Archive for January, 2008

Paulo Coelho’s HP Commercial

// January 25th, 2008 // Comments Off // Information

Paulo Coelho is one of my favorite authors. He made a commercial for HP about a year ago, but I have to say it is really mesmerizing!

what do you think?

Bill Gates’s Last Day @ Microsoft!

// January 17th, 2008 // Comments Off // tech

Before Bill Gates’s Keynote speech at CES 2008, they showed this Really funny video on Bill Gates’s Last day at Microsoft!!

Must See…

I liked the part where he auditioned for the part of wolverine on Xmen…

MacBook Air and a bit more…

// January 17th, 2008 // Comments Off // tech

Well last week was a big week for the computer industry, with CES and MacWorld 2008…

Let me just say that there wasn’t that much to be excited about, almost all the reviews I read on CES 2008 talked about the Optimus keyboard! Get Real, who would buy a keyboard for over 1500 Dollars?

And I have to say, Steve Jobs can really drive Apple fans crazy. I saw his entire keynote speech, and I really liked the part when he was testing the apple TV Take 2 with flickr, and it just jamed. He totally looked like Bill Gates!

Anyways, back to the good stuff. Probably the best product I heard of during the past week would have to be the MacBook Air ~

Here is a video of Mr.Jobs presenting it…

Apple also introduced a few firmware updates, but what I really thought was stupid was that Apple will be charging iPod Touch users 20 bucks to upgrade their firmware!!! on the other hand, they are offering the new iPhone firmware for FREE…

I wonder whether I should get the optimus keyboard, or the MacBook Air? They’re about the SAME price… :)

PS. Other things I liked include:
LG’s watch phone
Alienware’s Curve prototype display

Computer Science Jokes…

// January 9th, 2008 // 3 Comments » // me, tech

Q: How many programmers does it take to change a light bulb?
A: Can’t be done. It’s a hardware problem.

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There are 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary, and those who don’t.

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How do you keep a programmer in the shower all day?
Give him a bottle of shampoo that says “lather, rinse, repeat.”

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Two computer science student are out in the woods when one of them collapses. He doesn’t seem to be breathing and his eyes are glazed. The other guy whips out his phone and calls the emergency services. He gasps: “My friend is dead! What can I do?” The operator says: “Calm down, I can help. Are you sure he’s dead.” There is a silence, then a shot is heard. Back on the phone, the guy says: “OK, i’m sure, now what?”

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“C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot. C++ makes it
harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg.”
– Bjarne Stroustrup

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You never finish a program, you just stop working on it.

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A mathematician, a physicist, and an engineer were all given a red rubber ball and told to find the volume. The mathematician carefully measured the diameter and evaluated a triple integral. The physicist filled a beaker with water, put the ball in the water, and measured the total displacement. The engineer looked up the model and serial numbers in his red-rubber-ball table. He tried to look up the model and serial numbers, couldn’t find them, so told his manager that it’s just not going to work.

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A scientist is doing an experiment on a frog. He puts the frog down on the table and says “Hop.”
The frog hops.
The scientist then cuts off one of the frog’s legs and says “Hop.”
The frog hops.
The scientist then cuts off another one of the frog’s legs and says again, “Hop.”
The frog staggers about for a second but manages to hop.
The scientist then cuts off both the remaining legs of the frog and says “Hop.”
The frog, not surprisingly, just sits there.
The scientist makes a notation in his book: Frogs with no legs become deaf.

Ask Eraser

// January 7th, 2008 // Comments Off // tech

Ask.com recently introduced their new AskEraser feature, which allows users to search the web, without having the search queries saved on their servers.

As many of you know companies such as Google save these queries because they helps them give you better results using their “page rank” algorithm, and they might also sell them. So, if for some reason you don’t want your search queries to be saved, then you might want to try Ask.com‘s new AskEraser, you’ll find it on the top of their search page.