Podcast 329: Two words for ya – “networked spreadsheets”
We chat about Paul’s return to the office and what our lives are like now that all your podcast hosts have been at least partially vaccinated. Plus, Lotus Notes, networked spreadsheets, and the biggest flight simulator update of all time.
Dave Winer wrote a fun piece on the lost apps of the 80s. We explore the paradox of software that is “too good” to become popular among mainstream consumers.
Microsoft has valiantly released a new version of its flagship flight simulator for 38 years. Now we know what makes it seem so very, very real. But just how big can that next patch be?
Another day, another data breach. At this point, we’ve become numb to the notion that our identity is compromised. Is acceptance better for your health than constantly being on guard? See for yourself.the stack overflow podcast
‘pwnd’ is just a misspelling of ‘owned’ that got ironically popular.
I worked for a few years on a project that added hyperreferences to Office. I always thought that being able to use a URL to get a piece of data from the Internet and put it into the cell of a spreadsheet was a super powerful concept and did for Spreadsheets what hyperlinks do for documents in HTML. Happily, I’m no longer in programming, but I’d love to talk to someone about the concept.
Domino and Notes hasn’t gone away – new release coming out https://www.hcltechsw.com/products/domino/launch?utm_source=search&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=ProductON_search_DS-Domino-Prod-Launch-V12-Launch–CA_Apr2021_EU&utm_content=ETA-516074650073&utm_term=lotus%20note&gclid=Cj0KCQjwvYSEBhDjARIsAJMn0ljR_-R8WL0vH41Eay60Pk78-G4ZPPK7tgHXkkfLk_RIaZdw1oa-XWoaAk73EALw_wcB