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Month: April 2013

Tech

IPv4 Addresses Now Driving Hosting Deals » Data Center Knowledge

Impressive that the shortage of IPv4 addresses (the classic xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) and the very slow transition towards IPv6 (designed to alleviate this shortage) is now adding a new metric to potential merger deals between hosting companies: does the target have available IPv4 addresses? So need more IPv4 space? Get a good investment banker and go after […]

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Misc

iFrame test post

This is a test post, to see how well I can use iFrames to include contnent in a post. This is the QSTK Tutorial 1 notebook I have: Thanks.

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Struggling HFT Firms Focus On New Technologies – Wall Street & Technology

Take it from Norm Peterson, It’s a dog eat dog world, Woody and I’m wearing Milk Bone underwear. Based on this piece from Melanie Rodier at WS&T, this is pretty how much how a lot of High Frequency fund managers are feeling these days. The drastic slowdown in equities and the low volatility has taking […]

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Isn’t HFT Getting A Little … Nuts? – Wall Street & Technology

Greg MacSweeney via Isn't HFT Getting A Little … Nuts? – Wall Street & Technology. A nice article where Greg asks when the technology and costs will become too much compared to revenue for HFT for firms to continue participating in the game and/or stop joining in. As the techno needs increase, we also have […]

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Apple risks becoming niche player again – Therese Poletti’s Tech Tales – MarketWatch

This is a very interesting article and I could not agree more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/apple-risks-becoming-niche-player-again-2013-04-04 Not only is Apple at risk for a redo of the PC days, but I feel they somehow do it to themselves by attracting a lot of people in a high price niche market but they always on keeping their ecosystem very […]

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Life

Aroma – Cabernet

Finally! Check out this smell on Google Nose (Beta)

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Tech

Org2blog post to WordPress

First org2blog post I recently switched to emacs after years (prob > 15) on vi/vim. The main reason I decided to dabble in emacs is to play around with org-mode. so far I am really happy with result and though the transition has been difficult, I’m getting more comfortable as the days go by. Why […]

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