Review: Soul & Silicon

 Spirits in a High-Tech WorldAs I've said, I have lived in Silicon Valley for over 15 years, the whole time partaking with the peculiar life of the technology industry centered here.

Review: Skipping Christmas

Skipping ChristmasI first read this book a few years ago when I, myself, was skipping Christmas. I've never read any of Grisham's novels, and am not one of his devotees.

Where's the growth happening? Not in Silicon Valley.

Sun Microsystems to double Indian R&D staff (Published: May 6, 2005, 1:06 PM PDT)

I have lived in Silicon Valley for 15 years now. I work for Sun Microsystems. Half of the team I work in is located in Bangalore. I have been to Sun's Bangalore office. My first thought on reading the article was "We'll have to move them to a different building, maybe".

There's this other aspect to the story.

About Cracker Barrel Restaurents

My fiancee loves the Cracker Barrel restaurants. Last week we went to Kentucky to introduce each other to our respective families and friends. Since Kentucky is rife with the Cracker Barrel places, we ate there a couple times. We also ate at one in Albuquerque NM last year.

The food is pretty good and well done. What I find "interesting" is the atmosphere and some of the details.

Review: Weaving the Web

 The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide WebThis book is one mans opinion of the purpose of the Web and its future.

Review: The Mysterious Valley

The Mysterious Valley"This is not a work of fiction ...

Remote controlled hunting??

Now, this is clearly going a little too far. It's bad enough that people take guns into the woods to slaughter innocent animals. The animals have a hard enough time finding places to live what with all the encroachment people are committing on the habitat. But, now, there's a web site that allows people to "hunt" using a webcam and a remotely operated gun.

I suppose this is just like the remotely controlled robots U.S. soldiers are now deploying in Iraq.

Review: "The Software Architect's Profession"

 An IntroductionA couple years ago in my job, the managers decided to make me the "architect".

Review: "The non-designers design book"

The Non-Designer's Design Book, Second EditionThis is a very cool book that takes a very friendly and helpful tone to introduce you to Design (with a capital 'D').

Monday morning stress

Since I made a post about 9AM on Monday morning being a frequent time to have heart attacks, I thought it would be good to double-check whether this is true.

Monday morning bad for your health (Thursday, February 3, 2005 Posted: 1735 GMT (0135 HKT) CNN.COM)

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