Category Archives: News and politics

Bill Gates on creative capitalism

I thought this was a fascinating presentation on how to meet the needs of the poor by generating recognition and profits for corporations.  I think the approaches were interesting. Advertisements

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Writing on water – shades of the Abyss

Super cool – they use standing waves to write on water.  They’re going to put it in amusement parks and the like – I’d love to see it hooked up to a camera (not sure if it’s capable of that … Continue reading

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Internet Radio legal woes

I’m a big fan of internet radio (http://pandora.com/ in particular) and was shocked to learn that most internet radio is probably going to go bankrupt.  You may have read it in the news, or on http://savenetradio.org – an increase in the … Continue reading

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Virtual PC 2007: Released, as free download

How cool is that – we’re releasing Virtual PC 2007 as a free download.  Why should you care?  Here’s the things I’ve found Virtual PC to be useful for: Putting a working server/client/multitier configuration on a laptop for demoing Testing/debugging setup … Continue reading

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Jeep Waterfall

Just discovered this jeep waterfall that’s been going around the internet.  It’s a cool idea – and making the video was a great way to generate buzz (I would never have seen it otherwise).  

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Our uninvited Christmas tree(s)

[Original post] Well, there’s a lot of story to the last couple days so I’m going to bite it off in pieces.  Here’s the story of our uninvited Christmas trees.  Backstory to follow. Here’s tree #1 – but it’s not … Continue reading

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We have power again…

Well, we got power again during the night.  The tree in the backyard is still being dismantled.  Glad to be warm. James

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