacy advocates who want nothing more than complete control over every aspect of their Privacy, and then on the other hand you have the Govt. and online content providers who want even more detailed information on [...]

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The Power of Contextual Menus on a Mobile Device

Friday, March 16th, 2012

  This was an interesting exercise. I went to Google Docs in my desktop browser and looked at the contextual menus in the page.. They were File, Edit, View, Insert, Format, Tools, Table, Help. I wanted to see how long it would take to recreate those exact same menus in a Web page that work [...]

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The Innovators Dilemma – Improving the Internet so I have a choice in how it recognizes Me

Monday, March 5th, 2012

  In my last blog - Privacy: My Expectations vs.. My Reality I started with a famous quote from Wernher von Braun – you can recover from a production flaw but never from a design flaw. The design flaw that I hinted at was the Internet’s (HTTP) reliance on Cookies to add “state” to a users browser. [...]

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FaceBook going to New York through China to “Help Improve the Mobile Web” – but the Problem has already been solved

Monday, February 27th, 2012

  I’m going to switch from Privacy to the Mobile Web for this post. Helping Improve the Mobile Web – Facebook Developers: “When you build for the mobile web today, it’s hard to know which browsers and devices will support your app. Which is why we’re proud to be joining over 30 device manufacturers, carriers, [...]

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Selenium for Android using the new Choice Mobile Browser

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

We’re pleased to announce the “Choice™” browser for Android and iPhone. For the first time you can now automate browser testing using the popular open source tool – Selenium across any carrier network. For more information please check our web site @ or email us at Selenium automated browser testing for Android using the Choice [...]

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AT&T introduces New Developer Platform – Immediately fragments the Carrier industy

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Today AT&T announced a new developer platform (link: AT&T Announces API Platform to Boost Innovation and Collaboration with Mobile App Developers). Only one problem (well several actually). It only works on AT&T’s network/phones. So if I build something that works for them it won’t work on any other platform AT&T controls access to the API’s. This [...]

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Could solving Mobile Privacy Speed up the Web?

Friday, January 6th, 2012

  Yes, Virginia it sure could… How? Well let’s think about it for a moment and revisit an old blog post – “Privacy on the Internet is NOT binary”  I started with a definition from Wikipedia…. Privacy (from Latin: privatus “separated from the rest, deprived of something, esp. office, participation in the government”, from privo [...]

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Trends in Enterprise Mobility & The Cloud

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Here is a quick slide show from Channel Insider which highlights how technologies are changing the way we work.  Mobile and cloud technologies lead the charge in things to come – whether designed to reduce costs, attract new employees or solve specific business problems. Key stats from the presentation: 90% of surveyed enterprises will invest [...]

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