Overheard: Word of the Day:


December 18, 2007  7:26 PM

Overheard: Erik MacGyver in the datacenter

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

cd_drawer.gif "I'd have to position the servers just right, somehow get the heights and alignment correct, and update the...

December 18, 2007  5:52 PM

Overheard: You know you’re a geek if you tattoo cables on your arm

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Video

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/lRkJh5lLZ5s" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]

December 17, 2007  3:34 PM

Overheard: Merriam-Webster picks “w00t” as Word of the Year 2007

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

Merriam-Webster's #1 Word of the Year for 2007 based on votes from visitors to their Web site: 1. w00t (interjection) expressing joy (it could be after a triumph, or for no reason at all); similar in use to the...

December 17, 2007  2:41 PM

Overheard: Amazon will put your database in a cloud

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Amazon, Cloud, Database, Technology

stephen_shankland.gif "Amazon.com has begun publicly testing a third element to its online computing services: a...

December 14, 2007  1:00 PM

Overheard: How the US Army uses video games

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
gaming, military tech, Technology

americas-army.jpg "Gaming visualization may also unlock the key to the elusive holy grail of...

December 11, 2007  7:31 PM

Overheard: FCoE vs. iSCI — the final battle

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
FCoE, iSCSI, Storage, Technology

fibre-channel-labeled.jpg "Fibre Channel is to iSCSI what Beta is to BlueRay. FCoE is...

December 10, 2007  8:32 PM

Overheard: Secret dress code for programmers

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
humor, Programming, Technology

alan_cox.gif "Holy crap. Alan Cox and Richard Stallman must have been long lost brothers." Justin Etheredge,

December 10, 2007  12:02 AM

Overheard: I need to take this call — it’s from my parking meter

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

duncan-meter.gif "Imagine your parking meter being able to send you a warning that it is about to...

December 9, 2007  2:59 PM

Overheard: Attention – this is your captain speaking. You may now log on.

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Internet, Technology, WAP

henry-harteveldt.gif "I think 2008 is the year when we will finally start to see in-flight...

December 9, 2007  2:25 PM

Overheard: ‘Twas the day before Christmas and all through the datacenter

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
DataCenter, Technology, Video

[kml_flashembed movie="http://youtube.com/v/bymmMarHclU" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] "It was the last work day before Christmas and I put this one together in my lunch hour. My boys were having PJ day at...

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