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Trying to remember a game where the character when clicked played a speech sample  "Okay, i'll wait!"

Posted via LiveJournal app for Android.

Syndicated 2011-07-19 20:07:26 from jon's blog

Holy marble-sized hail, Batman!

(from earlier today)

Syndicated 2011-07-14 04:02:26 from jon's blog

Anyone bored this evening?

Hanging out w/ Moye around 7pm to grab an appetizer or something, anyone interested?

Syndicated 2011-07-12 21:39:52 from jon's blog


This is *MESMERIZING*. And yes, it's watching robots fold laundry. (and probably not accidentally trying to fold or kill the pi-ti-ful hu-mans.) (via jwz)

(url in case LJ embedding fails: http://youtu.be/caVo6EJFV8s )

Footnote: Okay, LJ users. Apparently the "Embed Media" button when posting is *NOT* what you use any more to embed a fracking YouTube Video. Because it doesn't parse either the new or "old" embed codes provided by YouTube. Instead, you do:
<lj-template name="video">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caVo6EJFV8s</lj-template>

Syndicated 2011-07-11 20:01:09 from jon's blog

Famous DB architect Stonebraker throws down against Facebook/MySQL

Michael Stonebraker's "Ingres" database project at UC Berkeley in the was so popular, an "ingres" account was in the default password file of many freshly installed UNIX systems of the 1980s. Code derived from it is the basis of Microsoft SQL Server, and HP NonStop SQL. He then started the Postgres project around 1986 which is (surprise) the basis of today's PostgreSQL.

Recent slashdot article pointed me to an interview Stonebraker did with GigaOM's Michael Harris where he mentions his opinions on the fact that Facebook was built on MySQL.

One of the /. commenters with dissenting opinions includes a large scale database performance engineer who works at Facebook, Domas Mituzas.


Syndicated 2011-07-10 14:46:43 from jon's blog

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