No Huddle Offense

"Individual commitment to a group effort-that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work."

Amazon gives access to public datasets :-)

November 25th, 2008 • Comments Off on Amazon gives access to public datasets :-)

Fun with wordle

November 10th, 2008 • Comments Off on Fun with wordle

Great fun with wordle – just wondering why I cannot find OSGi in there…hmm

TED talks

October 17th, 2008 • Comments Off on TED talks

Also great stuff here – if you can subscribe to the podcast 🙂 These are all talks on various topics. Very intersting topics presented by even more interesting people! Great stuff, love it!

TED logo


October 17th, 2008 • Comments Off on Visualization

Ever heard of Ben fry? No? – You should 🙂 he did some great stuff with visualization. For example visualizing the pacman source code. Or a tool for visualizing the evolution of software projects in revisionist. He has some other great stuff on his homepage. Also interesting is the tool processing, which is also used in code_swarm. Some samples of his data visualization:

Valence revisionist

Can't wait…

October 7th, 2008 • Comments Off on Can't wait…

…to play around with the new VirtualBox Version. In the next version hopefully it will be possible to use SATA disc images with a OpenSolaris client. Then I could test ZFS with several disc images…Useful? no – but fun. To play around with hotspares, delete disc images on the host, RAID-Z, RAID-Z2, test thumper disc configurations (which does not make sense I do not have to think about hot spots, where to position disc :-))