27 March 2009

Data rot

David Pogue interviews Dag Spicer, curator of the Computer History Museum, on storage media old and new.

24 March 2009

March 24

Today is set aside to honor Ada Lovelace, often described as the world's first computer programmer, and all women of excellence in technology. Our friend Liza has a few women that she'd like to recognize.

19 March 2009

Look out for funny characters

Interesting post by Ross Harmes on client-side search of a Flickr user's contacts list (sorry that I lost track of the referral). The team tried approaches that turned out to be either slow, insecure, or completely bloated. The winner was a custom format and good old split().