Replacing the file system

March 13, 2002

A colleague asked me if Microsoft’s initiative to replace their aging file system with database technology was anything like what Be did in BeOS. The answer is no, and the reason is because it’s not a very good idea.

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Neuhaus chocolates

March 7, 2002

We’ve tried a lot of others, and Neuhaus chocolates are the world’s best.

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Writing for the boss

March 4, 2002

Someday someone I work for will read this. Hopefully they’ll like it, because I’m not stopping.

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Jury duty today

February 27, 2002

I have to report for jury duty today. It was kind of a surprise.

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Where’s Michael?

February 22, 2002

Why there haven’t been any posts in more than two weeks.

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Looking back at 2001

February 21, 2002

God knows we’re glad 2001 is over but, in retrospect, it wasn’t all bad.

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Liquidation of history

January 16, 2002

Today’s auction of Be Incorporated’s assets is the opportunity to purchase computing history. Unfortunately, the market said they were mostly evolutionary dead-ends.

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On to the next thing…

November 30, 2001

I finished the project at work that I was procrastinating on by working on this site. So you’ll probably never hear from me again.

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Been there, done that — but it’s better the second time

November 28, 2001

Once upon a time, I worked for Be, of BeOS (semi-) fame. I miss BeOS, but have found an acceptable substitute: Mac OS X.

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All play and no work…

November 11, 2001

So I’ve made this site publicly available, in a continuing attempt to not actually do anything on my big project due later this week at work…

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Yet another waste of time

November 6, 2001

Announcing the launch of my personal weblog, for better or worse.

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February 20, 2001

Today will probably be my last day going into my job. So ends my Cymerc daze…

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