Sunday, September 13, 2009

open source stuff

Facebook released as an open source tool the web framework that powers the functionality of FriendFeed. This is part of Facebook's open source initiative. The Framework called Tornado Web Server is written in Python and was designed to handle large amounts of traffic and thousands of simultaneous connections.

Tornado Web Server

Facebook Tornado: FriendFeed’s Real-Time Web Framework Goes Open Source

google voice

some google voice links that I've recently stumbled upon

good stuff:

Gmail Lets You Check Your Google Voice Messages

Google Voice steps on carriers' SMS turf

and this is quite funny about google voice auto-transcribed messages:

Google Voice Creeps Me Out On My Mother’s Birthday