Traffic to this web site “spiked” yesterday. It only tripled to about 300 page views in a day. Nothing compared to what we get at work. 🙂 I was curious why the sudden burst almost exclusively to the Quotes to Make You Think page. The referrer for 108 of the 168 visitors that day was… Continue reading Made Stumbleupon.com?
A U.S. military spy satellite the size of a school bus is falling. Without power, the controllers on the ground no longer can ensure it comes down in a controlled manner into the ocean. It could hit the ground in a month. At present, its unknown when or where it might hit. The largest uncontrolled… Continue reading Safe From Falling Satellites?
Alarm clock aside, what is the first gadget you use in the morning? Well, my cell phone is my second alarm clock. So, guess it is out. No special shower head. I don't shave daily. No electric toothbrush. No coffee or tea in the morning. No hot food. I am such a luddite in the… Continue reading Technology QotD: First Gadget of the Morning
The typical response to a â€œOMG Users Donâ€™t Have the Privacy They Think They Doâ€ article is to never post anything online or just never visit web sites where you would post something. These seemâ€¦. Paranoid. People have an expectation of privacy. People also inherently trust web sites unless they have been burned enough in… Continue reading Naked on the Net
I wonder if maybe we could use the prize process to get a solution to some of our problems? Decide how much its worth and offer the money to whomever solves the problem. Right now we hire consultants. The X-Prize uses this model. Are there others? Read and post comments | Send to a friend
09:18 Compressing archivelogs in hopes of preventing the a file system from reaching full… # 14:38 Good lunch at Loco's with other DBAs. Weird new appetizer: Baked potato chunks with cheese and ranch dressing. Good weird. # 15:52 Checking on frequency of errors likely related to users uploading files. # 16:28 For the last time…… Continue reading Tweets for Today
The typical response to a “OMG Users Don’t Have the Privacy They Think They Do” article is to never post anything online or just never visit web sites where you would post something. These seem…. Paranoid. People have an expectation of privacy. People also inherently trust web sites unless they have been burned enough in… Continue reading Naked on the Net