This is a placeholder post which will aim to clear up some confusions if you happen to work for a US-based company, and the company has offered you pre-IPO stock options as part of your compensation package. Exercises of Employee Stock Options by Non-resident Aliens
December 14, 2009 – At this year’s International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), IMEC and partners TNO (a Netherlands-based research group) and the Holst Center (IMEC-TNO joint center set up in 2005), disclosed their latest work in creating a MEMS-based piezoelectric energy harvesting device with record power generation, and a “world-first” organic transponder circuit with bit rate of 50kbits/s, nearing requirements for Electronic Product Coding (EPC) standards. Full article.
References: Open Source Licensing – Software Freedom and Intellectual Property Law by Lawrence Rosen Open Source Licenses Comparison
The Department of Defense CIO office has released a new guideline which is aimed at easing open source software adoption. Department of Defense CIO David Wennergren’s revised guidance (PDF)
IMG_9249, originally uploaded by pcmac77. The last one didn’t come out the way I wanted. Trying this one, also taken by me in Tokyo this March.
I stumpled upon this site today that provides a service which allows you to change the phone number that is displayed on the receiver’s Caller ID. Check it out. http://www.telespoof.com/freecall.php
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