Purim 5766: Two Hawaiians and a Lobster Originally uploaded by mradwin. Michael, Noam and Ariella at Purim last night. Noam is wearing a lobster costume that he borrowed from Madison Kirkland.
Targeted advertisements using time-dependent key search terms, United States Patent 7,007,074, issued today. Whoo-hoo!
My cousin is spending quite a bit of time in South America, and he wants to change his Yahoo! Mail account to display user interface elements in Spanish instead of English. He asked me for help, and sure enough, there was nothing useful at the Yahoo! Mail Help site. I tried it out on my […]
Noam in his stroller at the park by the California Ave train station Originally uploaded by mradwin. I’m taking a leave of absence from Yahoo to take care of Noam for a few months. Thanks to President Clinton for signing the Family Medical Leave Act in 1994. My leave of absence from this blog is […]
Noam and his parents looking at the Hanukkiah Originally uploaded by mradwin. Happy New Year, too!
Tomorrow, I’ll be giving a talk entitled Hacking Apache HTTP Server at Yahoo! Since 1996, Yahoo has been running Apache HTTP Server on thousands of servers and serving billions of requests a day. This session reveals the secrets of how Yahoo gets maximum performance out of minimal hardware by tweaking configuration directives and hacking the […]
Ariella and Avital gave me a set of Slang Flashcards last night. Here’s the marketing pitch: “Do you want to be able to communicate with America’s youth? Does your proper English make you feel stuffy? Then you’ll be thrilled to see this set of 60 double-sided laminated slang flashcards. Combining the staid style of student […]
Slides for my PHP at Yahoo! presentation from the Zend/PHP Conference & Expo 2005 are now online in PowerPoint and PDF formats. Abstract: In 2002, Yahoo selected PHP for Web site development and began to phase out its own proprietary server-side scripting language. Three years later, Michael Radwin reflects on how the switch to PHP […]
Dear Son, At this exact moment, one week ago, you were negotiating your way into the world. You made quite an entrance! Now you have been with us one Sunday, one Monday, one Tuesday, throughout the week, and most recently, one holy Shabbat. Now that you have tasted of the world, you are ready to […]
Baby Boy Radwin, 2 hours old Originally uploaded by mradwin. Baby Boy Radwin was born October 9, 2005 at 1:18pm. 7 lbs, 4 oz. 20 inches. Ariella and Baby are doing great.