Software, Digital Content, Geopolitics, Economics & More from of a Libertarian Serial Expat and Entrepreneur
Jimmy Guterman: "Well, first I want to be clear that Media Unspun itself was not a Weblog. We’re big fans of the freedom and diversity of blogs, but we were not a blog. Blogs go from a single person’s mind to the Web with no intervention (team blogs work the same way). Unspun has writers [...]
Brad Mehldau’s cover of Paranoid Android is fun to listen to. You can get it from a few people on #mp3jazzworld, there are also RealAudio samples here and at Amazon.
CNet: "To Berkeley’s Mulligan, standing up for FatWallet was a way to set a good precedent the next time a similar situation arises. "We certainly see plenty of uses of the DMCA that appear to be appropriate," Mulligan said. "But we also see notices under the DMCA that are alleging trade secret or trademark. The [...]
Phil Ringnalda points to this site. Click on the "outside reading" links on the right and see post summaries appear in a left sidebar (that you can undock as a separate window.)
If you want to put your GHz+ Athlon or P4 CPU on its knees, ask Excel to import 50,000 rows out of an XML query. Enjoy (not!) CPU 100% load for several minutes. My tip: split the XML file into smaller chunks, query them once at a time, and remove the query reference from "beneath" [...]
I'm CEO of an online trade publishing firm in the marketing and defense verticals. We try to make news and data digestible and useful in an environment that is more noisy each day. This personal blog mixes my thoughts and interests on politics, business, software, and more, based on my business and personal experiences. Over the years I have posted items that turned out spectacularly wrong, and a few posts that stood the test of times better. Personal views only.