Cheers to YUI

A few days ago, Yahoo released a blog post announcing the end of active development on YUI. Having been a YUI Core Team member for the last two years (up until a month ago), I thought that I’d share my thoughts on my relationship with YUI, and the people who built it.

Quotes from Rework

I finished reading Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson a few days ago. It’s a great book – easily the best business book that I’ve read. Here are a few quotes from the book that I saved: On Building Things When good enough gets the job done, go for it. It’s way better […]

I’m presenting at Yahoo! OpenHackUSA

Yahoo Open Hack USA is a two-day hackathon that will celebrate collaboration, learning and innovation using the world’s top technologies from both YDN and tech partners. Developers from across the country will come together to build hacks, learn from experts and play with tech and interactive games. I’m giving a talk about Pure on Saturday, […]

My Western Canada Trip

I’m currently visiting Western Canada with my family, and I’m posting pictures as I go along! Here’s a list of places that I’m going to be visiting (in order): Calgary Banff (World Heritage Site) Lake Louise Village Jasper Whistler Vancouver I am posting a feed of all my photos on Flickr, albeit with some delay. […]

Waterloo’s Message

A great post from my friend, Rajesh Kumar, on what makes Waterloo unique: Waterloo’s message, at least within the confines of the University’s walls, is this: Learn to deal with shit thrown at you from all directions. And be able to do it all at the same time with minimal resources. Get a whole bunch […]

The sweet spot

From Paul Graham’s recent post on Black Swan Farming: The first time Peter Thiel spoke at YC he drew a Venn diagram that illustrates the situation perfectly. He drew two intersecting circles, one labelled “seems like a bad idea” and the other “is a good idea.” The intersection is the sweet spot for startups. This […]

Airtime falls from Cloud 9

The product may yet succeed, but I’m not holding my breath. One of the comments that I found to be insightful (from Ronmovies): I generally use iChat and Skype for chatting, but I was curious and checked out Airtime. The first thing that greeted me was a Log In with Facebook form that warned that […]


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