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Advertising to a Post Consumerist

Deter­min­ing what I real­ly want is hard.  Adver­tis­ing tries every day and fails mis­er­ably.  It’s even hard for me and thus down­right impos­si­ble for my close fam­i­ly and friends.  Occa­sion­al­ly, my fam­i­ly mem­bers will make an unusu­al­ly inspired choice.  Some­times … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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32 Bit Counters: Fail

This post is large­ly a reac­tion to this piece of news: that YouTube/Google nev­er expect­ed the num­ber of views of a YouTube video to exceed the capac­i­ty of a 32 bit counter or 2147483648 views.  This is very Bill Gates … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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On Outsourcing Your Life: Who Owns Your Data?

I own my blog.  I own my fam­i­ly snap­shots.  I own my web­site.  I don’t out­source any of these things.  Some of them even run from a web serv­er in my own house because I don’t use a mass mar­ket … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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