Monthly Archive: June 2006

No Brain Buckets For Big Ben 0

No Brain Buckets For Big Ben

As you've probably heard by now, Steeler's quarterback Ben Roethlisberger got in a motorcycle accident yesterday. Not only that, but he was riding without without a helmet (which is probably #3 on my list...

World Cup Anticipation 0

World Cup Anticipation

It's that time again, when the world gathers around it's favorite sport and people put aside political differences in favor of national athleticism. World Cup '06 kicks off on Friday, and I'm really looking...

Thank God For PBS 0

Thank God For PBS

Perhaps this is only a phemenon that I've noticed (or only interests me), but I find it amazing that public broadcast is always on the cutting edge of technology. Here in Pittsburgh, not only...

Tag, You're It! 0

Tag, You're It!

Caught a Slashdotted article today about implanting RFID chips in immigrants and guest workers. While a fine idea scientifically, there are a number of moral objections to the idea. Essentially, it's the same kind...

Literally Plugging In? 0

Literally Plugging In?

I came across this on TechEBlog, and it was so cool I had to share. It’s an entire computer that fits in a wall socket, and can even run off of ethernet power. I...

Changing My Tune 0

Changing My Tune

I was driving around yesterday on my way into Oakland to pick up Marci after class to take Jake on a walk in Schenley Park. I was listening to my iPod and on came...