Author Archives: mfagan

The Democrats Are Doomed, or How A ‘Big Tent’ Can Be Too Big « OkTrends

The Democrats Are Doomed, or How A ‘Big Tent’ Can Be Too Big « OkTrends – I’ve had this open for over two weeks with the intention of blogging. I think I remember what I wanted to say. For one … Continue reading

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Technical Ramblings » Blog Archive » MetaCarta Acquired by Nokia

Technical Ramblings » Blog Archive » MetaCarta Acquired by Nokia – I guess this means that Nokia isn’t so much interested in “dumbly” owning Navteq, but sees itself as a serious player in the new world of geo-everything. I just … Continue reading

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Freebase Gridworks: A power tool for data scrubbers « Jon Udell

Freebase Gridworks: A power tool for data scrubbers « Jon Udell – I’ve been a fan of Freebase, it’s Parallax, and SIMILE, but I had no idea that they were all created by the same couple of people. I just … Continue reading

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What If Everybody in Canada Flushed At Once? | Pat’s Papers

What If Everybody in Canada Flushed At Once? | Pat’s Papers – pretty neat graph

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An Idea for the TTC

I’ve oft-critisized the TTC (well, its management) in private for practices such as not opening up their data (in GTFS). Toronto’s transit agency is now the main holdout in the area. Actually, only one of the agencies has made their … Continue reading

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Quizify blog

I announced Quizify recently, but I won’t usually be writing much about it here. I’ve created a separate Quizify Blog for anyone interested.

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egosurfing on delicious.com

Via Alf, I learn that apparently delicious has long supported lookup by domain and path, not just absolute URL. I took a look through all the bookmarks of my old website, Fagan Finder, and it turned up a few interesting … Continue reading

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Announcing Quizify

Back in early 2005 I hacked up a quick web app to help me study for the Arthropod Zoology course I was taking in university. It helped me so much that in 2006 I decided to remake it in a … Continue reading

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Aardvark

I’ve had this draft post about Aardvark for about two weeks now. Now that they’ve been acquired by Google, I guess it’s about time to finally publish it. I first heard about Aardvark via the Seattle Tech Startups mailing list … Continue reading

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Frozen Lizards in Florida

A few weeks ago I was in Florida, around the Fort Lauderdale area, and for the first couple of days, it was very cold, for Florida. Too cold for many lizards, that’s for sure. Here are a couple of my … Continue reading

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