Monthly Archives: July 2012

Apple and Google Lead Separate Groups in Bidding for Kodak Patents

Originally posted on chicagogeek:
Google and Apple are once again going head to head in bidding for a major collection of patents owned by a bankrupt corporation. According to The Wall Street Journal, two consortiums have formed to bid for…

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Want to hire the right team? Exhaust your interviewees

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Every startup wants to hire rock stars, but in a hyper-competitive market like San Francisco, finding — and keeping — top-level talent is daunting. Matt MacInnis, co-founder and CEO of publishing platform Inkling, believes he’s found…

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IT Cooling Equipment Visual Aid

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I’m a visual person, and its likely that some of you out in the blogging sphere are as well so I thought I would share. This is what my computer room cooling looks like in action. I’ve got the hpc3000 set up on either side and one above. Again it was a simple set up process and with the install my server room went from 150+ degrees to 64′ so there is no going back for me. The visual aid is simple but its to the point. Hope this helps for any of you who are hunting for IT equipment and feeling lost in the process. When I first got into the industry I heard a lot of people talking about drawing out specific plans for their cooling units. While this may be essential for lets say facebook or Apple server’s for all of us little guys its just important that you get your room cool and portable units are ideal since you can always move them around for better results.

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Dont let the rising temperatures, heat up your Server

We have all seen the news reports with the shocking and record breaking temperatures across the US. I know that even on the furthest western coast I am melting in my California shorts. One thing that I am thankful I do not … Continue reading

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Russia Is Stockpiling Drones To Spy On Populace

Wow this is not necessarily shocking but a bit star wars come to real life

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