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Blog Archive for bsandersen during July 2005

I received a survey invitation from the JavaONE organizers yesterday. I clicked through the link included in the message and began selecting choices 1-5 or NA on all their questions. Ugh. It was frustrating. It isn't just that all surveys are frustrating to me (though it sometimes seems so). This one bugged me because I just didn't believe they would be able to draw the conclusions I wanted them...
The Boston Globe gets delivered to my door every morning. If I do take a look at it before heading to work in the morning, I'll turn to the pages that give me the perspective I need in today's hard-hitting world: the funny pages. On this page are the things I cherish most before my daily dose of oatmeal: Dilbert, the chess puzzle, For Better or Worse, Foxtrot, and the rest of the gang. I was...
A friend pointed me to a story that just made me shake my head. Engadget has an article talking about wardriving (looking for Wireless Access Points--usually non-public ones). Some of the promise of Java is its ability to work well on a network. There are some very exciting things in our future if we start allowing the collection of things in our lives become the network of things in our...