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DataCenter


January 17, 2008  2:02 PM

Overheard: Is there a market for the heat created by a data center?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Data Center, Green computing

datacenter.gif The designers of the new mall worked out a plan to connect their heat pump system to...

January 17, 2008  12:18 PM

Overheard: MySQL purchase could be what saves Sun



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
MySQL, Open source, Sun

dana_gardner.jpg The MySQL purchase by Sun makes more sense than any other acquisition they have done since they botched...


January 16, 2008  7:24 PM

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



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Ssd, Storage, Technology

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



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Security, Technology

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



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

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



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Hardware, mashup

[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 15, 2008  10:38 PM

Signboard for a schoolmaster explained by Paul Wineguy



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

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January 15, 2008  9:29 PM

The Scream explained by Paul Wineguy



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

the_scream_munch.jpg


January 15, 2008  9:27 PM

Galileo facing the Roman Inquisiton explained by Paul Wineguy



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

galileo_banti.jpg


January 15, 2008  9:26 PM

Mondrian explained by Paul Wineguy



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

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