This Sunday marks the 20th anniversary of the introduction of one of the first ‘portable’ computers, which also happens to be the first home computer that my family had. This was the machine that first got me into much of the geekery I’ve been into for years.
Backyard astro-pharmacists, grab your acne medication. Jupiter is growing a new red zit. The official name of this zit is ‘Oval BA,’ but ‘Red Jr.’ might be better. It’s about half the size of the famous Great Red Zit and almost exactly the same color.
Something I need to keep in mind while continuing my search to replace my digital camera: 8 megapixels isn’t always better than 5.
Wow…there’s nothing quite like a Slashdot discussion of theoretical physics to make me feel really unintelligent.
If you’ve got an hour to kill and a broadband connection, the NOVA program ‘Mars Dead or Alive’ is freely available on the web!