Germany Exploring The Moon Too

NASA, China, and now Germany all looking closely at the moon – it’ll be mapped with more accuracy than the Earth soon.  The next space race is on … – Bruce [Link – Details on Germany’s Lunar Exploration Orbiter – Fraser...

Tafiti (beta)

It isn't a country or lightly baked desert, but a new search engine concept from Microsoft.  You will need to install the beta of Silverlight to experience it, but I found it to be pretty well done for a number of reasons. It uses Microsoft Live Search as a...

Unskilled and Unaware of It

Another article that has influenced what I am up to, is one titled “Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One’s Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments.” Now if this is the first time you’ve heard of this article then you are probably...

64-bit Vista Oddness

If you aren't running (or thinking of running) a 64-bit Vista OS (or don't know what that means) stop reading this post now, and have a nice day. <geekspeak> A few "gotchas" in 64-bit stuff. 1) Two "Program Files" folders –...