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Happy Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Lava Lamps Secure the Internet

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

We know that Random Number Generators are not truly random.  Here’s a “way cool” way to ramp up the random: From Rusty Blazenhoff at BoingBoing: How These Lava Lamps are Securing the Internet As a child of the 70’s who has a real, full-sized lava lamp on my desk, I approve.

Daylight Saving Time Ends – Be Careful Out There

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Time (pun intended) for my biannual rant against DST.   Check out this article from National Geographic about the origins and purpose of DST.  Then come tell me that DST is a good idea. But, regardless, don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour on Saturday night. Daylight Saving Time is Weirder than You Think

Be Spooky Out There.

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

You Are Your Font

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

McSweeny’s has a motto of “Daily Humor Almost Every Day Since 1998,” and certainly brightens my day with it’s spot-on analysis of today’s socio-political environment. Check out a recent post on “What Your Email Font Says About You.”

Happy International Coffee Day!

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Because Lawlatte.  Cheers!

Star Trek Hologram – Here we come!

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Theoriz is bringing us closer to a fully-immersive, holographic experience. Very cool. Mixed Reality – THEORIZ – RnD test 002 from THÉORIZ on Vimeo. And check out the Showreel 2017 for more applications of the technology: THÉORIZ – Showreel 2017 from THÉORIZ on Vimeo.

Field of Presidents

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

And now for the charming, but unusual (8 minutes and worth the watch):

Mesmerizing Cake – Can’t. Stop. Watching.

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

This took skill and imagination. Enjoy – feel free to watch it twice (I did).

3D Tour – International Space Station

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Get your 3D glasses – but is worth the view without.  Allow 13 minutes for this coffee break.

Age is just a number

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Interesting article by Kerri Anne Renzulli for Money: This is the Age when you become Old, According to 4 Different Generations. All a matter of perspective – and I suggest that those numbers might move as the different generations age.  It’s also interesting to note that those with a wider or longer view seem to […]

Lunch Atop a Skyscraper – The Story

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Very interesting video about the iconic photo (and others):

Cedar Point Virtual Ride – Valravn

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

AKA – how I tested the video on my new wide-screen monitor.

A Peek into the Playbook

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Great article from RECODE This is Jeff Bezos’ Playbook The article reproduces Jeff Bezos’ (Amazon CEO) 2017 annual letter to shareholders.  Interesting philosophy that completely dispenses with the careful, conservative, considered approach of most large corporations. Well worth the read.

400 Day Honeymoon, Documented by Drone

Friday, March 31st, 2017

A charming use of drone technology.  Kaz and Mariko Yamaguchi, from Kyoto, took a 400-day honeymoon to 48 countries and captured some beautiful video via drone. The BBC News bit on their experience is also worth the watch: