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Linux Clustering with Ruby Queue: Small Is Beautiful | Linux Journal

Dec 7, 2004

Linux Clustering with Ruby Queue: Small Is Beautiful | Linux Journal: “After the third cup of coffee, we had it: Why not simply create an NFS-mounted priority queue and let nodes pull jobs from it as fast as they could? No scheduler, no process migration, no central controller, no kernel mods–simply a collection of compute […]


Dec 3, 2004

Apple showing off a cellphone prototype? “Apple has indeed been showing off a prototype for an iPhone (or whatever you want to call it), and that Motorola is one of the potential manufacturing partners. Doesn’t mean that anything will ever come of this—even if they’ve built a prototype they could easily decide that getting into […]

The Perfect Windows Text Editor

Dec 1, 2004 some comments

There was a time when I truly considered writing my own text editor for use on Windows (I actually hacked a simple Java-based editor together in the past, but it was weak). Both Emacs and Vim are nice, but the Win versions left much to be desired. Likewise, Wordpad and Notepad just plain blew. While […]

Worse than Manos? pt.1

Nov 30, 2004

The Norseman (1978): “An 11th-century Viking prince sails to America to find his father, who on a previous voyage had been captured by Indians.” -m

What was Copland?

Nov 29, 2004

What was Copland? :: osViews | osOpinion :: Tech Opinions for the People, by the People: “Apple began developing a new operating system in 1987. The Macintosh System Software was very pleasant and innovative, but it was not advanced enough to compete with OS/2 or UNIX workstations. The Macintosh System Sofware was somewhat unstable when […]

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