Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Monday, September 27, 2010

Looks like no history for goo.gl link shortening
I understand legacy IT in space, but why is air traffic control in the stone age with all the voice control? http://bit.ly/cRRtR4
US drones target terror plot in Pakistan to avert attack in West http://bit.ly/dmLau0
Foreclosure Wave Hits *Cash* Buyers, Too http://bit.ly/c6aabV WTF financial <-Why does anyone thing bank management is competent?
Segway Chief Dies in Segway Accident http://ping.fm/kXVkO
Spitzer: Why did the government buy AIG shares? It should have bought shares of companies who got 100 cents for $1 investment financial
Global air particulate visualization http://bit.ly/b9Fzny pollution

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Today: import your oil from Middle East. Tomorrow: import your electric car from China http://ping.fm/MzsDb

Saturday, September 25, 2010

James Gosling on .NET, IBM, iPads, Oracle, sale of Sun http://bit.ly/bsjIid technology <-database comment seems off

Friday, September 24, 2010

Dura Europos - historical monument in Syria http://bit.ly/DuraEuropos
China middle class woes - Salary is 10 times what it was 10 years ago. Why am I tense?http://bit.ly/bisced
Influence of special interests in China - Evan Osnos http://ping.fm/zEzML
Laos - new airport and train station planned for Luang Prabang http://bit.ly/9jpueS travel
Paris - interactive map for transport in Ile-de-France (greater Paris) http://bit.ly/aYTBjA France travel
Any studies showing minimum requirements/feasibility for load balancing across sites for OLTP? datacenter
Optimize datacenter: power supplies, UPS, load balancing across sites, compute with less watts, decrease water http://bit.ly/9xrZPG

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Cambodia discussing new Siem Reap (Angkor area) airport 60km away http://bit.ly/cjowsw travel

Monday, September 20, 2010

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Insights into the performance of Microsoft big clusters http://bit.ly/9u4iUz scalability
Iran - exerting global political influence through internet connectivity (continued) http://bit.ly/d2EHdt
Murakami site specific art at Versailles thru 12 Dec 10 http://bit.ly/8XrA9Q France

Friday, September 17, 2010

Beefier cores better than wimpy cores? datacenter servers http://bit.ly/dC4jkh
Google - recycled water for datacenter use. Where, besides LA, has recycled water in US? http://bit.ly/b8jyx6
Financial - stronger capital requirements needed for banks for countercyclical buffer http://bit.ly/9vMYe2
NetApp 42kw/rack data center http://bit.ly/cpxfKM is limited to 12kw/rack average datacenter http://bit.ly/dBoCiB
Antimov - Violate the 3rd Law of Robotics! Win cash! http://bit.ly/9lr7qu
patent - quick analysis for infringement http://bit.ly/ckd6LR
Grockit - Social network for K-12 learning http://bit.ly/bvvnUD education
Airline flights over US with path, 20 minute lag, on Google Earth http://bit.ly/bhM0xC travel

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

McChrystal, except in 1880, same war theater, same demeanor http://bit.ly/axI5Bk military Afghanistan
Google dumps batch oriented MapReduce for Instant in favor of trigger (!) like database functions http://bit.ly/d4I1Vb scalability
Peung Tbal petroglyphs, near Anlong Thom, Kulen http://bit.ly/acKS2r Cambodia travel
RT @renesys: [#Iran - internet transit provider for Iraq & Afghanistan. Diplomacy tool?] http://bit.ly/bmKI5A
Big Ball of Mud, still the most popular software [non] design http://bit.ly/98SenN programming
Haystack - US technology project to help Iranians evade internet censorship collapses http://bit.ly/c4WJf8 Iran

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Sunday, September 12, 2010

India to renovate Wat Phu in Laos http://bit.ly/d5fIur Map: http://ping.fm/sEfV7 travel
Aranyaprathet Thailand - border town with Cambodia - Vietnam influences - restaurants http://bit.ly/bBGu3J travel
Relative number of Android active devices by version - v2.2 = 29% 1 Sep 10 http://bit.ly/b68JyB
Are Android phones in the US destined to be filled with carrier crapware? Oh, noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! http://ping.fm/8qZXK
Would a Verizon iPhone be loaded with crapware? http://ping.fm/Mi3bo Ack!

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Samrong Circular Earthwork prehistoric archaeological site destroyed for housing in Cambodia http://bit.ly/drAF5O (forgot link)
What happens when your web site is hosted at a cloud provider who hosts a site that goes viral? http://bit.ly/9oEgw8
Canada and Trans Pacific cable maps http://bit.ly/avr8YX network
Style guides and user interface (UI) guidelines http://bit.ly/9Ppcm0 design
Samrong Circular Earthwork prehistoric archaeological site destroyed for housing in Cambodia
Ta Prohm’s trees to remain a permanent fixture http://bit.ly/cRGQJM cambodia angkor travel

Friday, September 10, 2010

iPhone configuration utility updated; useful for small biz; restrict Game Center http://bit.ly/bRBqDr
NSF: Re-architecting the internet http://bit.ly/bs7HCF network
Quit screwing around and appoint Elizabeth Warren head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. financial http://bit.ly/c1YRd6

Monday, September 06, 2010

Role of Steve Jobs as a designer disputed, but interesting comments and, in the end, it doesn't matter http://bit.ly/catzFR
iPhone - add on 45x microscope for US$10 http://ping.fm/jQJ2P

Sunday, September 05, 2010

Friday, September 03, 2010

Understanding & managing business risk in China http://bit.ly/ciGnod
Mapping building interiors in 3D http://bit.ly/cbKIfH
FAWN: A Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes http://bit.ly/bTa0oK datacenter
Why wouldn’t IT departments build from commodity components instead of being locked into [a vendor system]? http://bit.ly/d7IQZ2 datacenter
Folding UK BS1363 AC power plug to be launched 2010 http://bit.ly/921EuL mobile
Track friend and foe on the tactical battlefield with iPhone app. (wifi needed) military http://bit.ly/b00Dce
Low cost unmanned aerial surveillance http://bit.ly/d1AtNi military EverybodyHasDrones
Poll: 21% of Americans think the lottery is the most practical way to accumulate enough money for retirement http://bit.ly/9iZA86 financial

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Wednesday, September 01, 2010