Last February, Anil Dash; the co-founder and “chief evangelist” for Six Apart, the company that creates the most popular blogging software in the world; was visiting his family in India for the first time in 25 years, explaining what he does for a living. Mr. Dash, 34, is an influential tech blogger and consultant who Read More
Last month, Google announced that they had invented a “Street View trike.” Their Street View car could roll down traditional roads and take pictures for their popular maps feature. But it couldn’t document hard-to-access trails, parks, landmarks and sports venues. A Google mechanical engineer who did some mountain biking in his Read More
Google Books has just launched a digitized magazine stand. In their never-ending quest to archive all media, from Web sites to books, Google is taking on the publishing world and scanning entire issues of magazines, ads and all. Most issues are two or three years old–or even a few decades old. It’s kind Read More
Three former Wall Street investment analysts—Ryan Klenovich, 24, Jian Chai, 26, and Steve DeWald, 24—plan to save the magazine business with a Web site called Maggwire.com.
“We’re going to do for magazines what iTunes did for music,” Mr. Klenovich, the start-up’s chief executive, told The Observer in an interview.
Currently a Read More
The New York Times’ interactive news technologies team has hired a new developer and … it’s a girl! Well, woman, really. Her name is Jacqui Maher and her first day on the job is Nov. 4.
This is the 10-person team’s first and (so far) only female hire.
Software and Web development Read More