aku-aku: v.. To move a tall, flat bottomed object (such as a bookshelf) by swiveling it alternatively on its corners in a "walking" fashion. [After the book by Thor Heyerdahl theorising the statues of Easter Island were moved in this fashion.] source: LangMaker.com. Aku Aku also has another meaning to the islanders: a spiritual guide.
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real off-shore coding
Posted by dav at 2005 April 19 02:39 PM
File under: News

This is so cyberpunk.

Sweat Ship: Team Plans Offshore Assault on L.A. Coders :: LAVoice.org :: LOS ANGELES SPEAKS

Three San Diego entrepreneurs plan to start a cut-rate outsourcing plant for software development three miles off the coast of Los Angeles aboard a used cruise ship moored in international waters.

Wired with a fat T3 pipe fed by microwave, SeaCode would employ 600 developers - the bulk of them non-U.S. citizens - who could crank out code around the clock at a lower cost and higher rate of efficiency than their American counterparts

Comments:

Brilliant!

(But boy, does that LA Voice love to whine.)

Posted by: cheesebikini on April 24, 2005 06:13 PM

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