Erik's Weblog 2.0

January 2, 2003

I Can't Drive 55

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developmentLearning To SMILe. Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language.

linuxFile Synchronization With Rsync. Save time on data transfers between hosts with rsync.

blogJeff — Everything you ever wanted to know about HDTV.

blogBill — back on java.blogs.

blogMark — The year in review.

blogErik — Fink Rocks!.

blogBrent — NetNewsWire Pro 1.0b5.

blogRuss — RSS to NNTP Demo: Janywhere.com.

blogGlen — Are Java Developers Cheapskates?

mobileMicrosoft-powered phone takes off. HTC's Falcon.

tvSONICblue's ReplayTV 5000. SONICblue's ReplayTV 5000 changed my life.

tvDirecTV secrets allegedly pilfered. The FBI arrested a college student for allegedly sending stolen information about satellite TV access cards to a Web site.

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blogMatt — I'm FOAFed.

blogNiel — J2EE and J2SE Programming Examples and In Search of free alternatives to XML Spy.

blogRuss — P800 Reviews.

javaJ2EE Year in Review. 2002 is marked by the release of J2SE 1.4...

blogSylvain — Disneyland queue management.

technologySun giving away new version of StarOffice. Sun Microsystems Denmark.

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newsTop 10 celebrity excuses.

blogCarlos — Java Game Emulators Soon To Explode.

blogFx — Puttin a sun server to good use.

blogBill — Agile Software Development: review.

blogRick — Goals for the New Year.

musicEuropean Copyrights. European music copyrights from the '50s due to expire this year.

blogRuss — I've been FOAFed.

pdaDan Gillmore predicts a PDA from Apple in 2003.

technologyCray ships first Cray X1 system with IBM chips.

linuxAWStats 5.3 has been released. Advanced Web Statistics.

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javaStruts 1.1 Beta released.

javaObjectAssembler 2.5 Enterprise Beta. Sporting a Revamped Pattern Workspace.

javaApollo. An Open Source Test Skeleton Toolkit for Web Start Released.

blogWilliam — 5 Predictions for 2003.

mobileSanyo SCP-5300 gets Java from Aplix.

blogJeff — Putting my money where my mouth is...

blogDiego — spaces alpha-1.6.

blogAlan — New Years Resolutions ...

blogAnthony — Thanks...

blogBill — Predictions for 2003.

blogBob — drools 2.0-beta-9.

blogAdam — us tv shows no longer hits.

blogBen — The Guardian Survival Guide.

blogMark — The lies can be categorized.

blogJim — New Year's Resolutions.

blogEric — Eclipse M4 Chews CPU Resources?

blogJeremy — What Should I Do With My Life?

blogRobert — Sharp Zaurus -- worth it?

blogMatt — ArrayList vs. Vector - which is better for webapps?

blogRuss — I need to post about...

blogFred — How was New Years?

blogSam — What bright idea will hatch next?

technologyWired's Vaporware list for 2002.

blogCharles — How to Write Like a Wanker.

blogTed — Five predictions for 2003.

macApple releases iCal update, iSync 1.0.

macA reader warning about iCal 1.0.1.

macFlat-panel iMac production to be terminated?

pcExperts: Best time to buy a PC is now.

pcToshiba's Tablet PC selling better than expected.

pdaPalm: The Year in Review.

blogJames — Quest for the perfect news aggregator.

blogMike — Bitter Session States.

technologySSH Putty Exploit Code Posted.



On January 2 1974. U.S. President Richard M. Nixon signed a bill requiring all states to lower the maximum speed limit to 55 MPH. The law was intended to conserve gasoline supplies during an embargo imposed by Arab oil-producing countries. Federal speed limits were abolished in 1995.