deltaromeo writes: Netflix lets its staff take as much holiday as they want, whenever they want – and it works Silicon Valley success story, Netflix, shows how a non-policy on holidays can provide the break you need.
wfleming writes: "Sadly, I learned that starbridgesystems is foreclosing 26 Aug 2010. Such a cool technology: polymorphic hardware (think about that a while software engineers), inherent parallelism, a cool graphical language with independent hardware definitions that resolve data path width at runtime (6,9,32,54,154 bits, whatever you need!) I hate to see this go. I ha(TM)ve been there onsite during my undergrad work, touched it, done work with it; I "want to do more! Anyone interested in buying a supercomputer company? These guys cut a *full* human X, Y chromosome smith-waterman comparison down to a mere 5 days!"