In a move that may surprise many, Microsoft just made a deal to buy LinkedIn,Read More...
for the amount of $26.2 Billion.
How does this compare to the Whatsapp deal (last huge tech buy)? Well, since a picture is worth a thousand words, I've decided to make an infographic (almost a picture):
Right Posture vs Reality
After another cross-country move, I've had to leave my mighty Workspace behind (complete with 2 monitors and a fierce Desktop PC). I've taken my Laptop with me, thinking that's really all I need, as I could do all my work while sitting in a park meditating (or some other ridiculous notion). Obviously I was totally wrong!
I've recently restarted my genealogical research efforts, to find out more about my family's history.
In many cases, especially people of Jewish-European origins, not much is known by the ones who stayed alive (20th century Europe has seen a lot).
Many archives are recent, and some German/Polish/Russian archives have only recently been scanned and digitized.
I thought I'd start building a Family Tree, and once I hit a dead end, start to look for clues online.Read More...
There are quite a few services out there that provide family trees, and I've decided to use them in combination.
As most of you have noticed, I (almost) always post on a Thursday.
This year, for the first time since 2009, New Year's Eve is on a Thursday!
So first of all Happy New Year everyone! Let's make this year kick 2015's ass!
I've decided to pick a few of the best (in my opinion) articles I've written this year. This is something I've never done before, but I think it's a good way of looking back at the year, and gaining better understanding as to what I've been dealing with (mostly technologically). so I came up with the following: