Top 20 TED Talks

I was chatting with some friends, and my friend Troy mentioned a TED talk he had recently seen, and someone else in the group had never heard of TED.  Well, always up to help a friend, we proceeded to...
Scientists in North Carolina have found (quite by accident) a mouse that is capable of killing cancers introduced into it's system. They also found that the offspring of this mouse have similar cancer-killing abilities as many as seven...

Palm Reading

Palm is running into trouble. As soon as Microsoft updated WindowsCE with PocketPC, Palm should have taken the hint. PalmOS really hasn't changed in years, while PocketPC has moved forward with seamless syncronization and multimedia. It's time for...

Leaky Windows

A leaked copy of the next generation of Windows has been circulating in IRC groups. Code-named "Yukon", Microsoft has acknowleged that it is an authentic OS. The most significant change is a new filesystem to replace FAT...

A Mighty Fine Web

Scientists at the University of California have created hollow tubes by repeatedly dipping silk from a spiders web into a solution, much like dipping a candle. The coated fibers are then baked, burning away the silk, and causing...
Last week, after a long battle with Apple, Think Secret was shut down. Apple has been trying to muzzle the Apple rumour site for a while now, to stop them from publishing leaked reports of their upcoming products....
Toshiba announced today that they would be discontinuing their production and support of the HD-DVD format, leaving Sony's Blu-Ray format as the "winner". It's nice to have the format war done so that the industry can move on......
Between the close pass of the 2012 DA14 Asteroid this afternoon, and viral videos of a meteor exploding in the air in Moscow, we all need a distraction! How about this:
Those annoying telemarketing calls are almost a thing of the past! Canada has adopted a Do Not Call registry so that you can tell those companies that you don't appreciate recieving random calls everyday! The main registry You can add...
Looking around the world, how many countries haven't yet adopted the metric system?  ZME Science points out that there are exactly 3 countries that haven't yet adopted it.  That would be: Liberia Myanmar United States of America Well, that would be the "official" adoption....

Back…

Back with a vengence! All settled in the new job, and loving it. It's a fun, high growth group with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. All settled and married to my wonderful new wife. I never realized how much...
Microsoft is developing software that will be the ultimate time-waster, aimed at luring teenagers to create their social groups online. Sortof an MSN Messenger on steroids, Threedegrees is aimed at allowing groups of friends to say in contact...

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