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Blog Archive for turbogeek during August 2003

It's a Small Small World After-all August, 7 2003, the BBC reported that an article in Science had been published about an experiment that proves that by simply forwarding email among acquaintances, it only takes a chain of five to seven emails to reach a specific email user unknown by the original emailer. Why is that important? It helps prove that you can write P2P applications that let you...
From MS to Apple: Don't hate me because my computer is beautiful. I now own an Apple. Its a nice 17" PowerBook. I still own an XP P IV 2GHz laptop and a few desktop PC's, but the Apple is used for 99% of my work. Why an Apple? Because it is as close to Linux as I can get without having to install it myself. Linux is cool, but I like something I can blame a real company for glitches. Imagine...
RTFM==QED Sometimes you do something that surprises people. Jaws drop and wonder is seen in your friend’s eyes. You too can tap into these secrets of the ancients. See a source of hidden knowledge, known only to select few. Answer the riddle of the Sphinx, just by reading the manual. A little knowledge, creativity and some imagination and you can change the way people think. I have just...
Blog Away Am I crazy? I write books, mentor, and architect code (oh and code what I design). I also like to juggle knives, torches, MS XP CD’s, and other implements of mass destruction. I run a couple of Java user groups, and of course, I am a Java guy. And now I blog, therefore I am. A blog can be a diary, soap box, and a place of information. You might get the first two here, but...