Archive for the ‘Web Stuff’ Category


With the Elections right around the corner (only 24 days left as of today), we are being bombarded with more and more information from both parties. The problem usually is that we must take what any of the parties say with a grain of salt. Many of us may be asking how does one get the truth out of what is said?

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Aug 25

Stephen King’s New Releases…

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Stephen King has released a new comic mini-series based on his short story “N” and a newly redesigned website. This mini-series is being released as a graphic video novel. This is the third time that Stephen King has introduced one of his stories in a format that is different than the conventional book.

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Queens in Space Brian May took a sabbatical from school about 30 years ago to play a little guitar.

Thirty (30)+ albums, more than 60 awards, and 6 inductions into halls of fame later, Mr. May has finished his thesis for his PhD.

The thesis has been published in a book called ‘A Survey of Radial Velocities in the Zodiacal Dust Cloud‘.

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Dec 13

Ice-free Summers By 2013

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Glass of IceAccording to a news article published by BBC News, by the year 2013 we will be experiencing ice-free summers in the Artic Sea.
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Dec 07

MacHeist 2 Is On!

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MacHeistMacHeist is a contest created to place the spotlight on independent development of software for the Macintosh platform. Last year’s event, brought over 16,000 customers to the applications that were featured in the bundle.
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SmartKidI read this article on Scientific American by Carol S. Dweck called ‘The Secret to Raising Smart Kids’ and thought that all parents and future parents should read this as it could make a difference in your child’s (or children’s) future.
Before you start going for your wallet, this article does not talk about some piece of new technology or help series that will cost a bundle….
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Nov 28

Digital Brain is Near… Maybe

Posted by Carlos in Web Stuff

Digital BrainIn an article published today on Technology Review‘s website, Duncan Graham-Rowe reports that scientists from Switzerland in collaboration with IBM researchers have finalized a computer simulation of the neocortical column. Apparently this column is the most complex part of the brain, it has 10,000 neurons and 30 million synaptic connections. But that is not all….
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