Thursday, January 27, 2011

Follow Your World Google app - notifies when geographic area of interest gets updated imagery maps
I had forgotten about IBM's remote z/OS offering, now "cloud," right? Not sure web enabling IMS is good strategy

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

RT @travelfish: Finally, after 6.5 years (cough cough) have set up RSS feed for our feature stories. <- Like travel
RT @highscalability: [hardware/network performance numbers everyone should know - disk seek; packet latency]

Monday, January 24, 2011

Sunday, January 23, 2011

RT @highscalability: Relational Cloud: Database-as-a-Service DBaaS <-workload aware multitenancy; SQL over encrypted

Friday, January 21, 2011

RT @damrhein: @billynewport ... SQL / NoSQL discussion <-classic enterprise versus Web 2+ focus

Thursday, January 20, 2011

@djai @KellyKidson Tiger JAG-B18U rice cooker at Amazon, but I got at Costco. 30-40m no soak!; keep warm 12h

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

On a Phone, Interfering With Flight Safety - <-what a bunch of crap. Pseudo science at work travel
RT @NickLippis: Results of the 10GbE Private/Public DataCenter Cloud Network Fabric Test 2/1/11 12m ET

Monday, January 17, 2011

Praetorian STARShip The Untold Story of the Combat Talon military
Road conditions Phnom Penh to Kampot & Kep via blogger LTO Cambodia cambodia travel
GDP equivalents: US states and non-US countries. Example: Texas/Russia economics visualization
OnStar to be available standalone. $299, $75 install, $199/year
Don't expect carriers to update Android at all, Google phones excepted. Comparison chart

Friday, January 14, 2011

A New Yorker article about some economic issue isn't worth reading until you can read the follow up, credible letters that point out it's BS
The Longest War [American & Al Qaeda] by Peter L. Bergen; Reviewed by Thomas Ricks
Google: all downtime, including scheduled maintenance & intermittent (<10m) outages, to be counted toward SLA datacenter

Thursday, January 13, 2011

RT @aschmitt: Brilliant. Analogous to 40G to 100G "Skip The Water" <-elegant, short engineering solution narrative
Online Unicode character map <-useful for CR48

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Mekong River: dams for hydropower might help the region but risks loss of biodiversity and a way of life Laos
3iPhone: Calculate your cost to dump AT&T for Verizon using WolframAlpha widget

Monday, January 10, 2011

Google CR-48: works with Swiftpoint mouse but can't charge mouse on USB dock & CR-48 using AC at the same time

Friday, January 07, 2011

Rolling your eyes at the pontificating on Quora? Review the Annie Hall - Marshall McLuhan scene
Huh? There's no Wikiloc track for the Routeburn tramp in New Zealand? *grabs passport, compass & checks batteries in GPS*
Resolution: New remote hands co-lo power orders *require* labels on both ends of each cable within a rack
iPhone 4 factory unlocked currently unavailable in HKG and (new to me) Singapore; 1 week in Canada arbitrage

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Google Calendar handles events that start/end in different time zones, such as trans oceanic flights travel

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Influential but now-discredited study that childhood vaccinations caused autism was based largely on falsified data barf
Bookmark: Crucial (Micron) SSD storage
bookmark: cheap HDMI cable (amazon 2nd possibility)
Western & Chinese expat life compared via @TheEconomist
@damrhein RAMCloud <-See LMAX: HPC *financial* system; >100K tps; <1ms latency; exploiting L1-3 cache, SSD
RT @damrhein: Stanford's RAMCloud effort <-Yeah, but see also dissent at
Kinber selects Quanta/Sunesys to design/install a statewide 1600mile fibre optic network in Pennsylvania. $118.5m

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Time lapse prep for a space shuttle launch, video (4 min, initially silent)
RT @tperuzzi: RT @radar: [2011 watchlist] @mikeloukides <-incl. meaning of privacy, more "instant"

Monday, January 03, 2011

Sunday, January 02, 2011

RT @drelu: ...@brucedang (Microsoft) on analyzing Stuxnet... hour video security