Archive for June 2005

In Paris now

My hotel has free Wifi, but the connection is not that great. I’ll post some pics to my snapshot gallery soon. I am shooting RAW so it takes a while to process them.

Phone cards, cellphones, Skype, SkypeOut, PowerBook, Bluetooth, and Akono HBH-662

Calling UK mobile phones from the U.S. is relatively expensive, I purchased two phone cards online, but the voice quality was sub-par. My Treo 650 also doesn’t have an easy way to call with a phone card. Well, I can setup a favorite button in the phone app to call the number of the phone [...]

billburnham.blogs.com: Just How Much Did VCs Pocket On Google?

Pretty crazy how much money KP and Sequoia made from the Google deal… billburnham.blogs.com: Just How Much Did VCs Pocket On Google? “A reporter asked me the other day what impact Google would have on the two main VCs in the Google deal, Kleiner Perkins and Sequoia, and it got me to thinking:  just how [...]

The Clock Dashboard Widget

The World Clock Dashboard widget sure uses a whole lot of CPU cycles from time to time for just displaying the current time in London:

How To Deal With Burnout

I’m sure this will come in handy for a lot of us: How To Deal With Burnout

Sony Ericsson Akono HBH-662

Finally got my HBH-662 from my eBay seller, it was shipped via USPS Priority Mail from CT, so took almost a week to get here. The instructions recommended charging it for 8 hours the first time, so it’s still charging. The battery indicator reads full charge after just 2 hours, so I made some test [...]

took a gramma test during lunch

This is interesting… I guess maybe I missed one or two… LOL… English Genius You scored 100% Beginner, 100% Intermediate, 93% Advanced, and 93% Expert! You did so extremely well, even I can’t find a word to describe your excellence! You have the uncommon intelligence necessary to understand things that most people don’t. You have [...]

CNN.com – Comp sci grads turn away from tech – Jun 20, 2005

CNN.com – CS grads turn away from tech – Jun 20, 2005 Seoulfully sent me this, I will probably edit this post with some comments later tonight.

figuring things out

I don’t know what it was, maybe it was the transcript of Steve Jobs’ speech, maybe it was things that happened at work lately, but last Thursday and Friday I was really depressed about where I am now, in my professional life. I thought it was because I hated my job, or that I am [...]

Venture Fellows – McCombs School of Business – The University of Texas at Austin

Venture Fellows – McCombs School of Business – The University of Texas at Austin Hmm… This is interesting…