April 18, 2014

Windows 8.1 Update 1 を適用。言うほど面白くない。

March 4, 2014

wetheurban:

SPOTLIGHT: Valerie Hegarty’s Alternative Histories 

Truly breathtaking. NYC-based artist Valerie Hegarty’s artwork often poses as artifacts of art history gone awry.

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(via npr)

February 16, 2014
冬の野菜もそろそろおしまい。

冬の野菜もそろそろおしまい。

December 17, 2013
pbsthisdayinhistory:

December 16, 1773: The Boston Tea Party
On this day in 1773, Massachusetts patriots dressed as Mohawk Indians protested the British Tea Act by dumping crates of tea into Boston Harbor.Chronicle the events that led to the Revolutionary War with Liberty: The American Revolution's timeline of the revolution.
Image: W.D. Cooper. “Boston Tea Party.” The History of North America. (London: E. Newberry, 1789. Engraving. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress).

pbsthisdayinhistory:

December 16, 1773: The Boston Tea Party

On this day in 1773, Massachusetts patriots dressed as Mohawk Indians protested the British Tea Act by dumping crates of tea into Boston Harbor.

Chronicle the events that led to the Revolutionary War with Liberty: The American Revolution's timeline of the revolution.

Image: W.D. Cooper. “Boston Tea Party.” The History of North America. (London: E. Newberry, 1789. Engraving. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress).

December 14, 2013
gemmacorrell:

Christmas GIF(T)S is LIVE!

gemmacorrell:

Christmas GIF(T)S is LIVE!

September 4, 2013
Wed. 4 Sep. 2013

大雨の一日。

September 4, 2013
thisistheverge:

Android KitKat: the story behind a delicious partnership
Google today announced that the next version of Android will be named “KitKat,” after the ubiquitous chocolate bars sold around the world. It’s the first time a mainstream operating system has been given a licensed name, and the deal with trademark owner Nestle took time to complete: the BBC reports that Google director of Android global partnerships John Lagerling first called Nestle about the name in late November of 2012, and that the deal was only finalized at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February of this year. “We decided within the hour to say let’s do it,” said Nestle executive vice president of marketing Patrice Bula. 

thisistheverge:

Android KitKat: the story behind a delicious partnership

Google today announced that the next version of Android will be named “KitKat,” after the ubiquitous chocolate bars sold around the world. It’s the first time a mainstream operating system has been given a licensed name, and the deal with trademark owner Nestle took time to complete: the BBC reports that Google director of Android global partnerships John Lagerling first called Nestle about the name in late November of 2012, and that the deal was only finalized at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February of this year. “We decided within the hour to say let’s do it,” said Nestle executive vice president of marketing Patrice Bula. 

June 13, 2013

npr:

Mixing fantasy with reality: How Sesame Street’s Big Bird was born.

makerswomen:

Joan Ganz Cooney: How Big Bird Was Born

May 31, 2012
Windows Azure Storage limitations

clips

Windows Azure Storage Abstractions and their Scalability Targets - Windows Azure Storage Team Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Scalability and Performance Targets

Now that we have given a high level description of storage accounts, storage abstractions and how they are grouped into partitions, we want to talk about the scalability targets for storage accounts, objects and their partitions.

The following are the scalability targets for a single storage account:

  • Capacity – Up to 100 TBs
  • Transactions – Up to 5,000 entities/messages/blobs per second
  • Bandwidth – Up to 3 gigabits per second

The 100TB is a strict limit for a storage account, whereas the transactions and bandwidth are the current targets we’ve built the system to for a single storage account. Note, the actual transaction and bandwidth achieved by your storage account will very much depend upon the size of objects, access patterns, and the type of workload your application exhibits. To go above these targets, a service should be built to use multiple storage accounts, and partition the blob containers, tables and queues and objects across those storage accounts.  By default, a subscription gets 5 storage accounts, and you can contact customer support to get more storage accounts if you need to store more than that (e.g., petabytes) of data.  

It is expected that a hosted service needs up to as many storage accounts to meet its performance targets given the above, which is typically a handful of storage accounts to up to 10s of storage accounts to store PBs of data.   The point here is that a hosted service should not plan on creating a separate storage account for each of its customers.  Instead, the hosted service should either represent a customer within a storage account (e.g., each customer could have its own Blob Container), or map/hash the customer’s data across the hosted service’s storage accounts.

Windows Azure Storage: Cloud Storage | Blob Storage | Cloud Drive

Commitment pricing for storage capacity for the initial subscription term of six months is as follows:

Storage Commitment

Price

Discount off Standard Rate

1 - 50 TB / month

$0.11 / GB

10.7%

51 - 500 TB / month

$0.096 / GB

20%

501 - 1,000 TB / month

$0.093 / GB

26.4%

1,001 TB - 5 PB / month

$0.083 / GB

29.3%

Greater than 5 PB / month

Please contact us

Please contact us

If you intend to purchase more than 50 Terabytes, please contact us prior to completing your purchase so we can facilitate and expedite your onboarding.

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August 6, 2011
Somewhere


Taken at 名古屋ルーセントタワー(Nagoya Lucent Tower)

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August 6, 2011
Somewhere (Taken with Instagram at 名古屋ルーセントタワー(Nagoya Lucent Tower))

Somewhere (Taken with Instagram at 名古屋ルーセントタワー(Nagoya Lucent Tower))

April 27, 2010

もう一回テスト。 from tumblr.

February 11, 2010

Shigeya Tanabe’s blog : Package This: TechNet/MSDN Library のコンテンツをダウンロードしてまとめるツール

October 29, 2009
test

最初の一歩。