Archive for July, 2005


Level 8 again…

RIM: bye

I have always said that RIM’s Blackberry was the equivalent of the Palm’s Pilot. Remenber 1998? Everybody appeared to have a Palm - maybe not using it, but that’s another topic. Like the Palm, Blackbery has created the mobile email and helped to make it popular for a niche market. Now the product is going […]

Bratt Pitt & Lenny Kravitz: What I Really Want to Do Is Design

Somwhat funny NYT article on stars wanting to become designer/architects: But What I Really Want to Do Is Design. Amazing to learn that Frank Gehry is designing cellar for stars…
Mr. Pitt, who declined to be interviewed for this article, met Mr. Gehry in 2001. He went to Mr. Pitt and Ms. Aniston’s […]

Technorati tags generator

Great: Technorati tags generator. Ok I am not using those, but quite useful. wondering why tis is not part of the wordpress standard build…


came across tasktoy today. Clever webapp to manage tasks and notes.


90 minutes @ around 150 BPM and 1% incline - 14.5 km

Skype video

Skype’s video had its first live public test… and passed on skype blog. Looking forward to have this live, hopefully it will not be another paid-for add-on.
via rodrigo.


9.1km in 60 min. in the hypoxic chamber (2,300m)

Corporate China is looming

William Pesek Jr. from Bloomberg has a good article on the menace that China can be for US businesses (Could GM, Microsoft End Up in Chinese Hands?).

Cezanne & Pissarro

Just realizing that Moma has open few weeks ago an exhibition on Cezanne and Pissaro: Pioneering Modern Painting: C├ęzanne and Pissarro 1865–1885. It features 85 paintings and seven drawings — portraits, still lifes and landscapes […]

The rules

The cover story of the July 2005 issue of Business 2.0 magazine describes an unpublished set of business guidelines in an article titled, "The CEO’s Secret Handbook":
It started decades ago as flashes of insight scribbled on loose scraps of paper.Ceo_secret_2 Then it morphed into a PowerPoint presentation that distilled years of business wisdom into a […]


Around Richmond Park - 1:16 @ 165 BPM average.

Pyramid training…

Level 8 today, which is 64 pullups, 128 pushups and 192 situps in one (long) session.

Adware? Change PC !

Add personal computers to the list of throwaways in the disposable society.
NYT: Corrupted PC’s Find New Home in the Dumpster
Many PC owners are simply replacing embattled machines rather than fixing them. […] "I was spending time every week trying to keep the machine free of viruses and worms," said Mr. Tucker, […]

Soviet America

Seen on Articulatory loop.