Thursday, November 04, 2004

Five to ten years, and carbon nanotubes will be possible in practical applications.
(Space elevator, here we come)
Norway sells submarines to Poland, five of 'em, for, get this, .78 cents
They say it's a "symbolic" amount.
Coming soon to a Navy ship near you: Rail Guns

Monday, November 01, 2004

Ah, I wish I'd seen these earlier, to post them. I usually reserve stuff like this for my political blog (not often updated), but with the election tomorrow, they're getting top billing, for a little while at least.
Anyway, check these out:
At, an ad by David Zucker
- When indecision is ok
--quite thought provoking
At, a spoof of Farenheit 9/11, called
- Fellowship 9/11
--also thought provoking - tongue in cheek, but it puts things in perspective
As a direct link/download, the controversial John Kerry video
- Stolen Honor - Wounds That Never Heal
--quite interesting
At a Vietnam Vet's personal page
- The History of John Kerry
--there's so much we never know about a person
This was also interesting - taking a critical look at Bush's lies - hmmmm
If you're a gamer, this will interest you.
If you like to see how animation capabilites are progressing, this will interest you.
If you are using dial-up...well, you can still look at the pretty pictures - you ain't gettin' no video though.
(The vids average 150 megs - smallest at 45, largest at 200)
Anyway, check out the new Half-Life 2 videos
Quite cool, the work they're doing nowadays
Watch how the computer thinks - Play Chess Against It

Sunday, October 31, 2004

Only the essential Latin - updated of course.
To take Nike's catch phrase, "Modo fac."