Monthly Archives: October 2002
Congratulations to my friends Ed and Christine on their new baby girl Julia Grace Hackney
This article on CNet almost sounds like it’s from 1999: “The nation’s oldest “hot spot” network plans to give away Wi-Fi equipment starting Friday, in an aggressive push to increase the number of urban areas that offer wireless Web access.”
This is a fascinating article from NY Times: “A dog collar equipped with a wireless microphone that records a pet’s barks, interprets them as emotions and transmits them as text messages like “I’m bored, let’s play.” (I think I already … Continue reading
John starts blogging pre-Jack: 10 days until the baby’s due date … kind-a like vapor-real-ware ;-)
Brian Kernighan (Unix, C, Bell Labs fame) has set “to demystify computing for a classroom full of liberal arts undergraduates at Princeton.” Damn … that would be a cool course to take for anyone!
I must add this to my to-test list: “POPFile is an email classification system that has a Naive Bayes text classifier and a POP3 proxy. It works with any mail client using POP3.”
After reading Top Ten Digital Photography Tips on O’Reilly I picked up The UltraPod II tripod and I must say that it is indeed a “compact, versatile, ingenious device”. In fact, I stuffed it into my CamelBak and took it … Continue reading
Eric Myer Photography: Stereotypes
“PRISMIQ has developed a high-end yet affordable networked set-top box that supports your personal media (such as MP3s and digital photos), digital television, IP-based video on demand, musical/digital jukebox, and web access.” All for $249.95 … not bad … and … Continue reading
Wow … less than two weeks to go before our wedding and it seems like there are still more things to plan… eek!
“An attack on the software license behind the Linux operating system has stirred up a free software controversy in Washington.” Congressman Criticized For Attacking Free Software Movement Information WeekBid to outlaw GPL The AgeSlashdot - Newsday - San Jose Mercury News - Fort Wayne News Sentinel From: … Continue reading
From an article on XML Journal: “that when the huge universe of MS Office documents becomes available for processing by any programmer with a Perl script and a bit of intelligence, all sorts of wonderful new things can be invented … Continue reading
My cousin Kim sent me this… very funny …
Kevin Werbach on CNet: “Businesses that can capitalize on decentralization–as both creators and users of technology–will be best-positioned for the future.”
According to the NY Times it is.