Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

LibriVox in NYC art gallery

Touch, Listen (2007) Dennis Yuen & Morry Galonoy Bookcloths, Davey board, decorative paper, linen threads, ink, long-stitch binding, voice XML, PHP, syndication from [b]LibriVox’s [/b]public domain podcast stream of audio poetry Books are meant to be touched. Poetry is meant to be listened to. Tel: (617) 850 9366 Each is an art form that should […]

scaling ruby on rails

I’ve had a few conversations lately with people about Ruby on Rails as a development framework. My understanding (as a non-programmer): “it’s a fantastic and flexible way to build a new webapp, but scaling might be an issue.” The Rails fans I know say, nonsense. Well, Twitter is apparently the busiest Rails site on the […]