Archivo para mayo 2007

Have you got five minutes?

28 mayo 2007
Then don’t miss the oportunity of reading Linus on kernel management style (spanish version), a funny 2004 paper written by Linus Torvalds in person. As an example of the serious and academic writting you’ll find there:

First off, I'd suggest buying "Seven Habits of Highly Successful

People", and NOT read it. Burn it, it's a great symbolic gesture.

Linus Torvalds


Yet another video, but funny };)

21 mayo 2007

Truth Happens

21 mayo 2007

So, why they do that to me?

19 mayo 2007

When the money isn’t the problem…

17 mayo 2007

“One challenge was being able to regularly search through all of the additional content types to find relevant results. After all, you don’t know if there might be a minor news story or an obscure book relevant to your query unless you go and check. But Google’s massive compute cluster — and much effort by our infrastructure experts — gave us a leg up on that one, and we can now search these disparate types of information about as efficiently as we search our massive index of web pages. We may have melted down a data center or two along the way, but then bugs are part of life in this business!

Google Official Blog, Behind the scenes with universal search

Developer jokes

8 mayo 2007

Today I’ve faced two nice jokes from two different projects. First, this morning while working with swi-prolog I hit this nice reference to an infinite job:

?- List.
% … 1,000,000 ………… 10,000,000 years later
% >> 42 << (last release gives the question)

Ask Google to know a bit more on it. Then, this evening, while doing my first works with KIO::SlaveBase this message came up:

kio (Slave): slave failed to connect to application pid=2266 protocol=sdp
kio (Slave): Houston, we lost our slave, pid=2266