Mittwoch, Mai 30, 2007

How to tell if you're American

COM & Apartments & Threading Models

Schön und knapp erklärt von Larry Osterman:  "What are these "Threading Models" and why do I care?"

Spruch des Tages

Good news comes right away; bad news never comes.

Montag, Mai 21, 2007

egal, aber

top 5: lucy liu, milla jovovich, salma hayek, teri hatcher, cameron diaz

Sonntag, Mai 20, 2007


Fremdsprachiges Internet-Fernsehen streßlos gucken:

Ungarische News:

Samstag, Mai 19, 2007


(gut) angezogene Menschen auf den Straßen dieser Welt:

Farbfotografien um 1910 von Prokudin-Gorskii

Beeindruckend: Farbfotos 1905-1915 von russischem Fotografen 

namens Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944), der mit einer selbstentwickelten Technik Farbfotos von beeindruckender Qualität gemacht hat. Wow.
(via: The Online Photographer - In Praise of Prokudin-Gorskii)

Spruch des Tages

Wake Up Tiger - when does YOUR life begin?

"For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life."
(Alfred D Souza)

Freitag, Mai 04, 2007

death march project mt. k.

Edward Yourdon - Death March - The #1 guide to identifying and surviving death marches (ein IT Buch):

A death march project is one for which an unbiased, objective risk assessment (which includes an assessment of technical risks, personnel risks, legal risks, political risks, etc.) determines that the likelihood of failure is >= 50 percent.


The risks are high but so are the rewards

[...] Ultimately, this is a personal choice, based on personal values; I'm no position to tell to anyone else what's right or wrong. I should emphasize, though, that I'm not as negative as one might think from the comments above. Though I'm much less naive than I was when I entered the computer world in the mid-1960s, I'm still attracted by entrepreneurial opportunities. Show me a sufficiently exciting risk/reward formula, and I'll sing up for yet another death march ...


The "Mt. Everest" syndrome

Why do people climb dangerous peaks like Mt. Everest, despite the pain and the risk? Why do people run a marathon and drive themselves to the point of physical collapse? Because of the challenge. [...]

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