Apple Watch saves (another) life

Nice piece by fellow ZDNet stable mate Jason Perlow on how his Apple Watch saved his life. And made an Apple believer in the process. Lots of personal detail that bring home the story. The StorageMojo take Heart disease is a leading killer in much of the developed...

Coming soon: StorageMojo v2.0

Just to let you know: I'm rebuilding StorageMojo - as part of launching StorageMojo v2.0 - on a new theme and finding it harder than I expected. So please pardon the mess while I get it figured out! Update: You are now looking at the new WordPress theme that I plan to...

On retiring an old photo

Early on a friend told me I should have a photo of myself on StorageMojo. It seemed like a good idea, so I choose one taken the year before (2005), by a tourist, at sunset on Big Sur. Sunset gives great light - sunrise too - and I liked the photo's rosy glow since I...

Hike blogging: Hangover Trail 3-31-18

Haven't been doing much hike blogging lately. Why? Haven't been doing much hiking. I've mostly been biking. Love my new ebike! Rarely take the car out of the garage. But I'm not comfortable leaving the bike at trailheads. Yeah, the terrible friction of taking the car...

The Intel/Micron shotgun divorce

One of the oddest marriages in high tech is coming to an end. Intel and Micron have announced that they are going their separate ways on 3D Xpoint. They’ll still share their Utah fab - joint custody - but Intel will no longer subsidize Micron’s R&D, and Micron...

StorageMojo’s novel distraction

Time has a way of speeding by, a fact I was reminded of when I looked at my last post and saw it has been 3 months since I've added anything to StorageMojo. What gives? Well, StorageMojo gave. I've been busy with ZDNet, but that's nothing new, as I've been posting...

Panasas pushes on

Panasas has long been one of the most innovative storage companies - and the industry's best kept secret. The latter fact is due to their focus on High Performance Computing (HPC), and a steadfast refusal to market themselves as "enterprise" storage. So, yeah, it is a...