Overheard: Word of the Day:

January, 2008


January 16, 2008  7:24 PM

Overheard: EMC to educate customers about using flash SSDs for big-iron storage arrays

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robin_harris1.gif SSDs have been around for decades while disk sales have surged. Using flash makes them more compact and...

January 16, 2008  2:11 PM

Overheard: Chip and pin not failsafe

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atm.jpg Criminals are able to clone magnetic strips much more easily than chips, using skimming machines...


January 16, 2008  1:34 PM

Overheard: It may be a jungle out there, but there only three types of animals

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The workplace is a forest, in which there dwell numerous animals. There are, however, only three types:

  1. The Fox, which is old. They are sly, devious, yet also wise. And politically minded;
  2. The Wolf, which is slightly younger. Wolves realize...


January 16, 2008  3:44 AM

Overheard: The best camera at this year’s CES was one you can build yourself

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[kml_flashembed movie="http://youtube.com/v/QqVgjn6bkk4" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] I was very glad to hear Bug Labs, with its open source hardware mashups,...


January 16, 2008  1:16 AM

Overheard: Real ID — Don’t trust anyone under 50

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dale_mcfeatters.gif The Associated Press explains why the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is subtly dissing people...


January 15, 2008  10:38 PM

Signboard for a schoolmaster explained by Paul Wineguy

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January 15, 2008  9:29 PM

The Scream explained by Paul Wineguy

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January 15, 2008  9:27 PM

Galileo facing the Roman Inquisiton explained by Paul Wineguy

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January 15, 2008  9:26 PM

Mondrian explained by Paul Wineguy

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January 15, 2008  9:24 PM

The Thinker explained by Paul Wineguy

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