Massive Multiplayer Online Gaming (MMOG) is not top of mind when one thinks of Sun Microsystems. But it turns out that the technology that makes massive online games go fast is virtually identical to what Wall Street and stock trading require.
Archive for October, 2005
Since my blog shows up with a value of ZERO, (using the Technorati service) I am posting this silly bit of nonsense to see if it will help. For all I know, I’ll wake up tomorrow a gazillion-aire. Or not.
A couple of days ago I confessed that I’m back in the warm embrace of del.icio.us. The reason: I was lost in a sea of a gazillion search references, because I was searching for the wrong term (Vnu when what I wanted was Nvu.
Andrew J. Viterbi, Ph.D. invented the Viterbi Algorithm. He is President of The Viterbi Group, LLC, and is the Presidential Chair and Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. He is a founder of wireless (specifically CDMA) powerhouse Qualcomm.
You people (and I love ya!) are on my you know what list. You are reading Cloudy Thinking, thank you, in ever increasing numbers, from more and more countries (over 60 this month). But nobody and I mean nobody (well, almost nobody) is taking the time and effort to comment. A blog wants to be a (lively) conversation. Bad dog.
Dan Bricklin has updated his account of the recent FIOS install at his house. An interesting detail is how and why he uses back-to-back routers. If you have the slightest interest in fiber access networks, look at the pictures and read Dan’s clear description of the installation process.
If my twenty-something T-Mobile informant is a reliable source, by Christmas the SideKick II will get two and only two improvements. The screen will be considerably brighter (a much needed tweak) and the clever rotating screen hinge will be beefed up. (The hinge being too loose is a fairly common flaw on SideKick II.) That’s it. No SideKick III before the holidays.