Sharpen the Saw for Developers

I have seen some lists to encourage developers to stay current with technology, but none as complete or innovative as this post from Scott Hanselman.  I'll only show a few of his ideas here (check out the full post for more great ones).  I don't know...

Google Earth – No, Google Universe …

There was Google Earth, Moon, even Mars, now Google Universe.  Now we just need a fancy Star Trekish LCARS interface…  I guess if 95% of the world’s population has so much light pollution they can’t see the Milky Way in the night sky (or hardly even...

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...

Crystal Experiment – Take 1

I have to admit, I’ve never done the “grow the crystals on a string” experiment before.  Seems like everyone I talk to is saying “oh,yeah, I remember doing that as a kid.”.  One of the great bonuses about having children is...
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