First bought my Roomba Discovery a week or so after this last Xmas. After a bit of use the first unit had problems charging. iRobot support sent out a new charger, then a new battery, and finally replaced the Roomba itself. The support folks were pleasant and efficient, though I’d rather talk to them less [...]
Monthly Archives: October 2005
Live from SF: Apple and Motorola’s iTunes phone announcement – Engadget – www.engadget.com When the phone rings, the music pauses. “I hit the wrong button,” Steve apologizes.
Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Suspicious behaviour on the tube All men are suspect, but some men are more suspect than others (with apologies to George Orwell).
brad’s life – Never ending feed of Atom feeds An increasing number of companies (large and small) are really insistent that we ping them with all blog updates, for reasons I won’t rant about. Just to prove a point, I flooded a couple of them and found that sure enough, nobody can really keep up. [...]
In the early 1980′s I worked at Burroughs. At the time Burroughs was the second largest computer company in the world (behind only IBM in size) and growing strongly. I lucked into one of the most interesting projects in the company – working on a programmer’s workbench for mainframe programming with the user interface to [...]
Laura’s Box of Chocolates Since I left my slide rule at home, I ambled away, deciding the risk was more bearable than the headache.
Force Protection, Inc. – advanced ballistic and mine protected vehicles