Monthly Archives: November 2011

1cm motor from DealExtreme

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The Strange Birth and Long Life of Unix

The classic operating system turns 40, and its progeny abound The Strange Birth and Long Life of Unix http://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/software/the-strange-birth-and-long-life-of-unix

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Software Bloat

Software Bloat and Wasted Joules: Is Modularity a Hurdle to Green Software? http://www.computer.org/csdl/mags/co/2011/09/mco2011090097-abs.html

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The Top 10 Programming Languages

http://qa.spectrum.ieee.org/geek-life/tools-toys/the-top-10-programming-languages

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Cable TV shows and their programming

Really interesting, and maybe really true information. Great comic. Congrats phdcomics. Source: http://www.phdcomics.com/comics.php?n=1452

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Coal Ash Is More Radioactive than Nuclear Waste

I am “no one” and no expert in the field, but Lovelock’s book “The revenge of Gaia” – a brilliant book – explored all possible “clean” energy alternatives, and they are not so green as they appear to be. Even … Continue reading

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Gambiarra

A friend said: GAMBIARRA = Great Adjustment Method By Intuitive Analysis Running Radical Action

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Structured cabling

http://wikibon.org/blog/untangle-this-the-worlds-worst-cable-clutters/

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Android debug (adb) over TCP/IP

Tested on a HTC G1 and on a x86 computer running Android port: On a terminal emulator, or remote shell connected to the device: To enable: setprop service.adb.tcp.port 5555 stop adbd start adbd From the host PC: ./adb connect 192.168.1.100:5555 … Continue reading

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ARM servers

http://gigaom.com/cloud/introducing-the-5-watt-server-that-runs-on-cell-phone-chips/ Again, I said so 3 years ago. 🙂

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