ACM classic book series

Last summer, ACM posted PDF versions of some books in its Classic Books Series. The books are accessible to anyone who creates a free ACM Web Account. The books include: Aho and Ullman: The theory of parsing, translation, and compiling Apple: Macintosh human interface guidelines Brinch Hansen: Operating system principles Brinch Hansen: The architecture of … Continue reading ACM classic book series


You can’t have my latest copy of Wired but  if you forgot how great Wired Magazine could be, check out issue 16.07.  The Petabyte Age: Because More Isn’t Just More – More Is Different with a series of awesome articles about what happens when you start analyzing massive amounts of data or visualizing it. Continue reading Petabytes

Amer MacArthur

Amber is a very good friend and I was sad to hear that she had left Rogers. Not surprising to be honest given how little commitment Rogers has shown to the web audiences but that’s another story. Chris Hogg just completed an interview with Amber: Up close and personal. Not to be missed if you … Continue reading Amer MacArthur

The Future of Ideas

  The Internet revolution has come. Some say it has gone. What was responsible for its birth? Who is responsible for its demise? In The Future of Ideas, Lawrence Lessig explains how the Internet revolution has produced a counterrevolution of devastating power and effect. and you can find out about the rest here, the book … Continue reading The Future of Ideas