Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Smart fire detector could slash false alarms | New Scientist. I would love to see a more accurate smoke detector. Mine is always going off when I cook pizza.

Monday, October 24, 2005

Space elevators stuck on the first floor | New Scientist. Some of the latest news on the Space Elevator. It does not look like we will be seeing one soon.

Universities balk at computer security rules | International Herald Tribune. Wow! This could be serious. They are asking for 24 hour tech support and major infrastructure changes.


Friday, October 21, 2005

Studios aim to do away with VHS format by the end of 2006 | CD Freaks.com. Well if you have not done it yet, you will need to get yourself a DVD Player. I have already replaced my VHS with DVD. I even purchased a new DVD recorder for the VHS replacement.

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Senate Tackles Digital TV | RED HERRING. This will be a big deal. Once the TVs go all digital in 2009 what we do with the freed spectrum will be a huge deal. We will see many fights between wireless companies and who knows who else. I am keeping an eye on this.


Sunday, October 16, 2005

Mo. May Track Cell Phones for Traffic Data | Yahoo! News. I do not know how I feel about this. It could be useful data but it could also be a privacy problem. They would have to find a nice middle ground to provide privacy and the best data.

Saturday, October 15, 2005

U.S. winning the Hex means a lot | FOXSports.com. GO USA! Congratulations for winning your group. This means that we have preferential placement in the draw for the 2006 World Cup. I can not wait and am counting the days, 235 and counting.

2009 Likely to Be Digital TV Deadline | Yahoo! News. For all of you out there like me who have yet to purchase a digital TV, we now have a final deadline. In 2009 the FCC will take back its spectrum and we will all need digital tuners. Although I am most likely going to purchase to a new HDTV next summer for the 2006 World Cup.


Prius Suffers Software Glitch | RED HERRING. Well the software bugs strike again. It is very difficult to write bug free software. I hope they can get this fixed.

Monday, October 10, 2005

Fire destroys 'Wallace and Gromit' warehouse | CNN.com. Sad news for the Wallace and Grommet lovers out there. You can still see "Curse of the Were-Rabbit" in theaters now.

UCLA Makes Cheap Solar Cells | RED HERRING. I am very excited about this news. I hope that this really will come into the market soon. I would love to put some solar cells on my house but they are too inefficient and too expensive as it is now.

Revised NASA Shuttle Plan Includes Most Station Hardware | Space.com. Here is the latest plans for NASA and the last flights of the shuttle program. Let us hope they can get them off the ground and be safe.


Sunday, October 09, 2005

Costa Rica 3, United States 0 | FOXSports.com. Costa Rica handed out a beating to a second list of USA players last night. It was disappointing but does not affect the scheme of things since the USA has already qualified for the 2006 World Cup.

Saturday, October 08, 2005

Cogent-Level 3 Peering Spat Ends—for Now | eWeek.com. Well this is good news for now. This is quite a little spat. I hope that they all grow up and get this settled.

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