Wednesday, June 30, 2004

SawStop Videos

Are you a woodworker or carpenter? Hate those pesky missing fingers caused by your table saw? Just try the amazing "Saw Stop"!!! Make sure you watch the video.

Wednesday, June 23, 2004

SBC - Press Room

Sweet! I'll take the DSL with the 25Mb/s down, 1Mb/s up speed, thanks. Hosting from the house may actually become practical!

Monday, June 21, 2004

tvnz.co.nz | NEWS | WORLD | Private rocket makes space history

Woohoo! Maybe it won't take until my kids' lifetime before space travel is routine...


Go spaceships, go!

MyUID

They may be short on bandwidth, but they're long on ambition. A single-sign-on project that's open source! Let's hear it for secure, open, robust, platform-neutral programming, people. I might have to make use of this myself.

Thursday, June 17, 2004

Censorship's Trial Balloons - What happens when wartime news gets censored? By Liam Callanan

Okay...Slate's title for this story is a bit poor, but this is a very interesting piece of missing history. "Japan attacks America!"

No, not Pearl Harbor...before that. And on the mainland. Intrigued yet?

Friday, June 11, 2004

Abolish the Digital Millenium Copyright Act Petition

...And in the same vein as ridiculous software patents is the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act). Read up, do your own research (if you want), and sign to get some of our rights back. The DMCA is *not* a good thing.

Petition Against Software Patents Petition

If you don't know why software patents are bad, consider this: Microsoft just applied for a patent on a "task list". You know...like a to-do list stored on a computer. Let me mention that one of the prerequisites for getting a software patent is "nonobviousness"...want to geuss whether anybody else has ever had an idea for a computerized to-do list?

Wednesday, June 09, 2004

Motion

Ahh...I feel an event-driven motion-capturing security camera system in my future...cool stuff.

Thursday, June 03, 2004

Junk DNA ain't so junky

Remember how all of that DNA that has no obvious purpose is a big mystery? Well, maybe you don't...I'm a geek, after all, but now it's a little less mysterious.