Zero Distraction / An Anthology of Examined Nerdy Things, by Alex Knight

Thoughts on Staying Motivated And Passionate about Writing

Being a good writer is hard. Finding the inspiration and patience to keep writing on a regular basis is also a constant battle. For the longest time I found that starting a blog was difficult. The first question I asked myself was “who the hell wants to read what I write?” It’s highly likely that […]

Read Post / July 22, 2010

Amazon Needs To do Better than $379 for The Kindle DX

So Amazon has started taking pre-orders for the new Kindle DX. If Amazon wants to compete with Apple, the Kindle DX needs to be dramatically cheaper than an iPad. Cheaper to the point where you won’t think twice about spending just a bit more. At $379 USD for a DX, you can get into an […]

Read Post / July 1, 2010

Adobe’s Flash Platform Will Live on, But Not on The Web

Okay, I’m going to make this short and sweet. The general consensus and buzz going on about Apple putting the kibosh on Adobe is warranted. I think Flash usage/adoption will drastically decline over the next 12 months. In fact, I’d go as far to say that no one will use Flash on the web at […]

Read Post / April 9, 2010

The Pains of Moving Blogging Services

It appears that Tumblr has had an export utility available in beta for OSX that supposedly works well for exporting your content. Now if only Posterous could offer something like this. I made the mistake of starting my blog using Posterous without thinking about an exit strategy and now I find myself at an impasse. […]

Read Post / March 24, 2010