Monthly Archives: April 2009

Bloat: Where has all my memory gone?

I’m an old fart, technologically speaking. The first computer I ever got to use was a desk-sized monstrosity which was programmed in hex codes using a numeric keypad and displayed …

Web site updated!

My blog site now located here at www.oilpainterbill.com! Welcome to my new combined web site! I previously had my paintings located at this web site. Now, it is a combined …

NetSlate: A dream future for human knowledge.

Google recently swung a deal where old orphaned works would be scanned onto its servers and made accessible via the Internet. This could make millions of previously out-of-print works instantly …