Category Archives: Tech Jargon

I’m a nerd. I might get into it every now and then.

Robotic Hand That Feels

Now that the random garbage is out of the way, something that I feel is a wonderful break through. It seems a team has been developing a prostetic hand that can feel. It has 40 sensors along the hand, and … Continue reading

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Your WTF for the day – Windows 7 Whopper?

Just as it seems that Micro$oft started to finally understand how to market their product to the people, using almost acceptably passable ideas for their advertising, they release this. It seems like it’s intended for a Japanese audience, and entices … Continue reading

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Role Models – What is a browser?

My buddy Brit showed me this. IT people tend to question the sanity and intelligence of their users. Not always to be condescending, although that is usually the true intent, but in times to figure out how the user’s mind … Continue reading

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U3-X

I don’t know what other name it has, and I have no idea what they are saying, but I’m perfectly comfortable with it. Japan has created the sitting Segway.

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In more upsetting news

Apparently there is a bill being presented that would give President Barack Obama, or any current president I suppose, the power to shut down the internet by shutting down a few private networks in a cyber-related emergency. A Senate bill … Continue reading

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Your long lost friend Clippy

Everyone remembers Clippy, right? The old friend of Word ’95 days. When spell-check came with irrelevant chatter and obnoxiously intrusive and cumbersome software? Well fear not! He’s made a return in an especially delightful article on Cracked.com. Check it. It … Continue reading

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Because Internet Neutrality is important

(Edit: Their widget isn’t working in a post form. Please go to the site & check it out. It’s worth your time.) A friend of mine named Alexa posted this and I found it highly informative & at the same … Continue reading

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Tennis and Heat waves

I suck at tennis, but this is funny. On an interesting note, temperatures rose to 103 degrees in Seattle, Washington today. Why is that interesting other than it’s Seattle in the triple digits? Microsoft’s headquarters are in Washington. I heard … Continue reading

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Nerd update

Few things to post today, going to do them all at the same time.

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Visual Thesaurus is a neat concept

Found another neat site called Visual Thesaurus. I don’t know too many grammar nazis so I’m not sure this would appeal to any of my friends but I do find this to be an interesting project. They’ve created a visual … Continue reading

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New state of matter?

Some boys over at Oxford have managed to discover what they are calling a “new exotic state of matter”. The experiments involved shooting a short pulse from a FLASH laser, whatever that might be, at aluminum. It apparently turned the … Continue reading

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Dreamlines

So I found a website called Dream Lines. It’s a rather neat project that I stumbled upon today. If I were to take a mildly educated guess, I would say the basic function of it takes any one phrase that … Continue reading

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Google? For you?

I will finish the second part to the previous post still, but this was too interesting not to post. So I got wind that Google Chrome OS is in development. As I don’t read the geekiest online resources these days, … Continue reading

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Two updates. In one week! HA!

So I managed to find the time to update again. I finally finished reading all of Questionable Content. Took me long enough and the characters became less smarmasaurus when read slowly. Yes I can use that word. Don’t judge me. … Continue reading

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Nerd rant

So. I’m alive. I was sick last Thursday, so much so I actually had to miss work. Things have been OK lately. Friday I hung out with Brit at his house for his nerd party. Lots of SF4 and lots … Continue reading

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Tech Jargon – Ghost distaste

So we happen to have a ghost server in our office, ver. 7.5 to be exact. Now this was the old version I used back when I worked at DTC, but back then the system didn’t have any issues for … Continue reading

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