Archive for July, 2008
Peter Macaulay writes: “Announced today, July 24, 2008 at FTTH (Fiber to the Home) Council Asia-Pacific Conference showing economies where more than one percent of households are connected directly into high speed fiber networks. In all, 14 economies met this threshold.
Dan Brickley with Libby Miller created the FOAF specification. You’ll enjoy Dan’s article: “Be your own twitter: laconi.ca microblog platform and identi.ca.” He says: (more…)
Jon Erickson writes about the exciting area of prediction markets. He says: “So what’s the big deal with prediction markets? Well, for one thing studies indicate that prediction markets can be more accurate than polls in predicting events. If so, then that’s a pretty powerful case for prediction markets.”
A friend who’s very knowledgeable about business and finance writes:”It turns out that oil has made our whole economy worthless. The Fed calculates the net worth of the US at $56 trillion (assets minus liabilities for all US households). At $140/barrel, the oil reserves of Saudi Arabia and Iran are equal to $56 trillion. They could buy us for the rest of their oil.
BundleBits says this about that: “An ISO, a CD/DVD image or a Virtual Machine DomU (Guest) are downloadable files which contain complete, ready to go applications, operating systems and more. You can find practically anything in download form today, documentation, applications, ready to run Internet servers, fully pre-configured operating systems, music, video, graphic workstations, stock materials, you name it. [via identi.ca/donwhite]
I used Google Mail to send this Flickr photo “Krispy Kreme bacon cheddar cheeseburgers” with the email subject line of “Yummy!”