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Links for Monday, June 25, 2007

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MySQL: The 12 Days of Scale-Out: Booking.com – “By dividing one main MySQL database into three separate master servers and then replicating their distinct...

Tonight Live Rehearsal

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Earlier this week I spent about two hours in Second Life and on the phone (via Soundreach) preparing for my interview on Tonight Live. I met Paisley Beebe, t...

Links for Saturday, June 23, 2007

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International Herald Tribune: Billionaire Pitches Supersonic Business Jets at Paris Air Show – “As private jets inch ever-closer in size to passenger plan...

Not Just For Avatars…

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I was reading the release notes for next week’s release of the Second Life client and was amused by bug VWR-248: “Inexplicable folding of Avatars such that t...

Links for Friday, June 22, 2007

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Journey of Mankind: The Peopling of the World – “The Bradshaw Foundation, in association with Stephen Oppenheimer, presents a virtual global journey of mo...

Links for Thursday, June 21, 2007

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Red Bull Soapbox USA – “Red Bull Soapbox Race challenges everyone from amateurs to engineers to craft outrageous human-powered carts to race against the c...

Links for Wednesday, June 20, 2007

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Guy Kawasaki: Speaking as a Performing Art – “Hand gestures, pacing around the platform can all be useful tools in presentation, but the eyes…ah, the eyes...

Links for Tuesday, June 19, 2007

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Gwyneth Llewelyn: From Welfare State To Laissez-Faire Capitalism – “In 5 years, very likely there will be no human being on the planet with an Internet co...

Links for Monday, June 18, 2007

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Astronomy Picture of the Day: Analemma over the Ukraine – “*If you took a picture of the Sun at the same time each day, would it remain in the same positi...