I’ve been a serious web technician since 1997 and an unserious one since 1996. So why is it that my CSS designs still appears so bland to me? It’s not the fault of CSS. If anything, as will be made plain, I’m not using cascading stylesheets enough. I think the fault lies in two things: […]
Well, I’m not surprised. The movie, I, Robot, apparently lacks depth. It’s impossible for any project that large, involving that much money, to have any depth. But it’s still disappointing. Here we are on the edge of an explosion in artificial intelligence and the issues aren’t really being explored.
Prince Charles of the UK weighs in on nanotechnology. I guess the guy is entitled to his opinion, but you’d figure he make an attempt to be better informed about it. But to be fair, we have our share of foolish notions about scientific research here too.
By way of the Web Standards Project I came across an essay that, among discussing other things, states that web browsers will eventually become, the only application platform that matters, and that Microsoft may be ignoring this to their peril. (Although, I pretty sure that are some wily folks over at the Lazy M Ranch […]
Recently a scientist predicted that we could have an operating space elevator within 15 years if a mere ten billion dollars is spent. The cynic in me thinks he is underestimating the cost, but I do agree with the time frame. If we spent the money, we could do it by that date. This is […]
Post-industrial countries subsidize the fossil fuel industries by about 73 billion dollars every year. On the other hand between 1 and 3 percent of the 40 billion dollars spent energy investment in developing countries is actually spent on renewable and alternate forms of energy. This is according to the report, The Price of Power, which […]