First Impressions on Nassim Taleb's Black Swan

I will try to write down my first impressions after finishing part One of Nassim Taleb's "The Black Swan" book. More thoughts will hopefully come after finishing the second and third part as well as the postscript essay.

Unexpectedly, I have heard about this book from Tim Ferris while watching his Random Show podcast (co-hosted with Kevin Rose). Many Google queries later, I decided to make the jump and order The Black Swan.

Surveillez votre consommation Internet Vidéotron avec Minimeter

Il y a quelques mois, j'étais désagréablement surpris de constater que j'ai dépassé mon quota mensuel de consommation Internet chez Videotron et bien évidemment, j'ai dû payé $7 chaque GB supplémentaire.

Notre gentil fournisseur d'accès ne daigne pas, pour des raisons évidentes, proposer à ces clients une fonction qui permet de leur avertir lorsqu'ils sont sur le point de dépasser leur quota. Une recherche rapide dans le répertoire des extensions Firefox, m'a permis de dénicher cet outil Minimeter.

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Review Of The Nabaztag

The Nabaztag is a cool, and a potentially useful gadget. The name of this gadget means "rabbit" in armenian, and as you might have guessed this gadget is a bunny.

Nabaztag was first released by the french company Violet. The rabbit offers some services such as: telling the time, providing Twitter and/or Email alerts, weather conditions, reading RSS feeds, playing podcasts...