genome

Coming soon: An API for the human genome

As each of us comes to know and understand our own genome, we will naturally want to play to its strengths, minimize its weaknesses, combine it with other data sets, compare it to others, and leverage it to develop wholly new capabilities.

Caution

Is your API an asset or a liability?

While almost everyone talks about the API business relationships, the liability concern brings the legal relationship to the forefront.

api

The API-economy is coming and fast

In today’s world, having a strong API strategy isn’t just good software practice; it’s a powerful business practice.

locks

Google App Engine: Lock in, what lock in?

On occasion I encounter the argument that Google App Engine is a proprietary platform, which implies lock-in, which many developers consider a Bad Thing. I’d like to address that complaint.