Monthly Archives: February 2008

Jason’s interviewed in ACM Queue

I’m in the January/February 2008 edition of ACM queue. It’s a conversation between Bryan Cantrill and myself about a number of things including virtualization, Facebook applications, Ruby on Rails and what data store backends should look like by the time we hit the year 2037. The PDF of the print copy is here. Thank you […]

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Fermions, Bosons and the 6 Utilities

When I used to teach university chemistry, I’d always start with the statement: The universe (at one level) is made of two things and two things only: fermions and bosons. Fermions are the things that have “stuff”: they have mass and can be charged (or not). Bosons are the things that have no “stuff”: they […]

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