Sep
22
2014

A Change of Pace

Business People Running a Track

The Look-At-My-Shiny-My-Shiny-New-Blog Phase My first post on this blog was in January of 2007, over 7 years ago.  At the time, I was in my final semester of graduate school, finishing up my Master’s degree.  I had a Professor (thanks Dr. Liddle) who for a class assignment told us to setup a blog and provide him the URL to the RSS feed so he could subscribe to it.  He would give us our homework assignments […]

Aug
19
2013

Human Qualities and Unlimited Potential

Source: Doghouse Diaries. Close to home.

Aug
16
2013

NZ woman drives 185 miles while asleep

Source: Autoblog How is this even possible?  In a daze maybe?  Spaced out?  High?  She was clearly incoherent, but she wasn’t sleeping.  She was found in her driveway.  That means she was making turns, speeding up, braking, etc.  She was sending texts.  Stupid, but not asleep.

Aug
11
2013

Solar Charging Concept Car

Source: Autoblog. The design of this is wildly impractical for a post-apocalyptic world, but if I survive the robot uprising, the zombie apocalypse, and the nuclear winter, this is the kind of vehicle I want.  Not the Volvo Wagon, but something that has an enormous/efficient solar array to charge itself, then folds up when on the move.  Take the solar pavilion and put it on an electric, water-proof Wrangler Rubicon for example.  That’s your apocalyptic […]

Mar
13
2012

Idea #7: Consumer Opt-in for Data Sharing

cookie sharing

This is the second time I’ve written this post.  The first time, I started to go into a huge explanation so that everyone could understand this idea before realizing that anyone who didn’t already understand the issues had a 0% chance of caring about the idea anyway.  So if you don’t know what I’m talking about, then this post is not for you. With all the hype/concern/backlash/misinformation-fueled legislation in the world around cookies and their […]

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