Monthly disclaimer

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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Some images from a week in the Adirondacks

This last week my wife were on vacation in the Blue Mountain Lake area of the New York Adirondack mountains. Here are a few shots of the lake and surrounding mountains taken at different times of the day and in different weather. The bonus flower shot was take at the…

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Math Quick Take: Optimizing your garden’s area

I’m on vacation this week and taking it easy, so I thought I would do a post that appealed both to gardeners and math afficionados. Here’s the problem we’re going to solve: Suppose you buy 100 feet of wire fencing. What’s the largest rectangular area garden you can enclose with…

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Daily links for 07/22/2011

HTML5 to Create New Wave of Opportunities in Mobile Landscape “Smartphone adoption will continue to skyrocket with or without HTML5. That said, the most used single app is the browser. As HTML5 support continues to make its way into mobile browsers and HTML5 markup proliferates across the web, the phones…

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Stats for browsers and operating systems accessing sutor.com

It’s been a while since I last put up some stats about what browsers and operating systems access my website at sutor.com. Traditionally, Firefox did well, followed by Internet Explorer, and then Chrome. The last two are now reversed. Since much of my blog content has focused on content regarding…

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My social media operating policy

With the introduction of Google+, I now have yet another social media service by which I can communicate with family, friends, co-workers, industry colleagues, and complete strangers. In addition to this blog, which I’ve had for close to 7 years, I’m fairly active on FaceBook and Twitter. I don’t schedule…

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Daily links for 07/19/2011

Top Five Linux Contributor: Microsoft | ZDNet “At first, this code wasn’t open-sourced at all, but in 2009, it was discovered that some GPL code was already in Hyper-V’s Linux drivers. So it was that “In a break from the ordinary, Microsoft released 20,000 lines of device driver code to…

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10 things to think about to improve software product descriptions

I’ve been back in a software product area since the beginning of June, and I’ve been spending a lot of time looking at product descriptions and literature. Not just IBM’s, mind you, but those of our competitors as well. This includes traditional, commercial “proprietary” software and commercial open source software.…

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Daily links for 07/18/2011

HP officially launches webOS TouchPad … again? | ZDNet “When HP bought Palm last year I was hoping we would see less confusing messages and a more targeted focus for webOS with lots of resources to turn out great products. Instead, we end up with a rather lame tiny smartphone…

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Daily links for 07/15/2011

Oracle Involuntarily Partners with IBM to Create an IBM Mainframe World | Blogs | ITBusinessEdge.com “You know the funny thing about technology is that it tends to go in cycles. What hurt the mainframe the most was the market’s move to decentralize and put performance closer to the user. However,…

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