Last weekend I attended my first Startup Weekend. The event was very well organized; I had a great time and got to know a lot of good people.
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Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your OAuth tokens.
Your data come,
your quota will be increased,
in the sandbox, as well as in production.
Give us this day out daily stats,
and forgive us our outdated docs,
as we have also forgiven those whose timestamps lack time zone offsets.
And lead us not into premature standardization,
but deliver us from expired SSL certificates.
Here’s a map that shows every tracklog I recorded this year, driving and hiking around Washington State (mostly).
Google Docs recently added support for uploading arbitrary files (up to 250MB large). Can this be used to host Java applets?
Here are my take-away notes from the first day of the Google Testing and Automation Conference.
Spent this weekend at the Spring 2008 Pacific Northwest Software Symposium. Here are my notes (trimmed down to whatever I felt was new & noteworthy to me) and some general comments about the event.
I recently needed to add support for extracting data from Excel files (which are still ubiquitous in labs) to a Java application.
During the last two weeks I ran some tests to answer a few questions that had been accumulating:
- Should I disable hyper-threading (ht)?
- How much does doubling the available memory improve performance?
- Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has the fastest JVM of them all?