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Archive for June, 2005

Place Your Bets…

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2005 @ 1:02 pm in General | Comments Off on Place Your Bets…

Alright, everyone is talking about Apple supposedly switching to Intel chips. There’s no doubt that this could be a big deal, if it is what it sounds like. There are potentially far-reaching implications to the processor platform wars, in particular what the future of computing looks like and whether users still control their own machines […]

Business and Branding, Normalized

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2005 @ 6:56 pm in General | Comments Off on Business and Branding, Normalized

In software and, more specifically, data modeling, there is a concept called normalization. The idea of normalization is to determine the dimensions of your data in order to prevent duplication and ease data maintenance in the long run. For example, you might want to categorize your instant messenger buddies into “Work,” “Family,” and “Friends.” How […]