Archive for April, 2008

LinkedAvoid

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Browsing through the people LinkedIn recommends I should link to, people it thinks I may know, I just discovered that LinkedIn not only flags what people I may enjoy contacting, but it often clearly flags what people to avoid. There are a small number of people around that I’ve had a very bad experience with. […]

FON abuse

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

Today I got this email from FON: …in which I am accused of being a profiteer and someone who doesn’t care about promises made. Jeez.

A call to (telescopic) arms

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Medical technology is evolving and one particular area where a lot is happening is in robotic surgery. By moving the surgeon a couple of feet away from the operating table and into a comfy chair, we accomplish a few goals: relaxed surgeon, better view using keyhole techniques, filtering of movements, etc. But it’s only a […]

One pilot missed the point

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

I have this “letter to the editor” on my desk that is too good to throw away, still I don’t know what to do with it. So I’ll just translate it freely from Swedish and post it here for your enjoyment. The letter is a response to another letter to the editor from “LS” and […]

Cleaner Windows

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

I’m getting more and more convinced that MS will start over with a Unix based OS (I’d call it Windex). If they’d include a virtualization system allowing them to run Windows apps on it, similar to what Fusion and Parallels are doing on the Mac, they would be able to transition, gradually replacing old Windows […]