Monthly Archives: November 2005

Proud dad

November 30, 2005 3 Comments »

So, I’m a dad again! Grace Marie was born today at around 6PM… if you want to see photos, check out the photoblog Read More »

See, google is taking over

November 30, 2005 Comments Off on See, google is taking over

Check out this blog of google maps mashups… Google is everywhere…ooooooohhhhhhhh Read More »

Helping hand

November 25, 2005 Comments Off on Helping hand

“Dear Bono”, the letter starts, and you could be forgiven for tuning out right there, but read on! There are some good ideas in there, especially the growing thought that maybe, just maybe, throwing aid money at the problems of ... Read More »

Korean stem cell implosion

November 24, 2005 Comments Off on Korean stem cell implosion

So the latest news out of the lab of Hwang Woo-suk is that if the researchers working for him just happened to donate eggs to the hospital where he just happened to be acquiring them and if the director of ... Read More »

X-mas for geeks

November 23, 2005 1 Comment »

Wired has released this year’s gift guide. While I don’t like everything that’s on the list (400 DVD changer?). there are definitely some drool-worthy gadgets listed Read More »

Ten worst tech products of 2005

November 22, 2005 1 Comment »

The list is here, and of course the Rokr, Oakley Thump and Sony’s “walkman” are on it. The rest I’ve never heard of…gee, I wonder why Read More »

The end of oil?

November 22, 2005 Comments Off on The end of oil?

Great article on the future of energy. Basically, it claims that high gas prices are good for the future of the energy sector. Best quote: It was James Watt’s steam engine that chained sailing ships to their berths – not ... Read More »

Chicken Little-ism

November 22, 2005 3 Comments »

Apparently, the end of the world is nigh. A clinic (which I would hesitate to call completely private) has opened in Vancouver, heralding the Apocalypse (it’s in the back, somewhere)… At a cost of $1,200 plus $2,300/year, the clinic obviously ... Read More »

Big sigh of relief

November 16, 2005 2 Comments »

The US has managed to maintain control of DNS root servers, despite pressure from the US and the EU to hand it over to a more international body. This is good news for people who like the internet the way ... Read More »

Awesome!

November 15, 2005 Comments Off on Awesome!

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Teensy projector

November 15, 2005 Comments Off on Teensy projector

Those Scandinavians! Let them build the biggest cell phone company in the world and all of a sudden they think they can do anything with them. So here‘s a Finnish company (started, ironically by an ex-Nokia employee) who’s developing LED ... Read More »

Ottawa

November 15, 2005 2 Comments »

What else can you say? I’m going to vote Liberal now, since Ralph is busy bribing me WITH MY OWN MONEY! My question: Is there anyone outside of the Toronto Star editorial office who really doesn’t want to see a ... Read More »