Wonder where people with your last name live? Turns out most people with my last name (Hemel) live in Drenthe, a province of the Netherlands. Which, of course, I already knew but it’s fun to see where more people with my last name live. The World Names Profiler has first and last names indexed fromContinue reading “World Names Profiler”
Yeah, they killed the Seinfeld and Bill Gates ads. Which, according to Microsoft, was the plan all along. Right. I read somewhere that a third commercial with Seinfeld was already produced and ready to air, but was pulled. Apparently because the responses were not very positive to the other ones. Personally I enjoyed them aContinue reading “Third Microsoft Ad”
Can’t wait until a Mac version of Google’s Chrome is out? There is now an alternative to running it inside a virtual machine: CrossOver Chromium. It runs on Mac and Linux, and is essentially the open source version of Chrome (chromium) wrapped in Wine (Wine is No Emulator) that mimics Windows as much as possible.Continue reading “Google Chrome on Mac/Linux”
The second advertisement with Bill Gates and Seinfeld just came out. Here ya go. I must admit I really enjoyed it. It’s quite funny and Bill isn’t doing bad at all. It’s a nice commercial with not too obvious a message, it’s just nice to look at. And it still relates to Microsoft, it’s aboutContinue reading “Second Gates/Seinfeld Microsoft Ad”
The first of awaited series of Microsoft commercials featuring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld is out. Enjoy. To be honest it’s not as horrible as I imagined it to be.
Google yesterday Google Chrome, Google’s own browser based on Webkit. Read the comic to fully appreciate what it’s about. To me it seems that Google is promoting the browser to an operating system with Chrome. For instance because it has its own task manager: and that each tab lives in its own process. This isContinue reading “Google Chrome”
Last friday I was at ProfICT’s Java summer camp giving a talk about WebDSL. The audience was mostly from industry, which was nice. The talk went well and I received a lot of positive response and questions about what we’re doing. For those who are interested, you can find the slides of the talk here.