Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Chrome Sync

I just set up Chrome to sync across all computers, meaning it will sync bookmarks, themes, apps, extensions, etc.  Note that I still have to enable the syncing on each computer where I want it to sync.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Down Right Now

I heard that Yahoo Mail was down today and I found this interesting status tracker:
It tracks Gmail, Blogger, Yahoo Mail and others.  Interesting.

My Wife Loves the Chrome Notebook

says Christopher Dawson on ZDnet.  Excellent!

Read Anyone's Tweets As a Diary

From TweetSmarter.   It doesn't look as good as it sounds, but it works.

Fermi Spots Antimatter in Thunderstorms

by Jennifer Ouellette on Discovery News.  NASA's Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope has detected antimatter, indirectly by observing gamma radiation at energies of 511 keV (kilo electron volts).  Those energies indicate an electron-positron pair annililated each other.  Positrons are anti-electrons, i.e., antimatter.

Google Megastore

Three billion writes and 20 billion read transactions daily.  This is a nice blog post on Google Megastore from a blog called High Scalability.

The Night Sky Explorers

This is an *outstanding*  video by the Flint River Astronomy Club, hosted by Philip Sacco.  The astrophotography is beautiful.  The content is well done.  Also, the observatory that appears in most of the video is actually the observatory at the Fernbank Science Center in Decatur.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Android in Space

Okay, okay... [VIDEO]

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Happy Birthday HAL

Either age 19 or age 14. The movie is 43 years old. I believe I first saw the movie in 71 which would be an even 40 years ago!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Android 3.0 Demo

[VIDEO] of Honeycomb.

My Blackberry Is Not Working

Okay, this is good. From The One Ronnie. [VIDEO] (Thanks to Scott for forwarding).

Saturday, January 01, 2011

Blogs To Facebook (Ongoing)

Tweets from Twitter are picked up by Facebook in seconds, but blog postings take from hours to infinity.

If You Think Today's Date is 1/1/11

You may be interested to note the time will be 11:11:11 in a few minutes.

In fact, if you have a precise clock, the time will actually pass through 11:11:11.1111...  at 1/9 second past.

I think today's date is  Sat 2011-01-01.  Granted, there are still a lot of ones!