Month: February 2011

  • Amazon almost learns from Apple

    — inspired by my new favorite blog, littlebigdetails.com — In a lot of ways, Amazon’d kindle feels like an Apple product: thin, lightweight, easy to use. And yet in a lot of others, its early adopter / geek toy nature still shines through. Case in point: The changes to the status line in the latest […]

  • Martin Odersky’s Scala talk in Munich

    TNG, a Munich-based consulting company, had a Scala training this week by Martin Odersky himself, and was generous enough to also host a free talk by Odersky about Scala. Of course, I couldn’t pass up my first opportunity to meet a language inventor in person. Odersky’s talk was one of the rare events where you […]