Saturday, February 22, 2003

Holy hole in a donut Batman! A slick laptop for 800 Dollars?

A laptop running Lindows. A 933mhz VIA processor, 256MB RAM, USB 2.0, Firewire, Ethernet, 12.1" TFT display, PCMCIA slot. Looks like a good deal to me.

In Propylon, we are pretty much switching to laptops for everyone. These things are so powerful these days, plus, we use USB hubs to connect to full keywords and monitors for desktop work. I wouldn't go back to a desktop/deskside coccyx crusher.

Python 2.3

Come and get it.

Friday, February 21, 2003

Thursday, February 20, 2003

Wednesday, February 19, 2003

Mr. Spock - not Dr. Spock

A number of people have pointed out to me that Spock of Star Trek fame is properly referred to as Mr. Spock not Dr. Spock, as I referred to him in this article. I stand corrected.

Open (Source|Data)

An ITworld piece about the relationship between data and algorithms, open source and open data.

Sunday, February 16, 2003

Its a tough job but someones gotta do it

Simon is on another Geek Cruise.. I'm green with envy.

Duck Typing (Australian Accent Required)

[Via Fredrik Lundh] Duck Typing. Beats Dynamite Typing and Lactic Typing anyday.

I'm now a paid custumer of Google

Yup. Because Google you see, now owns www.blogger.com and (this site is hosted by blogger and I pay for it. Congratulations to Evan Williams! Interesting times ahead for blogging which is well on the way to being a mainstream paradigm. What do you mean you don't have a blog? How baroque of you!