Recently, Casey and I have been attempting to set life goals – both as a couple and individually. I’ve found it to be a difficult exercise, but one that is very much worth doing. The process forces me to actually slow down and think about what is most important to me and what I want […]
Recently, I’ve been listening to a lot of different audio programs while programming at work. Apparently, I need a little change of pace from the usual music and radio programs that I listen to. Some of the streamed audio programs I’ve been catching up on include some from NPR: Brain Brew, Car Talk, and The […]
Since my intermediate accounting problems are done for the weekend and I am temporarily overdosed on election politics, I thought this would be a great opportunity to do a little writing. And since It’s been about three weeks since my last post here, I took it!
Yesterday, Amazon officially launched its search service, called A9. Compared to the sparse interface of Google, A9’s looks a little more complicated. Instead of simply trying to mimic Google like Microsoft has done with its new search engine, Amazon has taken a totally different approach to internet searching. The real power of A9 is realized […]
Tim O’Reilly is one of those few people who can step back, look at the current state of things, and then predict where it’s all headed. In this cause, the topic is computing, open source software specifically. He recently wrote an article called The Open Source Paradigm Shift, in which he talks about where computer […]
Gizmodo is reporting that Verizon Wireless is expected to launch the Handspring Treo 610 in the last half of 2004. This is THE phone I’ve been waiting for. Features include: Palm OS software (letting you run Palm-based applications) High resolution color screen Integrated camera Bluetooth wireless connectivity Keyboard Email and web browsing capabilities Expandable via […]
A recent article on SecurityFocus details the experience of having an FBI computer intrusion expert speak to a technology class at Washington University in St. Louis. It’s a very interesting read. The agent explains how many of the new virus/trojan horse hybrids are being propagated by professionals, namely the Russian mafia. One detail that I […]