Tag: Google

  • Gmail Downtime

    Even the great Google suffers downtime. It’s a bit reassuring when a machine I administer goes down for an hour or two to reflect that even a mega-corporation with a tremendously large number of servers and outrageous redundancy can have comparable problems from time to time.

  • The Big Switch

    As I mentioned before, Sarah and I are in Randy Picker’s Tech Policy Seminar, which has so far produced three weeks of really good discussions. The last two weeks were spent discussing Nicholas Carr’s The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google. It was a very interesting and provocative read. While I think…

  • Tech Policy Seminar

    Both Sarah and I are going to be blogging and commenting at Professor Picker’s Antitrust & Intellectual Property seminar blog (called, for some reason, the Tech Policy Seminar blog) this quarter. The current topic of discussion is Jean-Noël Jeanneney‘s Google and the Myth of Universal Knowledge, translated from the French Quand Google défie l’Europe: Plaidoyer…

  • Google? Me, a Googler?

    I just applied for a job with Google. Could be fascinating. We’ll see what happens. I’m going to bed.

  • New Toys!

    I just got a brand-new, top of the line, Dell Inspiron 8500. Suffice it to say that I like it. 🙂 Features: 2.4 GHz P4 processor 640 MB DDR RAM – plan to upgrade to 1 GB soon 15.4" widescreen display with 1920 x 1200 resolution – screenshot Windows XP Pro Office XP Pro 40…