Archive for May, 2007

  • Now if they can just solve the “no two alike” issue

    The elves at IBM have once again come up with a chip-making technique that promises to forestall the oft-predicted end for Moore’s Law. The “airgap” technology, announced today, produces chips […]

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  • One less worry for the underprivileged children of the world

    Remember all that buzz last week about how the One Laptop Per Child program’s XO computer might end up able to run a version of Windows as an alternative to […]

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  • Ask and ye shall receive, I guess

    Most compelling headline in today’s run of press releases: LORD PROVIDES ELASTOMER THAT ENABLES TECHNOLOGY TO PROTECT MISSION-CRITICAL ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS. Turns out that’s LORD Corp., no relation (that I know […]

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  • Quoted

    “What bothers me is that I live within 10 miles of 23 billionaires. I gave more last year than almost any of three or four of them. I wish they’d […]

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  • Off Topic

    A map of the online community world from xkcd, 10 Reasons It Doesn’t Pay To Be “The Computer Guy” and some hardcore soft toys.

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  • Fire from the madding crowd

    To paraphrase what has long been said about the Net, when roused to indignation, the Digg nation sees censorship as damage and routes around it. And in the case at […]

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  • To inoperability … and beyond!

    I really need to follow my own advice more often — stuff like “hold off on new technology at least until the standards firm up” and “don’t make major changes […]

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  • Quoted

    “This is the final nail in the coffin for combat blogging. No more military bloggers writing about their experiences in the combat zone. This is the best PR the military […]

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  • Off Topic

    4/29truth, a site dedicated to exposing the real story behind the so-called “traffic accident” that destroyed a section of highway in the Bay Area, and Tequila, the wonder drug, which […]

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  • Virus goes digital, attacks blogger’s PC

    Well, it seems that whatever bug JM had apparently spread to his computer, which is now suffering major problems, preventing GMSV from being published today. Apologies to all.

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