February 2011

“@Herbez32: Are agnostics atheists? NO. The atheists are BELIEVERS, just like the Christians are.” < What an utter crock… # “@timhaines: Fruit trees and lease comes with a gardener. Woot!”< Why does the lease need a gardener? #confused # “@furrygirl: YOU PEOPLE NEGLECTED TO MENTION ITS SUPERFLUOUS CAPYBARA! http://t.co/PfJ0k4x” <A capybara is NEVER superfluous! #…

Read More The week's twitterings – 2011-02-27

Like Ivan Pepelnjak, I agree that the must-read piece of the moment is Brad Hedlund’s Emergence of the Massively Scalable Data Center. Yes, it’s more about the questions than the answers, but even that’s a step forward. And as a bonus, this led to me browsing Ivan’s blog, where I came across this excellent piece…

Read More Must-read piece on Massively Scalable Data Center networking

Finally saw Rob Hirschfeld's OpenStack talk http://www.openstack.org/blog/2011/02/rob-hirschfeld-bootstrapping-hyperscale-openstack-clouds/ # "Which two nations still reserve places in their parliaments for unelected religious clerics? Iran… and Britain" http://t.co/VuVaSBi # We're at the Aquarius in Palo Alto for a showing of all the Oscar-nominated animated shorts. Last year we saw the brilliant "Logorama" here # Powered by Twitter Tools

Read More The week's twitterings – 2011-02-20

I'm really fed up with the new @skype UI on the Mac. Lots of gratuitous white space and flashy coverflow, but no compact view. Frustrating. # “@aaronpaxson: It astounds me that scientists don't believe in God. Who else can make things so perfect and "in balance"?” <Gotta be a troll # “@stevel: @geoffarnold http://t.co/A0q7yTH” <…

Read More The week's twitterings – 2011-02-06