June 2009

My commencement speech

Last month I was the commencement speaker at the University of Richmond School of Law’s commencement ceremony. I graduated in the class of ’96, and was honored to be invited back to address this year’s graduating class. The transcript of the speech is here, and the video...

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Who and where are you?

Here’s a cool hack: earlier today I created a two column Google Spreadsheet, and built a form front-end. One column is for location, the other column is the caption for that location. Using the Google Maps gadget for Google Spreadsheets, I was able to create a real-time...

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Blogger custom search gadget

Earlier today we announced a new gadget that Blogger users can install on their blog: with one click, they get a search gadget that will search not only their blog, but other sites they’ve linked to, their blogroll, and the web. (Here’s TechCrunch’s post about it.) To...

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