I had a little fun fun making a fake YouTube ad from the most recent Dos Equis ad – the one that includes the one-liner – “He skips the first date”. FWIW, the voice overs came from software called NaturalReader.
With the drought here in California, we replaced our grass lawn with drought tolerant plants. It requires a lot less water, but the best thing about it is that we have a new patio to hang out on and watch the world go past. A few days ago I was … [Continue reading]
I first saw the news in a tweet from my friend Mark Twomey (@Storagezilla): Microsoft have just written off the entire Nokia handset business Steve Ballmer bought - citing this news article on Bloomberg As usual, Mark digested this news like a … [Continue reading]
Storage industry muckracker Chris Mellor was at it again, digging deeper than anyone could imagine, finding and publishing the amount of money EMC spent on stealth startup DSSD. I highly recommend reading his piece, but if you need to know now, it … [Continue reading]
A couple days ago, Lou Lydiksen from Pure Storage posted a blog titled "What's wrong with using 100% non-reducible data?" The post was better than the title suggests because it exposes a problem storage buyers have today, which is validating the … [Continue reading]
Yes! It's back - The Steering Wheel Camera (LG 3) is now bungee-corded to the rearview mirror of my Infinity G37 instead of the wheel of my Ford Fusion. It's a good setup that provides minimal distractions from the pot holes and fender bending of … [Continue reading]