Monthly Archives: October 2006

Why the Fuck Won’t My SIS File Install

Just ran across the online SIS file debugger whythefuckwontmysisfileinstall.com. Pure genius! I think that’s exactly the phrase I’ve used about a dozen times in the past trying to figure out what exactly might have gone wrong with an application install … Continue reading

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Mobile, Web 2.0, Hype, Reality, and Openness

Three cheers on the whole Mobile 2.0 != AJAX meme. In putting the Mobile 2.0 conf together I’ve heard from a lot of people with new technology who think that because they have something that resembles Web 2.0 practice that … Continue reading

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Conference Wifi

Things are rolling along great in getting ready for Mobile 2.0, the one part we haven’t taken of is the network coverage at the event. And as Niall rightly points out, conferences with shitty wifi can ruin the whole experience. … Continue reading

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SymTorrent – Symbian BitTorrent Client

Symbian Freak posted about the Symbian based BitTorrent client, and I tried it out on my E61. I only tried a relatively small test, about 80 megabyte download, only one running at a time. Didn’t open up ports in the … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Trends Panel

I moderated a panel on Mobile Web Trends this past week at the Webguild event with some fantastic people in the lineup. Unfortunately I was also sick last weekend and at the start of this week, so I’ve been digging … Continue reading

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October Homebrew Mobile Phone Club Meeting

I went to the October meeting of the Homebrew Mobile Phone Club. How cool is it that something like that exists? Matt Ettus’ presentation on the Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) was awesome. He has been working on the GNU … Continue reading

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Mobile Web 2.0 Book

I got the Mobile Web 2.0 book a little while ago, but I hadn’t really cracked it open and dug in until this weekend. I’ve been trying to understand web publishing for mobile devices because I think it’ll help me … Continue reading

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Global Authoring Practices

Looks like discussion has started on the WML Programming Yahoo group about the Global Authoring Practices document that Luca Passani has been working on. I know of Luca because of the WURFL project, and had invited him to come up … Continue reading

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The Mobile 2.0 Event

I’m sure it’s hardly a secret any more that I’ve been working with Daniel Appelquist from MoMo London to put together a one day event right before Web 2.0. Apparently the time has come to take the wrapps off it, … Continue reading

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October Mobile Monday

We’re having the October meeting of Mobile Monday Silicon Valley next week, Oct 9th. Telephia and M:Metrics are going to be presenting. Should be very interesting, I keep hearing about the fantastic numbers that both companies have with respect to … Continue reading

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