Archive for December, 2005

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New Job? Maybe

I previously mentioned that I applied at Rackspace. Yesterday I had a 3 hour stint of pretty intense interviews. I am currently waiting on a callback which the recruiter seemed pretty confident we would use to discuss my employment there. I am hopeful, but also a little nervous. I have primarily worked in small companies. […]

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R.I.P. Firewire

Ars Technica is reporting that FireWire is basically dead. I guess Apple got tired of fighting USB and it’s widespread adoption. Where does that leave people with Firewire based DV equipment? Has Apple forsaken one of their core markets?

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Rat based brain can fly?

Trust me, it is stranger than it sounds. It sounds like science fiction: a brain nurtured in a Petri dish learns to pilot a fighter plane as scientists develop a new breed of “living” computer. But in groundbreaking experiments in a Florida laboratory that is exactly what is happening. The “brain”, grown from 25,000 neural […]

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Windows Server 2003 R2 released

Microsoft annonced today that Win2k3 Server R2 was done and ready. We shall see if there are any initial reports of trouble with the install. We won’t be moving to it just yet.

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Ajax Sucks?

Ajax is quite a tricky thing to get working and poses some serious problems for developers and users alike. I use it for certain things in a few of the sites I manage, but to code an entire site in it is a huge mistake. I am not alone in this line of thinking, but […]

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Boomerang Skills

Talk about talent….

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Speed Kills

I was just linked to a video on Google that could possibly be one of th e most impresive guitar clips I have ever seen. Apparently his name is Michael Angelo Batio and he has mad skills. It is called Speed Kills or you can catch the cleaner version on his website.

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My Firefox Extensions & Themes

I have been a long time user of Firefox. In fact, I have been using it since it was named Phoenix. One of the best features of Firefox is it’s modular support for extensions. I have used so many extensions over the past few months, but here is a list of the top ones that […]

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New Job

Last week I applied for a new job at Rackspace. I had a brief technical phone interview on Friday to gauge my knowledge. By brief I mean insanely tough. Answering 50+ highly technical questions over the phone can be pretty daunting. Luckily I knew the majority of them and only missed probably 5 questions. They […]

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A nice thing

It is a nice thing to see young people trying to make a difference in this world.

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