Neal Gafter joins Microsoft

Neal Gafter has left Google to join Microsoft working on it’s dot net platform with Anders Hejlsberg. Oddly enough Anders was the father of Borland Delphi which I’ve used for over 13 years, who left Borland to go create C# and dot net. Now when I switch to java, one of the most well known […]

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Transmeta Up For Sale

Internet News is reporting that Transmeta is up for sale.The chip maker which first unveiled its products in 2000 was most noted for developing the Crusoe processor and employing Linus Torvalds. When first released, their Crusoe processors were most interesting because of their Code Morphing Software which allowed it to convert software instructions from one […]

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Pixar graphics papers

A great source of computer graphics papers can be found here from the experts at Pixar, the folks behind great movies such as FInding Nemo, Cars, and the recent WALL?E. For those that don’t know, Pixar is also responsible for creating the 3D software PhotoRealistic Renderman (PRMan) that is used to create their movies as […]

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European experiment could destroy planet

Which planet? Earth that is. In Europe there is an ongoing court bid to halt turning on CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. The collider is the worlds largest particle accelerator running underground at the Franco-Swiss border in Geneva with a circumference of 17 miles. The concern is that when used, the collider will generate black holes […]

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Java Posse Hits 200th Podcast

The chaps over at Java Posse recently celebrated their 200th Podcast with a retrospective of their first 200 episodes since they started back in September 2005. In the last 3 years they have provided some great round ups of Java news and interviews as well as adding their own (usually!) informed perspectives. These guys have […]

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I’m not dead yet

OK, I know in my original post I tempted fate by suggesting that my Hello World post might end up sitting in solitary on my blog, forever archived on google or the memory hole. However, I have been fairly busy. I’ve been working on creating my own WordPress theme which was interesting. It’s always fun […]

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