Double Buffer

  In a project planning meeting recently, I heard a coworker say “Double Buffer”.  I figured that he meant a performance technique for animation or networking: http://www.codeproject.com/java/javadoublebuffer.asp or like: http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/osdi99/full_papers/pai/pai_html/node20.html But he actually meant doubling the time estimate for each task in our project.  I couldn’t stop myself from immediately suggesting that he read the…


bloggerpreneurs

I try to scan the WSJ every day.  It helps me keep in touch with the world outside of technology.  Today there was a good article about advertisements in blogs – and it had the word: bloggerpreneurs.  What a cool word. Sorry about the big ugly URL.  Ugh. http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB107930372750054907,00.html  

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Wow, my name is famous even if I’m not

In Korby Parnell’s “GoogleGreatness” http://weblogs.asp.net/korbyp/archive/2004/01/09/49145.aspx he mentions that he is currently ranked number three for his last name. I couldn’t resist finding out where I rank at- and entering Jeff Wall into google didn’t turn me up at all.  Instead I learned about an artist http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/wall_jeff.html and I just purchased a collection of his work for the coffeetable…

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