Report says Facebook, Twitter and blogs are more popular than email

A recently published report says that social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and blogs are more popular than email. During December 2008, there were 242 million unique visitors to so-called member communities but only 236 million to email sites around the world. The figures are mirrored in Britain, with 25.6 million visitors to sites such […]

Monster of a computer built with Samsung Solid State Drives

I just found this excellent video on YouTube. As a promotion for Samsung SSDs they put together a monster computer which runs FAST! The systems uses 24 256GB Samsung MLC SSD's in a RAID configuration. The computer uses: 24 x 256GB SSD drives (6TB in total) 2 x Quad Core QX9775 processors (with huge fans) […]

Olympus: 12 megapixels is enough

I read with interest this piece that Olympus has declared an end to the megapixel race. Megapixels like Megahertz can sometimes be a red herring. Olympus said "Increasing the number of megapixels on cameras is an easy selling point for camera makers, in part because it's a simple concept for people to understand." Which I […]

Link to a Specific Part of a YouTube Video

Matt Cutts, who works for Google – specializing in search engine optimization issues, has written about how to to link to a specific part of a video on YouTube… I didn't know this was possible… But it is!!! If you want to link to a specific part of a video on YouTube, you can. For […]

Linux Foundation Buys

It was revealed yesterday that the Linux Foundation, a non-profit consortium chartered to foster the growth of Linux, has bought the domain from SourceForge. I have worked with the team for several years and they have published several of my artivles and even a video review of Picasa for Linux. At the moment […]