Archive for March, 2011

“…west of Oahu”

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

acific

video compression

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

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comes with whimsical furniture

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

“It was no coincidence that the chain reaction of addresses and instructions within the core of the computer resembled a chain reaction within the core of an atomic bomb.”

or,

“In attempting to construct such machines we should not be irreverently usurping His power of creating souls, any more than we are in the procreation of children,…”

and,

“…just a gradual, gentle, pervasive and mutually beneficial contact between us and a growing something else.”

an iDea

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

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tales of past futures

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

“The company envisions systems that will let consumers download a high-definition, full-length feature film in less than five minutes, allow rural health clinics to send 3-D medical images over the Internet and let students collaborate with classmates around the world while watching live 3-D video of a university lecture.”

not a short list

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

“…products no longer made at home…”

dirty laundry

Monday, March 21st, 2011

“…the usual suspects: politicians pushing feel-good generalities, bureaucrats seeking expanded powers, environmentalists with little regard for American pocketbooks, and industries that stand to profit from a de facto ban on low-priced appliances.”

don’t talk and phone

Monday, March 21st, 2011

“You pretty much call people on the phone when you don’t understand their e-mail,”

what’s the punch line

Monday, March 21st, 2011

“So high I said we needed to do the testing again.”

or,

“I have this woman in Canada who’s sent me two $50 checks because she doesn’t understand why she can get our journalism for free.”

one giant fashion leap

Friday, March 11th, 2011

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