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Mobile SMS Web Apps with Twilio » Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 08:49

This demo Bash shell application allows users to send SMS mobile messages from the shell (terminal) command line using the Twilio API. I can have a javascript web interface connect to this... Read more »

Realtime Chat in Node.js » Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 06:45

Nodejs allows realtime apps to get up and running quickly with scalability. There are many modules available to build functionality efficiently. In this example chat application I also include... Read more »

Bash for Rapid Drupal Automation » Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 06:39

Significantly increase speed and reduce human error by using Unix/Linux shell scripting combined with Drush to install and configure robust websites fast.... Read more »

NoSQL Databases with CouchDB and PHP » Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 06:36

Apache CouchDB™ is a database that uses JSON for documents, JavaScript for MapReduce queries, and regular HTTP for an API. This is a good fit for many javascript apps given the native JSON format. For connection directly with PHP, here is a... Read more »

Apple & Beyond » Posted: Sunday, April 8, 2012 - 09:55

Steve Jobs helped the world understand technology of our daily devices can be elegant, intuitive, and imaginatively feature-rich; what is to come in the next generation?! This is a photoshop illustration composite of a Flash UI I made in a... Read more »

Salon Sketches at L'Espalier » Posted: Sunday, April 8, 2012 - 09:50

This was a quick impromptu sketch while having tea at a favorite location of mine, the gourmet french restaurant L'Espalier at the Boston Mandarin Hotel. I took an iphone photo before giving it to the... Read more »

Abundance Is Our Future - Ted Talk » Posted: Sunday, April 8, 2012 - 09:41

The founder of X PRIZE Foundation gives an inspiring talk at the TED conference.
Watch the... Read more »

JLP1 2012 Launch » Posted: Saturday, April 7, 2012 - 06:49

I am finally re-launching a new JLP1 site after years of neglect! Stay tuned for improvement.