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”.
Over three hundred years ago King Louis XIV of France asked Blaise Pascal, the great French philosopher of his day, to give him proof of the existence of miracles. Without a moment’s hesitation, Pascal answered, “Why, the Jews, your Majesty…
According to an article in the Electrical Engineering Times, researchers at the Technion University in Israel claim they have developed a theoretical model of a time machine that, in the distant future, could enable future generations to travel into the past…
According to StartDate, the next meteor shower is the Perseids on August 12. This year there’s no moonlight to interfere. The best time to watch is from 11 p.m. August 12 until dawn the next morning. The best direction to
As Gomer Pyle used to say “Surprise, Surprise!” According to a recent article in Computerworld, “Fewer businesses are now considering the move to Windows Vista than seven months ago…”