NPR and All Songs Considered have compiled their annual list of 100 nominees; you just have to tell them which ones you like the most. If you don’t see one of your favorite artists listed in the poll, you can write-in the album and artist here in the comments section of their blog. If you want, you can go to the poll directly by visiting http://www.npr.org/programs/asc/polls/.
These are my links for Feb 17, 2007 through Feb 19, 2007:
- Census Mashups Using StrikeIron Web Services and Yahoo Maps in Flex 2 – Census Dashboard Mashup is a mashup using StrikeIron’s Zip Code Information Web Service, StrikeIron’s Population Demographics By ZIP Code Web Service and Yahoo Maps to give detailed information for a specific US zip code. I find it to actually be a really
- Sun Updates Java Mozilla HTML Parser 1.0.1 – O’Reilly ONJava Blog – Java Mozilla HTML Parser 1.0.1 is a package which allows parsing HTML pages into a Java Document object. Wonder how it stacks up against HtmlCleaner (http://htmlcleaner.sourceforge.net/)
- dmiessler.com | study | lsof – lsof is the Linux/Unix über-tool. I use it most for getting network connection related information from a system, but that’s just the beginning for this amazing and little-known application
- chalain: So Beautiful, So Disturbing – She gets out of bed and stretches, perfect curves sliding under silky lingerie and momentarily making me forget about breakfast, meatloaf, and whoever it was I was married to before last night.
- Massive Google hard drive survey turns up very interesting things – Engadget – When your server farm is in the hundreds of thousands and you’re using cheap, off-the-shelf hard drives as your primary means of storage, you’ve probably got a a pretty damned good data set for looking at the health and failure patterns of hard drives
- Raible Designs | Slick looking Confluence sites – Wicket and Cayenne have nice looking websites backed by Confluence. Wicket has a Writing documentation page that explains how it works.
- Upselling your architecture – The Pragmatic Architect – As an architect, you’ll probably need to present to different audiences at different levels. When you do, it’s worth thinking about whether you need to upsell your architecture or not.
- MyEclipse Delivers Tools to IntelliJ IDEA Users – Developers using IDEA are now able to utilize the MyEclipse Visual HTML Designer, XML Editor, Database Explorer and Image Editor SNAPs directly in their own environment.
- IntelliJ IDEA: Inspections by Sections … – Static code analysis doesn’t just improve your code quality, it can also teach you some cool ideas and best practices about programming
- Java Power Tools: Home – "Java Power Tools" is about software tools and techniques that can contribute to improving the SDLC which includes build tools such as Maven and Ant, CI tools, code quality tools, testing tools, collaborative tools, source version control, and more!
- Rod Johnson » Sun’s GlassFish Embracing Spring – I think part of what’s making Sun more relevant in the enterprise Java space is that they are now more plugged into what’s happening in the wider world, and are willing to take the input on board and act on it
- Is Bruce Eckel Right? Maybe not. at Simon?s Blog – Bruce Eckel has written an interesting piece about Java and user interfaces. I?d recommend that you read it, as it?s pretty thought-provoking.
- The Fishbowl: Job Satisfaction – We spend a lot of time at work. If we?re not doing something that we?re passionate about, that gives us some kind of fulfillment, we?re wasting a big part of our lives.
- BuzzMachine » Blog Archive » A day at NPR – I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my day at NPR. Smart people, but then that?s obvious.
- Coding Horror: The cost of leaving your PC on – So leaving my server on is costing me $200 / year, or $16.68 per month. My home theater PC is a bit more frugal at 65 watts. Using the same formulas, that costs me $81 / year or $6.75 per month.
- The Future Won?t Be Statically Typed « Skunk Works – I’m more and more convinced that statically typed languages will come to an end, replaced by duck typing based languages