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Recent posts

Ten Times Faster

Nice summary on High Scalability of a post by Mike Peters about making web sites run faster—much, much faster.
February 26, 2008

Scientific Groupware Revisited

Nature would like “to hear from physicists what kind of tools would help in managing the ever-growing tide of information from, and the exciting possibilitie...
February 26, 2008

Google Summer of Code 2008

And now it’s official: the Google Summer of Code 2008 web page is up at http://code.google.com/soc/2008/. If you’re not familiar with the program, Google pr...
February 25, 2008

VeloCity at Waterloo

VeloCity calls itself a “mobile + media incubator”, but the reality is more interesting: it’s a residence building at the University of Waterloo that is bein...
February 23, 2008