Inspired by Paul, I did my first YouTubing at lunch today. This is a quick 360 of the view from PARC’s 3rd floor patio. If the video wasn’t so shaky and low quality then you might be able to see the bell tower at Stanford. It doesn’t quite show you how PARC is right on […]
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Looks like we are out to out-Google Google.
Tonight was PARC’s Christmas holiday party in the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. I highly recommend visiting if you’re in the area. This evening they fired up the PDP-1 for us and I kicked ass in Space War. Steve Russell, the original programmer, was there apparently but I didn’t get to play him.
You walk into one of the hardware labs at PARC. You’re surrounded by scary machines with lasers and pointy bits. There are drawers and drawers of microprocessors, transistors, whatever you desire. Scalpels and screwdrivers in multiple shapes and sizes. There are three guys standing around something in the middle of the lab, pointing and discussing. […]
I think spellcheck in every textarea is going to do wonders for my spelling. I’ve almost got over the urge to spell definitely definately already.
Gareth and Francis have been tearing up and down western America. They stopped over with me in San Francisco, and now Gareth is beautifully evoking how Vegas always fails to meet expectations but the Grand Canyon blows them away.
… and not those of my new employer, the Palo Alto Research Center. I’m just reviewing their blogging guidelines and as long as I state that, it shouldn’t affect the content here too much. I don’t tend to post anything relavent to the work I do at PARC anyway. It’s an IP focussed company so […]