Rob Go

In search of things new and useful.

Rob Go: 

In search of things new and useful.

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I am working on a half-baked theory about the future of social networking. Thanks in advance for letting me discuss it here. Some of it was inspired by conversations with my friend Tamin Pechet, so he should get some (if… […]

Rob Go
October 8, 2007 · 1  min.

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.