I report, you decide. Fair and Balanced, indeed.
Not to sound like some grumpy old man, but RFID just scares me. It just seems so vulnerable to hacking while simultaneously too convenient for Big Brother-style monitoring; not a combo I like. (Then again, I guess it's better for it to be easily hackable in that case, beats the alternative.) And plus, you can get the animal rates for pay-access public beaches!
Anyway, it's probably silly, but there's no way I'm getting a speedpass anytime soon.
This 2Gb memory card has wi-fi. It's $100. If you and your digital camera are within 90 feet your laptop, the card can automatically send your pictures to the laptop as you take them. If you're anywhere that has a wireless network, it can automatically upload them to flickr, facebook, or any of at least 18 other photo sharing sites.
The new MacBook Pros with multi-touch trackpads are out.
I was browsing the web the other day and came across a web page about measuring the speed of light using chocolate and a microwave. A friend compelled me to redo the experiment myself since I didn't like the way that web page did things.
A lot of pictures and even some math coming up!
Continue reading Microwaves and the speed of light
I took this picture on my honeymoon in Havre de Grace, Maryland. The squirrels on this boardwalk were not at all afraid of humans, and it shows. I would not be surprised if this guy had been hand fed a few happy meals this year. Continue reading POTW #10: The Fattest Squirrel I've Ever Seen