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The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent my employer’s positions, strategies or opinions. Blog entries before 2010 are in my Archived Blog.

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Daily links for 04/30/2010

“Experiences with Keynote and the iPad VGA connector: not so good” from The Business Blog at Intuitive.com “Not that great, and certainly Keynote worked, but it was surprisingly crude and simplistic compared to the great experience of a two-monitor setup for Keynote on the Mac itself.” tags: ipad, keynote Jobs:…

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Daily links for 04/28/2010

IBM, Dell Tout Strengths of Their Server Platforms – IT Infrastructure from eWeek “For their part, IBM officials said since IBM’s Migration Factory program began four years ago, almost 2,700 businesses have migrated their workloads onto IBM servers and storage. Most have come from high-end HP and Oracle/Sun customers, with…

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DMV bliss: life in a small town

I have lived in various towns and cities in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. With the exception of Massachusetts and where I live now, every interaction with the Department of Motor Vehicles (or whatever they called it locally) was a pain in the neck. Long lines, absurd…

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Daily links for 04/27/2010

PopCap on the iPad, 3D, and crying goats (Q&A) | Web Crawler – CNET News “But what might be more impressive than that is the continued growth of the company’s now 10-year-old title Bejeweled, an iteration of which is available as an application within Facebook. According to the company, the…

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Daily links for 04/26/2010

How Apple chic whips rivals | Nanotech – The Circuits Blog – CNET News “The answer is–at this juncture–HP doesn’t compete on chic. HP laptops, despite some decent designs, invariably get lost among the Windows 7 hordes, while Apple continues to create cachet, coolness, and cash.” tags: apple, hp, design,…

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The Shedd Aquarium, Chicago

Last week my family and I went to Chicago to visit my daughter Katie who is in college there. Our primary planned activity was seeing chef and author Anthony Bourdain at the Chicago Theatre, but we took some time on Saturday afternoon to visit the Shedd Aquarium, part of the…

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Daily links for 04/25/2010

Anthony Bourdain interview: No Reservations star talks TV, food and more – chicagotribune.com “We can go on with a lengthy exposition about who Anthony Bourdain is, but what he has to say is far more interesting.” tags: interview, anthony-bourdain Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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Daily links for 04/24/2010

Sos open source “What is SOS Open Source? SOS Open Source is an automated methodology to to qualify and select open source software. What is SOS Open Source aimed for? SOS Open Source returns a score for each open source candidates, based on strength (stable, mature and backed by a…

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Daily links for 04/23/2010

WordPress › Blog » Secure File Permissions Matter “If you’re a web host and you turn a bad file permissions story into a WordPress story, you’re doing something wrong.” tags: wordpress Four Considerations When Using Open Source in Production | NetworkWorld.com Community “IT staff and developers often overlook non-technical considerations…

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