Behind the Curve: EFF’s Long Strange Trip

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a peculiar advocacy group. It was founded by Grateful Dead songwriter John Perry Barlow, former Transcendental Meditation organization levitation instructor and accounting entrepreneur Mitch Kapor, and various members of an electronic bulletin board known as The WELL that descended from a new age guru cult/hippie commune known as The…

Android Rx onError Guidelines

Rx onError Guidelines By Ed Ballot “Creating a good API is hard.” — anyone who has created an API used by others As with any API, wrapping your data stream in a Rx observable requires consideration for reasonable error handling and intuitive behavior. The following guidelines are intended to help developers create consistent and intuitive API. Since we frequently…

An international experiment

I am currently doing some experimentation with the WPML system for internationalization of WordPress sites. I don’t know if I will keep it around forever, but for now I am liking the ease with which it enables translations of both the content as well as the theming of the site itself. Globe icon by Edward…

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