Friday, May 07, 2004

Being a frequent visitor to the coffee temple Brød, Kaffe og The know for their "Kaffe med respekt", I was pleased to find this excellent collection of articles by espresso guru Dave Schomer: Espresso Vivace.

All it takes is 7 grams of beans, 5-7 cl of water at 95 Cm, a steam pressure of 10 bars and 25-27 seconds of patience. Simple and yet an art so hard to perfect. Respect to all the passionate barristas of the world!

Saturday, March 06, 2004

Jesper Rugård Jensen sent me some refactoring links, including this catalog of common refactorings hosted by Martin Fowler: Alpha list of Refactorings.
Motorcycling in the Chernobyl area... some would call it an extreme sport: here's the photo diary: "I travel a lot and one of my favorite destination lead through poisoned with radiation, so called Chernobyl 'dead zone' It is 130kms from my home. Why favourite? because one can ride there for hours and not meet any single car and not to see any single soul. People left and nature is blooming, there are beautiful places, woods, lakes."

Wednesday, February 25, 2004

An innovative approach to filtering out spam: reduce the bandwidth of network connections from spammers. TurnTide provides a router to do just that.
450 grams, 1024x600 screen. 1GHz. Wireless b/g. Bluetooth. 30 GB harddrive. Windows XP. Check out the FlipStart PC fra Paul Allen's new company.
Wow! A loyalty programme for a country! Thailand is launching a VIP club for the affluent, Thailand Elite. It provides a number of benefits including visa waivers, fast-track through airport immigration, the opportunity to buy a second home in the country (which is otherwise not permitted to foreigners) and much more.

Saturday, February 21, 2004

Here is a set of legal documents from the VC world, freely available in the public domain. Interesting reading: NVCA Model Financing Documents.

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