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Latest Posts

On endangering your cat

A few months ago, police were investigating a series of tire ("tyre") slashings in Hampshire, England ("England") that were apparently driven by a peculiar kind of phone rage: The slasher left a blackmail-style (letters cut from a newspaper) note reading, "Warning. You have been seen driving while using your mobile phone.

March 9, 2007 by Ed Gottsman


Metaweb: Creating the world's searchable global brain

One of the stealthy semantic Web startups, Metaweb Technologies revealed its product strategy. According to John Markoff's New York Times story, Metaweb is developing Freebase, "a centralized repository that is more like a digital almanac," in contrast to the distributed card catalog that is the current way Web is searched.

March 8, 2007 by Dan Farber


HP and IBM duel over blade thermal benchmarks

HP released a study performed by Sine Nomine Associates (and paid for by HP) claiming that its BladeSystem c-Class servers use 27 per cent less power than IBM's BladeCenter-H models. IBM wasn't fully prepped to respond to the thermal footprint claims, but according to a vnunet.

March 8, 2007 by Dan Farber