This is a terrific spot-on piece by Rachel. I firmly believe that healthy competition and diversity in the browser market is vital for the health of the web (which is why I’m always saddened and frustrated to hear web developers wish for a single monocultural rendering engine).
A good history lesson in rendering engines: KHTML, WebKit, and now, Blink.
David Recordon shares his first impressions of Google App Engine.
Every Google account can now be an OpenID login thanks to this app built with the Google App Engine.
Infrastructure just got even cheaper. Between this and Amazon's EC2/S3, the barrier to entry to getting an app up and running is getting lower and lower.