* Posts by Andrew Miller

4 posts • joined 22 Nov 2007

Internet pops champagne on (second) 40th birthday

Andrew Miller

First Spam

Article about first spam is here - spam celebrated it's 30th anniversary last year

http://www.templetons.com/brad/spamreact.html

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YouTube injects cash into US F1 team

Andrew Miller

@Matt D 3

"They have deliberately gone back not to Penske, (US team, British Engine, John Watson as driver, who was from Northern Ireland,) but to All American Racing, (US team, US-commissioned but British-built engine, American driver,)"

The team's name was Anglo American Racing, formed by Dan Gurney in 1966.

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How should software developers be paid?

Andrew Miller

Joel Spolsky

Joel Spolsky recently wrote an interesting article where he argues that incentive plans based on measuring performance always backfire:

http://www.inc.com/magazine/20081001/how-hard-could-it-be-sins-of-commissions.html?partner=fogcreek

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Darling admits Revenue loss of 25 million personal records

Andrew Miller

@Colin Millar

"Mmm - notice he didn't publish his own NI Number, DoB and Bank Account number to show how secure it is to leave these lying around"

He doesn't need to, since he has two children himself and therefore is probably on the disks

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