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Signals and the Ubiquity of New Carriers added to the Writings section (9/14/09)



A New Feeling at a Concert added to the Writings section (5/6/09)

Turning My Blog Into A Book added to the book web site (4/13/09)

Web site section added for book (4/8/09)

Background material for a meeting titled "Designing IT in the Age of Obama " (4/2/09)

The Meaning of Transparency in Today's Data-Centric World was added to the Writings section (3/9/09)

Turning Inspiration Into Our Own was added to the Writings section (2/9/09)


Gestures, the iPhone, and Standards: A Developer's Questions added to the Writings section (10/24/07)

Thoughts on Patent Litigation in 2006 was added to the Writings section (10/11/06)

When The Long Tail Wags The Dog added to the Writings section (2/19/06)

A new product from Dan in alpha test, wikiCalc, written up in the weblog (11/9/05)


New podcast friendly upgrade to ListGarden (8/4/05)

Two new podcast series: For Software Garden and for DiamondCluster (5/19/05 and 6/6/05)

A new product from Dan and Software Garden, a training video titled "A Developer's Introduction to Copyright and Open Source", was written up in the weblog (4/28/05)

Lunch With Mikhail Gorbachev was added to the weblog (4/12/05)


Added Learning From Accidents and a Terrorist Attack to the Writings section (9/7/04)

What we learn from the Convention blogging was added to the Writings section (7/28/04)

Software That Lasts 200 Years was added to the Writings section (7/14/04)

Software Garden recently released a new product I wrote, an RSS tool called ListGarden, as presented in my weblog (7/7/04)


Added photo-only album from BloggerCon II to Albums (4/17/04)

Added Segways and special needs to the Writings section (4/12/04)

Back to Software Garden explains a change in jobs (2/14/04)

Paying for style added to the Writings section (1/29/04)

BloggerCon 2003 photos added to the Albums section (10/4/03)



Pictures of Segway's Dean Kamen at MIMC Fireside Chat are available (6/26/03)

The WebPhotoJournals material is now mirrored on this web site. See www.WebPhotoJournals.com Mirror copy (6/10/03)

New essay: How will the artists get paid? in the Writings section (4/14/03)

The History section about Software Arts and VisiCalc has been upgraded with more photos and text, as well as the Adam Osborne Recording page in the Writings section (4/3/03)

PC Forum 2003 Album added to the Albums section (3/23/03)


More about the Segway: Segways in Atlanta (2/6/03)

New essay in the Writings section: About Tablet Computing Old and New (11/22/02)

Tablet PC: First Impressions was added to the log section (11/14/02)


New essay in the Writings sections: Why Johnny can't program (8/15/02)

Small Business Blogging was added to the log section (8/12/02)

Trellix and Blogging, Part 2 in the log section (8/7/02)

New in the Writings section: Small Players Matter (6/5/02)

Treo 180 Two Months Later in the log section (5/28/02)

More about the Segway: Impressions after riding a Segway HT: Part 1 (4/11/02)

Review of the Handspring Treo 180 in the log section (3/6/02)

New essay: Observations From a Weblogger (2/26/02)

A new album about the Demo 2002 conference was posted (02/11/02)

SATN.org weblog started with Bob Frankston and David Reed (01/14/02)

Another essay: Fad vs. Intrinsic Property (12/26/01)

New essay in the Writings section: Thoughts about the Segway HT: Why it's not just a scooter (12/17/01)

The essay Web Services, Business Models, and Storage was added to the Writings section. (10/29/01)

Copy Protection Robs The Future was added to the Writings section. (10/9/01)

Another essay was added to the Writings section: What's been successful in B2C. (10/4/01)

Small Business and Web Sites was added to the Writings section. (9/25/01)


New essay in the Writings section: The Value of Experience. (8/27/01)

The biographies and other Background Info about Dan were slightly updated. (8/21/01)

An album with pictures from a Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the IBM PC was posted 20 years to the day after the announcement. (8/12/01)

Thoughts on the 20th Anniversary of the IBM PC was added to the Writings section. (8/3/01)

A transcript of the Software Arts staff meeting the day the IBM PC was announced in 1981 was added to the Writings section. (8/1/01)

Yet another album: Internet Summit 2001 (7/27/01)

New album: InfoWorld CTO Forum 2001. (6/22/01)


Pamphleteers and Web Sites was added to the Writings section. (4/23/01)

The story behind Trellix's deal to license Blogger was added to the log. (4/16/01)

A follow-up essay, Metaphors, Not Conversations, was added to the Writings section. (4/4/01)

The PC Forum 2001 Album was added to the Albums section. (3/29/01)

Another new essay, The "Computer as Assistant" Fallacy, was added to the Writtings section. (3/26/01)


Some additions were made to the end of The Cornucopia of the Commons: How to get volunteer labor. (3/2/01)

Photo album from the ceremony when Bob Frankston and I received the Washington Award was added to the Photo Albums section. (2/23/01)

Slides for talk at O'Reilly P2P conference posted and linked from Cornucopia of the Commons essay. (2/14/01)

A review of the book The World of Caffeine posted. (2/11/01)

My Home Network: Wireless 802.11b and a Router/Switch was added to the Writing section. (1/15/01)

Sony eMarker: How a Clever System Works was added to the Writings section. (11/25/00)

A new album was added, Fall Comdex 2000 Journal. (11/19/00)

A page about Florida Ballot Usability was added to the log. (11/8/00)

A photo journal of Groove Networks' announcement was added to the Log. (10/25/00)

