- HP and Capgemini try not to have ‘clouded judgement’ – what a pun! | CTO Blog | Capgemini | Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing - It's about time for me to take another pass as cloud defining/discussing. I get asked to grid computing question a lot so factor that in as well this round.
- An Inconvenient Genius ... The Timeless Legacy of an Untimely Man | Steve Kayser's Riffs, Tiffs and What Ifs - Testimonial to the work of Nicolai Tesla.
- Complete Map of Europe, Year 200 - Historical Atlas of Europe.
- CRUMBS: Delicate, delicious fish chowder - Provincetown, MA - Wicked Local Provincetown - Legal's fish chowder. Interesting use of chesse as a thickener. I never knew.
- Know Your Mushrooms : A visual guide to all your favorite fungi - CHOW - A nice overview of mushrooms for cooking.
- Op-Ed Columnist - Raising the World’s I.Q. - NYTimes.com - “Probably no other technology,” the World Bank said of micronutrients, “offers as large an opportunity to improve lives ... at such low cost and in such a short time.”
Yet the strategy hasn’t been fully put in place, partly because micronutrients have zero glamour. There are no starlets embracing iodine. And guess which country has taken the lead in this area by sponsoring the Micronutrient Initiative? Hint: It’s earnest and dull, just like micronutrients themselves.
Ta-da — Canada!
- Sonic Boom, Sound Barrier, and Prandtl-Glauert Condensation Clouds - This is a short tutorial on the sound barrier, sonic boom, and Prandtl-Glauert clouds.
- Taxing music at the level of the ISP: Good idea or bad? | The Open Road - CNET News - I'm very leery of this sort of thing but I do wonder if we're going to ultimately determine that there are commons issues with digital content that aren't market-solvable.
- Comment on: Kindle: Great gift for Washington's Birthday? - Great comment: "I'm as technophile as anybody, but I've learned to be leery of proprietary systems--and knowledgeable of obsolescence. (I've got boxes full of floppies and stacks of Syquest cartridges to prove it. On the other hand, I've got books from mid-19th century Germany that still work just fine, even though the manufacturer went out of business during the Franco-Prussian war."
- Depth of Field and the Small-Sensor Digital Cameras - photo.net - A pretty good summary of how depth-of-field is affected by sensor size.
Monday, December 08, 2008
Posted by Gordon Haff at 9:44 AM