Computers

Fun Fact: Programmer’s Day

It does not look like there is a strong concensus, but some consider today (9/13/2007) as programmer’s day. From what I understand, today is the 256th day.  256 is a number many computer geeks see a lot because computers work with binary numbers. Wikipedia apparently had an article at one Read more…

By digitaleagle, ago
Blogging

Blogging: Adding Images

There are 3 different resources for photos: iStockPhoto stock.xchng  (This one has been most useful so far) yotophoto (A search, but so far, I have had to wade through many images you have to pay for) This site has been helpful for clipart:  Open Clip Art Library The problem I Read more…

By digitaleagle, ago
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Computers: Google Phone Timeline

Business Standard published an interesting article called “Gphone: Phantom marketing at its best“. I like the phantom marking label. Anyway, the most interesting thing in the article is the mention of a time line of developments. I found the time line in the article, “Gphone? The Google Phone Timeline“.

By digitaleagle, ago
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Computers: Column-Oriented Databases

I just came across this article: Relational database pioneer says technology is obsolete Are we really ready to call relational database’s “legacy technology”? My first reaction is that column-oriented will only ever be niche software. The article points out that data can be read faster because the columns are together, Read more…

By digitaleagle, ago