Blob Opera makes Music

This is one of the silliest and most interesting uses of machine learning I have seen recently and I kind of love it.  

TextSoap – Halloween Egg

I use TextSoap a lot to clean up and reformat various pieces of text for documents and in particular for the web. I love the Markdown functions a lot. Yesterday when I was cleaning up some text, I noticed that the dock icon had updates to show a Jack-0-Lantern for the day. Nice touch.

Facebook’s Preventive Health tool asks people to advocate for their health

Facebook’s Preventive Health tool asks people to advocate for their health – The Verge: Starting today, Facebook will let users choose to get personalized reminders about health care tests and vaccines. The company’s new Preventive Health tool focuses on getting people information about cancer screenings, heart checkups, and flu vaccines — all measures that could … Read more

SaaS Startup Diary

About a year ago I was a guest on Tom’s Think Make Sell podcast.  After doing the show we continued our correspondence and discovered we had a lot in common and forged a friendship.  Over the course of those discussions we both spoke about software ideas that we would like to build.  We finally decided on one … Read more

First week thoughts on the iPhone 6 plus

There is not a lot remaining that has not been said about the new iPhones. Many great reviews and technical breakdowns have been written.  Instead I wanted to provide my thoughts of the first week with the new device.  Yes the device is large. Everyday I use it though I feel that it is getting … Read more

Book reading on iPhone just got 23% better — macfilos

Michael at MacFilos beat me to writing about this.  I resisted reading on the iPhone for a long time before I took the leap.  My first foray was purely due to laziness of not wanting to get out of bed to get my iPad, I had my phone next to me as an alarm clock. … Read more

This Parrot’s Dead >

Don Macallister has hit an impasse with his great SCOTutor iOS apps.  All the apps were approved and then later pulled form the store as being just videos.  Don reworked the apps and resubmitted to show new functionality.  They were rejected and so was his latest appeal. “I pointed out several video tutorial apps that had been … Read more

Google Acquires Mobile Office Solution Quickoffice

Hmmm… I wonder what this means?  Really I am surprised something like this has not happened sooner.  Its another strike at Microsofts cash cow as well as Apples iWork Suite and it is a missing piece of the Chrome OS notebooks. Google Acquires Mobile Office Solution Quickoffice: Google has announced its acquisition of leading mobile … Read more