Multimedia programming with C# and MS's DirectShow API.
From the page: "if you use C# with pointers (ie unsafe switch) you get the best of both worlds. When you worry about speed, you can inspect the actual assembly code executed by the processor (eg in VS, in the Disassembly window), then you realize that there is very little overhead involve if you're careful."
Strawberries I bought from a local strawberry farm.
DoubleClick gets acquired by Google for $3.1 billion!
Carlos Slim is world's 2nd richest man!
1st - $56B - Bill Gates (Microsoft)
2nd - $53B - Carlos Slim (Mexican telecom magnate)
3rd - $52B - Warren Buffet (Walmart)
From the page: "Google wants companies that can build revenue streams from their users, instead of buying firms with a lot of users that don't bring in much in sales, Ullah said.
``We don't do traffic for traffic's sake,'' he said. ``It has to be highly monetizable.''"
Watch water flow in the physics-defying upward direction.
Microsoft DirectShow explained in a more consumable manner.
This is the type of stuff I always do when I use computer in libraries. pbrush.exe!
Jeff Atwood suggests that Amazon's Mechanical Turk is a failure because it fails to tap into human intrinsic motivation.
From the page: "HTML5 will be the future of the web, so my advice would be to pay close attention to it."
Top Digger, DirtyFratBoy (Henry Wang), featured on Chicago Tonight, explains the process he goes through to submit his stories to Digg and Netscape and getting paid for them ($1k for 150 stories/month).
Google is considered a frictionless company with unlimited demand and unlimited supply.