Archive for March, 2010

Fourth Amendment In The Cloud

The Fourth Amendment in the United States Constitution reads: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, […]

Einstein Nobel Paradox

Albert Einstein and Alfred Nobel share a unique bond in the form of a paradox resulting in their accomplishments. While there’s no explicit answer on how to avoid such a situation it’s interesting to look at how these two bright minds made history. Alfred Nobel Alfred Nobel is generally remembered as the guy behind the […]

IPv6 By January 2012?

From ComputerWorld: John Curran, President and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers, is warning Web site operators that they must enable IPv6 by Jan.1, 2012 or risk disenfranchising a significant number of their visitors While I agree IPv6 deployment is important, I don’t think most websites will be even close to making this […]

Debugging Sherlock Holmes and Dr. House Style

The psychology of computer programmers is interesting stuff. The classic view of a programmer is someone who sits around creating all day like an artist or writer. It’s a creative job, trying to be the next Bill Gates. The reality is that the most spend a significant amount of their time diagnosing problems and debugging. […]

Photoshop Content-Aware Fill

What’s likely the biggest feature in the upcoming Photoshop release is Content-Aware Fill. I’m sure the photos used for the demo work exceptionally well, and better than in practice, but regardless it’s amazing technology and leap years ahead of what’s currently out there.

Fountain Of Youth

Ah the classics.

Cell Phones And Toilets

There are an estimated 6.8 billion people on this planet at the time of this blog post. There will be 5 billion cell phone subscriptions by the end of this year. Granted some people have several, most have 1. To put this in perspective 884 million people in the world do not have access to […]