Remote Thermometers – Maverick Industries
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Remote Thermometers – Maverick Industries
Deconstructing databases with Jim Gray | The Register
TechSpot: "But a California appeals court has ruled that online writers in the US are protected by the state's shield law for reporters as well as by the 1st Amendment. This ruling means that Web reporters have the same right to protect the confidentially of their sources as other reporters do.
CNN.com - Soldier finds winning lottery ticket - May 29, 2006
Imagining a day without Microsoft | InfoWorld | Column | 2006-05-23 | By Ephraim Schwartz: "If Microsoft didn’t exist, we’d have to invent it."
Boing Boing: U. Florida cops ask fiction writer for fingerprints, DNA
Microsoft promises bright, complex virtualization future | The Register: "Redmond is currently in the midst of reworking its virtualization wares. It will throw out the Virtual Server product it currently sells in favor of bundling a layer of virtualization software known as a hypervisor with the Longhorn Server operating system. The move will help Microsoft compete with the likes of VMware and Xen, who have already embraced the hypervisor design."
Cockroach Controlled Mobile Robot - Garnet Hertz
BuzzMachine: "On the “consumer” side, the people formerly known as viewers have taken control of what, when, and how they watch and they do it without commercials.
CNN.com - Gonzales: U.S. could track reporters' phone calls - May 21, 2006: "'It can't be the case that that right trumps over the right that Americans would like to see, the ability of the federal government to go after criminal activity,' Gonzales said on ABC's 'This Week.'"
Messing with my home network falls way down on my list of things that I want to do. Somewhere just below getting a root canal. Still yesterday was another one of those days. Where do I begin?
AMD shows off details of K8L: "The new core will support 48-bit addressing and 1GB pages."
Asus Ageia PhysX card tested
BuzzMachine » Blog Archive » The Google URL: "most people don’t put in addresses, they Google to get where they’re going."
Skills, Jobs, Competitiveness and Innovation :: AO: "There is no doubt that the US has been a leader in innovation over the last century, reinventing itself and its economy from time to time, most recently with the rise of the Internet in the mid-1990s. Clearly, one of the qualities that have made us innovation leaders is our talent. Talent, especially technical talent, is more important than ever, given the fast-changing, complex and unpredictable world in which we live. At the recent IBM Business Leadership Forum in Rome, Tom Friedman observed, 'We've really gone from the Industrial Age to the Information Age; what we're now in is what I would call the Talent Age. You see, when the world is flat, all the tools of collaboration and innovation are increasingly becoming commodities, distributed to more people than ever before. The only sustainable edge you have, therefore, as a country, company or an individual, is actually your human talent.' "
CNN.com - Bush: We're not trolling your personal life - May 11, 2006: "We are not mining or trolling through the personal lives of innocent Americans,' Bush said before leaving for a commencement address at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Biloxi."
Xbox 360 gets shedloads of limelight: "Top of the list was its new external HD DVD player for its Xbox 360 platform."
BuzzMachine: "Under terms of the agreement, Brightcove and TiVo will phase in a number of content partners and new downloading capabilities for a number of possible content partners of TiVo’s going forward. The partnership will provide an automated method for almost any publisher of broadband video using Brightcove’s Internet TV services to distribute content to TiVo subscribers and monetize the distribution through advertising, subscription plans, or pay-per-view."
Warner Bros. to Sell Movies and TV Shows on Internet - New York Times: "'If we can convert 5, 10 or 15 percent of the illegal downloaders into consumers of our product, that is significant.'"
marktoml - Munich Trip
While we are not back yet, here is the first set of photos.