I had written earlier about my 4-year old friend Jack’s fascination with the Mars rovers, and got this report from his mother about Jack taking the rover model I bought him to preschool for show and tell (although I guess these days they call it “sharing”): Jack began his presentation by doing his impression of the airbag-encased […]
Scott Adams declares his candidacy for President of the United States.
Today is Carl Sagan Day. Of all of his books, my favorite has to be The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark, followed closely by Contact.
Honda ann0unced an all-new ASIMO robot – faster, lighter, and able to operate more autonomously than previous models (yet managing to preserve the same fascinating/creepy feel). But what I find even more interesting, buried down near the bottom of the press release, there is a mention of the U3-X, a compact one-wheel-drive mobility device. According to […]
I ordered my Nest Learning Thermostat on the day it was announced, and then started receiving email status updates with dates creeping into 2012, so I was especially happy to get an update today with a more definitive shipping date of 3 weeks from now. Can’t wait to start playing with this new toy! Of […]