If you’re (re)building a development workstation on Mac OS X, you may have decided to use the latest MySQL 5.5 packages from mysql.com. Unfortunately, that means you probably have seen (or will soon see) two problems. Read More
Marco Arment lays out the arguments against Apple’s new in-app purchase requirements for iOS apps:
This is partially defensible: Appleâ€™s promotions in the App Store certainly bring a lot of people to apps, and itâ€™s all happening on their hardware and platform. But if someone wants the Wall Street Journal app and finds it by searching for â€œWSJâ€ in the App Store and selecting it directly, who really brought that customer to the app?
On February 3, 2011, the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), which manages the allocation and assignment of IP addresses from the IPv4 address space, allocated the last remaining /8 blocks to the five regional Internet registries. While the Internet isn’t going to break because of this, it’s an important milestone on the road to worldwide IPv6 deployment. Read More
Kwoon is a French post-rock band. I discovered them when a friend sent me a link to the video for “I lived on the Moon,” from their first record Tales and Dreams.