When Marie and I were newlyweds, our first home was in Columbia, SC, near the university we both attended. A couple of years later, we moved across the river to West Columbia. The two cities were really just parts of a single metropolitan area, but it made sense for them to be different cities (with…
After not posting anything for almost a year, I decided it was time to revive this blog.
Apple’s iPad announcement is now history, and reactions from pundits of every stripe are now flooding the Web. The verdict is mixed at best.
I finally got around to watching the movie “Serenity” recently, and I was startled to find that it contained unmistakable references to Forbidden Planet.
Ben recently made me aware of this article about earplugs that protect the hearing of soldiers:
Finally! After months of not being able to update this blog, I have overhauled the software on my site so that I can start posting again.
A couple of weeks ago, the Wall Street Journal published an article about the practice of documenting computer programs by including comments in your code. More specifically, it’s about how male programmers are arrogant jerks who refuse to document their code
Sending text messages costs too much.
As a grade-school pupil in the 1960s, I learned that “Picturephones” had already been invented, and in fact they were demonstrated at the 1964 World’s Fair. But they never actually showed up in people’s homes.
Your skin needs exposure to ultraviolet-B rays in order to synthesize vitamin D. Unfortunately, this is the same ultraviolet-B that causes sunburn and skin damage.