If you were wondering why the Mac Mini did so well in my benchmarks against the Sun T2000, read this article on the Core Duo chip. It is basicallty saying the same thing I’ve been saying about the T2000 – multi-core chips are the future.
Located at the intersection of Seventh and Folsom Streets in San Francisco, the billboard was apprehended, rehabilitated, and discharged without incident. The advertisement, which had been attempting to sell and distribute petrochemicals, was corrected to promote the U.S. Department of Defense and their private subcontractors operating in Iraq.
The Glenmary Research Center recently released a series of maps illustrating the percentage by county of various religious groups across the U.S. The study purely focused on Islam, Judaism, and Christian sects, however. I felt that an increasingly large percentage of the population was left unrepresented, so I performed my own study and drew up the following map illustrating the percentage by county of followers of The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster:
All Hail His Noodly Appendage!
I got this book as a gift from the publisher. A warning that I would have no problem with putting up a negative post about it it was met with “I want honest reviews” – and that is a direct quote. That’s either very arrogant, or very confident. In this case I think I’m going with “confident” – if you look at the Apress website you’ll notice that they’re trying to get authors for their books who are very knowledgable about their subjects. The question then remains how good their editing and review process is. If this particular book is any indication, I might have found myself a second source of good technical books, next to O’Reilly. Click below for a review.
If you only watch one documentary on the subject of science this year, let is be this one. The brilliant physicist Richard Feynman is interviewed about a host of issues.
This is exactly why I wasn’t breast-fed…