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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 06/30/2012

No Flash for Android 4.1, no new installs after August 15 | Ars Technica “Adobe announced yesterday that its mobile version of Flash is completely unsupported on Android 4.1, and no new downloads of Flash from the Google Play store will be possible after August 15. Until then, installing Flash…

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Daily links for 06/29/2012

Liberty Profile in the cloud (WASdev) “Announcing the availability of the WebSphere Application Server V8.5-Liberty Profile Plugin V1.0 for Web Application Pattern Tech Preview. This is a new pattern type provided as a Technology Preview for the IBM Workload Deployer platform that allows applications to be targeted at a WebSphere…

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Daily links for 06/26/2012

Manage application services with virtual application patterns “In the IBM® PureApplication™ System environment, a virtual application pattern is the critical element that allows a user to rapidly set up and manage cloud application infrastructure; a virtual application pattern describes an application, and employs the tools to build the appropriate infrastructure…

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Daily links for 06/25/2012

Apple Stores’ Army, Long on Loyalty but Short on Pay – NYTimes.com “Within this world, the Apple Store is the undisputed king, a retail phenomenon renowned for impeccable design, deft service and spectacular revenues. Last year, the company’s 327 global stores took in more money per square foot than any…

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Daily links for 06/22/2012

NASA Offers Web, Mobile Links To Follow Space Station And Mission Control – MarketWatch “NASA is using the Internet and smartphones to provide the public with a new inside look at what happens aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and in the Mission Control Center at the Johnson Space Center…

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Testing WordPress 3.4’s new Twitter integration

So evidently if I just put a Twitter URL on a line in a blog post, WordPress 3.4 will handle it as an embed and give you options to retweet it, etc. So let’s try one: I doubt many developers or users think of color or amount of storage driving…

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Daily links for 06/20/2012

Raspberry Pi Overview & Specs – Desktops – CNET Reviews “If you know one thing about the Raspberry Pi PC, it’s most likely the fact that it’s almost comically inexpensive. $35, to be exact. And what do you get for such a modest sum? In terms of in-the-box hardware, not…

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Daily links for 06/19/2012

I analyzed the chords of 1300 popular songs for patterns. This is what I found. | Blog – Hooktheory “In this article, we’ll look at the statistics gathered from 1300 choruses, verses, etc. of popular songs to discover the answer to a few basic questions. First we’ll look at the…

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Daily links for 06/18/2012

IBM Worklight user documentation “This Getting Started page contains a series of modules that offer step-by-step guidance on how to use the different parts of the IBM Worklight V5.0 product. The modules on this Getting Started page might include exercises. You can find the solutions to these exercises provided as…

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