Rob Go

In search of things new and useful.

Rob Go: 

In search of things new and useful.

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Maybe this is a dumb question, but why does Adobe almost without fail hijack my browser when I try to open a pdf? It seems like it should be pretty easy to make this a seamless process, but more than… […]

Rob Go
October 8, 2007 · 1  min.

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said ‘faster horses’ – Heny Ford Everything that can be invented has been invented – Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, US Patent Office, 1899 Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable… […]

Rob Go
October 8, 2007 · 1  min.

My first post from my Tumblelog. Still as true as ever. Apologies in advance for my Tumblr readers. I’m going to re-create some posts to populate this blog. Makes me feel better about myself 🙂 (via Why Didn’t I Think […]

Rob Go
October 8, 2007 · 1  min.

I’m back on Typepad again, but I’m sure nobody noticed. Actually, Typepad should pay Tumblr for keeping me in the blogging game. I heard a stat that something like 80%-90% of blog accounts are eventually abandoned because it’s either too… […]

Rob Go
October 8, 2007 · 1  min.

About a year ago, I heard about a golfer who was able to play in a PGA tour event by winning a local qualifier. The guy ended up playing the tournament with a shirt with the words “Endorsements Needed” printed […]

Rob Go
October 4, 2007 · 2  min.

Consumer Fatigue (Or, death by Betas) I was going to write a post on what I am seeing as the excessive proliferation of public betas for web products.  When I was looking around to see what else had be written, […]

Rob Go
September 28, 2007 · 1  min.

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Rob Go
September 26, 2007 · 1  min.

1. A company that reads brain waves and allows people to make a machine speak just by thinking about words.  Pretty sweet. 2. A company that allows you to have a stree-level view of any location that is geospatially accurate.  […]

Rob Go
September 26, 2007 · 1  min.

I’m at DemoFall 2007, a conference in San Diego that is supposed to be a “Launchpad for New Technologies”.  I’ve actually heard mixed reviews about this, but we’ll see how it goes.  They finally released the schedule as well as […]

Rob Go
September 25, 2007 · 1  min.