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!
Now, I’ve not seen Enterprise since I moved into my current apartment, and at the time, I wasn’t sorry to stop watching it. It’s still a little sad to see that one of the staples of my life may be coming to such an ignominious end.
Ever wonder about the people responsible for cramming your inboxes full of offers that you neither want or need?
The Embryo is a single-wheeled vehicle, balanced using internal gyroscopes and powered with a hydrogen fuel cell, emitting only water as its exhaust.