links for 2008-05-27
By superpat on May 27, 2008
del.icio.us' link posting function seems to be on the blink right now; here are my last few, lovingly hand-pasted...
Ryan de Laplante gives a great overview of Sun's open source product lines, from OpenSolaris to OpenSSO
Google engineers Jeremy Manson and Paul Tyma challenge commonly-held assumptions on Java performance
This is why I often just leave my laptop at home when I go to the office - I'm there for the interaction, not to type alone in my office.
Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. She watched as her brain functions shut down one by one: motion, speech, memory, self-awareness. Well worth the 18 minutes.