ding ding ding…we have a winner
“Facing a torrent of criticism Tuesday, Blue Cross of California abruptly halted its practice of asking physicians in a letter to look for medical conditions that could be used to cancel patients’ insurance coverage.” – disgusting
good on everyone is this near miss tale
“What’s worse, certain tasks like copying files to USB 2.0 hard drives have gotten around 50 percent slower, a speed hit that overshadows the other filesystem improvements in SP1.” – wow, that’s unfortunate.
number of interesting angles to consider here: the choice of Prism, the need to replicate a web client offline, the competitive differentiation
“I essentially said that when my existing web servers–those physically hosted up in a data center in San Francisco–finally give up, I’ll probably replace them with a few VM images running on a yet-to-be-discovered virtual machine hosting provider.” – di
i’ve said my piece about this issue in the past – the gist is that i think this was a necessary move – but either way i think Ben is speaking for many here
besides Opening Day, this is the event i’m most looking forward to in the next several months. i’m keeping my expectations low, because Indy is like 90 these days, but i can’t wait.
“We will make sure it is familiar to S60 customers. Consistency is important. I can drive a Hyundai or a Mercedes. One might be more elegant, but essentially the experience is the same.” – not sure that’s the right metaphor
the virtual box UI is nice, but it doesn’t appear to handle 64 bit images yet
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