Dear Google, I am not my mother!

Yes, I know that you people at Google want to make sure that even my mom can easily use your products, and for your search engine, that is definitely a possibility. However, when it comes to browsers, Google Chrome is way, way too simplified for anyone who'd like to use it for daily work.I am … Continue reading Dear Google, I am not my mother!

Wow: Google makes Window Builder Pro open source!

A while ago, Google acquired Instantiations, the makers of the fantastic UI development plugin for Eclipse. The plugin named Windows Builder Pro, allows you to develop user interfaces for your java and gwt projects, along with xwt support. Google first made the tools available for free, then today I've received an e-mail that says that … Continue reading Wow: Google makes Window Builder Pro open source!

Medical tourism (or outsourcing): is it the perfect use case for EHRs?

Wow! I can't believe I have not written anything for two months.Well, time to catch up then. Ibelieve that EHR implementation is not taking off because of some fundamental problems, and I've written about them before. Check out my previous posts for anti-patterns in  EHR implementation.One of the things I have not mentioned (or maybe … Continue reading Medical tourism (or outsourcing): is it the perfect use case for EHRs?

Watching Java die

Now that James Gosling has left Oracle, the trend has become even more obvious: key people who have made Java a success, are leaving Oracle. This is not news to me, but I had hopes of being wrong about my expectations. I've watched Oracle acquire some very capable technology firms, focusing on Java, and one … Continue reading Watching Java die