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Comment Central. ENT: The advantage of eBooks - Online column by Bob Vaillancourt. Much has been made of Amazon's decision to make its electronic book reader, Kindle2, available in Canada, and of the Sony Corporation coming out with a competing product, which it is calling the Sony Reader.

ENT: The advantage of eBooks - Online column by Bob Vaillancourt

(Actually there are two versions of the Sony Reader. Sony is calling them the pocket edition and the touch edition). However, anyone who has ever used a PDA (pocket digital assistant), such as the Pocket PC or the Palm series, has already been able to read electronic books or eBooks as they are called. In fact, the Kindle and Sony eBook readers are just two of many electronic devices that allow one to read eBooks. For a look at what it is considering the top 10 in this category, check out The advantage of these devices, over a printed and bound hard copy of a book, is that you can stop, bookmark your spot, then push a button or two and open up a dictionary to learn the meaning of the word you just read in the eBook. there, including smart phones.

Startpage Web Search. NSFW: Sleepless in London. It’s scary outside the bubble. I’m tired.

NSFW: Sleepless in London. It’s scary outside the bubble

Very tired. It’s a little after 4am San Francisco time – noon GMT – and I’m sitting in the arrivals lounge Heathrow airport, thanking the lord for Boingo hotspots and trying to commit these few hundred words to cyberspace before the daylight finally penetrates my brain and my whole body goes into jet-lag meltdown. And to think I was so organised 24 hours ago. My column was written – 1000 words on a big subject of the week; a big subject that I now can’t talk about, for reasons I also can’t talk about. Webwag. Click here to title your page! Scott Berkun.

Visualisation of global air traffic - stefanwenzel's posterous. Chrome Extensions. Welcome to Strategic Analysis. All for Good. Pageflakes. Clarity in log files. - Too-biased. Bluetile branch merged into xmonad! « xmonad. Bluetile branch merged into xmonad!

Bluetile branch merged into xmonad! « xmonad

06Dec09 The xmonad dev team is very proud to announce that the bluetile merge was completed today. The Bluetile branch is an experimental xmonad variant whose: focus lies on making the tiling paradigm easily accessible to users coming from traditional window managers by drawing on known conventions and providing both mouse and keyboard access for all features. It also tries to be usable ‘out of the box’, requiring minimal to no configuration in most cases. Jan Vornberger, the developer behind bluetile, has been working hard to ensure xmonad supports bluetile fully.

Google Chrome Extensions. Welcome to Google Chrome Plugins Source of Plugins, Themes, Add-ons and information for the Google Chrome Web Browser!

Google Chrome Extensions

From the category archives: CloudShopper For Chrome – Features and Download by Chrome Blog on January 2, 2013 CloudShopper is a very useful comparison shopping extension for Google Chrome. Alexa Traffic Rank Official Extension For Chrome by Abhinab Choudhury on September 7, 2012 Alexa Traffic Rank is a very useful tool for SEO analysts and webmasters to keep a track of their website graph. Send to Kindle Chrome Extension by Abhinab Choudhury on August 22, 2012 Kindle father, Amazon spreads it wings further into the ad blocking section with the Send to Kindle for Google Chrome extension. Google Chrome to Phone Extension by Abhinab Choudhury on August 13, 2012 Chrome to phone is a simple Google Chrome Extension which can help you send links, telephone numbers and other information directly from your browser to your Android device.

Pageflakes. History[edit] Sample Pageflakes page Pageflakes was launched at the end of 2005.


The site began in Germany, but was headquartered in San Francisco, United States. The company was initially privately funded. Balderton Capital (originally Benchmark Capital) invested an undisclosed amount in May 2006. Underlying Technology[edit] Some of the major components used for building the framework were ASP.NET 2.0, including the ASP.NET AJAX components, and JavaScript. See also[edit]


My Yahoo! Diary Of An x264 Developer » A curious SIMD assembly challenge: Most SIMD assembly functions are implemented in a rather straightforward fashion.

Diary Of An x264 Developer » A curious SIMD assembly challenge:

An experienced assembly programmer can spend 2 minutes looking at C code and either give a pretty good guess at how one would write SIMD for it–or equally–rule out SIMD as an optimization technique for that code. There might be a nonintuitive approach that’s somewhat better, but one can usually get very good results merely by following the most obvious method.

But in some rare cases there is no “most obvious method”, even for functions that would seem extraordinarily simple. These kind of functions present an unusual situation for the assembly programmer: they find themselves looking at some embarrassingly simple algorithm–one which simply cries out for SIMD–and yet they can’t see an obvious way to do it! So let’s jump into the fray here and look at one of these cases. 12 Microblogging Tools to Consider - - Business Technol. Wakooz RSS news feeds and Gadgets. Personalized Start Pages to Help You Start Your Day. Start your day each morning with your own personalized start page.

Personalized Start Pages to Help You Start Your Day

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