Overheard: Word of the Day:

February, 2008


February 20, 2008  2:01 PM

The Lady or the Tiger?

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THE LADY, OR THE TIGER? by Frank R. Stockton In the very olden time there lived a semi-barbaric king, whose ideas, though somewhat polished and sharpened by the progressiveness of distant Latin neighbors, were still large, florid, and untrammeled, as became the half of him which ...

February 20, 2008  12:35 PM

Overheard: Caller ID spoof

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telephone.jpg He spoofed the HR director's work phone number, then the number of that guy's boss,...


February 19, 2008  1:36 PM

Overheard: Using technology to control children

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February 18, 2008  6:07 PM

Quiz: Name that logo!

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apache_sm.gif Whose...

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February 18, 2008  2:25 PM

Overheard: Google says you’ll find web-based malware in 1% of all search results

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February 18, 2008  1:39 PM

Overheard: The beekeeper model and open source software

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jamesdixon.jpg The customers don't want to deal with the bees. A single bee or even a swarm of bees...


February 18, 2008  1:13 PM

Overheard: Using nestable hashmaps instead of ORM

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

moon.jpg I have never been over the moon with ORM. It solves the need to write SQL in your code, and to...


February 15, 2008  4:40 PM

Overheard: Speedcabling, the sport of champions

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clarkboyd.jpg The first "speedcabling" competition took place in an art gallery in Los Angeles and was won by LA-based web...


February 15, 2008  1:02 PM

Overheard: The multiple implementations of Python

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rtylerbalance.jpg First a little background to help explain some of the terms, etc. "Python" is a...


February 12, 2008  5:48 PM

Quiz: What the heck are they talking about?

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DIRECTIONS: These are real statements from real people discussing real technology in the blogosphere. I've removed one word from each quote. Can you still figure out what they're talking about? Click on the link to see if you're right! 1. Microsoft has warned corporate administrators that it...


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