Monthly Archives: July 2007

Web comics

Some interesting science fiction web comics I came across recently: Bohemian Drive: In a post-human future, two obsolete robots go on a road trip through the Solar System. Hijinks and soul searching ensue. The Spiders: In an alternate history, President … Continue reading

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Web stuff link roundup

This is another one of these lab-notebook, thinking-out-loud entries. So it’s been a while since I had a rant about Web standards. I think this is for a few reasons: It looked to me that we standardistas had won and … Continue reading

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Early birthday gift to myself

Day before yesterday, I bought a brand new laptop. This will be the first brand new computer I’ve bought in 7 years. My venerable Inspiron 3800 ran Win2k, XP, Redhat 7, Knoppix 3 and Ubuntu 6. I upgraded its RAM, … Continue reading

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Three Futuristic Questions

So, about a week ago, Jamais Casico put up a page where he asked the following three questions: What do you fear we’ll likely see in fifteen years? What do you hope we’ll likely see in fifteen years? What do … Continue reading

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Nuclear-powered Airships

So I had an interesting discussion with Ms. Carlysle last Tuesday. Over the last year, she has been trying, with some success, to temper my knee jerk debunkery. She posited about military experimentation with nuclear powered, stealthy, airships as an … Continue reading

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