Since I am off to the PDC in a few weeks I thought I would dust off my blog.
What have I been up to you ask?
Well for the last year and a half I have been at Cargill Animal Nutrition.
Working on the Max System.
Cargill launches enhanced MAX feed nutrition analysis system
The longer I am in technology, the more I realize that the technology is not the hard part, it is much harder learning what the business needs and figuring the right places to put technology.
Google just released there new browser Google Chrome
It is beatifully simple piece of coding, in which each tab is broken into its own process.
Each process can then spawn child process which correspond to various plugins, such as shockwave flash, etc.
This is a great way to isolate your processes from other errors, essentially it is a mini-os wrapped in a browser.
This can be a difficult concept to wrap your head around and the cartoon that was produced is an excellent way to understand the nuts and bolts.
Some cartoons that convey difficult concepts.
Why we need architects
What is perpendicular storage
SOA is something that is often defined using analogies such as Legos, Transportation, or the post office.
It pays to think of things at their simplest level, it will really be helpful for you when attempting to convince others or your brilliance:)
After many years of talking about phase two of the Mall of America it is finally starting to move.
I heard through the grapevine that each parking spot costs $25000.
Wow that is a lot of money, and there will be about 7000 spots.
So just giving people room to park will cost 175 million dollars, and they say mass transit is expensive:)