Looks like we have a few mice on the property. via Flickr http://flic.kr/p/gMUaQG
Canadian astronaut, space enthusiast, educator, social media sensation, and now entertainer? Yep, those are just a sampling of the roles that Commander Chris Hadifeld fulfilled during his 146 day posting to the ISS as Station Commander. His Soyuz capsule returns to Earth tomorrow evening, but as a last surprise, the Commander released this video reworking of […]
One of the coolest and possibly the most expensive feature of an iPhone or iPad is the maps / navigation feature. On our recent vacation to Maui, we wanted to have live maps, but not have to rack up expensive data to do it. A bit of Internet sleuthing turned up PocketEarth, a very cool […]
Very cool of the fine folks at Google to recognize the 31st anniversary of the Canadarm’s use in space with today’s Google Doodle.
The Griffin Beacon universal remote control is an interesting device. It’s a little bit larger than an Apple TV2 (or a hockey puck if that’s closer to your frame of reference) but it’s got an odd, Zen-like IR ‘stone’ on the top that’s where the control signals come from. Not your everyday IR blaster. On […]
I love it when coincidence and synergy lead to a blog post, this post in fact. In a post earlier this week, Seth Godin lead us through the history of the Library and the Librarian. In his post, he eventually settled on the somewhat alarming concept that the Library was basically dead: Wikipedia and the […]
Today is Friday the 13th. The only Friday the 13th of 2011 as it works out. This specific date has special significance for me — and it has nothing to do with movies. Since Friday the 13ths occur so infrequently, and are somewhat famous, I use the day as a semi-random chance to get my […]