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Argentina, Practical

Better Urban Biking

Monday, March 15th, 2010

How do you bike safely from the Caminito in La Boca to Plaza Italia in Palermo? Take the Ciclovia the entire way. I’m not so hot on the current neoliberal government in Buenos Aires–which does more to help big business and only cosmetic things for the general public–but I am glad that they’ve added various [...]


Argentina, Practical

Interaction Design Association, Buenos Aires (IxDA-BA)

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

These photos are from a meeting at Milion Restaurant in Barrio Norte of the online group of IxDA of Argentina. The IxDA (Interaction Design Association) is an international organization dedicated to professionals who want to make digital media (mostly the Worldwide Web) more human and more usable. The challenges in Argentina are more severe where [...]


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CMS fun with Drupal, WordPress, and Zenphoto

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

peep fotos has just been redesigned. If you happen to be familiar with what was there before, the visual changes are subtle. More important is how the galleries are now constructed in a way which will allow them to be much fresher than before. Thus the difference should be more noticeable in what photographs appear, [...]


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New web browser: “Flock”

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

I came across this new browser today, Flock. I haven’t heard much buzz about it yet, but it seems pretty cool. It uses the Mozilla rendering engine (same as Firefox) and adds features such as integration with Facebook, Flickr, de.licio.us, and a few other such sites, plus other features like an integrated clipboard and blog [...]


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Adobe Creative Suite 3.0

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Today Adobe Systems has announced new versions of most of their software. This is a long-awaited release for many reasons, but most momentous is that it is the first major release since they acquired Macromedia. For the first time, new versions of Flash and Photoshop come under the same label. Read my overview at wired.com. [...]