The Agonist: Money, Oil and Power. Agonist is an interesting read. Here’s a good piece about the highground of global politics. Also points out where the UK may be headed and China too.
Adam Bosworth’s Weblog: GMail, et al. Adam’s one of the very best and smartest. Great comments on gmail vs. mailblocks. I’ve tried gmail and I have to say I love the user interface. Reminds me of vi in its parsimony.
a little ludwig goes a long way: JVC Interlink 7310 at Dynamism. Now that my Compaq laptop has died, I’m down to just an iMac and Blackberry at work. Seems like I need more. John’s right, an ultra light notebook plus a fast desktop is a better combination than a huge notebook that’s heavy. He’s […]
Essentials | Gadgetopia. Great list of essential utilities. The ones I don’t have but have to try are: * Sharpreader for RSS feed reading. I tried RSS readers, but gave up because there were too many blogs to read. * “irfanview”:http://www.irfanview.com/. Simple image editing * “editplus”:http://www.editplus.com/ on Windows.
www.hardwarezone.com? Hitachi 7K400 Review. First review of the incredible 400GB drive from Hitachi. Seems like it is super for AV applications. Main issue is that it will run *hot* with 5 platters of 80GB each. Cost is about $400 in limited quantities and there is also a 400GB DVD recorder called the Hitachi MS-DS400 that […]
AnandTech: Spring 2004 DVD Performance Roundup: More DVD Dual 8X . A good roundup. They liked the NuTech DDW-082 the best. Just $85. The major caveat though is that you should wait until this summer to buy a DVD Burner if you can. The new 16x drives are coming and they support dual layer, so […]