A lot of people ask me how I make sense of the river of information flowing from Twitter. I currently follow over 8000 people, yet I can usually pick out the nuggets of information that matter. I use it extensively to...

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...
Chipmaker Texas Instruments has released a concept device that it says will be a universal wireless translator. The "Wireless Any Network Digital Assistant" will be one device that can speak 802.11 (WiFi), Bluetooth and GSM/GPRS. The idea is...
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...

One Man’s SARS Tree

This graphic from the New York Times shows how one man, a Chinese medical professor who had been studying SARS has infected 249 people (As of March 26). He stayed at a hotel for ONE NIGHT in Hong...
This stark message was the one coming from the 3rd World Water Summit in Japan today. The World Health Organization states that 2.4 Billion people lack basic sanitation, and 1.1 Billion don't have access to safe drinking water. But...

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