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.
Lots of people are complaining that Facebook didn’t double in price today; what this means is that Facebook left almost no money on the table when they sold the stock, and that people trying to churn and burn got left holding the bag. What’s wrong with this picture? Nothing. Facebook raked in the chips; good for them.