Archive for December, 2007

Back from Florida, with links

This week I returned from Florida, where great times were had in the Orlando area, Miami Beach, and Key West. Since I last posted in mid-November, a lot of links have been visited. Here are a few good ones:
Science & Politics
I stopped by the NASA’s Kennedy Space Center while I was in Florida. In [...]

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Imagination by the Leiser Brothers

As mentioned on November 17, I received a DVD screener of Imagination by filmmakers Eric and Jeffrey Leiser to review. Now that I am back from vacation, I had a chance to watch their film and recently posted my 15-word review to Filmometer.com. But I want to expand upon my thoughts here.
Imagination by [...]

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Glow-in-the-dark cats and other amusements

I have a few random stories/videos to share that I found last week:
Glow-in-the-dark cats
This was interesting: South Korean scientists clone cats whose genes have been altered so that they glow in the dark. Because of the red fluorescence protein in their skin cells, these cats look reddish under ultraviolet light. View reports via Slashdot [...]

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Happy Holidays: UNICEF, pecans, Google, magicJack

Happy Holidays, everyone!
Yesterday we had some snowy driving when returning from Washington on I-84 (in between The Dalles and Hood River), but that was nothing compared to the beating the Midwest has been getting this December. Reminds me of why I moved to the Mid-Willamette Valley and out of the freezing snowlands.
You need to [...]

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Happy New Year: On dying consumer technologies

A few thoughts on dying consumer technologies for 2008:
Copy-protected music is almost dead. The demise of copy-protection software has finally almost arrived. Warner is the third of the four major music corporations to move away from digital rights management (DRM) software. In large thanks to the influences of Amazon MP3 and Radiohead this year. [...]

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