WSJ Reports Boeing To Beat SpaceX For Manned Taxi To ISS
Any bets on SpaceX building their own space station so that they will have something to fly their spacecraft to?
Movie Review: Ender's Game
Every closeup of Ender's face resulted in me thinking "Hey, what's Sheldon Cooper doing in this movie?!?"
What Are the Genuinely Useful Ideas In Programming?
People don't know what they want till they see it.
Prototype early, prototype often.
Qualcomm Says Eight-Core Processors Are Dumb
If you were plowing a field, which would you rather use? Two strong oxen or 1024 chickens?
India Bars ZTE, Huawei, Others From Sensitive Government Projects
Because if you do, purple monkey dishwasher!
Boeing 787 Dreamliner Grounded In US and EU
This looks bad.
I hope Boeing can [manage|subcontract] themselves out of this before they go broke...
Peter Jackson Announces Third Hobbit Movie
Naah, more like:
The Hobbit: The Ca$hening
Should Failure Be Rewarded To Spur Innovation?
FBI's Top Cyber-cop Says We're Losing the War Against Hackers
a journey, not a destination.
Thus saith Steve Jobs.
Or maybe it's that perfection is a journey, not a destination.
Meh. Probably both...
Ask Slashdot: Transitioning From 'Hacker' To 'Engineer'?
Engineering a house:
1. Gather requirements
2. Write a spec
3. Design house to spec
4. Build house to design
Hacking a house:
1. Nail boards together
2. Step back
3. Is it a house yet?
4. No, go to 1
Both methods work, but I'd prefer the former to the latter...
Research Data: Share Early, Share Often
Got started early on my sharing!
How Is Technology Changing the Brain?
after I got an HP-35 and quit using my slide rule, I found that I had less of a feel for numbers.
Hard to put into words, it kind of felt like I couldn't do math as well, but I could process numbers faster, as long as I had my calculator.
Take the calculator away, and it seemed to take forever to do things.
Dashboard Avatar To Replace Car Owner's Manuals
My wife said she wanted to know why there was a little fox on her dashboard.
Puzzled, I asked her to come get me the next time she saw this mysterious fox on her dashboard.
She was pulling out of the garage, stopped, and got me.
"There! There's the fox!" she said, pointing to her dashboard.
I looked and said "That's not a FOX, it's a WRENCH! - take your car in to get it SERVICED!"
After that, I told her to review the owners manual for any other 'animals' on the dashboard...
NASA Wants Revolutionary Radiation Shielding Tech
Tinfoil Hat thing didn't play out?
Hungary Uses iPad To Draft New Constitution
get a 30% cut everytime someone subscribes to the new Constitution?
Episode I 3D Release Date Announced
Is a 3-dimensional projection of a 2-dimensional movie with 1-dimensional acting.
mmmm, can't wait....
When Smart People Make Bad Employees
I was complaining to my boss once about a jerk in our department; he pointed out that most organizations can deal with any amount of ego as long as there are results equal to or greater than the cost of dealing with the ego.
Once the results go away, the ego has to leave too.
Shortly thereafter the individual left and eventually wound up working at Intel.
BYTE Is Coming Back
Micro Cornucopia on the iPad?
Let sleeping dogs lie...