Archive for January, 2009

January 21st 2009

Quantum mechanics…

It is a field of science few can claim to begin to understand…

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But at least you can read about it, an think it is interesting… :-)
This article describes a few ideas that are circling, including the theory that your nose is, in fact, measuring quantumeffects… wow…!

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January 7th 2009

A rare peek at Homeland Security’s files on travelers

The records that are kept show great detail…

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I still don’t get that not more people object to this… in the Netherlands as well, most privacy issues are rarely discussed. Strange, and worrying!

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January 6th 2009

These cops fail the intelligent-test

Any intelligent test…

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January 6th 2009

Amazon’s Best-Selling Album Download of 2008 Was Available for Free

This defies all cries of the record-companies….

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Does it not? People will pay for music – even if it is available for free.

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January 6th 2009

Advance of society…

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January 6th 2009

Trust…

There are only two men I trust with my computer. One’s me. The other isn’t you.

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January 5th 2009

Image of Popeye free of rights – in the EU

The Times claims that Popeye now moves $2.8B of merchandise per year.

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Amazing… not bad for a 70 year old!

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January 5th 2009

Bioplastics are getting there.. slowly

Bioplastics are available, and can do ever more that ‘normal’ plastics can:

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So why are they not used more? Is it normal inertia of the market?

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January 5th 2009

Useless pendulum clock… but nice :-)

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This clock is so minimalist, it is almost useless. But the bogus pendulum makes it a nice, anyway! :-)

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January 3rd 2009

The most hopefull stories about greentech in 2008…

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I wonder what will be the leading story in 2009… we need some good ones!

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