Fortune has a good 3 paragraph article on podcasting. Short and sweet.
A cool poem I found on the site of someone who linked to me – why foreigners have trouble with English. Have you ever wondered why foreigners have trouble with the English Language? Let’s face it English is a stupid language. There is no egg in the eggplant No ham in the hamburger And neither… Continue reading Why Foreigners have trouble with English
Via Engadget… the Japanese will put anything on a toilet – including an SD slot. I just want to know what for? I know you can buy audio books over there on SD – maybe book/music player built in?
I watched a video today of Steve Jobs unveiling the first Macintosh. And the thought struck me of how contrasting this all was with the unveiling of the iPod and in particular the iPod shuffle. The Macintosh was going to change the world! Steve believed it, his team believed it, and most people who saw… Continue reading The Macinstosh vs. the Shuffle
I’ve been listening to the Chris Pirillo Show lately – this week he ranted a bit about Comcast. I’ve actually been really happy with Comcast. In my case, it was my DSL line that gave me grief – it just wasn’t fast enough. Chris or Jake, if you happen to see this, could you break… Continue reading The Chris Pirillo Show
John Porcaro writes on how he deals with email at Microsoft. He has very similar experiences with email with me and has pretty much the same solutions. Good reading for anyone interested in what it’s like to receive hundreds of real emails (not spam) a day and how you can try to cope with it.
I spent most of today working on trying to implement a queue using "Fetch&Add" for use by a parallel quicksort alogrithm for a homework assignment, but I’m not pleased with the results. Fetch&Add was introduced by the Ultracomputer project at NYU. The basic idea is in one operation you fetch the value in a memory… Continue reading Fetch&Add and Queues
Looks Firefox is going to be on the cover of Wired Magazine. Firefox is certainly the hot topic and has a lot of momentum. A lot of developers have put in a lot of work to get this far and they should get credit for that. I just hope they learn from IE’s mistakes and… Continue reading Firefox on Wired Cover and in Security Focus
Some people have asked about my Master’s Program at the UW, so here’s whats going on: I’m only take 2 courses a term. A 4 credit one and a 1 credit course that is just listening to these lectures and writing reports on them. Only 2 terms to go! This term my main course is… Continue reading School
This is kind of cool – over the last couple of days I’ve gotten a couple of hits a day from google searches. For things like people having problems with wireless routers, iPods and WMA (just drag and drop the WMA file into iTunes and iTunes by default will convert the file to a format… Continue reading Google