Tag: Technology

  • Music for the Next Phase of Evolution

    Oystein Sevag: Space for a Crowded World (2012) My favorite album in quite a few years. Sevag is not only a technically-masterful keyboard player and synthesist, he is also a tremendously sensitive musician who leads first with his heart, then by his ear, and only finally by his brain. I am a big fan of […]

  • Space Elevators and Man-Made Rings

    This incredibly cool rings-around-Earth visualization has me dreaming about space elevators and a man-made ring around the Earth. So, people are already making plans to build a space elevator. Check this NASA story, and this great Wikipedia article. Now, of course this is a huge undertaking. The counterweight-end of the space elevator would be some 62,000 miles […]

  • Selling Removable Hard Drives, Trays, and Carriers

    One of my projects at DanitaDelimont.com is to prepare to sell about 100 hard drives and their removable trays+carriers. Nobody knows the brand, but there is one US Patent number on the carriers: 5563767. Google shows lots of patent sites with that record, and sure enough, the drawings included with the patent do indicate this […]

  • CrashPlan.com: Error Message

    CrashPlan.com: Error Message, a photo by yugenro on Flickr. Looks like CrashPlan’s servers are experiencing disconnects… bummer. First time since I went all-out with them about 9 months ago that this has happened, afaik. https://crashplan.zendesk.com/entries/20660956-connectivity-issues-november-14 Via Flickr: What’s going on with CrashPlan.com? I’ve been unable to access the site all day, neither from a web […]

  • T-Mobile G1 Pricing: LIES!

    Okay, what’s the deal with T-Mobile’s pricing for the new “Android” phone, the G1? Word is out that it will go for $179. Sweet!, I thought. I immediately went online to my MyTmobile account to snatch up a pre-order. But what happens when I get to the page where I get to pick which color […]

  • New Phone! Blackberry 8320 Curve

    Ok, I was terribly bummed yesterday when I discovered my Blackberry Pearl had been crushed to smithereens on the 1-90 access road to Factoria: Yes, terribly bummed. But I feel better today… ?cuz I got a new Blackberry CURVE!!! Yes, the 8320: It does WiFi! Voice calls over my freakin? home router! If we paid […]