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Sun Microsystems Announces Agreement to Acquire MySQL, Developer of the World's Most Popular Open Source Database
Sun will pay approximately $800 million in cash in exchange for all MySQL stock and assume approximately $200 million in options.
Bookmarks  2008  mysql  interesting  database  sun  business  opensource  news 
january 2008 by andyhky
HOWTO solve the sub-prime mortgage mess [dive into mark]
...who have no savings and no equity because they felt they just had to live in a McMansion and load up their credit cards with 60-inch home theater systems with 7.1 surround sound. No sir, not a lick of sympathy.
Bookmarks  finance  mortgage  money  article  interesting 
january 2008 by andyhky
How To Measure Any Distance With The Pythagorean Theorem | BetterExplained
And using the theorem, we can see how “different” people are: * Tough Guy to Average Joe: (10 - 5, 1 - 5, 3 - 5) = (5, -4, -2) = 6.7 * Tough Guy to Sensitive Guy: (10 - 1, 1 - 10, 3 - 7) = (9, -9, -4) = 13.34
Bookmarks  algorithms  interesting  howto  math  mathematics  pythagorean  distance  programming  algorithm 
november 2007 by andyhky
Asimov, "What is Intelligence?"
"My intelligence, then, is not absolute but is a function of the society I live in and of the fact that a small subsection of that society has managed to foist itself on the rest as an arbiter of such matters."
Bookmarks  asimov  philosophy  intelligence  funny  psychology  education  interesting  article 
february 2007 by andyhky
Why I Don't Wear a Suit and Can't Figure Out Why Anyone Does ! - Blog Maverick
Gee, no suits would be the same as giving your employees a tax free raise. Think that might make them happy ? Or do employees consider having to spend money on suits a perk ?
Bookmarks  business  rant  fashion  culture  interesting  suit  work 
january 2007 by andyhky
v6n1 January 1995 Best and Worst
best and worst of the internet, 1994 edition... "E-wrestling. The game for people who find tic-tac-toe too thought-intensive. You control a wrestler, and you e-mail your move ("Head lock") to the adjudicator. So does your opponent. The judge decides what
Bookmarks  internet  history  web  1995  interesting  geek  technology 
january 2007 by andyhky
The chicken or the egg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"From a cellular biology point of view this question can be answered quite easily. The egg came first because any female sex cell is called an egg."
Bookmarks  logic  philosophy  wikipedia  science  interesting  chicken  dilemma 
december 2006 by andyhky
10:08 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
i can't stop thinking about this when i see watch advertisements
Bookmarks  advertising  watches  time  wikipedia  interesting  watch  marketing  10:08 
december 2006 by andyhky

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