Scott Adams has an interesting idea for political debates he calls “Fact Bubbler” . It sounds implausible the first time you read it, but then so did Wikipedia.
Arstechnica has an interesting article on software defined radio . This could change many things.
The Nieder Family has another update on the way patents threaten their [...]
I’ve just read Diego’s response to an ill-informed NYT article about data-center power efficiency . This makes me wonder, how much server use does each person have?
Almost everyone uses Google, most of us use it a lot. The main Google product is also probably the most demanding, their search engine.
In a typical [...]
I previously wrote about the changes to bundling prices by Virgin (which are similar to changes by other telcos) which make it uneconomical to take a bundled phone . This makes it a little easier to compare telcos as there is no need to be concerned about which telcos offer phones you like. Now it’s [...]
18 months ago when I signed up with Virgin Mobile  the data transfer quotas were 200MB on the $29 per month plan and 1.5G on the $39 per month plan. About 4 months ago when I checked the prices the amounts of data had gone up on the same plans (2.25G for $39 per [...]
I just had a conversation with someone who thinks that their office should have no servers.
The office in question has four servers, an Internet gateway/firewall system, the old file server (and also Xen server), the new file server, and the VOIP server.
The Internet gateway system could possibly be replaced by a suitably smart [...]
10 months ago I was given a Samsung Galaxy S Android phone  to replace my Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. I also installed Cyanogenmod on it (here is a more detailed comparison of the phones with a focus on liberty ). But now I’m using the Xperia X10 again.
Some time ago a [...]