Archive for September, 2010
There’s a transcript of a terrific interview with James Gosling available at http://www.basementcoders.com/transcripts/James_Gosling_Transcript.html. Lots of irreverent, insightful comments on Java, Oracle, open source, Google and the Android suit, etc.
Not really, of course, but there’s a nice ASPLOS XV paper from Mesa-Martínez et. al. titled Characterizing Processor Thermal Behavior which explains, among other things: “…each [Emacs] keystroke generates around 1◦ C thermal spike…” Who knew? In their tests, the startup phase of Emacs raised the processor temperature in the area being measured (simulated) by […]
Robert Cedrone and I will be appearing again this Saturday at the Starbucks (map) that’s on the north side of Lexington, MA (not the one in the center of town!) Robert and I go on at about 7:20 PM and we’ll play until a bit after 8 PM, but there are also a couple of […]
On Sept. 25th, I’ll be playing bass for Rock City Band at the Rockin’ for KPM benefit at Back to the Boathouse in Dracut, Mass. Rockin’ for KPM is held each year to celebrate and raise money for the surviving two of three triplets, Kyle, Patrick and Matthew Wilkins, all of whom were born with […]
This evening I updated Arcane Domain to WordPress 3.0.1. If you see anything that’s not working right, please comment here, or email the Web master (instructions on the About this Blog page). Heartfelt thanks to everyone in the WordPress community who worked so hard on the upgrade!