Tuesday, 20 January 2009

The Inventor of the Wind-Up Radio

It is quite a good read about inventing, inventors and a couple of other relevant topics: Trevor Baylis OBE.

Saturday, 17 January 2009

Don't Shout At Your Computer!

An engineer shows what happens to harddrive performance if the harddrive is subjected to vibration, in this case, loud noises emanating from his shouting near them. ARGHHHHHHHH!.

Thursday, 15 January 2009

Another wiki going places...

While doing some research for a last minute Sri Lanka holiday, I found this wiki that I was previously unfamiliar with. Content is good, growing fast, recent and accurate (for Sri Lanka at this time). If you want to avoid using a tour operator for your trip, you could do worse...wikitravel.

SANS Institute Publishes Experts-Agreed List of Top 25 Coding Errors

Some top people in the software industry, as well as critical organisations, have come together and agreed on a list of top 25 programming errors, and provided discussions and ratings on each. The information is well presented and easy to read: Top 25 Programming Errors.