Monthly Archives: July 2012

For the nerds among us, “”Netflix revealed today that they’ve released Chaos Monkey, an open source Amazon Web Service testing tool that will randomly turn off instances in Auto Scaling Groups.” Cool!

The Netflix Tech Blog: Chaos Monkey released into the wild http://techblog.netflix.com/2012/07/chaos-monkey-released-into-wild.html

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TIL the United States uses more energy for air-conditioning than the entire continent of Africa uses for all purposes.

Cooling a Warming Planet: A Global Air Conditioning Surge by Stan Cox: Yale Environment 360 The U.S. has long used more energy for air conditioning than all other nations combined. But as demand increases in the world’s warmer regions, global … Continue reading

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10 jurors (who will not be technologists) will determine the future of innovation in consumer technology – or not. Is this the beginning or the end? http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSL2E8IU0KZ20120730?irpc=43

UPDATE 1-Apple, Samsung patent trial set to kick off in U.S., billions at stake  

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Not sure why the photo is upside down – but i got my gift!

I got my Arbitrary Day 2012 gift on redditgifts.com! Just wanted to say thanks to my SS – the coasters are great and my little girl nom-noms the wooden toys – thanks so much for making my first Arbitrary day … Continue reading

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Letter to staff – how to do it.

I got this off Media ReDEFined from Jason Hirschhorn.  (a great daily email newsletter BTW).  I won’t re-repost, but click here for the detail.  Basically covers the basics in clear context and outlines the company strategy moving forward.  Really inspiring … Continue reading

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