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Aaron Swartz's Photo Albums

posted by AaronSw at 2002-03-01 22:51 (permalink)

AaronSw: Includes photos from my trip to the UK.
AaronSw: Our flight home was cutting-edge. They served our pizza using the brand-new Pizza Markup Language (PZML). I suggested to the flight attendant that RDF might be a better tool for the format, but she insisted that she needs the MSXML compatibility.
AaronSw: I thought it was cute that Toshiba wanted us to "Choose freedom.", but I'm not sure they meant it in the same way I do.
AaronSw: At the British Science Museum, I got to see TimBL's original NeXT. The tag says something like "this is a server. please do not turn off this computer!!!"

Google Compute

posted by AaronSw at 2002-03-01 05:30 (permalink)

AaronSw: via Morbus
AaronSw: "The Google search engine uses more than 10,000 networked computers to deliver results to millions of users worldwide, making it one of the largest distributed computing systems in existence. In addition to providing leading search technology, we are also interested in solving other important computationally intense problems. While we're not experts on protein folding, we do know quite a bit about using networked computers to solve difficult problems involving terabytes of data."
AaronSw: <Duncan> actually all it does is download the folding@home command line client
AaronSw: BTW, folding@home has a Mac client (among other OSes) out

O'Reilly Network Weblogs: Morbus (Kevin Hemenway)

posted by AaronSw at 2002-03-01 05:26 (permalink)

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