DRM free Songbird Media Player is out of the nest with R1.0!

in the works since 2005 has SongBird has reached a major milestone with is 1.0 release!! What is it? A DRM (Digital Restrictions Management, or they “restrict your rights to digits”. ) free, non-proprietary, cross platform, extensible (plug-in services!!), open-source, Continue reading DRM free Songbird Media Player is out of the nest with R1.0!

Amazon’s Web Top Site (Alexa) web service and Ruby; Fixed and juiced!

I had need to get some data from Amazon Web Services, and in particular their Alexa Top Sites web service which provides access to lists of web sites ordered by Alexa Traffic Rank. And, happily, they had a Query Example Continue reading Amazon’s Web Top Site (Alexa) web service and Ruby; Fixed and juiced!