Monthly Archives: July 2006

Module-based personal publishing

On my personal blog, I’m experimenting with module-based publishing. As I adopt new services across the Web, I’m finding that much of the information I generate is blog worthy for the people that are interested in my personal life. On … Continue reading

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Local search – making people think like computers

Quick, what’s the ZIP code for Georgetown? How about Clarendon? Unless you live in one of these areas, chances are you don’t know. I might as well have asked you for the longitude and latitude. Yet almost every local search … Continue reading

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iPods and cars

Nearly five years into the iPod revolution, there remains no iPod/car integration that provides a complete experience. For many people, the only option is to use an FM transmitter. Others can choose to play their iPods through a tape player … Continue reading

Posted in apple, audio, cars, consumer electronics, ipod, mp3 | 2 Comments

Local reviews and credit cards

Various Internet companies, including Yahoo! Local, CitySearch, AOL CityGuide, have been promising to be the uber-provider of local ratings and reviews for more than a decade. To date. there isn’t a solid source for comprehensive, credible reviews. There are a … Continue reading

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About me and my product philosophy

My name is Rocky Agrawal. I am a product designer for AOL and have been designing Internet services since 1994. This is a personal blog and in no way reflects the views of AOL. This blog will take a look … Continue reading

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