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Happy New Year 2012 from Bali with Angry Birds and Beer

Happy New Year 2012 from Bali, with Angry Birds and beer! 🙂 Traditionally, New Year’s in Bali is celebrated with a fireworks display near Kuta Beach. And lots of beer. Bintang Beer comes in 2 bottle sizes, the 330 mL … Continue reading

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QR Code Links

Originally designed by Toyota Japan for factory use, QR codes are 2-dimensional barcodes commonly used in advertising. cnn.com: 23 of the coolest QR codes cnn.com: Does anybody actually use QR codes? QRcodify.com Perl Module GD::Barcode::QRcode Successful QR Code Campaigns msn.com: … Continue reading

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Netflix and Cloud IT

I recently did some technical consulting for Netflix. I can say that they are really, truly committed to cloud IT, per their public pronouncements. Most large companies are still just dipping a toe in the water, so it’s significant that … Continue reading

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OSCON 2011, Portland

Once again, the O’Reilly Open Source Conference (OSCON) was held in Portland, Oregon. It was held in parallel at the Oregon Convention Center with the O’Reilly OSdata and OSjava Conferences at the beginning of the week, and then later a … Continue reading

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Google Translate API Programming Notes

I decided to try out the Google Translate API (v1), part of the Google Language API Family this weekend. The Google Translate API supports various housekeeping functions plus 2 main features: language detection language translation. Although machine translation does not … Continue reading

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