Digital doppelgangers

Digital doppelgangers Image by bootload Black Saturday +day193 Digital doppelgängers I wrote this up last night as a reply to an article on digital identity: "Truth or dare or warts or spin". [-1] This morning I read "Why" has pulled the plug on his digital self. For Why. Doppelgänger I’m an analogue person who lives […]

Goo++ search + radio @ 800×480

Goo++ search + radio @ 800×480 Image by Las Valley 702 gooplusplus.com 800×480 pixel EEE netbook screenshot Now while you search, listen to 60 online radio stations. Stumbleupon GooPlusPlus Goo++ Google-Centered Compact Meta Search and Personal Links Home Page Manager. Digg.com: "A new non-commercial personal links manager and meta / multi search. The site includes […]

Technical Operational Details of Free Usenet Servers and Message Transmission

Technical Operational Details of Free Usenet Servers and Message Transmission Basically, Usenet is only a set of protocols that generate, store and retrieve news ‘messages’ and ‘articles’ so that they are exchanged as free Usenet reading materials with a wide distribution for a large readership. As such, such free Usenet protocols use special flooding algorithm […]

2003 MSR Netscan Usenet Treemap by number of Posters

2003 MSR Netscan Usenet Treemap by number of Posters Image by Marc_Smith This is a treemap of the Usenet newsgroup discussion community space generated by the Netscan system at Microsoft Research. This map represents the number of unique authors in each Usenet newsgroup who appeared in the current year. Data on the number of "posters" […]

2008MAY231045

2008MAY231045 Image by bootload Ask YC: Best Linux distro to deploy as a Server "… i will like to know the best Linux Distro to use as my server …" The best Linux distro is probably a *BSD variant*. Your OS choice for servers differs from desktops. Security, stability and available expertise is more important […]