These are the things I've written that are tagged "software"

Storyboard

31 January 2013

“Read the TV and Movies you don’t want to watch,” they say. Storyboard is a package that takes subtitled input videos and creates a PDF of every line and every scene change. I could see using this for a lot of weird/interesting data analysis.

Tent

24 August 2012

A sort of counterpoint to App.net, Tent is a truly decentralized social media protocol. It even integrated with Tor to help those in nations that which to stifle free speech. It’s a protocol, like HTTP or email, not just a service. It’s fully open source. This is interesting. I hope that it becomes more friendly […]

Acorn 3

12 April 2011

A great-looking update to the self-described “image editor for humans.” I’ve been using Acorn since version 1, and I spend more time with Acorn and less with Photoshop every week.

Isotope

07 February 2011

A jQuery plugin that makes reordering rows, sorting, and show/hide look absolutely great. The plugin’s page is itself a perfect demo for the tech. At something like 2kb minified I’m wondering how I lived without it.

FluidDB

27 January 2011

This’ll make it a lot easier to socially tag our window gardens in the favela future: FluidDB is a platform for the web of things, each represented by an openly writable “social” object.

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