October 2006

Gmail Ads

October 15, 2006

Compartmentalization of thought is something you need when browsing the web. You can get bogged down or frustrated in the banner ads and all the other clutter that comes up, but if you just accept and train yourself to ignore them, then it will stop bothering you. This is obviously not a recommendation that Google or […]

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& Spreadsheets)">Writely (or Google Docs & Spreadsheets)

October 15, 2006

The Writely service, now renamed Google Docs & Spreadsheets seems to be a step in the direction of where computing seems to be headed: Less of the heavyweight desktop applications and more of web-based applications to do the tasks that one needs to do. This concept is really not up for debate — hundreds of […]

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Change Requests

October 4, 2006

In many client dealings, there is a conflict between what the development team terms as a “change request” and what the client treats as a “bug”. If new tasks or change requests are treated as bugs, it gives the impression that the team has delivered a poor product. Change requests need a lot of effort and […]

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