Friday, July 29, 2005

MIT engineers an anti-cancer smart bomb - MIT News Office. Wow! Another great piece of scientific engineering. We need more research into all things like this.

Thursday, July 28, 2005

Cisco Tries to Quash Vulnerability Talk at Black Hat | Wow this makes me glad we are an all Nortel shop. Cisco went to a lot to try and cover this up. This does not speak well of Cisco.

Video camera jammer to block and disable video cameras | Spymodex. Beware of someone carrying one of these. This will put a damper on trying to use your WI-FI.

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Cell Phone Tower Search | Lockergnome. Here is a really cool use of the new Google Maps. If you have a cell phone you need to check this out.

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Shuttle Discovery: The mission ahead | New Scientist. I watched the Shuttle launch this morning and it went off without a hitch. Discovery is now in orbit circling the earth and starting with the rest of the mission. Go NASA.


Monday, July 25, 2005

Past Dr Who companion to return | BBC. Here is the latest news on series two of the new Dr. Who. I just finished watching the first season and I was thoroughly impressed. It is very modern and current but still keeps the quirkiness of the great Dr. Who we all love. Check it out if you can find it.

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Friday, July 22, 2005

Do Not Call list under attack, activists say | We will need to keep an eye on this. I know that we receive less calls since joining the DO Not Call list.

Thursday, July 21, 2005

NASA Plans to Launch Space Shuttle on Tuesday | New York Times. YEAH!. I can not wait for the space shuttle to get off the ground. I keep rooting that they will get it all working.


Wednesday, July 20, 2005

100-Mbit Cable Internet To Hit U.S. In 2006 | Extremetech. Wow this would be amazing. I would love to get my hands on a pipe this big.

World Soccer - United States improves to No. 6 in FIFA rankings | Yahoo! Sports. Woo Hoo! Go USA! This is great news. I am watching the run up to the cup closely and we are doing great. One more win and we should clinch a spot in the 2006 World Cup. You can see the full rankings here.


Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Well it has been three years now on this blog. I have come a long way. I know I do not get into much personal stuff on here but I would like to add more. I am going to work on that. I have a new position at SIUE and it is keeping me very busy. I am now working with the networking group. We take care of all the wires and wireless that runs all over this campus. I have been having a lot of fun and really enjoy the new challenges. Hope to keep you all updated as this all progresses.


NASA: No Launch for Shuttle Discovery Before July 26 | I am still hoping and waiting for them to get the shuttle.


Monday, July 18, 2005

Colin Powell Being Groomed to Run for President as a Democrat? | Dvorak Uncensored. John C. Dvorak has an interesting theory that someone is planning and grooming Colin Powell to run for the presidency.

Shuttle Discovery's Launch Enters Extended Delay | Here is the latest on the launching of the Space Shuttle. I hope they find the problem and fix it soon. They only have till July 31 for this mission window. At least the Commander is confident they will still launch.

Faulty gene linked to obesity and diabetes | New Scientist. Here is some of the latest research dealing with Diabetes.


The HUMVEE Goes Hybrid | Here is to all you wanting a Hummer but who can not or will not afford the gas. Just wait for GM to produce this.

Friday, July 15, 2005

France Chosen To Host Fusion Reactor | Sci-Tech. This is an interesting story. I hope they are safe.

Shuttle Won't Return to Flight Before Next Week, NASA Says | New York Times. Well here is the latest on the Shuttle. It appears we will be waiting longer to see it off. i am just glad they are taking safety precautions.


Thursday, July 14, 2005

Shuttle Repairs Will Take Days | Wired. Well it looks like Saturday at the best for the next opportunity to launch the shuttle. It will all depend on how long it takes to fix the problems.

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Shuttle Launch Scrubbed | NPR. "NASA called off the launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery Wednesday because of a faulty fuel-tank sensor. The mission was supposed to be the first for a shuttle since Columbia disintegrated upon re-entry in February 2003. NASA did not immediately set a new launch date." I was all excited to see the launch and then they scrub it. Oh well hopefully tomorrow they can try again.


Today is the day for NASA's Return to Flight. Read all about the space shuttle launch and see it live on the website.

Sunday, July 10, 2005

HDCP copy protection? Don't break it - outsmart it! | This is an interesting piece of hardware. I hope that you can buy something like this in the states.

Thursday, July 07, 2005

Wal-Mart Displaces Hawaiian Graves | I know this story is a little old but I just ran across it today. More evidence of the Evil Empire at work.

Man Charged With Stealing Wi-Fi Signal | Yahoo! News. Well it may be time to secure your networks now, or at least camouflage your car some.


Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Wired News: Surviving the Digital TV Shift | Get ready to warm up those credit cards. Everyone will need to purchase a new TV to get digital.


NASA probe collides with comet in brilliant blast - Computerworld. In other NASA news, the Deep Impact probe has turned out to be a HIT. Ha Ha. I know that was bad.


Space Shuttle 'Go for Launch' on July 13 | The Space shuttle will return to the skies.

Tuesday, July 05, 2005

T-Mobile Endures Upgrade Challenge, Reports Of Possible Sale | InformationWeek. Well this story is making the rounds quickly. I think this could be good for T-Mobile if they are purchased by a larger company. It could mean more service areas and lower prices.

Letters reveal Einstein torn, defensive over atomic bombings of Japan | It seems that Einstein was a little at odds with himself over the creation and use of nuclear weapons.

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