Mars Curiosity descent

Mars Curiosity

There have been a great number of photos and videos released since NASA’s Curiosity rover touched down on Mars on 06 August 2012.  The video above is – without question – the very best of the bunch.   Continue reading

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Twine and Spool

Twine and SpoolUnless you’re living in Bill Gates’ house, chances are most of the objects around you aren’t Internet-connected.  In fact, the vast majority of appliances, mechanical systems, and even doors/windows are “dumb” with respect to their ability to tell you much of anything unless you’re standing immediately in front of them.   Continue reading

So you think energy is expensive?

Empty fuel gaugeIf you’re like most people in the known universe, the global economic crisis has reached your doorstep in one way or another.  For many years, energy prices have been a bone of contention here in the United States. Continue reading

Super WiFi is coming to rural communities

Super WiFi is coming to rural communities || “IEEE brings white space internet one step closer, we almost felt a twinge” http://ow.ly/5OxVG

Can group buying help renewable energy succeed?

Can group buying help renewable energy succeed? || “Can the Groupon Model Help Scale Solar?” http://ow.ly/5Nbnd

Solar Energy

Surf an ocean of liquid metallic hydrogen on Saturn

Surf an ocean of liquid metallic hydrogen on Saturn || “8 Wonders of the Solar System, Made Interactive” http://ow.ly/5MDYc

 

Three out of the top 10 IT firms are focused on outsourcing

Three out of the top 10 IT firms are focused on outsourcing || “The Tech 100” http://ow.ly/5K5ig

 

Clever and (somewhat) true approaches to IT management

Clever and (somewhat) true approaches ti IT management – “10 Lessons From Angry Birds That Can Make You a Better CIO” http://ow.ly/4rC5H

Food science is getting very interesting

Food science is getting very interesting – “This 3D printer makes edible food” http://ht.ly/3J9P5 #cooking

Technology-savvy oenophiles rejoice

Technology-savvy oenophiles rejoice – “In iPad veritas” http://ht.ly/2ELnk #wine #food