Archive for May 2008

NASA’s Phoenix Spacecraft Reports Good Health After Mars Landing

May 26, 2008

Read more here.

This is a false-color image taken by the Phoenix spacecraft on Mars. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Calech/University of Arizona.
NASA/JPL-Calech/University of Arizona


Patience is Hope’s venue. ~ Bob Lively

May 26, 2008

‘Patience is Hope’s venue’ is one of several nuggets from “A long hospital stay brings a lesson in patience “, by Bob Lively

“All your channels are belong to me” ~ Bill Gates

May 17, 2008

Boing Boing: Microsoft and NBC enforce the nonexistent Broadcast Flag

“Eat the Lunch you Brought”, by Janiva Magness

May 7, 2008

I love that line.

PBS National Geographics Strange Days on Planet Earth, Dangerous Catch & Dirty Secrets

May 6, 2008

Season 2 opens with “Dangerous Catch,” which examines the consequences of overfishing, which extend beyond the water’s edge. Included: whether the damage can be reversed. “Dirty Secrets” details damage being done to oceans and rivers by coastal development, chemicals and other contaminants. Edward Norton hosts.

WOW … that was a powerful show. Makes me even more frustrated about all the plastic bags hanging in trees. Check out Dangerous Catch and (Particularly) Dirty Secrets.

Bill Gates, “We’re approaching the second decade of (the) digital age”

May 6, 2008

Microsoft’s Bill Gates talks tech, Web in South Korea“, By KELLY OLSEN, Tri-City Herald

The Internet is about 30 years old … and Microsoft’s first OS to ship with Internet awareness was Windows 95, late in 1995, almost 2 decades after the party started.

Sheesh … WHY do people buy products from this person? PLEASE … PLEASE … STOP! Please do not buy a car that has Microsoft software inside. I don’t want to wait while you reboot it in an intersection.

John Houck & Circle R

May 5, 2008

John Houck and Circle R.