Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Day: July 22, 2008

  • Palazzo By Day

    Palazzo By Day, originally uploaded by Ezra F. My second favorite shot of the whole trip. The palm tree placement was intentional. The Sun was reflected off the windows down at me.

  • Creative Commons

    I’ve been thinking about going back through my Flickr photos and releasing some of them under an attribute CC license. Previously, the photo on the left was picked to represent Sir Harold Kroto by someone on Wikipedia partly because it was available under a CC license. (Wow… It still is?) The quandary is more what…

  • Less Is More

    Mashable has an interesting article about why Twitter persists despite frequent performance issues: “Less is more. Simplicity is power.” By providing little more than an API, upon which numerous others have built tools, it doesn’t so directly compete with other services. I wonder if perhaps this is the right approach for a learning system? One…