While researching the current state-of-the-art in concurrent engineering, I came across an interesting list of prognostications, which today obviously look ridiculous. These famous people actually made these statements: 1) “Everything that can be invented has been invented.” – Charles H.
My buddy, Mike Belcher, pointed out an article in the Wall Street Journal that speculates about “Israel’s Silence on Syria speaks volumes”. The article suggests that Israeli warplanes were targeting a nuclear materials shipment from North Korea…
If the Moslems are looking for a new target for their airplanes that don’t land, may I suggest the new office tower in Dubai? For those of you not aware, this building, which is still under construction, is now the
I had an eerie experience yesterday… I happened to be cleaning out some of my ‘favorite’ web site links on my laptop computer and came across the bookmark from my deceased best friend David P. Wittman. Since Dave passed away
An interesting interview in LinuxWorld magazine with Matt Asay, who is General Manager of a large open-source software company. He insists that the model for selling software is changing, especially with open-source software.
Can it get any more ridiculous than this? Previously there was CNN telling the world that cows were a threat to mankind due to their constant belching. Now, an article in AFP notes “Belching moose add to global warming”. The article claims that a grown moose
The LiveScience site has an interesting list of “History’s Top 10 Most Overlooked Mysteries“. Among the top 10 is Who was Robin Hood? Evidently, the hunt for the real-life Robin Hood has turned up entire scrolls of suspects…
This is a humorous look at applying technology to age-old problems… Courtesy of the Worth1000 site:
This is for son Leonard… PCLaunch notes that the popularity of Windows XP is still making things difficult for Vista. Now Vista has again suffered a major setback, with Lenovo (Olympic 2008′ official sponsor) installing XP on it’s machines to
A very interesting story in Popular Science about the Chinese “product cloning industry”.