The Big Think

June 28, 2009

SETI

Filed under: Science,Space/Astronomy,Technology — jasony @ 2:31 pm

An interesting discussion on SETI and the Singularity going on over at Singularity 2050. Good comments, too.

Fora the WIN!

Filed under: Education,Maker,Technology — jasony @ 10:22 am

I just discovered FORA.TV!

June 27, 2009

Alan Bean, Apollo Astronaut

Filed under: Space — jasony @ 12:58 am

Alan Bean, artist.

Jefferson

Filed under: Politics — jasony @ 12:46 am

Thomas Jefferson, by Maria Kalman. Beautiful.

(h/t barry)

June 26, 2009

Optical Illusion

Filed under: Humor and Fun — jasony @ 2:25 pm

This will blow your mind. Cool!

Rodney Brooks

Filed under: Technology — jasony @ 12:13 pm

Roboticist Rodney Brooks gave a talk at MAKE:California. See it here.

June 23, 2009

Book Seer

Filed under: Current Reading — jasony @ 8:50 pm

Nifty tool for predicting books you’ll like.

June 19, 2009

A Voice From the Past

Filed under: Politics — jasony @ 10:15 am

Bill Whittle on socialized medicine.

June 18, 2009

Spaceport America

Filed under: Space — jasony @ 10:43 pm

Humanity’s first spaceport breaks ground. Start saving your pennies, folks. I’m saving mine.

BOL 1000

Filed under: Technology — jasony @ 11:58 am

Buzz Out Loud reaches its 1000th episode. Great job, guys!

Bio-Rap

Filed under: Mad Science,Technology — jasony @ 10:26 am

A Rep-Rap printer for…. organs? The future looks wild.

Got a Match?

Filed under: Politics — jasony @ 7:32 am

Our leaders’ fly swatting antics become big online video hit. In other news, Nero taking music lessons.

fiddling-while-rome-burns.jpg

June 17, 2009

RepRap

Filed under: Technology — jasony @ 9:52 pm

RepRap from Adrian Bowyer on Vimeo.

Uh Oh

Filed under: Disclosure — jasony @ 9:30 pm

Don’t you hate it when expensive car repairs don’t work? Like, VERY expensive car repairs? On the eve of a long vacation?

I’m taking it in tomorrow to see if it’s something minor, but if not I have a very long, very detailed post already written.

When we first agreed to the repair, the owner was very proud of the fact that you could “check the blogs” to see about his reputation. Live by the blogs…

Electric Money

Filed under: Mad Science — jasony @ 3:27 pm

Shrinking a coin using high voltage. Shown in slow motion. Woah.

That New Fangled Internet Thingie

Filed under: Technology — jasony @ 2:56 pm

Tom Brokaw on “something called the Internet” way back when.

June 16, 2009

Supercarrier

Filed under: Technology — jasony @ 5:45 pm

Building the newest, biggest, most powerful aircraft carrier in the world.

Hand Over the Keys

Filed under: Uncategorized — jasony @ 10:54 am

Cessna, Gulfstream, Supertanker? No problem. The life of a super repo man.

June 11, 2009

Wouldn’t this be weird?

Filed under: Humor and Fun — jasony @ 5:21 pm

Go to Prage. Look in store window. See a lifesize version of your own Christmas card photo.

Dialog Box

Filed under: Apple,Games,Humor and Fun — jasony @ 9:17 am

Excellent:

Redshift Dialog.jpg

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