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Tech journalist since the dark ages. Windows Secrets, LangaList newsletter, Windows Magazine (NetGuide, Home PC), Byte, Popular Computing, yadda yadda yadda. Google me, if it matters.

This feed is mostly personal interest; it's NOT my professional writing. There's tech here, yes, but also lots of general science and some politics and weird humor thrown in.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Carly Fiorina, billed as a tech maven, failed to register this domain.

http://carlyfiorina.org/


(And BTW, for those of you not in tech; she is not a generally beloved figure in the tech community. She's a 'profits over people' gal, as you'll see when you visit the above domain.)

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Google apologizes for the Android robot peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps



Story: http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/24/8490711/google-android-apple-robot-apologize

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Watch a whale check out an ROV 600m/2000' down in the Gulf of Mexico

NautilusLive is a project of deep-sea explorer Robert Ballard and others. They've been exploring methane seeps in the Gulf of Mexico, when this very unexpected encounter happened (go full screen if you can):


The spontaneous comments from the surprised techs and scientists are great. 

(Via http://www.nautiluslive.org/ and http://earthsky.org/earth/sperm-whale-meets-deep-sea-vehicle)