Archive for the ‘Tech’ Category
I see some puff piece like this and there’s no ticker symbol next to Sun Microsystems. eBay survived and fucking Sun bit it. I may not bleed purple but I really enjoyed my time in NSPG and the products we worked on.
Working in NSPG at Sun was a great joy. Scott stuck Sun’s finger in the eye of ITAR for a while; in the end, we gave up.
Wired talks about the number of radars and lightbulbs (0) in the newest Mercedes. It isn’t all fit and finish; I like the auto follow and lane minder.
Picked up a D-Link DCS-930L for cheap; plugged it in, upgraded firmware, all that. Went to install the desktop software and it requires disabling UAC to run; I don’t know what kind of developers they have over a D-Link, but no, I’m not disabling UAC just to use your webcam.
$200k on the line, here. It’s unclear if $100k or $140k is the top prize possible, but there it is.