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Aaron Brazell

Vetoing FeedBurner

I’ve been a fan of FeedBurner for a long time. Going all the way back to the early days at b5media when they were a good company. Then they sold out to Google, and I warned any who would listen exactly who they would become. It was denied, though (most likely in good faith), and […]

Aaron Brazell

Google Predicting the Future?

Geeks among us will recognize the term “chaos theory”. It is a highly philisophical, and yet scientifically unproven, theory of physics that says, among other things, that there is a natural order to the universe that cannot be observed directly, but can be seen in patterns. Popularly known as the Butterfly Effect, it theorizes that […]

Aaron Brazell

Google Cannot Fix Twitter

Jeff Jarvis thinks that only Google can fix Twitter’s woes. Google hasn’t fixed Blogger since acquiring it in 2003. In fact, it’s a spam sieve full of usability issues and lack of innovation. Meanwhile, Movable Type and WordPress keep plugging away at innovative approaches to blogging platforms. They haven’t innovated on Jaiku since acquiring the […]

Aaron Brazell

Operation: 1000 Subscribers

There is a major milestone approaching here at Technosailor, and since I don’t really feel like writing anything of any real substance tonight, I figure now would be a good time to point out that we are approaching 1000 RSS subscribers here at Technosailor. In fact, I’ve made it easier than ever to subscribe to […]

Aaron Brazell

Open Letter to Google, Feedburner

Dear Google Executives: I think it’s very interesting how you have chosen to acquire FeedBurner. I think it’s a wonderful investment for you as you can further solidify your offerings. For instance, you’ll have more reach into feeds to push your Google ads via the FeedBurner Ad Network. For you, this is a fantastic opportunity. […]

Aaron Brazell

My Calendar Mashup

Here’s a mashup I just instituted here at Technosailor after some months of trying to figure out how to do it. First, the premise though. I keep everything calendar related in iCal on my Mac. That is my point of origin and that is non-negotiable. I also need to have my stuff on my Blackberry […]

Aaron Brazell

Feedburner Releases Site Stats Package

This morning, Feedburner announced that they have added Site Stats to all feeds. There is no fee necessary and is available to any Feedburner feed, regardless of Pro Stats status. Of course, the service must be activated (Under Analyze > Site Stats) and takes some time to collect data (A small piece of javascript must […]