Offshore Circle Game

April 9, 2012

And the seasons they go round and round And the painted ponies go up and down We’re captive on the carousel of time We can’t return we can only look Behind from where we came And go round and round and round In the circle game Joni Mitchell, The Circle Game The lure of cheap […]

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Creations for 2012

February 26, 2012

Here are some of what is cooking at Kapsoft. Much will be a tease since it needs to be kept top secret until released: We are working with one client on an Expression Engine project. Using EE to hold catalog, spec, and pic data for a site makeover where the client can control his data. Should be […]

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Lessons learned in 2011

December 28, 2011

Never under estimate the power of the man. When he gets cranky torwards the end of the day he can bring out the shock an awe. Have a backup plan that is better then scrambling the emergency TI fighters at the very last minute. Stainless steel ain’t that great. Everyone still thinks your ideas suck. And you still […]

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New Apress Application Sketch Books

December 10, 2011

Apress is coming out shortly with six new of my Sketch Books. IOS5 Application Sketch Book Web Designers Application Sketch Book. Kindle Fire Application Sketch Book. Samsung Galaxy Tablet Application Sketch Book. Blackberry Application Sketch Book. Android Application Sketch Book (HTC). To go along with existing Windows Phone Applications Sketch book, Android Application Sketch Book, iPad Application Sketch Book, […]

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A Sad ending?

November 8, 2011

I love JoePa and Penn State football. Ever since my brother went there in the 60’s, I really think it’s a magical thing. Now it seems it is over. Over in a way no one could have imagined. “The horror. The horror. ” My son (@jakemkaplan) is a senior and writes PSU football for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Needless to […]

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PHP. Like a virgin.

November 6, 2011

PHP. For the very first time. Hard to believe after all these years I’m doing some PHP.  It’s dangerous and seductive. Simple. Dynamic. Very much like C, which I have done a ton of over the decades. But not like C. I’m making all the rookie mistakes and I’m sure they will pass with time. So honestly […]

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Apple TV

October 25, 2011

Cracked it? One thing I’m wondering about the Apple TV speculation that I don’t know why hasn’t been mentioned. Make that two things. Why can’t the TV run iOS and therefore Apps? Think along the lines of a kind of augmented reality TV. Or how about being able to use touch on your TV? Like the MS […]

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Buried in our phones

October 21, 2011

I was sitting in the Whole Foods Pub the other day and I could not help but notice how we are all buried in our cell phones. Or should I say we are all buried in our Smart Phones. I guess there will come a time where we don’t have to speak at all. There was […]

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Everybody Dies

October 18, 2011

Everybody Dies John Garfield Body and Soul (1947). About a Jewish Boxer who falls hard. So true. Some will go sooner then later. SJ. DJK.

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Freedom

October 18, 2011

Freedom. Sweet Freedom. The fresh air. The sunshine on your face. Cherish that freedom, since there are those very ready to take it away from you. Just like that, in an instant. Gone.

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