Discovery

The Shuttle Discovery landed today for the last time. I watched it live on Ustream.com starting about an hour out. It’s the beginning of the end of our shuttle program. In April Captain Mark E. Kelly will take Endeavour up for it’s last flight (STS 134). Then in June Captain Christopher J. Ferguson will take Atlantis up for the final shuttle …

Information Out of Reach

Now this is frustrating, and it’s happened to me more than once. I’m having a conversation with someone and trying to describe a concept. I’m struggling a little because there’s a word for what we’re discussing, but I don’t know it. Sure I could pull out my phone and Google it, but that breaks up …

Xmarks Vs LastPass

I’ve been using Xmarks (formerly Foxmarks) to sync bookmarks and passwords across the various browsers and computers I use for about a year. During that year the product only got better, and I really had no complaints. I could have just said it ain’t broke, so don’t fix it. But two things happened - I got …

Science By Consensus

The Science is in!  The debate over global warming is over. The hockey stick chart proves it. I realize most of you believe that, and probably aren’t even picking up on my sarcasm. That’s fine. If you believe that  it’s settled –  global warming is real and man made, and we must do something to …