Cyber Archeologists Will Google Dig

Having read this yesterday on how Google has become such a major presence in our life style, today’s article in the NY Times showed me yet another facet to living in the 21st century. I can only imagine future archeologists performing “cyber-digs” in order to study civilizations from our ...

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Picasa 2: Cool UI

I needed to do some image editing the other day and didn’t feel like installing anything “big and complicated” like Photoshop or PSP. Google’s Picasa software came to mind and I quickly downloaded it on my laptop. I misy tell you that I’m very impressed with user ...

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The Little Penguin Wine

Almost forgot… The other day I went to the public booze market and saw this little fellow:

Bottle of wine

Didn’t have a chance to taste it but if it is as good as some of the other Australian wines I’ve had and robust like Linux, then it should be great! =)

Shiraz Merlot
Chardonnay Cabernet
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There And Back Again

After driving approximately 1,014 miles over this Memorial Day weekend, I’m finally back home from Chapel Hill. Had a blast visiting my sister together with my wife and daughter. My older sister and uncle also tagged along to supposedly help out with the driving. Went to sleep at ...

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Of Whidbey, Orcas, and Hawaii

With the upcoming release of Whidbey (Visual Studio 2005) scheduled for some time this Summer, Microsoft has already been busy working on the next 2 versions: Orca and Hawaii. "Microsoft officials said that while Whidbey will help developers target the upcoming Longhorn operating system, Orcas will be the version of ...

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Living In A Movie

Kinda scary when you can relate your job to a movie:

BOB SLYDELL Y’see, what we’re trying to do here, we’re just trying to get a feel for how people spend their day. So, if you would, would you just walk us through a typical day for ...
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My Google

Saw this today… Google has added a portal-like (www.google.com/ig) page. Seems very simplistic yet contains just enough info… Will set it as my home page from now on.

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About To Get Rough

Today all consultants working for my current employer received the email below (contents changed to protect the innocents):

As the old-timers among you know, I periodically ask the IT consultants the gross annual or hourly pay you receive from your respective consultant firm. This information helps us determine the salary ...
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