Daily Archives: April 24, 2008

China’s Great Wall – Simatai


China’s Great Wall – Simatai 812 Originally uploaded by JoeDuck At Simatai the Great Wall of China goes up from a valley in both directions, then winds around a steep moutainside. Incredibly this wall was begun over 2000 years ago, … Continue reading

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Extinction!


This just in (sort of – the news is actually 70,000 years old) from the “Phew, that was a close one” department: Humans barely escaped extinction 70k years ago when there were only about 2000 of us left on earth: … Continue reading

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Internet Ironies


I thought it was kind of funny when the head architect of social site Twitter, hugely under fire for failing to scale up the application properly as it grew, was giving a talk at the ongoing Web 2.0 Conference about scaling … Continue reading

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