Sun is Setting on Sun

Sun Microsystems was the darling of the dot-bomb era.  Every emerging technology company felt that they had to have a bank of Sun servers offering up web pages.  Sun was so successful that it’s stock price was 10 times greater

Hydrogen Powered BMW

My son Barry pointed out this recent article about a hydrogen powered BMW…  Even though I’m a BMW fan, this roll-out is really just for show. This is BMW trying to demonstrate to the “green” environmentalists that BMW cares about pollution.  In

An Inconvenient Scientist

There’s a recent article in the Boston Globe about how opposing views on global warming are being squashed at — of all places — MIT.   MIT’s Alfred P. Sloan professor of meteorology Richard Lindzen recently complained about the “shrill alarmism”

Hosted File Sharing

I’ve discovered a web site known as 4shared.com that provides free hosting of file sharing.  The nice part about 4shared is that it’s user interface is very similar to Windows Explorer — i.e., hierarchical directories, file properties, searches, etc.  It also

PC – 25th Birthday

On August 12, 1981, IBM released the PC. In less than two years, IBM had created a computer that would not only change IBM, but the entire world, mostly because it did not follow IBM tradition. It used a new