Archive for July, 2009

Should your mom use Google search?

July 23rd, 2009 4 comments

Today’s question is: “should your mom use Google search?” It it is a good thing that Google has directly told us that their motto is “don’t be evil,” as their systems are subtle and difficult to evaluate.

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Microsoft Store Again

July 21st, 2009 2 comments

Microsoft is once again going to try its hand at retail stores (for example see the following CNET article). From my experience I think this is going to be horrible. But it does not have to be- Microsoft (if it had the will) could produce a great store that is profitable and improves the world. Here is my quick history and wish list.

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Thievery considered harmful

July 6th, 2009 1 comment

A bit of a tempest in finance news involving accusations of sensitive code stolen from a major trading desk. For emerging details see:

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