- Robots and Empire by Isaac Asimov
- Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
- Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams (Second Edition) by Tom DeMarco, Timothy Lister
- Zero History by William Gibson
- BGP by Iljitsch Van Beijnum
Monthly Archives: January 2008
So Xen 3.2.0 was released last week. Oddly enough there are no precompiled 64-bit binaries anymore. That does not make much sense to me – running Xen on 32 bit is just… painful. Problems with accessing ram beyond 4GB, issues … Continue reading
Thanks to the WP-OpenID plugin, this blog now supports OpenID. Woohoo!
Another sane message about copyright – this time from the European Free Alliance in the European Parliament (the Greens): I wouldn’t steal. This site touches on two points that have irritated me for a very long time in the whole … Continue reading
The ever amazing Michael Geist published a great list of “fair copyright for Canada” principles, which he thinks should be adhered to in the drawing up of new Canadian copyright legislation. A lot of it applies world-wide, in my opinion. … Continue reading
Sometimes Google Finance has its issues – check out INTC’s listing this morning:
Via Hack-a-day, this is a great (video) introduction to surface mount (SMT) soldering.
Sony/BMG has finally announced it is going to drop DRM for at least part of its catalogue. Original source: Businessweek. They were the last holdout among the four big labels. That’s it for music, now on to video
Alexander Wolfe over at Information Week has an article up with a great suggestion: deal with the RIAA as we do with misbehaving children: take away their privileges. He proposes shortening corporate copyrights from the current 125 years to 5 … Continue reading