Wednesday, December 30, 2009

datacenter design for HPC: Rate of Convective Heat Transfer q = hA(Ts − Tb); need CFM/kw < 100 & <<150

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Monday, December 28, 2009

RT @GoKunming: Cycling From Kunming To The Vietnam Border - Part One travel

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Saturday, December 19, 2009

A competitive board game on building *power grids* datacenter infrastructure cool

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Scaling challenges for future planet wide systems, not just 10*Facebook
Infographic coins remove confusion about value <-but need clear country id! travel

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

datacenter container show review incl. IBM with flex config that addresses adoption barrier

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

British Airways (BA) strike next week for 12 days, 12Dec-2Jan? travel Oweee!
Looks like Agoda is big in Asia for hotel travel discounts, but not much splash in US except for FlyerTalk
Cueva del Milodon (Milodon Cave), Chile mapped with photo/website data travel

Monday, December 14, 2009

Amazon spot EC2 instances, run work as long as your bid exceeds current spot price
datacenter power arbitrage: 120v AC 30A rack in downtown SF $21/amp/month; $1K install

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Mapping Patagonia Andes routes. Campamento de Agostini Chile map backpacking travel

Friday, December 11, 2009

RT @sidboswell: Broadband mapping may have just gotten easier <-IDInsight's Broadband Scout

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Roundup of possibly worthwhile Google Chrome extensions
Lenovo Thinkpad System Update R4 for windows7 (found it previously, but not apparent today, duh)
Can Google Spanner principles be adapted to minimum case of 2 geo dispersed datacenter ?
Need to reread Google on distributed systems, especially storage design. Light on network design.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

datacenter site considerations: avoid electric power from coal. US energy map

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Google wave still doesn't like iPhone. Inbox is ok, but wave display is blacked out on the right 1/3.
Global online mapping competition 15 Dec 09-31 Jan 10
Interactive Mapping for Filmmakers @ BAVC, SF 12/3; 7PM
Japanese Google Picasa:quick response/QR bar codes with Web addresses. Scan QR code with phone; links to online photos

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Corporate Win 7 distro still borked with some weirdo authorization issue. Thanks Microsoft.