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Links for Sunday, July 27, 2008

  • Adam Frisby: Prototyping with OpenSim: Testing out Amazon S3 as a Grid-Mode Asset Server – “The price is right, and the solution is fully programmable via a convenient web API, so it’s snuck itself into all sorts of places. What I’d like to experiment here is using it as a complete grid asset server, for those who haven’t toyed much with the OpenSim asset server under the hood – it’s effectively a webserver with two supported operations: “PUT” and “GET” – funnily enough this overlaps nicely with any network accessible storage system, S3 included.
  • Web Worker Daily: 5 Ways to Rescue an Unproductive Day – “5. Take the day off. Sometimes, no matter what you do, the work just won’t flow. If you’ve got the flexibility, just give up and let it wait for tomorrow.
  • Brian Aker: Drizzle, Clouds, “What If?” – “Have you ever wanted to know what would happen if you had taken a different direction?