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....
Alot of people were talking after last year's timely visit from former U.S. Vice President Al Gore to the inaugural Green Living Show, about how we could top that. Well, I don't know if you can compare, but...
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:

Move along…

The last year and a half has been a wonderfully exciting and eye-opening experience into the world of "Green". When Green Living Enterprises realized that they had an opportunity to have a real content-rich website instead of their...
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....

Moving Servers

The latest victim of the dot-bomb appears to be Datapeer Inc. They have announced that they have elected to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Normally, this would be just another yawner, but Datapeer happens to be the...
The long-awaited Pebble Watches are arriving soon! They have been trickling out since January 23, and if you are one of the 85,000 kickstarter backers of the Pebble Watch, then like me, you are obsessively checking your email for...
No new cases of SARS have been found anywhere in the world for two weeks. A few months ago, SARS looked like it could become a global epidemic. Did we beat it with our aggressive isolation and...

Joetek V3

Welcome to the new-look Joetek website! In addition to cutting over from Movable Type to Wordpress as the engine, this new site allows individual-post permalinks, category and monthly archives, and the return of comments! Enjoy, and let me know what you...
A new feature was added to Google Maps last week that allows you to zoom right in to view what the street looks like in the major cities. Already, Top Sightings sites have popped up showing off some of...

Find the Ringleader

A new technique for tracking down the ringleader has emerged by studying the emails transferring between members of a group. When studying emails within a company, a graph plotting the relationships always move the senior management to the...
The standard red and green lasers (and more commonly invisible infra-red lasers) in CD and DVD players are being replaced by blue-violet lasers in the new "Blu-ray" DVD format. The shorter wavelength of blue light allow for...

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