Category Archives: Information Flow

Exploring the Unofficial Google Reader API

Google Reader has no official API. ¬†However, folks have figured out ways of using the existing API even though Google has not officially published any documentation. There is a Google Group:¬†Friends of the Unofficial Google Reader API | Google Groups. … Continue reading

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vCards as QR Codes with Google Chart API

Here is an example of a vCard turned into a UTF-8 encoded URL string. Once we encode it in this fashion, we can put it in a URL formatted for the Google Chart API that will generate a QR Code … Continue reading

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Tarpipe: a cool idea for lifestreaming, but is it secure?

I decided to check out Tarpipe because it looks like the kind of information flow / lifestreaming thing I’ve been interested in developing for Posterous. Strangely, Tarpipe doesn’t support Posterous, but instead supports Tumblr. But I thought I’d try it … Continue reading

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