Dan on March 29th, 2011

So i was interested to see the United Nations authorize a use for force against Libya with the US appearing to be in the background.  Once it passed, I assumed since the european nations were pushing for it they would take the lead on this one.  Then the next thing I hear is the Americans are doing […]

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Dan on March 24th, 2011

http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-admits-that-ipads-and-other-devices-are-invading-businesses-2011-3 The start of the ‘Post PC’ era for big business is coming – and Microsoft has decided to adapt?  My prediction:  Microsoft focuses on Enterprise software – Look for Ballmer in the next 6 months to a year to spend his pile of cash on some Large Enterprise software corporation.  Maybe Adobe?  F5 Networks?  He […]

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Dan on March 15th, 2011

So rumor has it the Zune is to be discontinued, likely merged with the windows phone. http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/03/14/r-i-p-microsoft-zune-2006-2011/ Assuming the Zune will just merge into the Windows phone, that gives Microsoft a conundrum as to what to name such a new machine. What name would market better – ‘Windows Phone’ – which conjures up an image […]

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Dan on March 10th, 2011

Check out some of the latest in human looking robots: http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/03/04/is-this-uncanny-valley-scaling-robot-a-hoax/  More realistic than Arnold Schwartzenegger?

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Dan on March 10th, 2011

So a Bellevue City councilman was pushing to reroute light rail to a different route, at the same time he wassecretly  negotiating a partnership with the railroad to buy acquire land on that route.  http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2014438049_wallace09m.html Could any reasonable person not consider this a breach of ethics?

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Dan on March 10th, 2011

This corporation is running for congress  as a result of the Citizens United Supreme court ruling. http://murrayhillweb.com/pr-012510.html Makes government more efficient – cuts out the middleman.

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Dan on March 10th, 2011

If you look at the weather records for the northwest, you will notice that the winters in the 1950’s had some amazingly cold weather – most record lows were set in the 1950s.  I was always curious about that – this article presents an interesting hypothesis about what caused this. http://ams.confex.com/ams/90annual/techprogram/paper_157971.htm Keep this in mind […]

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Dan on March 10th, 2011

A great article on the history of Stuxnet.   http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2011/04/stuxnet-201104 ‘Stuxnet is the Hiroshima of cyber-war.’ – Something I think is greatly underreported.

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