Monthly Archives: December 2010

Snow Cleanup Fail

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As you all may or may not have heard, NYC got hit by a snowstorm pretty hard right after Christmas. The storm came quickly and dumped about 20 inches of snow, leaving the city stranded. Cars, buses, and above-ground subway trains were stuck in the snow, and many still remain stuck that way as of this writing. Trouble is, this is the end of the second day after the storm, I shouldn’t still be seeing streets completely unplowed at this point, especially not in NYC.
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Solution To Android Fragmentation

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Engadget’s “recently highlighted”:http://www.engadget.com/2010/12/07/visualized-the-real-android-fragmentation/ just how fragmented Android is. Every single Android device has the buttons in different places. It’s impossible to provide a consistent experience if every single handset is different. The solution?
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The Danger Of The Cloud

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Tumblr’s most recent outage lasted for over a day, and while that may not seem to be very long, a day on the internet is an eternity of bad PR. It highlights the main problem with a _”cloud”_ system— it’s *quite vulnerable* and can screw everyone over if not managed properly.
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Recent Happenings

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Seems I’ve lapsed in posting once again. Oh well. Here’s what’s up:

* I got a job, fixing watches in Macy’s. Much better than McDonald’s I think. It’s pretty easy and the Herald Square flagship store where I work is quite nice. Finally, I’ll be able to pay for my phone and metrocard, and I’ll even be able to have some savings. I also get 20% off most stuff and food within the Macy’s, so I’m digging it so far. It’s a pretty busy job, but that makes the hours melt away really fast.
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