I added a report on the Agenda 2001 conference to the Albums section. (10/23/00)

A day in my life for the Behind the Curtain project was added to the Albums section. (9/25/00)

A report on attending the Foreign Policy Association's globalization conference was added to the Albums section. (9/11/00)

I've added a new speech that I'm giving September 7th at the Foreign Policy Association's World Leadership Forum 2000. (9/6/00)

The Software Police vs. the CD Lawyers was added to the Writings section. (8/26/00)

Friend-to-Friend Networks was added to the Writings section. (8/11/00)

Thoughts on Peer-to-Peer was added to the Writings section. (8/10/00)

An essay on The Cornucopia of the Commons: How to get volunteer labor was added to the Writings section. (8/7/00)


An essay on What will people pay for? was added to the Writings section. (7/11/00)

A page about the National Computer Conference was added to the History section. (7/11/00)

Sample pictures from the Visor PDA eyemodule digital camera plug-in. (5/9/00)

A report on the Nantucket Conference
on the Internet Economy. (5/8/00)

New in the Writings section: Why should a product want to be "the next VisiCalc"? (4/25/00)

What it's like watching the Boston Marathon near my home. (4/19/00)

Another keyboard reviewed: the RIM wireless pager keyboard you type on using your thumbs. (4/12/00)

I wrote a review of the book Serious Play, which discusses the impact of spreadsheets. (3/28/00)

New album started: PC Forum 2000. (3/12/00)

Trellix Corporation moved, with a new telephone number: 978-318-7200. Email has returned after a few days' delay when changing ISPs. (2/29/00)

More comments on IP connectivity and the government from Bob Frankston. (1/6/00)

I added more material about cellular phone antennas. (1/5/00)

Essay about the evolving PC added to the Writings section. (12/21/99)

Article about Y2K preparation silliness in the Log section. (12/20/99)

Article about cellular phone antenna towers that are disguised as trees. (12/1/99)

New page in Writings: Homework Questions with Q&A from students. (12/9/99)

I posted a sample Trellix Web template for making your own log. (12/3/99)

Essay about the Stowaway Keyboard, in the Log section. (11/21/99)

New Album: Fall Comdex 1999 Journal. (11/14/99)

New in the Writings section: Open Access thoughts, a commented series of links to articles. (11/10/99)

I put comments about the Microsoft/DOJ case in my log, including an essay on Ethical Issues. (11/9/99)

New essay: Trademarks and Domain Names in the Writings section. (11/2/99)

I started a personal log with more frequent posts than this web site. (10/27/99)

New essay: Our photos as an edited record of our lives in the Writings section. (10/21/99)

Now that it's over, I added the Digital Storytelling Festival Journal to my Photo Albums list. It's a full web site with 200 pictures, video, and more. (9/27/99)

I'm posting a journal of my trip to the Digital Storytelling Festival September 15-18 on one of my other web sites. (9/14/99)

More reactions to posting VisiCalc, including a letter from Dennis Ritchie, and more links to history sites were added to the History section. (8/25/99)

Reactions to posting VisiCalc and links to other history sites added to History section. (8/11/99)

Added a copy of VisiCalc you can run and a scan of the Reference Card to the History section, as well as a few other changes to that section. (7/11/99)

New book added to the Resources section. (7/11/99)

Added Demo Y2K info. (6/15/99)

Added a page to highlight some of the VisiCalc material on this web site. (5/24/99)

I wrote an article addressing "Was VisiCalc the first spreadsheet?" for the Writings section. (5/11/99)

I put a link to Bob Frankston's paper on the importance of pure IP connectivity to realizing the full potential of the Internet in the Writings section. (4/27/99)

Added some links to Dave Winer's sites in the Resources section. (4/27/99)

The script for my "The MBA Who Mistook His Business Plan for a Web-Site" talk was added to the Writings section. (4/19/99)

I added a photo album of the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science 35th Anniversary Celebration with over 150 pictures of computer pioneers, Bill Gates, Tim Berners-Lee, and more.
(4/15/99)

I added some thoughts on patents and software I wrote in 1995. (4/7/99)

My first photo album: Lots of pictures from Esther Dyson's PC Forum '99 conference. (4/1/99)

I added the Wizards and their Wonders book to the Resources section, and put the picture of me from there on this page and in the Background Info section. I also reformatted the Resources section. (3/20/99)

There is now more information about demo-it! and Demo II in the Software Garden section. (3/17/99)

I added a new link to the Adam Osborne tape that lets you start  to listen without first downloading the entire clip and another pioneer in Resources. (3/14/99)

A scan of an early VisiCalc state diagram was added to The Idea page in the History section. (3/7/99)

Links to the home pages of six more pioneers were added to the Resources section. (3/7/99)

The Affiliates Ethical Dilemma was added to the Writings section. Who gets the money when you pass on a recommendation? (2/27/99)

Attributing a Joke was added to the Writings section. It tells the story of a forwarded email. (2/22/99)

A recording of Adam Osborne in 1980 was added to the Writings section. (2/9/99)

The Resources section has been started with links and book reviews. (2/5/99)

More photos throughout the History section. (2/3/99)

An automatic list manager is now available to notify you of changes to this web site. See "Mailing List". (1/28/99)

The History section has lots more photos. (1/24/99)

The Trellix version of the Starr Report was added to the Writings section. (1/23/98)

The ChiaPaint parody of Java applets was added to the Writings section. (1/22/99)

There is a new photo on the home page. (1/22/99)

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