This Dilbert comic strip shows why your overlord doesn't help with other people's computers
Starring the Computer is "a website dedicated to the use of computers in film and television/TV. Each appearance is catalogued and rated on its importance (i.e., how important it is to the plot), realism (how close its appearance and capabilities are to the real thing) and visibility (how good a look does one get of it).
Pingdom reports the developer obsession with code names with 114 interesting examples
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Digg shares CNET's online interactive Google Maps (#1 or #2) showing "a powerful tool for determining the best carrier for your neighborhood, commute route or workplace. Many cellular coverage maps are based largely on distance from the closest cell tower. In reality, however, coverage is dependent on a range of factors including terrain, time of day, number of users and even handset manufacturer.
HotelChatter's Annual Hotel WiFi Report 2010 -- "This year marks HotelChatter's sixth annual hotel wifi report. Over the years we've documented the progression of hotel WiFi, from blatant disregard, to price-gouging for WiFi access, and reliable WiFi for loyalty program members, through guests taking matters in to their own hands with wireless laptop/notebook cards and 3G access. A year ago, we thought guest demand for free, reliable, hotel WiFi might just go away, thanks to 3G.
This 21 (not 24) slides NetworkWorld presentation show shares "the evolution of removable storage" -- "Over the years, people have tried to transfer information from one computer to another in a dizzying number of ways. Here's a look at some of the best, along with others that time forgot.
Rantingkitten's /. comment shares his rant titled "The Old Man and the PC" -- "Kids today. With their fast computers and broadband. Their Farkmemes and Slashfilters and Diggwoots and Facespaces. Where any doofus can smear up some graphics with a few clicks, drop the result into an HTML editor that practically runs itself, and call themselves web designers. Where installing hardware is a matter of plugging it in and turning it on. There are scores of you young whippersnappers talking about how 'back in the day' of 1999 you got your first computer with, sighing as you reminisce on how you had to learn the hard way how to use Blogger and now everyone has a blog. Well, boo hoo! Punk kids. No idea what it's like.