Storage drops below 7 cents per gigabyte

In January of 2009, I mentioned the price of storage had just dropped below 9 cents per gigabyte. I see now that 2 TB drives are selling below $150 (they're $140), so it's time to update my figures. At $139.99 for a 2 TB (2,000 GB) SATA hard drive, that comes out to less than [...]

SmugMug now supports oEmbed

According to this GetSatisfaction discussion, SmugMug have implemented support for oEmbed. When I first tried it a few weeks ago, putting a one-line URL in a WP.com post didn't show the video, but it worked on WP self-installs. Still, you had to hack the URL by prefacing the video URL from the address bar with [...]

Smelly passengers booted off planes, finally

I'm relieved to see that airlines are finally taking action against smelly passengers -- by deplaning them. Jazz Air, a Canada Air subsidiary, did just that on 2/6, after wasting 15-20 minutes searching for the source of a sorely offending odor, then finding it to be a filthy man. I applaud them for having the [...]

TechCrunch is now at WordPress.com

When did TechCrunch make the move to WordPress.com? I took a look at the top WP.com blogs today, and it was listed there, which means it's no longer self-hosted, it's literally at WP.com, under their VIP hosting program. I did a quick search of their site, but they say nothing about their migration. I can [...]

Condensed Knowledge – January 12, 2010

This is a summary of articles I read and found interesting during this past week. The list is shared from among my feed subscriptions. I only share a certain number of articles in each of these posts, so if you'd like to see more, visit my full Google Shared Items list.Police Shoot Bull in Face [...]

Condensed Knowledge – January 3, 2010

This is a summary of articles I read and found interesting during this past week. The list is shared from among my feed subscriptions. I only share a certain number of articles in each of these posts, so if you'd like to see more, visit my full Google Shared Items list.Ce vor femeile de la [...]

Condensed Knowledge – December 27, 2009

This is a summary of articles I read and found interesting during this past week. The list is shared from among my feed subscriptions. I only share a certain number of articles in each of these posts, so if you'd like to see more, visit my full Google Shared Items list.Original blueprints of the Eiffel [...]

Condensed Knowledge – December 20, 2009

This is a summary of articles I read and found interesting during this past week. The list is shared from among my feed subscriptions. I only share a certain number of articles in each of these posts, so if you'd like to see more, visit my full Google Shared Items list. USB Microphones | B&H [...]

Condensed Knowledge – December 13, 2009

This is a summary of articles I read and found interesting during this past week. The list is shared from among my feed subscriptions. I only share a certain number of articles in each of these posts, so if you'd like to see more, visit my full Google Shared Items list.Irina Loghin si Catalin Maruta [...]

Condensed Knowledge – December 6, 2009

This is a summary of articles I read and found interesting during this past week. The list is shared from among my feed subscriptions. I only share a certain number of articles in each of these posts, so if you'd like to see more, visit my full Google Shared Items list.World's Craziest Dictators - Oddee.comThe [...]