I think the recent presentation by Adam Bosworth at the MySQL User’s Conference has been a little over-interpreted. It’s certainly interesting and presents some useful perspectives, but it’s not the “seminal lecture” that today’s slashdot story describes.
I just watched the Discovery launch. It’s easy to be over-familiar with images of a Shuttle launch, there have been so many; but this one was different. This launch was important because it’s the first since Columbia broke up on re-entry, which affects not only NASA, but the entire scientific research community.
The battle for the 2005 F1 Drivers Championship looks like it’s a two horse race, but so far, one of the horses is getting all the luck. The table presented here compares the relative preformance of 2005’s two top drivers, as well as a providing an alternative (speculative) championship score that takes account of car […]
Microsoft and Google were bound to end up in a high profile court case sooner or later. It turns out that personnel issues are the catalyst for their first major legal fracas.
Yesterday’s short article on electronic wallpaper has been visited quite a lot by the readers of Slashdot. Slashdot is an online forum/magazine and is one of the busiest websites in the world, currently ranked #35 by netcraft. Consequentially yesterday was the busiest day ever for this site.
The road that passes our house was completely resurfaced two months ago; all the road markings were repainted in crisp clear paint and the whole place looked like new.
Fujitsu have been demonstrating what they hope is a mass-producable system that could make colour electronic paper a reality.