- Photos of Vancouver rioting - The Globe and Mail - The first photo is pretty funny in a way.
- The “Post-PC” Era: It’s Real, But It Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does | Forrester Blogs
- Most Common iPhone Passcodes | iPhone | Daniel Amitay - "Most of the top passcodes follow typical formulas, such as four identical digits, moving in a line up/down the pad, repetition. 5683 is the passcode with the least obvious pattern, but it turns out that it is the number representation of LOVE (5683), once again mimicking a very common internet password: “iloveyou.”"
- world subways at scale - fake is the new real
- Dogs Make Employees More Productive At Work
- Photopic Sky Survey - Finger Lakes ML-8300 monochrome
- DARPA’s Regina Dugan on “The Nation’s Elite Army of Futuristic Techno-geeks” – AllThingsD
- Welcome to Pyongyang on the Behance Network
- Should We Care if People Don't Pay Their Debts? - Megan McArdle - Business - The Atlantic - "People really underweight the role that norms play in sustaining a modern economy."
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Posted by Gordon Haff at 4:29 PM
Thursday, June 09, 2011
- Facebook's face recognition strategy may be just the ticket - O'Reilly Radar - "This is part of my general thinking about privacy. We need to move away from a Maginot-line like approach where we try to put up walls to keep information from leaking out, and instead assume that most things that used to be private are now knowable via various forms of data mining. Once we do that, we start to engage in a question of what uses are permitted, and what uses are not."
- “It Just Works.” - "Files are something Microsoft worries about. Files in the cloud are something Google and Amazon worry about. Apple’s iCloud is about opening an application and the thing you want to access being there."
- She texted. We kicked her out. : Blog : Austin : Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - "Ma'am, you may be free to text in all the other theaters in the Magnited States of America, but here at our "little crappy ass theater," you are not. Why you may ask? Well, we actually do give a f*$k."
- WoodITWork.com » Why VMwaorld vCloud Director Isn't for Today's Private Cloud - Generally agree with respect to automation/service catalog but isolation and security are important even in private cloud context.
- 451 CAOS Theory » The trend towards permissive licensing
- announcing olduse.net
- Short logic (Groupon IPO: Pass on this deal) - "Losing billions for years is generally not a winning strategy, despite the odd exception."
Posted by Gordon Haff at 3:14 PM
Friday, June 03, 2011
- Apple Retail commemorates 10th anniversary with emotive poster - Apple - "Speaking of T-shirts, we’ve learned more than you can imagine about our own. We’ve found that when we wear black T-shirts, we blend in. And when we wear too many colors it’s confusing. But blue shirts are just right. We’ve also learned that it takes precisely 4,253 stitches to embroider the Apple logo on those blue shirts. And we even figured out which direction the stitches should go in."
- Greenpoint Gazette:An Open Letter from Eugene Mirman to Time Warner Cable - "However, overall your company is run like an ill managed Soviet factory. I bet if Ayn Rand was still alive, she’d write a fun to read, but poorly argued book about how appalling and inefficient your company is. Please cut it out. Thank you."
- Workplace Culture – DEC’s Role Model « Perspectives
- Is Cloud Computing Really Killing IT Pro Jobs?
- The Incompleat Known Space Concordance
- Battleships: a ridiculous but awesome idea « Locklin on science
- The U.S. Postal Service Nears Collapse - BusinessWeek
- zBX and the Next IBM Hypervisor « DancingDinosaur
Posted by Gordon Haff at 9:39 AM