U.S. Government to Explicitly Allow iPhone Jailbreaking


Doing what you want with your own device? Us Android people have been doing that for a while. I've been running Cyanogen mod on my 2 year old G1, adding features TMobile refuses to add. I have an option that I can check that allows installation of packages outside of the market.

My opinion

"I'd sue based on _my_ reading of it, but hey, while my opinion is obviously always correct, I recognize that I live in a world where not everybody else always sees that."

Linus Torvalds
Re: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3
Wed, 13 Jun 2007 15:06:51 -0700 (PDT)


Log lots

Use lots, and lots, and lots of logging. There are few things more painful than having something break, and not being able to find out why. This is a major difference between Linux and Windows, and in general, the programs written for each.

Simplicity rules the web

Few can possibly deny that simplicity rules the internet. The most popular websites for particular categories are, invariably simplistic and clean. Craigslist, Facebook (which overtook the cluttered MySpace), Twitter (which I think is more popular than Facebook), and Google are all examples of this principal in action.

In fact the entire Web 2.0 revolution and look is built on simplicity. Less form fields and buttons, ajax, and fewer clicks all feed this school of thought.

Apple bans third party advertisement and analytics from apps

From CNet technology news, Apple changes the terms of it's developer aggreement to prohibit developers from using advertising in their applications that shares analytic data with "an advertising service provider owned by or affiliated with a developer or distributor of mobile devices, mobile operating systems or development environments other than Apple."

This should give a boost to Android.