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video and games

posted Dec 27, 2010, 5:36 PM by Zhu Liang

Duke Nukem Fan Movie
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkB43FHalAo

watch it with your unlocked Radeon HD6950
http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/overclocking/vidcard/159

and did you play Zelda once upon a time?
http://forums.lostlevels.org/viewtopic.php?t=2471

and yea, Daft Punk is on form for the Tron soundtrack..

fresh from the oven - Google Shared Spaces

posted Dec 19, 2010, 11:53 PM by Zhu Liang

http://sharedspaces.googlelabs.com/

a little bit like drop.io, maybe a little bit like kerio workspace, a lot like etherpad..i hope it builds from here. drop.io was like a holy grail for me. until facebook killed it.

wonder if it runs ddwrt?

posted Nov 1, 2010, 12:40 AM by Zhu Liang

i got myself a rt31p2..


hdmi over lan sounds a wee bit amusing..
http://en.akihabaranews.com/69192/home-entertainment/hdmi-over-ethernet-by-thanko

what if we could stream the xbox game over to any browser and play the game there?
http://www.engadget.com/2010/10/31/gamestring-adrenalin-turns-your-google-tv-into-a-game-streamer/

ebay is thinking..with some possibly useful new features...
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2010-11-01-ebay01_ST_N.htm

updates on oracle vs google..
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/11/01/oracle_hits_google_with_code_copying_claims/

The worst outcome possible..

posted Oct 30, 2010, 10:55 PM by Zhu Liang

Drop.io is no more. Facebook has bought them and they're ending the service! This is so horrible I don't know what to say.
http://blog.drop.io/2010/10/29/an-important-update-on-the-future-of-drop-io/

Google disappeared from the 2010 internal social software magic quadrant?!? anyways, i'm totally waiting for people to build stuff with etherpad functionality, and for Wave-in-a-box to be released..
http://www.readwriteweb.com/enterprise/2010/10/gartner-magic-quadrant-2010-fo.php

resource allocation....

posted Oct 27, 2010, 11:45 PM by Zhu Liang

attention: Ministry of Education
1. http://moodle.org/
2. http://blackboard.com/
3. https://www.schoology.com/home.php

and then as i was looking into ulteo recently..these came to mind/attention...
http://www.cameyo.com/products.aspx

and
http://www.altiris.com/Download/svsPersonal.aspx


messaging issues...

posted Oct 26, 2010, 10:15 PM by Zhu Liang

http://blog.damballa.com/?p=897
list of botnet isps and countries.

http://doodle.com/
http://skedgeme.com/
http://www.tungle.me/Home/
3 firms providing roughly the same thing. stop the sending out invite to meeting, and then keep amending the time because xyz cannot make it. everyone connect their calendars to them, they show you time slots that everyone is free.

http://www.infoworld.com/d/security-central/juniper-rolls-out-smartphone-security-suite-095
juniper is into it too. there is a gap. only bb does phone security properly. winmo and symbian are the only alternatives.
mostly its hard to do it on iphone because it depends on apple's mood, or something like that.
but wonder why nobody's rolled their own enterprise android yet..remove the google bits and don't call it android and you can do exactly what you like with it. you can even install the google bits later..it doens't bother google so long as those bits are not on the rom.

cost of ownership..

posted Oct 11, 2010, 11:08 PM by Zhu Liang

the price tag on i.t. is not just the cost of buying the machines and the software apparently..hur hur...

http://www.castsoftware.com/Resources/Materials/News/PR_092810.pdf

http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=0916699


http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9190198/The_new_push_to_measure_software_s_true_cost


and enterprises seem to be balancing their books on this count quite well... increasing linux deployments while moving stuff to..er..the clouds...

http://www.readwriteweb.com/cloud/2010/10/as-enterprise-moves-to-the-clo.php

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