January 2011 Archives

How Perl helps me read

I like to read. Over time, I've become quite a rapid reader - I remember a project at school where you would get a dignoria (star) for writing a book review during the summer holidays... and I had read 26 books.

During my short commute on the tube I like to read something. I used to bring paperback books and magazine on the tube. Before going on a weight-restricted holiday I had bought.a Sony Reader PRS-600 e-book reader.

This was quite neat, fairly small. Not a great screen or battery life and it would only charge…


There have been a few bits of ARM related news which I thought were interesting. We like the ARM architecture (RISC is good) as it is low-powered and yet getting pretty powerful.

First off, the Motorola Atrix Android phone was announced which has ="http://www.motorola.com/consumers/GB-EN/Atrix-Lap…

About acme

user-pic Léon Brocard (aka acme) is an orange-loving Perl eurohacker with many varied contributions to the Perl community, including the GraphViz module on the CPAN. YAPC::Europe was all his fault. He is still looking for a Perl Monger group he can start which begins with the letter 'D'.