#ifttt: using APIs from social media without all the pesky programming parts

Someone posted this on Twitter just a few hours ago and I was intrigued enough to give it a whirl and it has been a lot of fun. ifttt stands for “if this, then that” and basically refers to a simple logic statement/command for linking activities together. What is being linked here are the myriad […]

Augmented synchronicity and getting translated in China

Beijing, China: October 2011

That title actually addresses the fact that this post is about two different things, so apologies if that was misleading. I have just been doing several, slightly disparate activities over the last few weeks that have spurred some thinking in some completely unrelated areas. Granted, I am stretched a little thin, but at least it […]