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Humor

Cheeseburger Chill

Jamba Juice is fighting back against McDonald’s getting into the all-fruit smoothie market.  Watch the video and get a $1 off coupon at cheeseburgerchill.com.  It’s very funny.

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Quotations

There’s always a newer model

Look in the mirror, and don’t be tempted to equate transient domination with either intrinsic superiority or prospects for extended survival. Stephen Jay Gould

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Computer

First Telephone Directory

The first Telephone Directory, for New Haven, Connecticut produced in 1878 was sold at auction at Christies in New York for $170,500.00.  Watch an IEEE.TV piece here. I have a copy of the Hibbing Minnesota […]

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Computer

Progression

Because of the nature of Moore’s law, anything that an extremely clever graphics programmer can do at one point can be replicated by a merely competent programmer some number of years later. John Carmack

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Quotations

Open source

Anyone who puts a small gloss on a fundamental technology, calls it proprietary, and then tries to keep others from building on it, is a thief. Tim O’Reilly